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  • Marcus Semien Makes Adjustments, Treads Water
    in RotoGraphs by Rylan Edwards - 11/15/2016 -  1
    Entering 2016, Marcus Semien was shrouded in uncertainty. After a strong offensive start to 2015, his renewed focus on defense in the second half drew acclaim from many around the league, though

  • The Constantly Evolving Marcus Stroman
    in FanGraphs by Corinne Landrey - 10/17/2016 -  4
    the other team from scoring. Tonight, they’ll turn to starting pitcher Marcus Stroman in hopes that he’ll become their latest pitcher to keep Cleveland’s offense in check. One of the interesting things

  • Marcus Stroman's Strikeouts
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 10/4/2016 -  2
    There were big expectations for Marcus Stroman coming into last season on the heels of a strong rookie campaign that saw him throw 130.7 innings of 3.65 ERA, but a very impressive 2.84 FIP. A heavy

  • Marcus Stroman, Best Pitcher in Baseball?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 8/25/2016 -  15
    It's not an outlandish question to ask. Over the last 30 days, which spans five starts and 32.1 innings, Marcus Stroman has posted the third highest strikeout rate in baseball and the lowest SIERA

  • What Marcus Stroman May Have Learned from David Price
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 8/5/2016 -  12
    Marcus Stroman ended June with a bloated 5.33 ERA that was mostly deserved, so he went back to the drawing board. He's since had an ERA two runs lower, once again deserved, since he changed things

  • Marcus Semien Deserves Our Admiration
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/29/2016 -  6
    First, Marcus Semien worked hard, every day, with Ron Washington and various tools of the trade in order to improve his defense. He's now an above-average defender, if you believe the stats

  • Marcus Semien, Now More of a Shortstop
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/27/2016 -  20
    Last year, there wasn't a worse defensive shortstop in the big leagues than Marcus Semien. That's what the numbers say -- traditional and advanced -- and it's also what observers thought

  • Marcus Stroman: "I'm Still Learning"
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/17/2016 -  4
    It seems impossible, but when it comes to pitching, Marcus Stroman is just a baby, man. "I'm still fairly new to pitching -- I just started really pitching my junior year in college," Stroman pointed

  • The Marcus Semien/Ron Washington Lesson
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 2/9/2016 -  32
    for the last problem, with Brett Lawrie and Marcus Semien routinely exhibiting the sort of lapses that have mostly been excised from players by the time they make it to the majors. It was ugly

  • Marcus Stroman's Strange Breaking Balls
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 10/14/2015 -  10
    Here's a weird thing about Marcus Stroman's slider: it has more drop than his curveball. We still call it his slider because it goes four miles per hour faster than his curve, but the curve has

  • The Advantage of Matching Up Marcus Stroman
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/14/2015 -  49
    to go on to make some playoff noise. Of course, at that point, they didn't yet know what to expect from Marcus Stroman. They might not have expected anything. The American League Cy Young is going

  • The Yankees Saw a Different Marcus Stroman
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/24/2015 -  21
    Marcus Stroman isn't David Price. Maybe, if Stroman had been healthy all year, the Jays wouldn't have gotten Price at the deadline, so Stroman would be their No. 1, but that isn't how things went, so

  • Welcoming Back Marcus Stroman
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/10/2015 -  2
    Heading into the 2015 season, Marcus Stroman was a very popular sleeper/breakout pick. You know, one of those players everyone hypes so much as sleeper material that he no longer actually goes

  • Projecting Marcus Greene: The Return for Will Venable
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 8/20/2015 -  0
    On Tuesday night, the Texas Rangers swung a deal to acquire Will Venable from the San Diego Padres. In return for Venable, the Rangers sent catcher/outfielder Marcus Greene to San Diego, along

  • The Best and Worst of Marcus Semien
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 5/13/2015 -  32
    instead have Marcus Semien. It’s only May, so we’re still dealing with the usual parts of the game that suffer from small sample size issues when it comes to player comparison and valuation, like BABIP

  • Marcus Semien Is a Shortstop Now
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/31/2015 -  10
    At a lazy spring pre-game meeting with Bob Melvin a few weeks back, he mentioned off-hand that Marcus Semien wasn't going to play every day. For half a second, it seemed we had a bit of a scoop

  • A Year Without Marcus Stroman
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/10/2015 -  63
    , so many of the others -- they sustained their injuries while pitching. Marcus Stroman sustained an injury while fielding. His throwing arm is completely fine. His throwing arm, also, is completely

