Amanda McCarthy's sense of humor: Intact

Brandon McCarthy will have plenty of support as he works toward a return. (Getty Images)

It goes without saying that the last 48 hours or so have been both frightening and challenging for A's ace Brandon McCarthy and his wife, Amanda.

If you're on Twitter, then you've surely noticed the outpouring of support and well wishes for McCarthy and his wife's public gratitude for all of it. Thankfully, though, Mrs. McCarthy still has her edge.  

First, Brandon's teammate Jarrod Parker airs some heartfelt sentiments, and then Amanda comes back with the withering rejoinder ... 

Here's hoping that Brandon McCarthy is indeed back soon enough. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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