Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy underwent Tommy John surgery last week, and he seems to be taking it well for someone who is expected to be out for well over a year. Immediately following the procedure, McCarthy made a funny joke about being on pain pills. thles pani pills are'nt havin any eff=ect at...Read More
The snarky response to the news that Brandon McCarthy would miss the rest of the 2015 season was that the Dodgers’ mega-payroll of $270 million can’t buy a fully healthy pitching staff.
McCarthy’s torn ulnar collateral ligament was announced by the Dodgers on Monday. The right-hander, 31, will undergo Tommy John surgery and the recovery process is expected to keep him sidelined...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are deeper than they have been in years, and that depth will be tested in the coming weeks as three key players have missed time recently.
Brandon McCarthy– Torn UCL, out for the year
This one hurt to hear, as McCarthy left in the sixth inning of his start on Saturday in San Diego with arm tingling after giving up a home run to Justin Upton. Preliminary...
A torn UCL claims another prominent pitcher – Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of this season because of the injury, which will require Tommy John surgery.
Brandon McCarthy is out for the year with a UCL tear, according to Don Mattingly.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 27, 2015
Los Angeles signed the 31-year old McCarthy to a four-year, $48 million...
After going 6-0 last week and winning seven straight, things were looking awesome coming into this week for the Los Angeles Dodgers. But it didn’t last.
The Dodgers opened this week by getting swept by the Giants. So that sucks. They ended the week 2-4 after taking two of three against the Padres, bringing their overall record to 11-7, still the best in the NL West.
At the end...
When Brandon McCarthy left last night’s game with what was termed “right elbow tightness,” Twitter exploded with fury and jokes about how the Dodgers should have known better than to give a four-year deal to a pitcher with such a long injury history. I didn’t really agree with most of that, because he did pitch 200 innings last year and had never had any sort of major elbow...
It’s funny what getting out of San Francisco can do for a team. The Dodgers were triumphant last night, and it was a solid performance all-around.
The change of scenery certainly hasn’t affected Brandon McCarthy’s sense of humor. The right-handed pitcher was traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the New York Yankees on Sunday, but he’s hit a couple of snags with the Bronx Bombers before he’s even trotted out to the mound in pinstripes. First, it was the scruff. Much to his wife’s delight, McCarthy had to shave because...
The New York Yankees picked up Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday to help out their injured pitching staff and no one could have been happier than the pitcher’s wife Amanda. Surely, Mrs. McCarthy is going to miss the friends she made while in Phoenix, but she’s more excited about what her husband will be leaving behind. And you can give the assist to the Yankees...
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The dismantling of the Arizona Diamondbacks has taken another step forward, as pitcher Brandon McCarthy has been dealt to the New York Yankees. Check that, deal is done: McCarthy to #Yankees. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 6, 2014 McCarthy has an unsightly 5.01 ERA this season, his second in the desert. However, that ERA masks a tremendous 4.65 strikeout to walk ratio that...