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Marcus Stroman dazzles in rehab start, continues to make amazing recovery

When Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos announced Marcus Stroman would miss all of 2015 with a torn ACL, the collective hearts of the Blue Jays fanbase sunk. The first-round pick in 2012 was coming off a dazzling rookie season, serving as a bright spot amidst a lost season, when he won 11 games in 20 starts (26 appearances) with a 3.65 ERA and 2.84 FIP. The 5’8″...
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Blue Jays' Stroman sharp in hitless rehab start

It seems as though Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman is anxious to return to the team.Making his second rehab start with the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts, Stroman tossed 4 2/3 hitless innings, striking out seven and walking just one.“He looked sharp,” Jays special assistant Pat Hentgen told the Toronto Star. “His pitches had good finish. His breaking ball was fooling guys...
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The Return of Marcus Stroman

I’m not sure what is more impressive; that Marcus Stroman is closing in on a return after tearing his ACL six months ago, or that he went back to Duke University to work towards his Sociology degree during the DL stint. After the incident that happened during Pitchers Fielding Practice on March 10th, many wrote off the 24-year-old as done for the season. From my experience with...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays set out Marcus Stroman's rehab schedule

On Wednesday, two days after Marcus Stroman tossed a simulated game, the Toronto Blue Jays set tentative plans for rehab appearances leading up to a September debut for the right-hander.According to Sportsnet, Stroman will throw a 55-pitch simulated game Friday, followed by a 70-pitch rehab start September 2 for Lansing.He would then toss 85 pitches for Buffalo September 7. If all...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stroman throws simulated game, wants to 'come back and dominate'

Things have been going well for the Toronto Blue Jays - and it could be getting better.Marcus Stroman took the next step in his rehab from a torn ACL, throwing a simulated game on Monday.“I feel great,” Stroman told Sportsnet. “My pitches feel great. I was throwing all through the rehab process. I kept my pitches pretty sharp and was always practising, spinning the ball, and...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dr. Andrews 'stunned' by Marcus Stroman's progress in ACL rehab

Though many believed he'd be sidelined for the 2015 season, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman was determined to come back by September.He looks well on his way to doing just that.The expected rehab for an ACL tear is six months, but Stroman is five months out and ready to return to the mound for a rehab stint.He met with Dr. James Andrews on Monday and said that the...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

How does Marcus Stroman’s injury affect the AL East race?

Marcus Stroman’s season-ending knee injury will obviously have a significant impact on the Blue Jays going into the 2015 season. Tim Livingston looked at the ripple effects losing Stroman will have on Toronto’s pitching staff. But how will this affect the rest of the AL East? Right now, the competition is dealing with pitching problems of their own. The Rays face a potentially...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What can Toronto do without Marcus Stroman?

Our fearless leader is most definitely correct: Baseball is stupid. During fielding drills on Tuesday, Marcus Stroman tore his ACL and will miss the entire 2015 season. The Blue Jays, who were really hoping for a 2015 breakout from Stroman, have become the latest team affected by the Curse of Jonah. So what do they do now that their young ace is on the shelf? I mentioned on my Blue...
Via The Outside Corner
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Stroman tears ACL, out for season

What a lousy week for pitchers. Yu Darvish, Cliff Lee, and Gavin Floyd have been felled by their arms, and now Marcus Stroman will join them on the disabled list after tearing the ACL in his left knee during practice today. Surgery to repair a torn ACL will cause him to miss the entire 2015 […]
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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