Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/11/12

Brandon McCarthy was having a good day. So good, in fact, that he dared to try something that many men know could get them into a serious bit of trouble. McCarthy, who has been in the hospital since last week after being struck in the head by a batted ball, was discharged on Tuesday. Considering the severity of his injury and the fact that he was only recently undergoing brain surgery, the 29-year-old Oakland A's pitcher was probably feeling pretty lucky. So, he took the opportunity to ask his wife Amanda McCarthy for... well, just see his tweet below. WELL...

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