facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Reports: Mets pitcher Shaun Marcum to undergo season-ending surgery

July 9, 2013 at 8:19 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- New York Mets right-hander Shaun Marcum will likely miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery for a thoracic condition, Newsday reported Tuesday.

The newspaper said Marcum, who has struggled this season after signing a one-year, $4 million deal with the Mets in the offseason, is suffering from thoracic outlet syndrome and will undergo corrective surgery Monday.

The condition, caused by compressed nerves or arteries between the collarbone and rib cage, has resulted in tingling and numbness in his throwing hand, ESPN.com reported.

The 31-year-old hurler has gone 1-10 with a 5.29 earned run average in 14 games (including 12 starts) after spending time on the disabled list early in the season with a neck injury.

Before signing with the Mets, Marcum compiled a 20-11 mark with a 3.60 ERA in 54 starts over two years with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Topics: Shaun Marcum
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson
2
Peyton Manning implies legal weed is good for his Papa John's franchises Peyton Manning implies legal weed is good for his Papa John's franchises
3
LeBron James reveals his new Nike shoes LeBron James reveals his new Nike shoes
4
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I don't expect anyone to take my word' NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I don't expect anyone to take my word'
5
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback