Sep 11, 2012 20:28 EDT
Pitcher Brandon McCarthy has left hospital less than a week after he was hit in the head by a line drive and needed surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, the Oakland Athletics said.
Sep 08, 2012 00:06 EDT
Oakland pitcher Brandon McCarthy is improving after brain surgery but Athletics team officials said he remained in danger days after he was struck in the head by a line drive.
Sep 06, 2012 22:45 EDT
Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy has had surgery after suffering a fractured skull when he was hit in the head with a line drive during a game against Anaheim.
Apr 26, 2012 20:00 EDT
Oakland A's Pitcher Brandon McCarthy is speaking out against a comedic 'Kiss Cam' routine, calling it anti-gay. ?Oakland A's Pitcher Brandon McCarthy is speaking out against a comedic ?Kiss Cam? routine, calling it anti-gay. The routine involves adding two random men to the tail end of a ?Kiss Cam,? encouraging the men to kiss on camera as everyone in the stadium looks on. It's a joke because it makes the men ? who most likely are straight ? uncomfortable. Last week, the 28-year-old McCarthy tweeted against the practice: ?They put two guys on the 'Kiss Cam' tonight. What hilarity!! (by hilarity I mean offensive homophobia). Enough with this stupid trend.? In remarks to the San Francisco Chronicle, McCarthy expanded on his tweet. ?There's that stupid, little comedic value of it if you don't really think about what it implies,? he said. ?It kind of got old on that level. Then I actually started thinking about why we were supposed to be laughing, and it bugged me.? ?The whole thing bugs m
Mar 28, 2012 11:35 EDT
Infielder Dustin Ackley fired a game-winning hit to give Seattle Mariners a 3-1 win over Oakland Athletics in the opener of the US Major League Baseball at the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday.
Nov 05, 2010 16:59 EDT
Rangers cut German, Mathis & McCarthy; RHP Scott Feldman has knee surgery. The Texas Rangers have sent infielder Esteban German and right-handers Doug Mathis and Brandon McCarthy outright to the minor leagues, and the trio have refused the assignments and become free agents.
Mar 25, 2010 01:20 EDT
Chad Tracy hits 3-run double, Sean Marshall goes 4 innings to lead Cubs past Rangers 12-1. Chad Tracy hit a three-run double and Sean Marshall threw four strong innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 12-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2010 01:22 EDT
Spring Training Capsules. Stephen Strasburg allowed two solo homers and struck out eight in four innings, and the Washington Nationals beat a St. Louis Cardinals split squad 13-5 on Friday night.
Mar 19, 2010 19:02 EDT
Laffey throws 4 strong innings, Marte hits grand slam as Indians split-squad tops Rangers 12-2. A day in the field was just what Texas Rangers slugger Vladimir Guerrero needed to end his struggles at the plate.
Mar 13, 2010 19:28 EST
Indians closer Kerry Wood misses 5-0 loss to Rangers with arm soreness. The Cleveland Indians lost a game and may not have Kerry Wood for at least a few days either.
Mar 07, 2010 13:18 EST
Texas Rangers at Cleveland Indians exhibition canceled by rain. Jake Westbrook will have to wait at least another day to make his spring debut for the Cleveland Indians.
Jan 15, 2010 21:28 EST
Pay day: Giants ace Tim Lincecum among 128 players to file for salary arbitration. Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum highlighted the list of 128 players who filed for salary arbitration Friday, with many likely to gain enormous raises in the annual process.
Jan 15, 2010 18:59 EST
P Brandon McCarthy, Rangers avoid arbitration by agreeing on $1.3 million contract for '10. Brandon McCarthy and the Texas Rangers agreed Friday to a one-year, $1.3 million contract, avoiding arbitration for the injury-plagued pitcher.
Dec 12, 2009 19:30 EST
Infielder Esteban German agrees to 1-year contract with Rangers. Infielder Esteban German has agreed to a one-year contract with the Texas Rangers.
Sep 27, 2009 19:02 EDT
Rangers' playoff hopes even slimmer after Tampa Bay rallies for 7-6 victory. Fernando Perez drove home the go-ahead run with a squeeze bunt in the ninth inning for Tampa Bay, which overcame a five-run deficit to beat Texas 7-6 on Sunday, spoiling the Rangers' home finale and hurting their already slim playoff hopes.
Sep 08, 2009 23:57 EDT
Rangers sweep doubleheader from Indians move closer to Red Sox. Rookie Julio Borbon homered twice in the first game and Marlon Byrd had seven hits in the doubleheader to help Texas complete a two-game sweep over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Sep 01, 2009 16:34 EDT
Rangers activate McCarthy for start against Blue Jays as part of September roster expansion. The Texas Rangers have activated right-handed starter Brandon McCarthy and lefty reliever Eddie Guardado as part of their September roster expansion.
Aug 30, 2009 17:37 EDT
Minnesota scores three runs in eighth in come-from-behind win over Texas. Pinch-runner Carlos Gomez scored the go-ahead run as the Minnesota Twins scored three times in the eighth inning Sunday to beat the Texas Rangers 5-3.
Jun 11, 2009 19:56 EDT
Orlando 'El Duque' Hernandez agrees to minor league contract with Texas Rangers. El Duque will try to make a comeback with the Texas Rangers.
Jun 04, 2009 16:15 EDT
Melky Cabrera hits tiebreaking homer in 8th inning, Yankees beat Texas 8-6. Melky Cabrera hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees overcame yet another poor start by Chien-Ming Wang to beat the Texas Rangers 8-6 Thursday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Texas Rangers — No. 20|
|Born: July 7, 1983 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|May 22, 2005 for the Chicago White Sox|
(through 2009 Season)
|Earned run average||4.56|