Full name SHAUN MICHAL MARCUM...Married, Stephanie...Two boys...Graduated from Excelsior Springs (MO) High School in 2000....Played baseball, football and was a standout on the wrestling team...Pitched at the University of Missouri as a freshman before transferring to Missouri State in Springfield, MO, where he pitched and played shortstop and led the Bears to their only College World Series appearance in school history in 2003 (beat OSU in Super Regional)...Had 13 saves (tied school record) in 2003 while hitting .280 at shortstop (appeared in all 66 games)...Was All-MVC and a All-Regional Tournament selection in 2002 and 2003 along with future big leaguers Brad Ziegler and Jeff Gray...Is an avid fan and season-ticket holder of the Kansas City Chiefs...Family is from the Dayton, Ohio area.
Spent the season with the New York Mets, going 1-10 with a 5.29ERA in 14 games/12 starts (78.1IP, 85H, 46ER), starting the year on the 15-day DL (right biceps tendinitis) and ending the year on the 15-day DL after surgery to relieve thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), where the first rib is removed to alleviate nerve and blood vessel compression in the shoulder area...Surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Thompson performed the procedure on July 15...The Mets placed him on the 15-Disabled List on July 9 and released him on July 23...Entered the season with a career winning pct of .613 (57-36)...Went 8.0 innings in relief in a 20-inning loss to the Miami Marlins in Citi Field (8.0IP, 5H, 1R/ER, 0BB, 7K), the most a Mets relief pitcher had worked since Gerard Cram pitched 8.0 innings in September 1979...Lost his first 9 decisions before picking up lone win on June 26 at Chicago-AL (8.0IP, 4H, 0R, 2BB, 2K), his second 8.0-inning outing of the season... On May 26 vs. Atlanta he fanned a career-high 12 batters over 7.0 innings (4H, 2R/ER)...It was his fourth double-digit strikeout game of his career...Last start came on July 6 at Milwaukee (5.0IP, 11H, 6R/5ER)...RH hitters batted .272 (.690 OPS) off him while lefties hit .302/.838...Batters hit .360 off him with runners on base and .403 with RISP.
Ranks 16th in winning percentage (.613) among active pitchers with at least
100 career starts...Has the majors' best road ERA (2.67) over the last two years...Made 21 starts, his lowest total since 2006 with Toronto...Produced 12 quality starts...Has 52 quality starts over the last three years...Was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on June 23, retroactive to June 15,
with right elbow tightness...Transferred to the 60-Day DL on July 29...Was
reinstated from the DL on August 24 after making three rehabilitation
starts at Wisconsin (A) of the Midwest League...Prior to going on the Disabled List, he was 5-3 with a 3.39 ERA (31 earned
runs/82.1 innings) in 13 starts, making nine quality starts...Went 2-1 with a 4.32 ERA (20 earned runs/41.2 innings) in eight starts
after coming off the DL ...Went a season's best 7.2 innings in a no-decision at Kansas City on June
14...Gave up two earned runs on four hits...Hurled 7.0 innings five other times and 6.0 innings, seven times...Had 109 strikeouts in 124.0 innings and average of 7.91 strikeouts per nine
innings...Struck out a season-best nine in 7.0 innings at the Los Angeles Dodgers on
May 28...In June, he was 2-0 with a 2.66 ERA in three games (six earned runs/20.1
innings)...Opponents hit .245 (116-474) against him for the year...Righthanded batters compiled a .227 (54-238) average against him.
Went 13-7 with a 3.54 ERA in 33 starts during his first season with Milwaukee. ... Produced a career-high 20 quality starts for the second consecutive season. ... His 13 wins tied a career high (2010) ... also set career highs in starts (33) and innings (200.2). ... Held opponents to a .232 batting average, which ranked eighth in the National League. ... Was the team's top starter on the road, going 8-3 with a 2.21 ERA in 16 starts (97.2ip, 24er). ... His 2.21 road ERA was the best in the Major Leagues. ... The Brewers went 16-17 in his starts. ... Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for April (3-1, 2.21). ... Made his Brewers debut on 4/2 at Cincinnati in a 4-2 loss (4.2ip, 4h, 4r, 3er, 5bb, 7k, 1hr) ... his 5 walks in that outing tied his career high (3x). ... Earned his first victory as a Brewer on 4/7 vs. Atlanta in a 4-2 win (6ip, 5h, 2r, 2er, 2bb, 4k). ... From 4/7-5/21 recorded a career-high 6-game winning streak over 9 starts while posting a
2.10 ERA (60ip, 14er). ... Was named National League Co-Player of the Week, along with Arizona's Daniel Hudson, for 5/16-5/22 as he won both starts with a 1.20 ERA (15ip, 2er). ... Belted his first career home run, a grand slam, on 7/4 vs. Arizona off Daniel Hudson ... was the only grand slam hit by a Brewer in 2011 and the second grand slam ever hit by a Brewers pitcher (also Fred Talbot on 7/9/69 vs. California). ... Made 3 starts during the postseason, going 0-3 with a 14.90 ERA (9.2ip, 16er). ... Started Game 3 of the NLDS vs. Arizona on 10/4 at Chase Field and suffered an 8-1 defeat
(4.2ip, 7h, 7r, 7er, 3bb-1ibb, 3k, 1hr). ... Started 2 games in the NLCS vs. St. Louis, going 0-2 with a 16.20 ERA (5ip, 9er). ... Started Game 2 of the NLCS on 10/10 at Miller Park and took a 12-3 loss (4ip, 7h, 5r, 5er, 1bb, 1k, 1hr) ... also started the decisive Game 6 on 10/16 at Miller Park and suffered a 12-6 loss (1ip, 3h, 4r, 4er, 1bb, 1k, 1hr). ... Signed a 1-year contract on 2/3/12, avoiding arbitration.
