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credit: getty images Brandon McCarthy suffered a seizure last week while at a Phoenix restaurant with his wife Amanda. McCarthy was taken to an area hospital but is fine after being prescribed anti-seizure medication. McCarthy was told after his brain surgery last year that he could be prone to seizures in the future. Amanda “took control of the situation pretty quickly” McCarthy told the Arizona Republic. “She might have dressed it up a little bit, but I’m pretty sure she was a superhero there. I know she’s talked about how some of the employees there were pretty damn good. Some of the people eating there helped, too. If anybody reads it or hears about it, thank you to them for helping and making it go as smooth as possible.” McCarthy is currently rehabbing his shoulder from inflammation and is hopeful to rejoin the Diamondbacks soon. On the season McCarthy holds a 5.00 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP in 11 starts this season.
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Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy is recovering after suffering a seizure last week at a Phoenix restaurant, according to Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic.
McCarthy was out to eat with his wife, Amanda, last Monday night when the incident took place. Piecoro reports that the pitcher slumped over in a booth, at which time his wife climbed...
Tweet While with the Oakland A’s last season, pitcher Brandon McCarthy experienced an extremely scary moment when, on Sep. 5, a line drive up the middle caught him in the side of the head, seen here: McCarthy needed surgery to prevent intracranial bleeding and the recovery was long, but he’s back in the MLB this [...]
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Hahn wore #34 at ASU which is why the D’Backs staff is holding a 34 jersey and also why the...
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