45 Prospects in 45 Days: Toronto’s Marcus Stroman

Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection systems. Those projection systems are: ZiPS, Steamer...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

If Marcus Stroman Is A Reliever, Was He Worth Where He Was Drafted?

With the 22nd pick in the 2012 Rule 4 draft the Jays selected Duke University right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman. Listed at only 5-foot-9 Stroman would be one of the shortest starting pitchers in the majors in recent memory. Is he a starting pitcher, though? He was a starter in college and made 20 starts for Double-A New Hampshire in 2013. Yet, questions remain about whether his...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 Top 10 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays

This Top 10 (+5) list is the weakest collection of prospects that Toronto has had in the minors for quite a while now. Most of the talent is in A-ball or Rookie ball with a noticeable lack of depth at the upper levels, thanks to the 2012-13 trades that were supposed to turn the Jays into a winning club. On a positive note, there are quite a few players — including many who failed...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Video: Marcus Stroman

Kiley shares video of one of his favorite prospects from the 2012 draft class, Jays RHP Marcus Stroman.
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Stock Watch: Toronto Blue Jays

The author attended a Double-A Eastern League game on Tuesday between the Bowie Baysox (a Baltimore affiliate) and New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto) in Manchester, NH. What follows is a brief examination of three Blue Jays prospects from same. Marcus Stroman, RHP After returning in May from a 50-game suspension for a banned stimulant, the [...]
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: Marcus Stroman, a Blue Jay Starts Over

Marcus Stroman is back, and he’s back big — at least to the degree a 5-foot-9 pitcher can be described as big. His first performance of the 2013 season certainly was. The 22-year-old Toronto Blue Jays prospect threw five scoreless innings, with six strikeouts, for Double-A New Hampshire on Sunday. Drafted 22nd-overall last year out of Duke, the right-hander saw his season start...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Prospect Marcus Stroman Poised To Return From Suspension

The Toronto Blue Jays top pitching prospect Marcus Stroman took to Twitter to voice his excitement for his much anticipated return on May 23rd . May 23rd! Can’t wait to get back with the boys and compete. Anticipation is like the lead up to Christmas. Lol #BlueJays — Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo7) May 6, 2013 The Jays selected Stroman with the 22nd pick in the 1st round of the...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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