  • Marcus Stroman Tears ACL, Out for Season
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/10/2015 -  32
    What a lousy week for pitchers. Yu Darvish, Cliff Lee, and Gavin Floyd have been felled by their arms, and now Marcus Stroman will join them on the disabled list after tearing the ACL in his left

  • Marcus Stroman: Your AL East Jordan Zimmermann
    in RotoGraphs by Daniel Schwartz - 2/16/2015 -  7
    -Seamers last year, Marcus Stroman located the pitch at an elite level. He was almost .40 standard deviations better than the mean (82 out of 264) when locating the pitch on the horizontal edge

  • Marcus Stroman's Absurd Set of Pitch Comps
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/13/2015 -  61
    Some weeks ago, I was tooling around on the Baseball Prospectus PITCHf/x leaderboards, and one thing led to another, and I noticed that Marcus Stroman had developed a sinker that looked and worked

  • Marcus Stroman Discovered Roy Halladay's Sinker
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/14/2015 -  32
    delivery. The Tigers don't care too much about J.D. Martinez's history, because he recently changed his swing. Marcus Stroman was never bad, but he, too, made a change. It's real easy to spot

  • The Improbability of a Marcus Semien
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/9/2014 -  24
    marginalized -- insofar, I mean, as it demonstrates how, earlier today, Marcus Semien was the most searched-for player at FanGraphs. On the one hand, it's not particularly surprising that Semien

  • Where Marcus Semien's Weakness Is Strongest
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/12/2014 -  4
    In each of the past two seasons, Chicago White Sox rookie infielder Marcus Semien has recorded among the most impressive walk and strikeout rates in the high minors. Insofar as it's generally

  • Marcus Stroman Has Arrived
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 9/10/2014 -  18
    Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman has arrived. OK, that's not entirely factual. Stroman arrived as a starter in late-May, and has turned in an incredibly strong rookie season. But after Monday's

  • Carlos Sanchez & Marcus Semien: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 8/27/2014 -  7
    , he's worth a look in deep leagues. Marcus Semien |2B/3B | 7% Owned The one caveat I failed to mention about Sanchez is that Semien is lurking in the minors. Remember him? He opened the year

  • Marcus Stroman Is Not Long For The Bullpen
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 5/9/2014 -  18
    Last weekend, the Blue Jays called up consensus top-100 prospect Marcus Stroman, adding him to their bullpen in a middle relief role. It would be silly to expect him to stay in the bullpen for long

  • If Marcus Stroman Is A Reliever, Was He Worth Where He Was Drafted?
    in FanGraphs by Al Skorupa - 12/4/2013 -  31
    With the 22nd pick in the 2012 Rule 4 draft the Jays selected Duke University right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman. Listed at only 5-foot-9 Stroman would be one of the shortest starting pitchers

  • Q&A: Marcus Semien, Chicago White Sox Infield Prospect
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 11/12/2013 -  1
    Coming into the 2013 season, Marcus Semien was a nothing-special prospect in a not-so-good Chicago White Sox system. Eight months later, the system isn’t markedly better, but the 23-year-old

  • White Sox Call Ups: Marcus Semien and Erik Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 9/3/2013 -  5
    Marcus Semien Marcus Semien has been promoted to the major leagues as a September call up, and he is one of the more interesting prospects I have been following this season. I own Semien

  • NotGraphs Video Scouting: Marcus Semien, IF, Chicago AL
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/30/2013 -  6
    White Sox infield prospect Marcus Semien has been one of the minor leagues' most impressive hitters in July, recording walk and strikeout rates of 23.1% and 9.4%, respectively, and seven home

  • Q&A: Marcus Stroman, a Blue Jay Starts Over
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/22/2013 -  10
    Marcus Stroman is back, and he’s back big -- at least to the degree a 5-foot-9 pitcher can be described as big. His first performance of the 2013 season certainly was. The 22-year-old Toronto Blue

  • Farewell to Marcus Thames the Player
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 1/11/2013 -  15
    The Yankees take care of their own. Or something. Former Yankees, Rangers, Yankees (again), and Dodgers outfielder and designated hitter Marcus Thames has apparently retired, as the High-A Tampa

  • Who's Going to Pay Marcus Thames?
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 9/17/2010 -  10
    At this time last year, the future seemed uncertain for Marcus Thames. Although his OBP was above .300 for the first time in two years, he was hitting for less power than he had in his entire career

  • Will Jensen Lewis Be A Closer?
    in RotoGraphs by Peter Bendix - 11/5/2008 -  0
    . That being said, the Indians are currently looking for a closer for 2009. They may very well obtain a reliever via trade or on the free agent market, but keep a close eye on home-grown Jensen Lewis. Lewis