Came back from "Tommy John" surgery to go 13-8 with a 3.64 ERA in 31 starts with Toronto
... Established career highs in wins (13), starts (31), innings pitched (195.1) and strikeouts (165)
... His 3.64 ERA was the best among Toronto starting pitchers
... Produced 20 quality starts
... The Blue Jays went 17-14 in his starts
... Held opponents to a .242 batting average
... Tied for fourth in the American League with just 2.0 walks per 9.0 innings
... Was on the 15-day disabled list from 7/2-7/17 with a right elbow strain.....went 7-4 with a 3.44
ERA in 17 starts before going on the DL (107.1ip, 41er) and 6-4 with a 3.89 ERA in 14 starts
after coming off the DL (88ip, 38er)
... Made the first Opening Day start of his career on 4/5 at Texas and received no decision in the
Blue Jays' 5-4 loss (7ip, 2h, 3r, 3er, 1bb, 6k, 1hr, 1hbp) ... took a no-hitter into the seventh inning
which was broken up by a 1-out single by Vladimir Guerrero ... was the first pitcher since
the Tigers' Brian Moehler (1999) to take a no-hitter into the seventh inning on Opening Day
... After not winning a game in April (5gs, 0-1, 3.44), tied his career-high with a 5-game winning
streak over 6 starts from 5/2-5/28, posting a 1.85 ERA (39ip, 8er)
... Struck out a season-high 10 batters over 7.0 innings in an 8-1 win on 7/30 vs. Cleveland
... Tossed the first complete game of his career in a 3-1 win on 8/16 at Oakland as he allowed
just 1 hit (1bb, 5k) ... took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before allowing a leadoff home
run to Conor Jackson
... Beginning with his performance on 8/16 at Oakland produced 8 quality starts over his last
9 starts of the season, going 3-2 with a 3.13 ERA (60.1ip, 21er) ... allowed 6 runs over 5.1
innings in a 6-0 loss on 9/19 at Boston ... without that start had a 2.45 ERA during this period
... Was traded to Milwaukee in exchange for 2B Brett Lawrie on 12/6.
Had "Tommy John" surgery on Sept. 30, 2008... Returned to action July 6 on a rehabilitation assignment
with Dunedin of the Florida State League (A)... REHAB: Made two starts for Dunedin, totaling six innings before moving
to New Hampshire of the Eastern League (AA)... In two starts for the FisherCats, allowed only one run in 7.2 innings...
His final start came on July 26 for Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA), tossing two innings... SEE YOU IN THE
SPRING: Subsequent to experiencing back soreness, did not pitch after July 26.
Made 25 starts before having his season
end prematurely (Sept 16) with elbow soreness... Had
"Tommy John" surgery on Sept. 30... His 3.39 ERA ranked
2nd on the club among starters... Had 15 quality starts in 25
outings (60%)... Team record was 13-12 in his starts...
AMONG THE LEADERS: Fell short of qualification due to
injury, however would have ranked 2nd in the AL in
opponents batting avg. at .222, and 7th in the ERA... Held
RH hitters to a .200 avg. ranking him 4th among AL starters...
Allowed 10.79 base runners per nine innings to rank
5th in the AL... QUICK OUT OF THE GATE: Tossed six
scoreless innings to start a game eight times, and now has
16 over the last two seasons, averaging out to one every
three starts... DISABLED: Was placed on the DL June 21
with elbow soreness... Returned July 22, however was removed
from his final start Sept. 16 with the same injury...
Was optioned to Syracuse Aug. 23 and made two starts at
Syracuse before being recalled Sept. 2... In his three Sept.
starts went 1-1 with a 1.65 ERA... Had a 15.2 scoreless
streak from Apr. 26-May 7 the longest of his career... Came
within one out of his first career complete game on May 7 vs.
