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Rosie DiManno: Jays’ Estrada stitches together game plan

In a game of inches, starter Marco Estrada — not known for throwing heat — is constantly looking for an edge. A slight change of grip could make all the difference.
Via Toronto Star
1 day ago

Marco Estrada Gives a Masterclass in Throwing a Changeup

In a game where pitchers are throwing faster than 100 miles per hour, in theory, somebody who throws 90 miles per hour shouldn’t have a hope of surviving. Marco Estrada has made a living as a soft tosser, where topping out at 92 MPH is just as good as throwing 103 MPH gas. The key to Estrada’s success has always been his signature pitch: the changeup. Since 2015, it’s been one of...
Via Blue Jay Hunter
5 days ago

WATCH: Tim and Sid: Estrada deal is money well spent by the Blue Jays

Ken and Sid talk about the Blue Jays resigning Marco Estrada to a one-year deal worth $13 million dollars that has both thinking it was a good move by the team.
Via SportsNetCanada
September 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Atkins knew Blue Jays could help correct Estrada

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins meets with the media to discuss signing Marco Estrada to one-year extension.
Via SportsNetCanada
September 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays, Marco Estrada close to contract extension

The Toronto Blue Jays and pitcher Marco Estrada are close to agreeing to a contract extension, according to a report.MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reports the news on Estrada and Toronto. After beginning his career in the National League with the Brewers and Nationals, Estrada began having his most success after Toronto acquired him prior to 2015. He went 13-8 with a 3.13 ERA in his first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 20, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim and Sid: Estrada could fit nicely with 2018 rotation

Should the Blue Jays bring back Marco Estrada? Tim and Sid debate if the the team will commit to the right-hander long term.
Via SportsNetCanada
September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Estrada: Every game was close...just none of them went our way

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marco Estrada talks about his team playing close games against the Chicago Cubs and how great it was to see all the Jays fans in attendance at Wrigley.
Via SportsNetCanada
August 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Aaron Judge ties Joe DiMaggio for this Yankees record

Yankees rookie slugger Aaron Judge is out there breaking records on a daily basis, and sure enough, he tied Joe DiMaggio for another big one on Wednesday.Judge crushed a pitch from Marco Estrada in the fourth inning of the Jays-Yankees game, resulting in a two-run dinger — his 29th of the year. That tied him with DiMaggio for the most home runs in a season by a Yankees rookie, which...
Via The Sports Daily
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Have the Toronto Blue Jays cheated death?

It was not too long ago that the obituary for the 2017 Toronto Blue Jays was all but written: “The Blue Jays, recent champions of the American League East division, died suddenly in May of 2017, following a sudden and brutal April debut. Major League Baseball’s last remain Canadian outpost was celebrating its 40th season and hopeful for a continued run of excellence, having just...
Via Yardbarker
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Estrada’s Effective Afternoon, and a HR Derby

There is nothing exceptional about Marco Estrada. I say that not only as a general watcher of baseball, but also a Brewers fan who got to see him pitch from 2010 through 2014. But as he showed us Thursday afternoon in Texas, you don’t need to be exceptional to be effective. Don’t believe me? Just ask Cole Hamels, who used to be both. Nowadays, he’s typically just the latter. On...
Via The Sports Post
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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