Shaun Marcum Emerges as the Toronto Blue Jays’ New Ace

Posted: 21st December 2009 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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Six months ago, no one ever thought there would be a time in the near future where anyone but Roy Halladay would be starting on Opening Day.

Unfortunately, the Blue Jays will find themselves in that predicament on April 6 of next year when they decide who their Opening Day starter will be, and essentially who will be the new ace of the starting rotation.

So who will it be? As far as I'm concerned, the proverbial torch has been passed on to Shaun Marcum to steer this pitching staff in the right direction.

It's a tall order for someone who is just over a year removed from Tommy John surgery and hasn't pitched in the big leagues since Sept. 16, 2008. If anyone on the pitching staff can do it, though, it's Marcum. Luckily, Alex Anthopoulos has assured everyone that M ...

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