Hardball Talk "Here’s some bad — but not unexpected — news. According to MLB.com beat reporter Ken Gurnick, Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy — who was diagnosed Monday with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow — is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday in Los Angeles. The..." April 30
Hardball Talk "According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Dodgers are closing in on a four-year free agent contract with right-hander Brandon McCarthy. No word yet on any of the financial details. McCarthy has a rough-looking 4.24 ERA in 335 innings since the beginning of the 2013 season, but he finished..." December 11
Toronto Sun "Colour Francisco Liriano black and gold ... as in gone. The Blue Jays had been discussing signing the free-agent lefty but he’s staying with the Pirates. Next? Free-agent Brandon McCarthy? McCarthy, 30, was 7-5 with a 2.89 ERA in 14 starts in 2014 with the New York Yankees, who picked him..." December 10
#Dbacks McCarthy will throw a bullpen Tuesday, Gibson said.
Fox Sports Arizona "Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who last season required emergency surgery after being hit in the head by a line drive, had a seizure last week and is now taking anti-seizure medication. McCarthy, who is on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation, said he is feeling no ill effects..." June 10
Fox Sports Arizona "Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who last season required emergency surgery after being hit in the head by a line drive, had a seizure last week and is now taking anti-seizure medication. McCarthy, who is on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation, said he is feeling no ill effects..." June 09
Source: McCarthy to DL for #Diamondbacks. Delgado to take his place on roster.
Denver Post "The child grew up to be a childhood hero, but now he's a child again, sitting 25 feet from his own childhood hero. Brandon McCarthy, a kid from Colorado Springs, sat in the Coors Field visitors' dugout Tuesday, watching Vinny Castilla play catch. "It's where you went and saw big-league..." May 22
AZ Snake Pit "Last December, James Shields was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Kansas City Royals, for four prospects. But, according to Ken Rosenthal, Shield nearly became a Diamondback instead: "[KC GM Dayton] Moore didn’t know it at the time, but he nearly lost the deal that night... to the..." February 28
Brandon McCarthy pitching in 1st game tomorrow since horrific incident in which he was hit in head; says it just feels like 1st spring game.
Venom Strikes "With most teams in baseball, their progress and success hinges on starting pitching. The Diamondbacks have a solid staff from top to bottom without having that intimidating ace where you can just pencil in at least a quality start if not a win each time he takes the hill. Wade Miley was close to..." February 14