Why do people keep putting CHris Young and Shaun MArcum in the same category? Young is a solid #5 who has a 50/50 shot of missing significant time due to injury. Look at Marcum's last 4 seasons. He's missed some time but not a ton, and he's a solid midl rotation starter. If Santana is healthy, a rotation of Santana, Harvey, Niese, Marcum, and Gee is a very solid rotation, and those first 4 are playoff caliber. Sign Marcum and we don't need to worry about the rotation unless serious injuries happen. Let Mejia Familia, Carson, and Edgin all have a spot in the pen
I am all for this. Marcum makes sense but I don't think he's affordable. Hopefully the Wilpons will prove me wrong.
Grooming Mejia and Familia for the BP along with Carson, Edgin and Parnell gives us some pretty good young arms in the BP to work with.