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    Major League Baseball

    Career W-L
    55-65
     
    Career ERA
    4.13
    Name  Brandon McCarthy
    Born  7/7/1983
    Height  6-7
    Weight  200
    Number  38
    Position  SP
    Bats  R
    Throws  R
    4/27/2015 7:32:00 PM
    Description: Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy has been diagnosed with a UCL tear and will need Tommy John surgery.
    Insight: This is rough for both the Dodgers and McCarthy. Scott Baker will continue to hold down a spot in the starting rotation.
     
    9/6/2014 8:53:00 PM
    Description: Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy pitched six innings, allowed two runs on six hits, struck out four and walked one to capture a victory over the Royals, 6-2, on Saturday.
    Insight: McCarthy was coming off two rocky starts but got back on track with a solid start against Kansas City. Overall, McCarthy has pitched much better with the Yankees (6-4, 2.79 ERA, 64 strikeouts) than he did with the Diamondbacks (3-10, 5.01 ERA, 93 strikeouts) in the first half of the season.
     
    Hot8/31/2014 8:19:00 PM
    Description: Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy allowed four runs, including three long balls, in a loss against the Blue Jays on Sunday.
    Insight: After three great starts, allowing two runs or fewer, McCarthy has posted a 6.69 ERA in his last two starts. He is 8-14 with a 4.19 ERA with Arizona and New York this year.
     
    Hot8/21/2014 3:21:00 PM
    Description: Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy put up another great performance Thursday, holding the Houston Astros to four harmless hits and striking out eight en route to a 3-0 complete game shutout.
    Insight: McCarthy improves to 5-2 with a 4.01 ERA. He's yielded two runs or less in his last four outings.
     
    Hot8/15/2014 10:10:00 PM
    Description: Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy has struck out 43 batters and walked seven in 43 innings since he joined the Yankees.
    Insight: McCarthy has gone 4-2 with a 2.30 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP since Arizona shipped him to New York. He's lost two straight starts but allowed four earned runs and recorded a 15/1 K/BB over 12 2/3 innings in that stretch.
     
    Hot8/4/2014 10:39:00 PM
    Description: Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy has gone 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA in five starts since he joined the Yankees.
    Insight: McCarthy (7-10, 4.37 ERA) struck out eight batters and allowed one unearned run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings Monday in a win over the Tigers. With a 3.59 FIP and a 2.89 xFIP this season, he should continue to pitch well.
     
    7/19/2014 5:26:00 PM
    Description: Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy was dominant Saturday yielding one run on six hits without a walk and nine strikeouts.
    Insight: We have always known he could pitch, but with him its a matter of staying healthy. McCarthy has never made more than 25 starts in any season of his career, but has 20 so far this season.
     
    5/14/2014 6:30:00 PM
    Description: Arizona starter Brandon McCarthy was dominant Wednesday against Washington after getting destroyed his last time out.
    Insight: McCarthy gave up nine hits and seven earned runs in 3 1/3 innings last Friday, but he held the Nats to two hits and one run while striking out seven and walking none in eight innings Wednesday afternoon. The right-hander has thrown seven innings or more and allowed two runs or less in three of his last four starts, but it's results like his previous start that make him tough to trust. He's 1-6 with a 5.01 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP this year.
     
    5/9/2014 10:55:00 PM
    Description: Arizona starter Brandon McCarthy was roughed up by the White Sox Friday night.
    Insight: McCarthy gave up nine hits and seven earned runs in 3 1/3 innings. The right-hander was solid in his previous two starts but now has a 5.66 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP this season. He's given up eight home runs in 47 2/3 innings.
     
    5/4/2014 10:21:00 AM
    Description: Arizona starter Brandon McCarthy fired seven scoreless innings Saturday for his first win of the 2014 season.
    Insight: McCarthy had been 0-5 with a 5.54 ERA in his previous six outings. The right-hander boasts a 4 to 1 strikeout to walk ratio in 44 1/3 innings this season (40 K's, 10 BB).
     
    4/27/2014 8:21:00 PM
    Description: Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy struck out 12 batters and gave up two runs in seven innings Sunday against the Phillies but couldn't avoid dropping to 0-5.
    Insight: McCarthy has allowed a whopping 205 hits in 172 1/3 innings since joining the D'Backs last year (4.75 ERA). After Sunday's start, the 30-year-old has a 5.54 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP this season.
     
    4/19/2014 9:34:00 PM
    Description: Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy pitched shutout innings, allowing just three hits, two walks and striking out six as Los Angeles beat Colorado, 7-0.
    Insight: This was his second win of the season, but his first real good start. McCarthy allowed four and five runs, respectively, in his two previous starts. He is 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA and 1.17 WHIP in three starts in 2015.
     
    Hot9/8/2013 10:27:00 AM
    Description: Arizona starter Brandon McCarthy was outstanding Saturday in a win over San Francisco.
    Insight: McCarthy (8 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 6 K's 1 BB) kept the Giants in check by featuring his signature sinker-ball. He's been a horse lately, going at least seven innings in each of his last three outings (1.88 ERA over that span).
     
    7/19/2013 5:11:00 PM
    Description: According to Kyndra de St. Aubin of ArizonaSports.com, Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) will start his rehab assignment with Triple-A Reno Sunday.
    Insight: McCarthy hasn't pitched since May 30 due to right shoulder discomfort. Manager Kirk Gibson has previously said McCarthy would need two rehab starts, but the right-hander said Friday that how many starts he makes is still undecided. I think it just depends on what they need," said the right-hander. "Throw Sunday and if you get your innings and you get your pitches and you're pretty close to being ready then it's just kind of up to them if they want to let me stretch out in a big league game or another one in Reno is fine, it's just kind of up to them at this point."
     
    7/14/2013 3:26:00 PM
    Description: Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment later this week, according to Jack Magruder of FoxSportsArizona.com.
    Insight: McCarthy hasn't pitched since May 30 due to right shoulder discomfort. He'll make at least two rehab starts, manager Kirk Gibson said.
     
    7/9/2013 9:16:00 PM
    Description: Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said he doesn't expect Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) to return to the rotation immediately after the All-Star break, according to Jack Magruder of FoxSportsArizona.com.
    Insight: McCarthy hasn't pitched since May 30 due to right shoulder discomfort. He could end up being out until August.
     
    7/1/2013 1:01:00 PM
    Description: Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) is expected to throw a bullpen session Monday afternoon, according to the Arizona Republic.
    Insight: McCarthy threw a bullpen session on June 21 but he has had to take a step back after experiencing fatigue in his shoulder. The right-hander has been sidelined since May 30 due to shoulder inflammation and is still out indefinitely.
     
    6/27/2013 4:05:00 PM
    Description: Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) had to play catch on flat ground Wednesday instead of off a mound due to shoulder fatigue, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.
    Insight: McCarthy threw a bullpen session last week but he has had to take a step back after experiencing fatigue. The right-hander has been sidelined since May 30 due to shoulder inflammation and is still a few weeks away from returning.
     
    6/21/2013 8:58:00 PM
    Description: Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Friday, according to Jack Magruder of FOXSportsArizona.com.
    Insight: McCarthy has been on the disabled list since the beginning of June due to shoulder inflammation. He'll throw another bullpen session within the next few days.
     
    6/18/2013 9:40:00 AM
    Description: Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy will throw a bullpen session Tuesday, according to Jack Magruder of FOXSportsArizona.com.
    Insight: It will be his first time on the mound since going on the DL with shoulder inflammation. The right-hander also had a seizure nine days ago but is fine.
     

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      Watch & Win: Ticket to the Tampa Bay Rowdies

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      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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