Brewers’ Marcum leaves start with cramping in calf
Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Shaun Marcum has left his start
against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday after four innings because of
cramping in his right calf.
Marcum was making his second start since missing two months
because of elbow soreness. He allowed three runs, scattering five
hits and four walks while striking out four. He left after throwing
Marcum cleared waivers earlier this week, according to published
reports, and has been frequently mentioned as a trade target for
contending teams. The deadline to add players who are eligible for
the postseason is midnight Friday.
Marcum is 5-4 with a 3.19 ERA this season. He has won 26 games
over the previous two seasons with Toronto and Milwaukee.