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Brewers, Shaun Marcum avoid arbitration

Feb 3, 2012, 3:29 PM EDT

Milwaukee Brewers Marcum reacts between pitches against the Boston Red Sox during their MLB game in Boston

The Brewers and starter Shaun Marcum avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract. The settlement was for $7.725 million, which was at the exact midpoint between their competing offers.

Marcum’s 2011 was good overall — he was 13-7 with a 3.54 ERA in 200.2 innings — but he ran out of gas at the end of the season.
  1. WhenMattStairsIsKing - Feb 3, 2012 at 3:49 PM

    Hopefully he can use his new salary to buy a pillow so he doesn’t have to rest on his left bicep like that in between pitches to get some decent rest.

  2. cur68 - Feb 3, 2012 at 3:59 PM

    Hope he announces BSOL. Okobo’s All-BSOL team needs a flyball pitcher.

  3. btwicey - Feb 3, 2012 at 5:47 PM

    Life doesn’t seem fair when Edwin Jackson earns more than both marcum and garza.

  4. hodag54501 - Feb 3, 2012 at 7:56 PM

    Jackson certainly outpitched Marcum in the playoffs. Marcum was beyond terrible.

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