Scary Moment: Brandon McCarthy Has Seizure
After a rough start to the season, Brandon McCarthy's first year in the desert got even rougher last week.
Two days after the D-backs' placed McCarthy on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation, McCarthy suffered a seizure in a restaurant. McCarthy is okay now and has started to take anti-seizure medication.
Last September, with the Oakland A's, McCarthy was drilled in the head with a line drive. McCarthy suffered a fractured skull and remained sidelined for the rest of the season.
This recent seizure is McCarthy's first, but seems to be related to that fateful September day.
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McCarthy has not pitched well for most of the season and holds a 5.00 ERA. Though, in mid-May, he did only allow one run over a 24-inning span.
Still, if the side effects of McCarthy's brutal injury continue to linger, the rest of his career may be in jeopardy.
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