|Brandon McCarthy was able to leave the field on Wednesday under his own power. (AP)|
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In a release, #Athletics say McCarthy "is conscious and doing well." He'll stay in hospital overnight for further observation.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) September 6, 2012
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McCarthy did walk off the field under his own power, but he was immediately replaced by Travis Blackley with two outs in the fourth. A's third baseman Josh Donaldson fielded the ball and retired Aybar at first.
McCarthy, 29, has two stints on the disabled list this season with a shoulder injury. He entered Wednesday's game with an 8-5 record and a 3.10 ERA. He had allowed three runs on five hits in 3 2/3 innings on Wednesday.