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

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.

MLB: Milwaukee 7, New York Mets 6

MILWAUKEE, July 6 (UPI) -- Milwaukee's Logan Schafer went 3-for-4 with a key late RBI Saturday and the Brewers held on for a 7-6 decision over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 3, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, June 26 (UPI) -- Shaun Marcum finally won his first game of the year Wednesday, carrying the New York Mets to a 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Atlanta 5, New York Mets 3

ATLANTA, June 19 (UPI) -- Jordan Schafer scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning Wednesday, launching Atlanta past the New York Mets 5-3.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, New York Mets 3

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- David DeJesus staked Chicago to an early lead with a three-run triple Friday and the Cubs went on to defeat the New York Mets 6-3.

MLB: Miami 2, New York Mets 1 (20 innings)

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Adeiny Hechavarria singled home Placido Polanco in the 20th inning Saturday, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Miami 5, New York Mets 1

MIAMI, May 31 (UPI) -- Jordan Brown's two-run double finished off a four-run seventh inning Friday that brought Miami a 5-1 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Atlanta 2

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Ike Davis delivered a two-run single in the eighth inning Sunday that helped the New York Mets avoid a sweep with a 4-2 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, New York Mets 3

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- Jay Bruce clouted a go-ahead homer and Johnny Cueto notched a win in his return from an injury Monday in Cincinnati's 4-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: St. Louis 4, New York Mets 2

ST. LOUIS, May 16 (UPI) -- Daniel Descalso raced home with the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the seventh inning Wednesday, helping lift St. Louis over the New York Mets 4-2.

MLB: Pittsburgh 7, New York Mets 3

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Garrett Jones launched a three-run homer in the sixth to give Pittsburgh a comfortable lead Friday and the Pirates went on to down the New York Mets 7-3.

MLB: Miami 4, New York Mets 3 (15 innings)

MIAMI, April 30 (UPI) -- Nick Green's sacrifice fly sent home Justin Ruggiano with the game-winning run in the 15th inning Monday, rallying Miami over the New York Mets 4-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 9, New York Mets 4

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Domonic Brown and John Mayberry bashed back-to-back homers Saturday and the Philadelphia Phillies banged out 12 hits in their 9-4 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Milwaukee 5, San Diego 3

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Ricky Weeks socked a two-run homer to back Shaun Marcum's six strong innings Monday in the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-3 win over San Diego.

MLB: Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 1

CINCINNATI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Norichika Aoki's homer touched off a three-run third inning Wednesday that put Milwaukee in front on its way to an 8-1 win over Cincinnati.
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Shaun Marcum
Toronto Blue Jays starter Shaun Marcum prepares to pitch to the Texas Rangers in the first inning at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Canada on July 18, 2006. Marcum pitched 5 shutout innings but the Jays bullpen collapsed as the Rangers went on to win the game 5-2. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)

Shaun Michael Marcum (born December 14, 1981) is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball.

Marcum was born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where he attended Excelsior Springs High School. Marcum initially attended the University of Missouri, but transferred to Missouri State University, playing on the 2003 College World Series team.

Marcum was drafted by the Blue Jays in the third round, 80th overall, of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. Marcum quickly rose through the minor leagues and made his major league debut on September 6, 2005 as a late season call-up from the minors in September when rosters expanded. He made his debut against the Baltimore Orioles pitching one scoreless inning, giving up a hit and one walk and one strikeout. Marcum pitched 8 innings, giving up six hits, without surrendering a run during the month of September.

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