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38 Brandon McCarthy SP

New York Yankees

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
75%41%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
174.08-1404.1915331
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014NYY8144.1928281100174.01979181212131153

Player Updates

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Late trouble sends Brandon McCarthy to 14th loss
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Yankees starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy could not hold a three-run lead Sunday at Toronto, as the Blue Jays rallied for a 4-3 win. The right-hander was charged with four runs on five hits and two walks, while striking out four in six-plus innings.

McCarthy (8-14) was in control for most of the afternoon and tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings before falling apart with two outs in the sixth inning. He allowed back-to-back solo home runs to Melky Cabrera and Jose Bautista, which cut the Yankees' lead to one run. 

He then gave up a solo home run to Edwin Encarnacion leading off the seventh inning and was pulled after walking Dioner Navarro with no outs. Dellin Betances relieved McCarthy, but the inherited runner scored with two outs, charging the run to McCarthy.

McCarthy has lost four of his last five starts, and he's allowed four or more earned runs in two straight starts. McCarthy had allowed a total of one home run in his previous five starts. He's expected to make his next start Saturday against the Royals.

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Brandon McCarthy gets knocked around Tuesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Yankees pitcher Brandon McCarthy had a tough start Tuesday against the Tigers.

McCarthy allowed five runs on nine hits over 6 1/3 innings. He struck out five and walked two during the outing. Detroit was able to chip away at McCarthy throughout the start. He ran into some unusual control issues in the second inning. McCarthy walked and hit a batter en route to loading the bases. He then walked in a run. Another run came across on a single the following inning. McCarthy was able to get through the next two innings without giving up a run. The Tigers led off the sixth hitting a single, double and a run-scoring single. A double-play brought in the second run of the inning. McCarthy was pulled after giving up another run-scoring single in the seventh. 

With the loss, McCarthy fell to 8-13. He’ll take on the Blue Jays in his next start. 

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Brandon McCarthy hitting his stride
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Brandon McCarthy has had a wild career, hasn't he? Between the minor-league accolades, the early struggles with the White Sox and Rangers, the eventual breakthrough with the Athletics, the career-threatening head injury and the disastrous stay in Arizona, nailing down just who he is has been an exercise in futility.

Which is why I don't mind just riding the wave with him.

The signs for what he's doing now where there even before joining the Yankees. He may have had a 3-10 record and 5.01 ERA in 18 starts with the Diamondbacks, but he also had a 3.82 FIP, which estimates what a pitcher's ERA really should be. And that FIP would have been even lower if not for a suspiciously high home run rate for a pitcher who induces as many ground balls as he does.

I'll admit I didn't put much stock in that argument at the time of the trade, believing McCarthy's FIP was inflated by a couple of high-strikeout games earlier in the season and that the home runs would only increase in Yankee Stadium. Instead, the strikeouts have become more frequent and the home runs less frequent.

It culminated with a complete-game shutout Thursday afternoon against the Astros, his fifth start in eight as a Yankee with seven or more strikeouts. Looks like the Athletics version of McCarthy is back.

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Brandon McCarthy overpowers Astros in complete-game win
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Yankees pitcher Brandon McCarthy tossed another gem Thursday, as he dominated the Astros in a complete-game shutout win.

McCarthy tossed his first complete game of the season, as he mowed through the Astros on 107 pitches. He allowed just four hits -- two doubles -- in the game, while retiring eight batters on strikeouts and 11 on groundballs in the 3-0 win.

McCarthy has been lights out since joining the Yankees, posting a 5-2 record and 1.90 ERA in his eight starts. He will try to keep the good times rolling when he takes on the Tigers Tuesday.

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Brandon McCarthy picks up a loss Friday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Yankees pitcher Brandon McCarthy couldn't manage a win Friday against the Rays.

McCarthy allowed four runs, two earned, on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings of work. He struck out seven and walked one. McCarthy found himself in trouble immediately. He loaded the bases after facing the first three hitters. Two runs scored on groundouts during the inning. McCarthy would later be charged with two unearned runs in the seventh inning, after an error put the first runner on base. 

With the loss, McCarthy dropped to 7-12. He'll take on the Astros in his next start. 

