25-Year-Old Pitcher – Toronto Blue Jays
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
When Stroman tore his ACL in early March, his season was declared over before it ever began and no one seemed to quibble with that. . . except Stroman. He made the best of a bad break. He went back to...
Marcus Stroman Contract Information:
Signed with the Blue Jay in July of 2012.
Stroman will start Game 3 of the ALCS on Monday against the Indians, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reports.
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|Preseason||Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Marcus Stroman||3-Year Averages||15||12||0||78.8||72||29||4||64||17||7||3||0||0||0||3.31||1.13|
|Career (View All)||62||56||1||361.7||354||157||30||295||88||24||16||1||–||–||3.91||1.22|
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|Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched: Avg. 6.7 IP/G
|Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched: Avg. 6.2 IP/G
|Last 60 Games (Team)
11 Games Pitched: Avg. 6.2 IP/G
Marcus Stroman Split Stats (View Full Split Stats)
|Year||Age||Lg||Tm||G||GS||IP||K/9||BB/9||K/BB||HR/9||GB/FB Ratio||Strand %||Fastball||ERA||FIP||BABIP|
|Preseason||Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Marcus Stroman||3-Year Averages||15||12||78.8||7.31||1.94||3.76||0.46||–||70.6%||–||3.31||2.88||.300|
2016 Stat Review for Marcus Stroman As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)
A collection of stats that measure different skills.
A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.
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Toronto Blue Jays Roster
MajorsBarnes, Danny (P)
AAAAdams, David (2B)
A+Alford, Anthony (OF)
AAnderson, Jacob (OF)
RookieBichette, Bo (SS)
Marcus Stroman: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The 5-foot-9 right-hander spent most of his age-23 season as the most effective starter in the Blue Jaysí rotation. After graduating from Triple-A Buffalo and Torontoís bullpen, Stroman compiled a 3.29 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 103:27 K:BB ratio in 120.1 innings as a starter in his debut season in the big leagues. Were it not for Jose Abreu, Stroman would have had a legitimate case to be the American League Rookie of the Year. He relied heavily on his mid-90s fastball, and only used his deadly 88-mph slider roughly 7.5% of the time. That plus-plus offering generated a 17.6% whiff rate and a 63.2% groundball rate and could be a major weapon if he unleashes it more often in his second season. Considering his fielding independent numbers (2.84 FIP, 3.17 xFIP) and the addition of defensive wiz Russell Martin behind the plate, there was reason to expect an even better 2015 out of Stroman, but he suffered a torn ACL during fielding drills in March and is expected to miss the entire season as a result.
A first-round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, Stroman put together a fantastic 2013 campaign for Double-A New Hampshire after serving a 50-game drug suspension to start the season. His 3.30 ERA was backed by 10.4 K/9 and 2.2 BB/9 rates, and he even finished on a high note with an 11-strikeout gem in his final start. The 5-foot-9 Stroman boasts a mid-90s fastball with plus command, and he is one of the top prospects in the Toronto organization, despite murmurs that he may eventually wind up in the bullpen. Having already proven his merit at the Double-A level, Stroman will likely join the starting rotation at Triple-A Buffalo to open 2014. Don't be surprised if he earns his first call-up before the end of the year.
Stroman was selected 22nd overall by the Blue Jays in the 2012 draft and the general thought was that he would move quickly through the Jaysí system. After 19 minor league relief innings, posting a 3.26 ERA over two levels, Stroman was suspended 50 games for violating baseballís minor league drug program. After the completion of his suspension, he will start 2013 in the minors, but could find his way into Torontoís bullpen if he pitches well.