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Shaun Marcum goes three innings in first minor league rehab start

Aug 10, 2012, 10:05 PM EDT

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Shaun Marcum has missed nearly two months due with an elbow injury, but he’s finally getting closer to rejoining the Brewers’ starting rotation.

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Marcum allowed one run over three innings tonight in his first rehab start with Class A Wisconsin. The only hit he allowed was a solo homer. He struck out three, walked none and threw 28 out of 36 pitches for strikes.

According to Brewers media relations director Mike Vassallo, Marcum will make his next rehab start Wednesday. Barring any setbacks, it’s possible he could be activated after that.

Marcum, 31, was 5-3 with a 3.39 ERA and 77/26 K/BB ratio in 82 1/3 innings through 13 starts prior to being placed on the disabled list. He is poised to hit free agency this offseason.

  1. brewcrewfan54 - Aug 10, 2012 at 10:37 PM

    Doesn’t seem like he’s been gone that long but the Guys filling in have been pretty good. Its the bullpen that has lost this season.

  2. brewcrewfan54 - Aug 10, 2012 at 10:54 PM

    Right on key Brewer bullpen f***s it up again.

  3. professormaddog31 - Aug 11, 2012 at 12:30 AM

    Bullpen is absolute crap this year, for sure. To be honest though the only bright spot in the entire rotation is the new kid, Fiers.

  4. dirtyharry1971 - Aug 11, 2012 at 2:44 AM

    i see some things never change, this guy was a TOTAL bust for the bluejays and well today he isnt much more. Go figure another “can’t miss” bluegay prospect fails to make the grade

    • Reflex - Aug 11, 2012 at 4:12 AM

      The homophobia really makes that insult work for you bud…

    • brewcrewfan54 - Aug 11, 2012 at 2:04 PM

      Total bust is total bullsh**.

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