Stroman (12-8) got the win Tuesday against the Royals after allowing one run on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts over seven innings. Stroman and Kansas City starter Ian Kennedy had matching shutouts going through five innings, but Kennedy blinked first by allowing a two-run homer to Darwin Barney in the sixth, which was all the support Stroman needed to lock down his first victory since Aug. 16. While he has six quality starts in his past nine outings, Stroman only has two wins to show for those efforts. The righty will look to build on this performance Sunday against the Yankees, but that won't be easy with New York steamrolling opponents of late.
Stroman (11-8) took the loss Wednesday against Baltimore after allowing two unearned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out seven over six innings. Two unearned runs in the first inning led to a tough loss for Stroman, who hasn't found the win column in his last five starts. This marks the second time this season that he's been tagged with a loss despite not giving up an earned run. He worked around a bit of trouble by doing what he does best -- inducing double plays -- and now leads MLB pitchers with 31 groundball double plays on the season. In 30 starts this year, Stroman owns a solid 3.08 ERA but a less-than-stellar 1.31 WHIP over 184.1 innings. The right-hander will look to get on track and snag his first win since mid-August when he toes the rubber for Tuesday's home game against Kansas City.
Stroman (11-7) allowed four runs on six hits and one walk while striking out six across six innings to take the loss Friday against the Tigers. Stroman gave up all of the damage when he allowed a grand slam to Nick Castellanos, while the offense was unable to score enough runs to take him off the hook for the loss. He's held opponents to two or fewer earned runs in six of his last seven starts, and despite having won just a single game over the past month, he remains as a decent fantasy starter. He'll make his next start Wednesday against the Orioles.
Stroman (elbow) will take the mound for Friday's game against the Tigers, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports. Stroman was diagnosed with a right elbow contusion after getting struck by a line drive during his previous outing this past Saturday. The right-hander was able to toss a side session Wednesday, and with all systems checking out, appears ready for Friday's series opener after receiving an extra day of rest due to the club's scheduled off day.
Stroman (elbow) will throw a side session Wednesday to determine his status for Friday's start against the Tigers, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports. Stroman exited his last start in the second inning with an elbow contusion, though the 26-year-old remains confident he'll be able to take his next turn in the rotation. He was able to play catch Tuesday with no issues, and if he checks out after Wednesday's side session, he'll be cleared to make his next start on schedule.
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