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 93 133 28.46
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 90.100 3.9901881
vs RHB 83.200 4.4101372
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
7/29@TEX1006.010413
8/4DET1005.25028
8/9CLE0106.17208
8/15@TB0106.17217
8/21HOU1009.04008
8/26@DET0106.19525
8/31@TOR0106.05424
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST /SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31
@Tor
L3-4
1
2
Bos
7:05 pm
Tickets
3
Bos
7:05 pm
Tickets
4
Bos
7:05 pm
Tickets
5
KC
7:05 pm
Tickets
6
KC
4:05 pm
Tickets
7
KC
1:05 pm
Tickets
8
9
TB
7:05 pm
Tickets
10
TB
7:05 pm
Tickets
11
TB
7:05 pm
Tickets
12
@Balt
1:05 pm
Tickets
DH
13
@Balt
1:05 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
10

1

1

18

30

-8

27

11

3

8

0
8

27

15

13

25

23

12

33

10

37

3

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005CHW32 4.0312100000 67.06230301321748
2006CHW47 4.685320001 84.27744441703369
2007TEX510 4.8723220000 101.21116255934859
2008TEX11 4.09550000 22.020111031810
2009TEX74 4.6217171100 97.19655501333665
2010TEX00 ---000000 0.00000000
2011OAK99 3.3225255100 170.2168736311025123
2012OAK86 3.2418180000 111.011544401062473
2013ARI511 4.5322222100 135.016171681352176
2014ARI-NYY814 4.1928281100 174.0197918121331153
Total 5064 4.122031499401 963.1100748144111023243676
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005CHW12200000200 .000 .000 .000
2006CHW53100000000 .000 .000 .000
2007TEX23200000200 .000 .000 .000
2008TEX5000000000 --- --- ---
2009TEX17400000000 .000 .000 .000
2011OAK25000000000 --- --- ---
2012OAK18000000000 --- --- ---
2013ARI2237010031500 .100 .027 .027
2014ARI-NYY2829040301100 .138 .138 .138
Total 20375050333000 .103 .067 .067
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005CHWP1210734011.000
2006CHWP53215411021.000
2007TEXP23221810621 .889
2008TEXP55101001.000
2009TEXP1717188911 .944
2011OAKP252538122241 .895
2012OAKP181821714011.000
2013ARIP222224816001.000
2014ARI-NYYP2828271017011.000
Total  2031491696210078 .959
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2005CHW05989 0.7320011 .242277 10.9 .4530
2006CHW973102 0.8083005 .243354 11.7 .4451
2007TEX093145 0.69175014 .278459 14.3 .4280
2008TEX01539 0.4461000 .24493 11.9 .4270
2009TEX0100120 0.8852000 .255420 12.5 .4180
2010TEX000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2011OAK1198176 1.22114103 .258690 10.2 .3770
2012OAK2127124 1.09133000 .267469 11.8 .3930
2013ARI3183131 1.4820011 .296577 12.5 .4320
2014ARI-NYY4229120 2.04164104 .284733 11.9 .4370
Total 1910771046 1.1180222318 .2694072 11.9 .4191
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2002 R-White Sox44 2.761414000 78.1784024621579
2003 R-Great Falls94 3.651615100101.010549417315125
2004 AA-Birmingham31 3.4644000 26.023101022629
2004 A-Winston-Sal60 2.0888000 52.031121231360
2004 A-Kannapolis85 3.641515310 94.080413810721113
2005AAA-Charlotte77 3.922019110119.1104535216232130
2007AAA-Oklahoma00 0.0011000 4.13000006
2008 R-Rangers00 3.6022000 5.07220015
2008AAA-Oklahoma11 3.3855000 26.221101020823
2009AAA-Oklahoma City01 4.2955000 21.020101011922
2010AAA-Oklahoma City RedHaw42 3.38119000 56.0512221831144
2011AFA-Stockton Ports10 0.0022000 10.07200008
2012AAA-Sacramento River Cat01 5.5922000 9.296610311
2013AAA-Reno Aces00 6.9722000 10.115982134
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/200
Birthdate:
7/7/1983
Age:
31
Hometown:
Glendale, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
New York Yankees
College:
Lamar CC CO
MLB Experience:
9
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