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Yankees Rumors: New York interested in Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa

The New York Yankees are on the lookout for another starting pitcher. They have already acquired Chris Capuano and Brandon McCarthy, but they are in need of at least one more due to injuries in their starting rotation.Yesterday, the Yankees were in discussions about a trade that would send Ian Kennedy to New York, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert, but Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 101: McCarthy throws another gem in pinstripes

Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 4 The New York Yankees are able to call on newcomers to be key in completing a series win at home. In a Thursday matinee, the Yankees called on Brandon McCarthy to go for the four-game series win over the Texas Rangers. Since joining the Yankees, McCarthy has put up a 1.42 ERA with two earned runs over 12.2 innings in two starts. He looked to...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitchers who leave the Diamondbacks get better. Pitchers they acquire get worse.

In his second start with his new team on Saturday, New York Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy fired six innings of one-run ball against the Cincinnati Reds. As it pertains to the Diamondbacks, it isn't just the results that are of interest, it's how he said he accomplished them. McCarthy, who was traded to the Yankees on July 6, used his cut fastball with increased frequency...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs cut off McCarthy's cutter controversy

PHOENIX -- Brandon McCarthy has two quality starts since joining the New York Yankees and he credits a return to the cut fastball -- a pitch he said the Diamondbacks did not want him to throw. After a 7-1 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday, McCarthy said his expanded arsenal made the difference. He threw about 20 cutters while giving up one run and six hits in six innings. "...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

McCarthy's wife hits traffic jam on way to Yankee Stadium

Brandon McCarthy pitched very well in his New York Yankees debut on Saturday, allowing just six hits and one earned run over six innings to pick up a win over the Cincinnati Reds. Unfortunately, his lovely wife Amanda missed the start of the game. Amanda probably thought she wouldn’t hit much traffic heading to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy’s Wife Gets Stuck In Traffic During His First Yankees Win

Saturday was a great day for New York Yankees pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who recorded his first win in the Bronx as a Yankee. The same can’t be said for his wife, Amanda McCarthy, who got stuck in some brutal New York City traffic on her way to Yankee Stadium to see her husband pitch and missed some parts of the game. McCarthy’s wife totally ignored any distracted driving laws...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy's perfect 'Seinfeld' joke about number

The change of scenery certainly hasn’t affected Brandon McCarthy’s sense of humor. The right-handed pitcher was traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the New York Yankees on Sunday, but he’s hit a couple of snags with the Bronx Bombers before he’s even trotted out to the mound in pinstripes. First, it was the scruff. Much to his wife’s delight, McCarthy had to shave because...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire McCarthy, while letting Soriano go

Brandon McCarthy (Joe Camporeale/ USA Today Sports) Lots of quick changes happening with the New York Yankees. 1)   Arizona Diamondback Brandon McCarthy was traded to the Yankees for Vidal Nuno. 2)   Shane Greene and Bruce Billings have been called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 3)   Alfonso Soriano has been designated for assignment. Wow, that’s a lot in one day...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why is Brandon McCarthy's wife so happy he was dealt to Yanks?

The New York Yankees picked up Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday to help out their injured pitching staff and no one could have been happier than the pitcher’s wife Amanda. Surely, Mrs. McCarthy is going to miss the friends she made while in Phoenix, but she’s more excited about what her husband will be leaving behind. And you can give the assist to the Yankees...
Via Hall of Very Good
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks trade Brandon McCarthy to Yankees

The dismantling of the Arizona Diamondbacks has taken another step forward, as pitcher Brandon McCarthy has been dealt to the New York Yankees. Check that, deal is done: McCarthy to #Yankees. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 6, 2014 McCarthy has an unsightly 5.01 ERA this season, his second in the desert. However, that ERA masks a tremendous 4.65 strikeout to walk ratio that...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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