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SHAUN MARCUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Indians take a flier on injury-prone starter Shaun Marcum

Shaun Marcum alone is not a game-changer. But with relatively little possible cost and minimal team risk, the Cleveland Indians just added a bit more upside to their 2014 roster. Yesterday, the 32-year-old former Milwaukee Brewer and Toronto Blue Jay reached agreement with the Tribe to compete for the open No. 5 rotation spot. Marcum has struggled to stay on the mound for years,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Why signing Shaun Marcum was a mistake from the beginning

The Mets released pitcher Shaun Marcum on Tuesday, officially ending an obviously disappointing season for the 31 year old. One of Sandy Alderson’s big offseason additions, Marcum finished with a dismal record of 1-10 in 12 games started with an ERA of 5.29. The veteran’s season was finished after undergoing shoulder surgery to address thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition affecting...
Via Mets360.com
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcum Out For The Season, Will Have Surgery To Repair Blocked Artery

Ed Coleman first reported on WFAN that starting pitcher Shaun Marcum is done for the year. ”It hasn’t been announced here today, but it’s coming shortly. He’s pitched his last game with the Mets” True enough, Marc Carig of Newsday has confirmed the news and is reporting that Marcum has been diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, and will have surgery on Monday to...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Time Is Right For Mets To Deal Shaun Marcum

With each scoreless inning Shaun Marcum threw Wednesday night in Chicago, I couldn’t help but think: What could the New York Mets get for this guy? Marcum was stellar in shutting down the White Sox, 3-0, giving up four hits and two walks, and several times showed the guile needed to escape trouble. The eight innings was a terrific sign for a contender needing rotation depth. MARCUM...
Via New York Mets Report
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Mets make the right personnel choice with Shaun Marcum?

The conventional wisdom is that the Mets ultimately will move Jeremy Hefner to the bullpen when Zack Wheeler becomes one of the starting five. However, Shaun Marcum continues to build his case for being dropped from the rotation. After pitching masterfully out of the bullpen in his previous appearance, Marcum got knocked around by the Cubs Friday night, as his ERA rose to 5...
Via Mets360.com
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaun Marcum Will Have Good Value on Trade Market

When the New York Mets inked Shaun Marcum to a one-year, four-million dollar contract last winter, many foresaw him being among those who would be shipped prior to July’s trading deadline. Although the righty struggled out of the gates this year, he has been more than impressive during his last several outings and would serve as a solid back-end of the rotation starter on a contending...
Via Around Citi
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcum Was Disappointed With His Performance

Shaun Marcum didn’t exactly light up the radar guns in his first start back in Saturday’s 9-4 loss to the Phillies. He struggled with his command and quite frankly, judging I’d say he was lucky the Phillies only tagged him for three runs and not more in his four innings of work. I don’t believe anyone expected him to show up and deliver an “A” game, but with a fastball...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss
SKULL AND BONES

Mets pitcher shows off his sick bowling ball

Mets pitcher Shaun Marcum enjoys bowling in his spare time, and I think it’s safe to assume that the right-hander is pretty good at it too, seeing that the incredibly cool, red eyed skull with a hole in its head bowling ball being shown off is the one he uses strictly for picking up spares, according to Mets PR man Jay Horowitz. This is Shaun Marcum’s new bowling ball. He uses...
Via The Last Angry Fan
March 21, 2013  |  2 Comments

2013 Mets Projection: Shaun Marcum

The Mets made arguably their biggest addition of the offseason in late January, when they finally filled in the slot once filled by R.A. Dickey. The man chosen to fill the spot was 31 year-old right-hander Shaun Marcum. Marcum is a seven-year MLB veteran with the Blue Jays and Brewers, and has spent the last two season in Milwaukee after being traded in December 2010 for Brett Lawrie...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaun Marcum signs, Hairston departs, Mets still in running for Bourn

Thursday we learned that the Mets signed Shaun Marcum to a one-year deal and today we learned the terms – one year, $4 million plus up to two million in incentives. Perhaps it’s just a coincidence but FanGraphs lists Marcum’s 2012 season – 124 IP, 3.70 ERA – as being worth $6.2 million dollars. There’s many ways to spin a contract when it’s signed and here’s mine...
Via Mets360.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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