Brandon McCarthy Took A Line Drive Right Above The Ear

It has not been the smoothest of 2012s for Brandon McCarthy, the talented Oakland starter. After a number of injury-plagued seasons, McCarthy began the year as the Athletics' opening day starter, only to hit the DL with a shoulder strain in May. A June return proved too soon, and he went on the DL again. » 9/05/12 5:12pm 9/05/12 5:12pm