Originally written on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 3/18/12
This has gone unnoticed to some degree among the flood of basketball-related excitement, but something's up with Shaun Marcum: The righty has been having shoulder trouble in camp, to the point where he might start the season on the disabled list. At the beginning of camp, it was reported that Marcum was dealing with some stiffness/soreness in his shoulder. The Brewers put him on a slightly more conservative throwing program than usual (one fewer start than the other pitchers), partly due to his arm and partly due to his heavy workload from last year. On March 5th, Marcum met with the Brewers' team doctor, and it was decided he would miss his first scheduled start on March 10. According to Tom Haudricourt (Paywall Alert!), Marcum had a cortisone shot somewhere along the line as well.Two weeks later, Marcum has thrown a couple bullpens and tossed two simulated innings today, and is apparently ready to begin in-game action soon. That sounds good, but if Marcum starts the season as th...
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