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 their starting rotation ahead of the MLB non-waiver trade deadline on July 31.According to Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com Tug McGraw Jersey , "the Braves and [Toronto] Blue Jayshave spoken about a possible [Marcus] Stroman trade, sources said Thursday, although there's no evidence of progress in those negotiations."Atlanta isn't the only team that has inquired about Stroman, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred:Jon Heyman JonHeymanseveral teams have checked in on Marcus Stroman. but strong belief is, with control to go, jays will hold onto him.Stroman, 27 Drew Hutchison Jersey , is having his worst season as a pro, delivering a 3-7 record, 5.42 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 59 strikeouts in 73 innings. He's alsodealt withbothshoulder inflammation and shoulder fatigue over the past year.But he's still under contract with the Blue Jays through the 2020 season.So why deal him, especially given the quality he's flashed in his career?Morosi cited two factors: "This is a seller's market for starting pitchers, due to the low supply of high-end trade candidates; and the contentiousness of negotiations over Stroman's 2018 contract (which led to a salary arbitration hearing) suggests the sides may not reach a long-term deal in the near future."For an Atlanta team trailing the Philadelphia Phillies by just 1.5 games in the NL East and fighting for a playoff berth this season, adding a player like Stroman and throwing another quality arm into the rotation would make sense.One factor the Braves are surely monitoring: In this past three starts Larry Bowa Jersey , Stroman has given up just five earned runs in 19 innings, striking out 16. And since his return from shoulder fatigue, he's given up more than three earned runs just once in six starts.If Stroman is wheeling and dealing once more, he could be a very nice addition in Atlanta. His St. Louis Cardinals lost Monday's game to the Cincinnati Reds 2-1, but right-handed pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon had a memorable major league debut.The 26-year-old didn't allow a single hit through seven innings, although he was pulled from the game before the eighth after throwing 116 pitches. Cincinnati rallied to win with two runs in the ninth off closer Bud Norris, the last of which scored on a single up the middle by Dilson Herrera.While the Reds earned the victory http://www.philliesfanproshop.com/authentic-jim-bunning-jersey , the story was Poncedeleon and his incredible performance, especially in the context of his journey to the major leagues.St. Louis Cardinals CardinalsDaniel Poncedeleon was on tonight! 馃敟 kldB12JWDiJason Owens of Yahoo Sports detailed the frightening injury he suffered while pitching for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on May 9, 2017. Then-Chicago Cubs prospect Victor Caratini hit a screaming line drive off Poncedeleon's head, and the pitcher suffered a fracture and epidural hematoma (bleeding in his brain).He underwent emergency surgery to relieve the pressure on the brain and needed months of rehab before returning to the diamond.MLB MLB14 months ago, _ponce14 was hit in the head by a line drive. Today, he made his MLB debut. Never give up. ybpaotfS6C"I don't know if words can describe that. Talk about magical," Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said after Monday's contest Jim Thome Jersey , per ESPN.com. "What he dealt with, what he has come back from, making his MLB debut, throwing seven innings without giving up a hit鈥攖hat's what's magical about this game and special about this game is stories like that."This was Poncedeleon's major league debut, but he has impressed for Memphis this season with a 9-3 record, 2.15 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 92 innings.The Cardinals are sitting in fourth place in the National League Central behind the Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates http://www.philliesfanproshop.com/authentic-scott-kingery-jersey , but if Monday's performance was any indication, Poncedeleon can help them attempt to close the gap.


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