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Blue Jays pitchers looking strong

The Blue Jays are off to an impressive 4-1 start, which is very good considering the team lost ace Roy Halladay to the Phillies this past offseason. Everyone from Shaun Marcum to Brian Tallet has been posting solid numbers, giving Jays fans a reason to hope for a positive 2010 season.

Shaun Marcum kicked off the season with a seven inning gem, surrendering two hits and striking out six. Marcum was 9-7 in 25 starts last season and a 3.39 ERA. If he can build on his 2009 season, he could be in for a big year.

Brian Tallet followed with a 6.2 inning outing, picking up his first win of the season. Tallet was a spot starter for the team last season, going 7-9 in 37 appearances.

Ricky Romero also went seven innings, striking out four. Romero, a former first round pick, joined the Blue Jays last season and posted 13 wins in 29 starts. There has always been a lot of hype surrounding Romero, and it may finally be coming into fruition. 

Most recently, Dana Eveland toed the rubber for 7.1 innings to pick up his first win as a Blue Jay, striking out just two. 

The bullpen has been decent thus far, with Jason Frasor taking most of the save opportunities. If the Jays want to compete this season, they will need a strong showing from their bullpen to back up the strong performances of their starters.