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Shaun Marcum thinks people really want to see two aces face off in Game 7 with the NL pennant on the line. He can go a long way to forcing that matchup with a strong effort Sunday.
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Shaun Marcum's third chance to get a victory in the playoffs just so happens to come in the Brewers' biggest game in almost three decades. Marcum figures to have as big a hand as anyone in determining whether the Brewers are able to take advantage of their home-field advantage once more and force a decisive Game 7.
The tailspin ended Sunday night for Shaun Marcum, and in the most painful way possible.
After they managed to take Game Four in St. Louis, the Brewers are back in Milwaukee for the final two games of the NLCS, down three games to two.
The Brewers send Shaun Marcum to the mound Sunday night despite his pathetic playoff performance so far. Marcum has an 11.25 ERA and two losses in his starts this postseason. In Game Two of the NLCS against the Cardinals, he allowed five...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers made it their goal in the 2010 offseason to beef up their rotation. It takes good starting pitching to get to the playoffs, and that truism proved correct as the Brewers won their first division title in 29 years.
When it mattered most, though, the newfound strength that carried Milwaukee so far was absent as Brewers starters flailed on the way...
Another shaky outing by Shaun Marcum, some more sloppy fielding and a tough night for Milwaukee's two biggest stars ended the Brewers' chance for a trip to the World Series they had so craved.
Shaun Marcum thinks people really want to see two aces face off in Game 7 with the National League pennant on the line. He can go a long way to forcing that matchup with a strong effort today.
Shaun Marcum will get the ball for Milwaukee when it faces Edwin Jackson and St. Louis on Sunday in the League Championship Series, with the Brewers trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. If the Brewers win, Yovani Gallardo would pitch against Chris Carpenter on Monday night.
Edwin Jackson et al for St. Louis. Shaun Marcum for Milwaukee. They met in Game Two. St. Louis won 12-3. Cardinals win this time, and they're World Series bound. Cardinals lose, and they're bound for a Carpenter vs. Gallardo deciding seventh game. More »
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke left the door open ever so slightly Friday to bringing back Yovani Gallardo on short rest to pitch Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, but made it abundantly clear that Plan A was to pitch Shaun Marcum.
The reaction of Milwaukee's famous racing sausages says it all. Things went south for their beloved Milwaukee Brewers — and they went south quickly and decisively.
When you hear the terms "collapse" and "meltdown" used in sports, you might think more along the lines of what we witnessed in the regular season with the Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves blowing...