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Marcus Stroman | Starting Pitcher | #6

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/1/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Duke
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (22) / TOR
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Marcus Stroman was roughed up by the Rangers on Thursday, yielding seven runs and three homers in four innings.
This rates as Stroman's worst start of the year. He came into this one 5-1 with a 2.55 ERA in his previous eight outings, so we wouldn't read too much into it. Jun 22 - 6:01 PM

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Marcus Stroman logged a quality start in Saturday's loss to the White Sox, surrendering three runs on six hits over his seven innings of work.

Stroman punched out five and walked one on the afternoon. His trouble stemmed from his inability to keep the ball in the yard, with Todd Frazier, Matt Davidson and Jose Abreu each blasting solo home runs against him. Now 7-3 on the season, Stroman will carry a 3.15 ERA and 1.25 WHIP into Thursday's matchup against the Rangers in Arlington.
Jun 17 - 4:00 PM

Marcus Stroman allowed two earned runs and six hits with no walks over seven innings while striking out six batters in Saturday's win at Seattle.

Stroman has won six straight decisions dating back to April 18, going without a loss over his past 10 outings. He has recorded a season-high three quality starts heading into his next scheduled outing next Saturday afternoon against the White Sox.
Jun 11 - 2:37 AM

Marcus Stroman limited the Yankees to two earned runs over six innings Sunday in a no-decision.

Matt Holliday got to him for an RBI double in the fourth and a run-scoring force out in the top of the sixth. Stroman was otherwise sharp, yielding just five total hits and one walk while striking out four as Toronto went on to win the game 3-2. The 26-year-old right-hander stands 6-2 with a 3.25 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, and 60/20 K/BB ratio in 74 2/3 innings this season. He'll get the Mariners on the road next.
Jun 4 - 3:45 PM

Marcus Stroman cruised to an easy win in allowing two runs over six innings Monday against the Reds.

The Jays were winning 13-2 when Stroman's outing ended and ended up prevailing 17-2. Stroman improved to 6-2 with a 3.28 ERA.
May 29 - 11:47 PM

Marcus Stroman got a win Wednesday despite allowing four earned runs over 5 2/3 innings against the Brewers.

Stroman was backed by eight runs from the Toronto offense. He gave the Brewers some life in the bottom of the sixth when he let up a three-run homer to Domingo Santana, but Milwaukee was held scoreless from there by the Blue Jays bullpen. Stroman watched his ERA jump from 3.00 to 3.30 but picked up his fifth win. He walked four and struck out five. A start at home against the Reds comes next.
May 24 - 4:18 PM

Marcus Stroman pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings and hit a home run as a batter in Thursday's win over the Braves.

Playing with National League rules in Atlanta, the 26-year-old showed opposite field power (!) with a solo homer in the fourth inning. That just added to what was already a good night, as Stroman scattered seven hits and a walk, striking out six, against a Freddie Freeman-less Braves lineup. Stroman has now won three straight decisions to move to 4-2 with a 3.00 ERA and 1.39 WHIP through nine starts. Stroman will get another shot to show off his batting chops when the Jays visit the Brewers next week.
May 18 - 11:28 PM

Marcus Stroman racked up nine strikeouts over six innings of two-run baseball on Saturday in a no-decision against the Mariners.

The right-hander allowed eight hits and walked two on the afternoon. He gave up an RBI double to Ben Gamel in the fifth inning and an RBI single to Jarrod Dyson in the sixth, but that was the extent of the damage against him. He now sports a 3.33 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and a 40/14 K/BB ratio across 51 1/3 innings on the season. He'll take on the Braves his next time out in Atlanta on Thursday.
May 13 - 4:40 PM

Marcus Stroman delivered six scoreless innings Monday in the Blue Jays' 4-2 victory over the Indians.

Stroman left his last start with tightness in his throwing arm, but he looked fine on Monday night against the visiting Tribe. The right-hander scattered six hits (one double, five singles) over his six shutout frames, striking out one and walking two. He'll carry a 3-2 record and 3.38 ERA into his next start at home versus the Mariners.
May 8 - 10:46 PM

Marcus Stroman (arm) has been cleared to start on Monday versus the Indians.

Stroman exited Wednesday's outing with tightness in his pitching arm, but Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Friday that the right-hander feels fine now. The Toronto hurler has been up and down this season, posting a 3.89 ERA over six starts.
May 5 - 4:45 PM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said that Marcus Stroman was lifted after three innings against the Yankees on Wednesday due to tightness in his right arm.

Stroman surrendered five runs (all five coming via homers by Matt Holliday and Aaron Judge) in three innings before exiting stage left due to the injury concern. He had been pitching to a strong 2.97 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 28/7 K/BB ratio across 36 1/3 innings entering Wednesday's action. After the game, Stroman said that he plans on making his next scheduled start.
May 3 - 11:03 PM

Marly Rivera of ESPN reports that Marcus Stroman left Wednesday's game against the Yankees because he was "feeling discomfort in his (right) armpit."

Stroman was gifted a 4-0 lead heading into the bottom of the first inning, but proceeded to give up a three-run home run to Matt Holliday. Aaron Judge later burned him for a two-run dinger before he was relieved of duty after three innings. If there is an arm injury here, the Blue Jays should pass along word after the game.
May 3 - 8:57 PM

Marcus Stroman racked up a season-high 10 strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Rays on Friday.

Stroman surrendered two runs on five hits and a pair of walks in the ballgame. He entered the eighth inning with a 3-1 advantage before serving up a leadoff homer to Corey Dickerson. After retiring Kevin Kiermaier, he turned the ball over to Jason Grilli who immediately gave up a game-tying homer to Evan Longoria. Stroman has been terrific in the early going, sporting a 2.97 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 28/7 K/BB ratio through 36 1/3 innings. He'll do battle against the Yankees in New York on Wednesday.
Apr 28 - 10:26 PM

Marcus Stroman tossed a complete game in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Angels, surrendering two runs (one earned) on seven hits.

Second complete game of the season for Stroman, who struck out five and walked one on the afternoon. He surrendered solitary runs in the third and ninth innings, but otherwise kept the scoreboard clean. This was a huge rebound performance for Stroman, who was rocked for six runs on 11 hits by the Red Sox in his last outing. He will try to replicate Sunday's result in a home start against the Rays next time he toes the rubber.
Apr 23 - 6:43 PM

Marcus Stroman was charged with six runs on 11 hits and a walk over 4 2/3 frames in a loss to the Red Sox on Tuesday.

Stroman managed to hold Boston off the scoreboard through the first two innings, but there were runners all over the bases against the diminutive righty in this one. The Red Sox notched four hits and three runs in the third and another four hits and three runs in the fifth, with the last run being charged to Stroman after he exited. Stroman was excellent in his first two outings, so this was hopefully just a bump in the road. He’ll take on the Angels on Sunday.
Apr 18 - 11:35 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Luke Maile
1B1Justin Smoak
2B1Devon Travis
2Ryan Goins
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Darwin Barney
3B1Josh Donaldson
2Chris Coghlan
LF1Steve Pearce
2Ezequiel Carrera
3Dwight Smith Jr.
CF1Kevin Pillar
2Dalton Pompey
3Anthony Alford
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Francisco Liriano
6Joe Biagini
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Jason Grilli
3Joe Smith
4J.P. Howell
5Aaron Loup
6Ryan Tepera
7Danny Barnes
8Jeff Beliveau
9Bo Schultz
10Glenn Sparkman
11Leonel Campos