McCarthy signs with Diamondbacks

McCarthy signs with Diamondbacks
December 7, 2012, 2:30 pm
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Brandon McCarthy will join former teammate Trevor Cahill in Arizona. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

UPDATE (5:30 p.m.) -- Brandon McCarthy's deal with the Diamondbacks is offical and pending a physical, the team website reports.


Brandon McCarthy and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed on a deal, according to a report from Sports 620 KTAR.

McCarthy, 29, posted a 3.24 ERA and 73/24 K/BB ratio over 111 innings with the A’s this past season, though it was cut short when a line drive off the bat of Erick Aybar struck McCarthy in the head and forced emergency brain surgery. McCarthy also has a history of shoulder problems.

Reports indicate the contract is for two years and $15.5 million dollars.


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