Marcus Stroman

Toronto Blue Jays

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Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Marcus Stroman has thrown 4,362 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph), Cutter (90mph), Curve (81mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (93mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2016 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has surprisingly little armside run and has some natural sinking action. His slider is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, has exceptional depth and has short glove-side cut. His cutter has slightly above average velo, has some natural sink and has strong cutting action. His curve generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, has sweeping glove-side movement, has little depth, is slightly harder than usual and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His change results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action, has essentially average velo and has slightly less natural movement than typical.