The Brewers will make a decision on where Shaun Marcum’s (elbow) next start will come after the righty throws a bullpen session Friday.
Marcum made a second rehab start Wednesday, and his next start could come with the Brewers, or he could make another appearance in the minors to stretch out more. “We’re going to wait and see after his bullpen (Friday),” said manager Ron Roenicke. “It’s not that key but we’re tinkering with both things – to bring him back early, which probably limits him to 75 (pitches) maximum, or whether to really give him another (minor-league start). He threw 3 2/3 innings (Wednesday, allowing four hits, two walks and two earned runs). He felt good but said the last inning he didn’t throw as well. He said his cutters were really sliding across too big and missing with some location.” Marcum has been out since mid-June with right elbow tightness. When he does return, the Brewers could go with a six-man rotation for a while.