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Marcus Stroman

#7 | RHP
New York Mets New York Mets
Marcus Stroman
Name: Marcus Earl Stroman
Born: May 1, 1991 in Stony Brook, N.Y. USA
High School: Patchogue-Medford HS, Medford, N.Y.
College: Duke
Ht.: 5'7" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
2019184.13.221.312.837.76
Career849.13.761.292.597.36
Drafted in the 1st round (22nd overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2012 (signed for $1,800,000)
An 18th-round pick out of a New York high school in 2009, Stroman's commitment to Duke and his size scared teams off. He was a two-way player in high school, but scouts always preferred him on the mound because of his low-90s fastball and compared him to Tom Gordon. After three years at Duke, Stroman has become one of the most electric arms in the country despite being 5-foot-9 and 185 pounds. He was 5-4, 2.36 with 119 strikeouts and 22 walks in 84 innings this spring for a bad Duke team. He is athletic and now sits at 92-94 mph as a starter and can touch 95-96. His best secondary offering is a nasty slider with depth. He has also mixed in a good changeup and a cutter that sits 88-90 mph. He can hold his velocity deep into games, but most scouts say he could be the first 2012 draftee to reach the big leagues if he goes to the bullpen. He worked as the closer for Team USA last summer and was 93-96 mph consistently, pitching 8 1/3 innings without giving up a hit while striking out 17 and walking one.
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