Top Jake McCarthy News
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Removed from wild-card roster
McCarthy was removed from the Diamondbacks' roster ahead of their NL Wild Card Series matchup against Milwaukee on Tuesday due to an oblique injury, Alex Weiner of ArizonaSports.com reports.
McCarthy suffered the injury during batting practice ahead of Game 1 and won't be eligible to return in the NLDS should the D-backs advance. Jace Peterson will join the active roster as McCarthy's replacement.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Late entrant into lineup
McCarthy will start in right field and bat seventh in Wednesday's contest versus the White Sox.
McCarthy was not part of the initial lineup, getting added after Lourdes Gurriel was scratched. It's only his third start since he was recalled from Triple-A Reno on Sept. 12.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Delivers lone run in blowout
McCarthy went 1-for-1 with a double and an RBI in Thursday's 11-1 loss to the Mets.
McCarthy didn't start the game but was one of three players to enter during the blowout loss, as manager Torey Lovullo wanted to preserve some regulars for this weekend's series against the Cubs. McCarthy was making his second appearance since being recalled from Triple-A Reno on Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Recalled from Reno
McCarthy was recalled Tuesday from Triple-A Reno, John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM reports.
McCarthy has been a disappointment at the major-league level this season, but he boasts a .360/.416/.594 batting line with nine homers and 15 steals in 45 games at Triple-A. He just earned his second straight Pacific Coast League Player of the Week award and could draw some starts in the Diamondbacks' outfield down the stretch. Pavin Smith was optioned to Reno in a corresponding roster move.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Optioned to Reno
McCarthy was optioned Monday to Triple-A Reno, Theo Mackie of The Arizona Republic reports.
It's the second demotion of the year for McCarthy, who has racked up 26 stolen bases but carries a rough .245/.325/.331 batting line across 291 plate appearances. Kyle Lewis will fill his spot on the Diamondbacks' major-league roster ahead of Monday's series opener at Coors Field in Colorado.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: On bench Wednesday
McCarthy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers.
McCarthy has gone 5-for-10 with three walks and three stolen bases over his last four games, but he carries a disappointing .255/.332/.334 slash line in 279 total plate appearances this year. Tommy Pham, Alek Thomas and Corbin Carroll will canvas the Arizona outfield Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Steals two bases in loss
McCarthy went 2-for-3 with a walk and two stolen bases in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Twins.
McCarthy registered a pair of steals, upping his season total to 25 in 81 games. That's two more than he had last season in 99 games. The steals were his first in nine games, as the outfielder was mired in a 3-for-20 slump during the previous eight contests.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Not in lineup Thursday
McCarthy is not in the lineup Thursday against the Giants.
Lourdes Gurriel, Alek Thomas and Corbin Carroll will start across the outfield as the Diamondbacks take on the Giants and left-handed opener Scott Alexander. The left-handed-hitting McCarthy should be available off the bench.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Not in Sunday's lineup
McCarthy is out of the lineup for Sunday's game versus Seattle.
McCarthy has a .721 OPS through 14 games in the second half and will head to the bench Sunday against Mariners righty Luis Castillo. Dominic Canzone will start in right field and bat fifth in McCarthy's absence.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Takes seat Sunday
McCarthy is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds.
Though most of the lefty-hitting McCarthy's off days come against left-handed pitching, he'll head to the bench Sunday while a right-hander (Luke Weaver) toes the rubber for Cincinnati. Dominic Canzone will pick up his first career start in right field in place of McCarthy, who is slashing .292/.414/.333 with four runs, two RBI and two stolen bases in his first eight games out of the All-Star break.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Swipes two bags in win
McCarthy went 2-for-5 with a run and two stolen bases in a 5-3 victory versus Atlanta on Wednesday.
McCarthy capitalized on both of his singles in the contest, swiping second base following each hit. It was the sixth time this season that the speedy outfielder has stolen multiple bags in a contest, and he's up to 22 thefts overall, tied for eighth in the majors. McCarthy spent about a month in the minors early in the season following a slow start to the campaign, but he's been outstanding since his return, slashing .306/.382/.410 with a home run, 10 RBI, 22 runs and 20 thefts in 21 attempts over 43 games.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Not in lineup Tuesday
McCarthy is absent from the lineup Tuesday at Atlanta.
Lourdes Gurriel, Alek Thomas and Corbin Carroll will start across the outfield for the Diamondbacks as they face off against right-hander Bryce Elder. McCarthy is stuck in a 2-for-14 rut at the dish, though he has drawn five walks over that span.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy: Prominent in loss
McCarthy went 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBI but was also picked off first base in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays.
McCarthy's threat as a speedster was on display, both good and bad, during the game. He beat out a two-out infield chopper in the fourth inning that plated two runs and tied the game. Later, with Arizona down a run, he led off the seventh with a walk and was picked off by Toronto reliever Nate Pearson. McCarthy told Ethan Diamandas of MLB.com that he didn't feel he was being over-aggressive and that the pickoff throw was perfectly timed. The outfielder is second on the Diamondbacks and tied for 12th in MLB with 20 steals.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 215 lbs
|Birthplace: Scranton, PA
|Bats/Throws: L, L