Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Imagination Running Wild

Imagine, just for a second, that Shaum Marcum makes it back this season. Some say the possibility exists. So imagine Marcum, sitting at home for a year, getting amped about playing baseball again. He works out, he runs, he focuses on conditioning and taking care of his expensive new body part.

So new/fit/hungry Shaun Marcum is ready for the stretch drive. (P!) Having worked diligently with the Jays staff and decides to ditch the curveball he doesn't throw often. He works on his mechanics to reduce strain on his arm, making his move to the plate a little free-er and easier.

So increased attention to fitness plus better mechanics equals a couple miles an hour on his fastball right? Maybe he starts throwing a little harder but his incredible change up stays just as deadly? Maybe he's now a speed changing force! Maybe he's the secret weapon during the race to the finish line!! Maybe I have a boner!

Don't rush Marcum, but don't drag your damn feet either.


  1. If Marcum pitches in A game this year at the Major League level, I will be psyched. I don't want to get my hopes up too high, but at the same time news of his progress is coming all very well.

  2. The best part of this scenario is the assumption the Jays will still be in it in August. BONERS!

  3. This team is going to the playoffs. Marcum will be a shot in the arm in August.

  4. "I'm sort of engaged."

    "I sort of have a boner."

  5. Here's another picture for you:

    Shaun Marcum, having won several important games down the stretch, takes the ball for the Jays in game 2 of the ALDS.

    (But let's not get all crazy and talk LCS just yet. One happy Ambien dream at a time!)

  6. "I sort of have a boner."
    Didn't you see the educational video? That's called a "half-boner" or "the chubs".

  7. Seems that Marcum will be up before McGowan...

    And IF the Jays were to go to the playoffs, I wouldn't want to be the team that had to face a Halladay, Marcum, Richmond slate.


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