TB... Allowed double digit hits for the only time in his career,
May 31 vs. LAA... Won three straight from Aug. 6-17.
As a starter was 11-4, with a 3.91 ERA...In
relief was 1-2, with one save and a 6.06 ERA...Team record
was 15-10 in his starts...TOP STARTER: His .733 winning
pct. as a starter ranked 3rd in the AL...Posted eight wins after
the All-Star break to rank T-6th in the AL...As a starting
pitcher held opponents to a .248 average, 12th in the
AL...NO-NO: Took a no-hitter into the 7th inning at KC, Aug.
10, succumbed to a severe leg cramp and left the game after
allowing a two-out hit to Billy Butler...Tossed six no-hit innings
in his debut as a starter, May 13 vs. TB... Left the
game after six due to pitch count ...Had a streak of 10 consecutive
no-hit innings from May 13-19, to tie a Blue Jays record
held by Dave Stieb (1990) and David Cone
(1995)...DOMINATING: Reached the 7th inning without allowing
an earned run four of his first nine starts, and eight of
17 starts...Did not suffer a loss as a starter until his 11th
start... Won seven of eight starts from July 23-August
31...CONTROL ARTIST: Went three consecutive starts
without issuing a walk (July 23-Aug. 4), 89 batters...Marked
the 2nd longest streak in the majors in 2007...Walked only
21 batters in 14 post All-Star break starts...Won seven of his
last 10 decisions...OF NOTE: Apr. 7 at TB earned win #1 (in
relief) after retiring seven batters in order and stranding the
bases loaded - 2.1IP, 5K...The five strikeouts was a season
high by any Jay reliever, tied with Brian Tallet ...Apr. 15 vs.
DET recorded his 1st career save, retiring the side...Apr. 19
vs. BOS suffered his 1st loss & blown save of the season (allowed
2R-HR to M. Ramirez in the 8th inn)...June 16 vs.
WAS struck out 11, a career high and was his 2nd 10+
Had four separate stints with the Blue Jays in 2006...
Was recalled on July 2 and remained with the Club as a
member of the starting rotation through the balance of the
season... Compiled a record of 3-0, with a 2.74 ERA at
home... Was 0-4 with a 7.82 ERA on the road... Team record
was 6-8 in his starts... Recorded four quality starts
(29%)... Was 3-4, 4.72 as a starter, and 0-0, 7.45 as a reliever...
Had his best month in July after his final recall going
1-0, with an ERA of 3.05...Won vs. BOS Sept 25, set a career
high with 8.0 IP & 10 K...Lost at BAL Aug. 19
(0-15)...4.1IP, 7H, 9ER, 2HR, matching the worst shutout
loss in franchise history (Sept 25, 19977 vs. NYY...Took the
loss Aug. 3 at NYY (1-8)... 2.2IP, 4H, 3ER, HR, (shortest career
start)... Picked up his 1st Major league victory vs. NYY
(13-5), July 23rd...Pitched 5.0 innings of one-hit ball vs. TEX
on July 18, receiving a no decision in a 2-5 loss...It marked
his 1st start in the Major Leagues.
Was 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in five relief appearances in
Toronto...Sept. 6 had his contract purchased from Syracuse
(AAA)...Made MLdebut Sept. 6 at BAL...1.0IP, H, BB,
K...Appeared in five games (8.0IP) and did not allow a
run... Stranded all four inherited runners...Did not surrender
a home run...Combined to pitch to a 13-5 record with a
4.13 ERA in 27 starts split between New Hampshire and
Syracuse... After taking his loss in his first start of the season,
proceeded to collect wins in seven of his next eight outings
with the Fisher Cats earning a promotion to Class
AAA... Named as the International League Pitcher of the
Week after his first two starts with Syracuse, having posted
a 1-0 record with 17 strikeouts and one walk in 13.1 innings
Began the season with Charleston (A) before being
promoted to Dunedin (A)... Pitched to a 7-4 record with a
3.19 ERA in 13 games (all starts) with Charleston... While
with Dunedin (A), held a 3-2 record with a 3.12 ERA in 12
games (all starts)... Combined between the two teams, he
collected 155 strikeouts, while issuing only 20 walks in
148.1IP... Was named as a Blue Jays Minor League Star of
the Month in April, going 3-0 with a 1.61 ERA... Selected as
the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week after tossing
his first career complete game shutout on April 22 vs.
Was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 3rd
round (80th overall) of the June First Year Player Draft...
Posted a 1-0 record with eight saves and a 1.32 ERA in 21
appearances with Auburn (A-short season)... Held the opposition
scoreless in all but five of his appearances and only
once gave up more than one earned run... Earned his first
pro save on July 16 vs. Jamestown...Named as a Blue Jays
Minor League Star of the Month for August after posting a
1-0 record with six saves and a 0.96 ERA.