Mets Release Injured Starter Shaun MarcumThe Mets released Marcum on Tuesday after receiving confirmation that Marcum was unlikely to pitch again this season.
Sims: Breaking Down Shaun Marcum's Season-Ending Injury Mets starter Shaun Marcum began the 2013 season with what was diagnosed as right shoulder impingement syndrome, and his season ended this week with another type of impingement -- that of the Thoracic Outlet.
Mets Starter Shaun Marcum To Have Season-Ending SurgeryMets assistant general manager John Ricco said Marcum was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet syndrome, a condition that involves the compression of nerves near the neck.
Jonathon Niese Cleared To Start Throwing; Shaun Marcum To Miss Next StartJohn Ricco said before Monday night's game in San Francisco that Jonathon Niese has been cleared to start throwing again. Shaun Marcum, however, had his right hand examined by a specialist in St. Louis and will miss his next scheduled start Saturday.
Put It In The Books: Mets Come Back From The Dead To Stun SnakesAndrew Brown hit a two-run single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Mets put together a pair of late rallies to hand the NL West-leading Diamondbacks their fourth straight loss, 5-4 on Monday.
Mets' Marcum Finally Puts It All Together, Improves To 1-9 With Gem Vs. ChiSoxShaun Marcum pitched eight shutout innings for his first win of the season, and Eric Young Jr. had three hits and drove in a run to lead the Mets to a 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Schwei: Wright's Hot Hitting, Marcum's Inability To Win And More Mets NotesDavid Wright has taken over the lead in the voting to be the starting third baseman for the National League All-Star team. Wright has also been hot at the plate, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and a home run in the Mets' 8-0 win over the Phillies on Sunday.
Marcum Becomes 3rd Pitcher In Mets History To Drop First 9 DecisionsKris Medlen shook off a Little League-like mistake with seven strong innings, Chris Johnson hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 5-3 Wednesday night.
Cubs' DeJesus Does Plenty Of Damage To Mets Before Citi Field Takes Him OutDavid DeJesus hit a bases-loaded triple before injuring his shoulder when he crashed into the outfield wall, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Friday night behind resurgent starter Edwin Jackson.
Schwei: Ike's Demotion, Marathon Games, Long Relief Outings And More Mets Notes The Mets demoted Ike Davis to Triple-A Las Vegas after Sunday's loss to Miami. Davis was batting .161 with five homers, 16 RBIs and 66 strikeouts in 186 at-bats.
Mets Fall To Marlins After 20 Innings Of Marathon BaseballThe Mets lost a heartbreaking 20 inning game on Saturday as the Marlins topped the Amazins on Saturday.
Tough-Luck Marcum Not Getting Help From MetsMets starter Shaun Marcum is winless through seven starts and has begun the season 0-6.