Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/25/13
The Mets have signed free agent starting pitcher Shaun Marcum to a one-year major league deal with the Mets for $4 million dollars plus incentives, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Marcum, 31, went 7-4 with a 3.70 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 109 strikeouts in 124 innings. He made only 21 starts as a lingering elbow issue hampered him a bit. In 2011, Marcum went 13-7 with a 3.54 ERA as the Brewers went on to win the NL Central. He is 57-36 with a 3.76 ERA in seven seasons with the Blue Jays and Brewers. The 31-year-old missed approximately two months due to elbow tightness in 2012 and his average fastball velocity remained well below 90 mph at 86.5 mph according to MLBTR. The rotation appears to be set now and will likely look like this: Johan Santana Shaun Marcum Jon Niese Dillon Gee Matt Harvey That should be the norm at least until prospect Zack Wheeler arrives. No details yet on how much Marcum will earn, but it won’t break the bank by any means and is probably around $2-3 mil...
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