Sat, 03 Jan 2015 10:05:49 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi said the team's signings of Brett Anderson and Brandon McCarthy have taken them out of the running for any big-name starting pitchers that remain in free agency. "We don't comment on specific free agents or specific economic classes of free agents, but like I said, our focus on the starting pitching side is going to be depth options either at Triple-A or guys who could potentially serve as a long man in the bullpen," Zaidi said.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:25:07 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon McCarthy has an injury clause built into his four-year, $48 million contract. The Dodgers would pay McCarthy a $5 million club option in 2019 if he missed more than 179 innings while on the disabled list. If McCarthy misses between 119 and 179 innings, the club option is $8 million.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:28:47 -0800
Free-agent SP Brandon McCarthy (Yankees) signed a four-year, $48 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Dec. 11.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:48:25 -0800
The Los Angeles Dodgers are close to a four-year deal with free-agent SP Brandon McCarthy (Yankees), sources said Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:58:23 -0800
Free-agent SP Max Scherzer (Tigers) still remains a possibility for the New York Yankees, even though the Yanks have privately discussed avoiding Scherzer and free-agent SPs Jon Lester (Athletics) and James Shields (Royals). The team could also re-sign Brandon McCarthy after trading away SP Shane Greene.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:24:29 -0800
The Kansas City Royals will consider free-agent SPs Jason Hammel (Athletics), Brandon McCarthy (Yankees) and Edinson Volquez (Pirates) and others if they miss out on their top targets.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:52:31 -0800
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ryan Howard isn't the primary focus of the Kansas City Royals. Instead, the team is "concentrating on pitching." The Royals have basically no trade interest in Howard, and he's not even a fit with the current offense. The Royals have talked to free-agent SP Ervin Santana (Braves) and have looked at free-agent SP Brandon McCarthy (Yankees), Jason Hammel (Athletics) and others.
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 07:07:58 -0800
Free-agent SP Brandon McCarthy (Yankees) is receiving interest from the New York Yankees since they want to re-sign him, but he is expected to wait before making a decision.
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:34:21 -0800
Free-agent Ps Brandon McCarthy, Jason Hammel and Chris Capuano are free-agent targets of the New York Yankees, according to sources. The team is after a mid-rotation pitcher to add to their staff.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:20:44 -0700
New York Yankees SP Brandon McCarthy recorded a four-hit shutout with eight strikeouts Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Houston Astros.