Series Preview: Swan Song for Stro-Show

Sadly, this appears to be the end for Stro-Show’s time with the Blue Jays. According to multiple reports, many scouts will be attending Marcus Stroman’s start against the Tigers. Those reports also state that this could very likely be the final start that Stroman makes in a Blue Jays uniform.
While this news shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, it’s still disheartening that the longest-tenured Blue Jay could be making his final start with the organization that drafted him back in 2012. Stroman’s current team comes into this series as losers of five of their last seven games.
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Speaking of Stro-Show, he’ll surprisingly be making his ever career start at Comerica Park. Stroman has faced the Tigers four times in his career but all coming at the Rogers Centre. The 28-year-old was outstanding in his start against these rebuilding Tigers earlier this season.
The man who embodies the heart and soul of this team pitched seven scoreless-innings and created a season-high seven strikeouts against the Tigers. Coming into this series, the Tigers have struck out the 2nd-most times in the AL this month. Which means Stroman should be able to create …

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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation

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