Daily Duce: Marcus Stroman dunking on Dennis Eckersley edition

The Blue Jays took the rubber match of their weekend series with the Red Sox at Fenway on Sunday thanks largely to another excellent pitching performance from Marcus Stroman. Along the way, Stroman, as he tends to do quite a bit, got an old-school mouthpiece to fill his diaper over something he did on the mound.

Here’s where it all begins. Stroman struck out Eduardo Nunez to put a cap on six shutout innings and let out a massive, audible “YEAH” for literally everyone in the stadium to hear. Remember, sports are competitive, and players rightfully get excited when they win.

I would run through a brick wall for Marcus Stroman. I need this man in The Bronx. pic.twitter.com/VDTElwvc1C
— Eric Hubbs (@BarstoolHubbs) June 23, 2019

Pitching Ninja then caught Eckersley, the Hall of Famer and one of the all-time great closers, calling Stroman’s antics “tired” on the Red Sox broadcast…

That’s not Dennis Eckersley calling Stroman’s celebrations “tired,” is it?
“He was aggressive and animated on the mound, and he was known for his intimidating stare and pumping his fist after a strikeout. “https://t.co/Cu6cA6k49A
Somewhere a pot is screaming …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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