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Brandon McCarthy
ERA W-L K
3.76 4-1 35
Team: LA DodgersHt / Wt: 6-7 / 226 NFBC ADP: 442.52
Position: SPBorn: 7/7/1983 Birthplace: Glendale, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 17th Round by White Sox (2002)


Latest News
May 22 7:24 AM PT8:24 AM MT9:24 AM CT10:24 AM ET10:24 ET14:24 GMT22:24 7:24 AM MST9:24 AM EST9:54 AM VEN18:24 UAE9:24 AM CT-McCarthy improved to 4-1, allowing one run on three hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Miami Marlins 6-3 on Sunday. McCarthy struck out five, ending the game with a 3.76 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: McCarthy retired his first 14 batters.
May 16 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET17:09 GMT1:09 10:09 AM MST12:09 PM EST12:39 PM VEN21:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-Brandon McCarthy fell to 3-1, allowing six runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.2 innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Monday. McCarthy struck out five, ending the game with a 4.15 ERA and 1.27 WHIP on the season.
May 8 4:51 PM PT5:51 PM MT6:51 PM CT7:51 PM ET19:51 ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST7:21 PM VEN3:51 UAE (+1)6:51 PM CT-McCarthy (left shoulder) will return to start Monday in San Francisco.
Analysis: The good news is that McCarthy is right-handed and no damage occurred to his throwing arm. He is 3-0 with a 3.10 ERA in five starts this season.
Apr. 30 9:49 AM PT10:49 AM MT11:49 AM CT12:49 PM ET12:49 ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST12:19 PM VEN20:49 UAE11:49 AM CT-Brandon McCarthy allowed four runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.0 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Saturday. McCarthy struck out three, ending the game with a 3.10 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: McCarthy took a step back after allowing two runs or less in each of his first four starts. The veteran right-hander has provided fantasy value thus far, though owners need to be aware of his extensive history of injuries.
Apr. 23 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET20:56 ET0:56 GMT8:56 5:56 PM MST7:56 PM EST8:26 PM VEN4:56 UAE (+1)7:56 PM CT-McCarthy allowed a first-inning, two-run home run by Paul Goldschmidt but blanked Arizona on two hits after that in Sunday's 6-2 win. He went seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits with six strikeouts.
Analysis: McCarthy has allowed two runs or fewer in each of his four starts this season. He'll make his next one Friday against a Phillies team he has a 1.20 ERA against in two starts. He is 1-5 in eight career starts against NL East teams despite a 2.02 ERA.
Apr. 18 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-McCarthy allowed two runs on five hits and three walks in five innings while striking out eight before the Diamondbacks rallied for a 4-2 win over the Dodgers on Monday.
Analysis: McCarthy has been sharp in three starts, posting a 1.18 WHIP and 2.12 ERA.
Apr. 13 6:41 AM PT7:41 AM MT8:41 AM CT9:41 AM ET9:41 ET13:41 GMT21:41 6:41 AM MST8:41 AM EST9:11 AM VEN17:41 UAE8:41 AM CT-McCarthy pitched four-hit ball over six innings of Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Cubs.
Analysis: Think about McCarthy as a fantasy pickup if he's available with his 2-0 record and 1.50 ERA.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2005 CWS 3 2 0 - 0 12 10 0 67.0 62 30 30 13 17 0 48 1.18 4.03
2006 CWS 4 7 0 - 1 53 2 0 84.2 77 44 44 17 33 9 69 1.30 4.68
2007 Tex 5 10 0 - 0 23 22 0 101.2 111 62 55 9 48 0 59 1.56 4.87
2008 Tex 1 1 0 - 0 5 5 0 22.0 20 11 10 3 8 0 10 1.27 4.09
2009 Tex 7 4 0 - 0 17 17 1 97.1 96 55 50 13 36 0 65 1.36 4.62
2011 Oak 9 9 0 - 0 25 25 5 170.2 168 73 63 11 25 1 123 1.13 3.32
2012 Oak 8 6 0 - 0 18 18 0 111.0 115 44 40 10 24 2 73 1.25 3.24
2013 Ari 5 11 0 - 0 22 22 2 135.0 161 71 68 13 21 3 76 1.35 4.53
2014 Ari 3 10 0 - 0 18 18 0 109.2 131 65 61 15 20 4 93 1.38 5.01
2014 NYY 7 5 0 - 0 14 14 1 90.1 91 35 29 10 13 0 82 1.15 2.89
2014 Tot 10 15 0 - 0 32 32 1 200.0 222 100 90 25 33 4 175 1.28 4.05
2015 LAD 3 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 23.0 24 15 15 9 4 0 29 1.22 5.87
2016 LAD 2 3 0 - 1 10 9 0 40.0 29 24 22 2 26 1 44 1.38 4.95
2017 LAD 4 1 0 - 0 7 7 0 40.2 37 17 17 3 11 0 35 1.18 3.76
Career 61 69 0 - 2 228 173 9 1093.0 1122 546 504 128 286 20 806 1.29 4.15

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2005 CWS 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2006 CWS 53 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2007 Tex 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2009 Tex 17 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Ari 22 37 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 15 0 0 .027 .100 .027
2014 Ari 18 29 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 11 0 0 .138 .138 .138
2014 Tot 32 29 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 11 0 0 .138 .138 .138
2015 LAD 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .000 .143 .000
2016 LAD 10 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 .000 .133 .000
2017 LAD 7 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 .100 .250 .100
Career 228 104 1 6 0 0 0 5 8 47 0 0 .058 .125 .058


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 267 96 90 93.1 43.2
Curveball 137 82 78 79.9 22.17
Changeup 27 90 87 88.7 4.37
Cut Fastball 187 94 89 91.5 30.26

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