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Jays Pitcher Marcus Stroman’s Dad Is A Beast

  We told you back in March about Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman and his father, Earl, who is the true definition of a tank. Marcus gets the ball today in what is a must-win in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Rangers and Earl, a police detective on Long Island, is a nervous mess, according to CBC. “I’m always nervous,” Stroman told Metro Morning host Matt Galloway today...
Via Busted Coverage
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stroman and Hamels oppose each other in marquee matchup

Marcus Stroman – Photo Credit – Arturo Pardavila III       This is exactly what the Texas Rangers had pictured when they acquired ace Cole Hamels right at the trade deadline from the Philadelphia Phillies. They have their ace on the mound with a chance to take huge 2-0 lead in their series against the high-powered Toronto Blue Jays. It will be no easy task, but Hamels is...
Via Hot Stove MLB
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Ocstroberfest: Marcus Stroman Takes The Hill In Game Two

Marcus Stroman takes the mound for game 2 The Toronto Blue Jays returned to the post-season for the first time in 22 years. I had the pleasure of being in attendance and was it ever LOUD. From the introductions of the Texas Rangers to David Price striking out the side in the 2nd to the ‘Tulo’ chants for Troy Tulowitzki and Jose Bautista‘s solo shot in the 6th, the Rogers...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Stroman to do 'everything in my power' to keep Price

Sometimes, just a little isn't enough.Since trading for David Price at the trade deadline, the Toronto Blue Jays have been reenergized, giving them their much-needed ace.The only downside is that Price's contract expires at the end of this season. He will likely enter the free agent market seeking a $200 million deal, similar to what Max Scherzer received prior to 2015 with the Washington...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Views From The #6 Marcus Stroman

Blue Jays’ Pitcher Marcus Stroman With the hype following the Toronto Blue Jays’ trade deadline acquisition of superstar ace David Price, many around baseball soon disregarded a highly-valued pitching prospect already existing within the Blue Jays’ organization. That’s right baseball fans. The Toronto Blue Jays didn’t merely have Daniel Norris in their prized possession...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Yankees Saw a Different Marcus Stroman

Marcus Stroman isn’t David Price. Maybe, if Stroman had been healthy all year, the Jays wouldn’t have gotten Price at the deadline, so Stroman would be their No. 1, but that isn’t how things went, so Price is No. 1, and Stroman’s looking to be No. 2. Stroman himself would happily concede that Price is on another level, but then, just about every World Series-winning team...
Via Fangraphs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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″...
Via The Outside Corner
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  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...
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 […]
Via Fangraphs
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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