Marcum cleared waivers and accepted outright to Columbus.
.@Indians recall RHP Shaun Marcum from Triple-A Columbus; option OF Zach Walters to Columbus.
MLB Trade Rumors "Shaun Marcum's Mets career came to a close in July of this year, when he had surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). Marcum's recovery is progressing well, agent Rex Gary tells MLBTR, and he'll be on his normal offseason throwing program in the coming months. The righty, 32 in December, is..." November 19
#Mets announced today that RHP Shaun Marcum has been placed on waivers for purposes of his unconditional release... (continued)
Newark Star-Ledger "Right-hander Shaun Marcum will undergo season-ending surgery Monday to correct the numbness and tingling in his right arm, assistant general manager John Ricco announced Tuesday. Marcum was placed on the disabled list and reliever Gonzalez Germen was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas to take his..." July 10
Got confirmation: Shaun Marcum season over, as Ed Coleman said. # mets
New York Post "Shaun Marcum may soon have more clarity on the upper-back soreness that has been present during his last two starts. A Mets spokesman last night said the veteran right-hander was headed to St. Louis for further medical evaluation today. Marcum underwent an MRI exam Tuesday on his upper back,..." July 08
New York Post "Shaun Marcum’s next scheduled start is in jeopardy after the Mets pitcher yesterday underwent an MRI exam on his upper back, according to a club source. The veteran right-hander wouldn’t discuss the issue when approached after the Mets’ 9-1 victory over the Diamondbacks last night. “That’s..." July 03
New York Daily News "Even on the night that Shaun Marcum snapped his nine-game losing streak, the talk around the Mets was about Zack Wheeler. Brought in to fill out the rotation while the Mets develop pitching prospects, Marcum went 11 appearances without a win until Wednesday night. Marcum threw eight scoreless..." June 27
New York Post "Shaun Marcum wasn’t supposed to pitch yesterday. He ended up throwing his longest outing of the year. Coming out of the bullpen, however, didn’t change his luck. Despite working eight efficient innings and throwing 105 pitches, the veteran right-hander absorbed another disappointing defeat..." June 09
New York Post "Shaun Marcum’s 3 1/2 -week hiatus from the Mets hasn’t dampened his expectations much. The veteran right-hander arrived at spring training aiming to make all of his scheduled starts and pitch 200 innings in 2013. He is scheduled to make his Mets debut on Saturday, after a stiff neck incurred..." April 25
New York Post "The beleaguered back end of the Mets’ rotation appears set to get a boost. Barring any setbacks, starter Shaun Marcum should make his season debut Saturday against the Phillies. The veteran right-hander threw five scoreless innings in an extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie..." April 23
Shaun Marcum tossed 5 scoreless innings today in an extended spring training game. 4 hits. Tossed 52 pitches. Assuming OK, Saturday start.
Told there's a chance that Shaun Marcum is ready to pitch on Sunday for the Mets.
New York Daily News "Shaun Marcum came through a 30-pitch bullpen session in Port St. Lucie feeling good on Wednesday. It was the first time back on the mound for the righty who had an injection last Thursday for nerve inflammation in his neck. The Mets see it as a step forward considering Marcum had issues with..." April 11
ESPN "Placeholder Aaron Laffey is due to start Tuesday at Colorado, but the Mets believe they can get Shaun Marcum ready to be activated from the disabled list relatively quickly. Marcum, who has experienced shoulder and neck pain that required injections to ease, is due to throw two innings in a..." April 10
New York Daily News "Shaun Marcum, the oft-injured starter, is throwing again and may throw a bullpen on Tuesday, the Mets said Monday. Still, Terry Collins is doubtful he’ll see the righty soon. Collins said lefty Aaron Laffey, who could not get out of the fifth inning on Sunday, would be the guy until “when, or..." April 09
New York Post "Righty Shaun Marcum has nerve inflammation in his neck, an MRI exam Thursday revealed, and the ailing starter will rest for at least 48 more hours. Marcum received what the Mets termed “trigger point injections” to his neck to treat the inflammation. He will head to Port St. Lucie Friday and is..." April 05
New York Post "What a pain in the neck. Shaun Marcum will be examined by Mets doctors in New York today for what manager Terry Collins described as “discomfort” running from the right-hander’s shoulder to neck. Marcum was scratched from his simulated game appearance on Tuesday in Port St. Lucie, Fla., because..." April 04
Newark Star-Ledger "Shaun Marcum was scheduled to pitch in a simulated game in Port St. Lucie, Fla. today, but was not able to after experiencing neck pain while warming up, the Mets announced. The team says Marcum's status will be reassessed Wednesday. Marcum is scheduled to make his season debut Sunday against..." April 02
Shaun Marcum was unable to pitch a simulated game today because of neck pain.
ESPN "Shaun Marcum will throw a controlled game at the team's Port St. Lucie, Fla., complex on Tuesday. Assuming he completes that outing OK, Marcum will be activated from the disabled list Sunday for a start against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. Marcum logged only 9 2/3 Grapefruit League..." April 01
Dan Warthen said #Mets are going to try to get Shaun Marcum ready for season without DL. 75 pitches in one game down here, then Game 5 or 6.
New York Post "Just another day in tropical paradise for the Mets. The already beleaguered team can only hope to have enough healthy arms to form a rotation, after Shaun Marcum and Jeremy Hefner yesterday joined the ranks of those seeking medical attention. Of the two, Marcum’s availability to start the..." March 27
New York Daily News "Shaun Marcum is an important piece of the Mets’ starting rotation, but a stalled bullpen session Monday left the team wondering if he will be ready to start the season. Two major league sources told the Daily News that Marcum complained of neck discomfort Monday. That occurred during a bullpen..." March 26
New York Post "Shaun Marcum’s spring-training drill: Get in shape, pitch, receive cortisone shot. The Mets right-hander said there is no cause for alarm concerning the cortisone shot he received in his right shoulder on Tuesday, because it’s something he’s done the last two or three spring trainings. “I..." March 22
Bergen Record "One of the men in charge of collecting R.A. Dickey’s missing innings is taking an unorthodox approach to his new job assignment. Finding value in restraint, Shaun Marcum is limiting how many innings he throws this spring, convinced that his patience will allow him to gobble up 200 innings when it..." March 06
New York Daily News "Tuesday was a little different trip for the three veteran pitchers the Mets hope to rely on this season. On an unglamorous back field at the Marlins’ spring training complex, with caged-in dugouts and porta-potties just behind them, Shaun Marcum, Pedro Feliciano and LaTroy Hawkins each made..." March 06
New York Post "Shaun Marcum is new to the Mets, but in some sense he felt at home yesterday as he arrived at the team’s spring training complex. Making the rounds throughout camp was Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi, who as Blue Jays general manager drafted Marcum in 2003 and watched him develop over the..." February 12
MetsBlog.com "ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark talked to 16 baseball executives who feel the Mets and Marlins did the least of any team to improve this winter. That said, the executives rank Sandy Alderson’s signing of Shaun Marcum as the third best free-agent signed to a one-year deal. “Bet you didn’t know that..." February 11