Bid now on this autographed 8x10 photo signed by former Blue Devil great and current Major League Baseball starter Marcus Stroman.DURHAM, N.C. --
Stroman, who was drafted with the 22nd overall pick by Toronto in the 2012 MLB Draft, is now a part of the starting rotation for the Blue Jays. Stroman currently holds a 4-2 record with a 4.05 ERA in his first season with the Blue Jays.
Stroman, Duke’s first-ever first round pick in school history, went 15-13 in 48 appearances, including 27 starts as a Blue Devil. Stroman ranks fourth on Duke’s all-time strikeouts list with 290 career strikeouts, while his 3.27 career ERA is the second-lowest in school history in the aluminum bat era (since 1974) and the sixth-lowest all-time. He had nine career double-digit strikeout games, two career complete games and added seven saves during his time in Durham.
Stroman was among the top players in the country during his junior season, earning All-America honors from Louisville Slugger, Perfect Game USA, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Baseball America. Stroman led all NCAA pitchers in strikeouts with 136 and finished second in strikeouts per nine innings (12.49) during his final season at Duke.