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Marcus Stroman videos leading up to MLB Draft

Duke righthander Marcus Stroman, the 2008 Yastrzemski Award

Duke righthander Marcus Stroman, the 2008 Yastrzemski Award winner from Patchogue-Medford High School, throws from an indoor mound in Bellport. He is expected to be selected in the first two rounds in the 2012 MLB Draft. (May 27, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Marcus Stroman, a 2009 Patchogue-Medford graduate who is attending Duke University, is the No. 10 prospect heading into the June 4 MLB draft, according to MLB.com. Stroman, who possesses a pitching arsenal that includes a four-seam and two-seam fastball, cutter, slider and change-up, projects to be selected in either the first or second round.

Here are several videos, posted by Duke and by scouting websites, of both interviews with Stroman and highlights from the 5-9 pitcher in action.

In this first video from Feb. 17, 2012, Stroman talks about becoming a full-time starter after spending the first part of his Duke career splitting time between the outfield and as the team's closer.

Next, Stroman discusses one of his best starts of the year, a 15-strikeout performance against Miami in a 5-1 Duke win on March 16, 2012.

The final two videos show Stroman during his summer with the USA Collegia National Team in 2011. Stroman pitched 8 1/3 innings with the team, striking out 18 batters while walking just one.



Tags: Marcus Stroman , MLB Draft , Duke University , Patchogue-Medford , Long Island

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