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Report: Shawn Marcum heads to Mets

Shawn Marcum. | Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Report: Shawn Marcum heads to Mets

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Jan 24, 2013

NEW YORK - A Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher is heading to New York to pitch with the New York Mets, according to a report.

CBS Sports reporter Jon Heyman says that Shawn Marcum, who pitched with the Brewers in 2011-12, has agreed to terms with the Mets for 2013, pending a physical.

Marcum went 20-11 with a 3.60 ERA during his time with the Brewers.

He helped Milwaukee reach the 2011 NL Central Division title on a staff with co-aces Yovani Gallardo and Zach Greinke, now a Los Angeles Dodger.

This leaves the Brewers with projected starters Gallardo, Marco Estrada, Mike Fiers, Wily Peralta and Mark Rogers.