Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy is still in a hospital recovering from a head injury he sustained he when was hit by a line drive earlier in the week, but is back to tweeting.
Less than three days after having surgery at a Bay Area hospital to repair a skull fracture and an epidural hemorrhage on the right side of his head, McCarthy took to Twitter early Saturday morning.
"Crazy about this children's tylenol, can't believe they give it to kids," he wrote at 1:45 a.m. PT.
At 10:24 a.m., he tweeted: "The good news in all of this, is that I set up my fantasy lineups beforehand. So there shall be no excuses at this point."
McCarthy was struck by a line drive Wednesday afternoon against the Los Angeles Angels.
The A's medical staff said McCarthy was progressing well and was stable, but remained in serious condition when it was last reported.
Team trainer Nick Paparesta said Friday that the first three days after sustaining such an injury are crucial. McCarthy was able to...