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Jul 19, 2014
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Brandon McCarthy struck out nine batters over six innings of one-run ball in a 7-1 win over the Reds on Saturday.
River Ave. Blues Jul 21, 2014

Yankees let McCarthy get back to being himself with the cutter

When the Yankees swung what was essentially a minor trade to add Brandon McCarthy two weeks ago, it was easy to scoff at the deal. The big right-hander had a 5.01 ERA and a 1.23 HR/9 at the time of the trade, numbers that weren’t any better than the 4.89 ERA and 1.59 HR/9 Nuno […]Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogYankees let McCarthy get back to being himself with the cutter The post Yankees let McCarthy get back to being himself with the cutter appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 20, 2014

Yankees rout Reds, 7-1, behind a strong outing from Brandon McCarthy in home debut

McCarthy limited the Reds to one run on four hits over six innings in his second start with the Yankees
Newsday Jul 19, 2014

Brandon McCarthy could be exactly what Yankees need

Brandon McCarthy's wife, Amanda, had a more difficult time with the Manhattan traffic Saturday than he did with the Reds.
New York Daily News Jul 19, 2014
Harper: Brandon McCarthy looks like real deal for Yankees after bringing back cutter

Harper: Brandon McCarthy looks like real deal for Yankees after bringing back cutter

Have the Yankees struck gold here? Is it possible that by reinventing Brandon McCarthy to some degree, they have turned him from a pitcher who couldn’t win in Arizona to a guy that Brian McCann says could be “top-of-the-rotation’” starter?
New York Post Jul 19, 2014

McCarthy feeling like himself while wife tweets support

Brandon McCarthy said Saturday afternoon he is “feeling like myself again,” and for the Yankees and their fans, that offers both promise and entertainment, neither of which has been in...

McCann brings out best in McCarthy

NEW YORK -- During Brandon McCarthy's short time as a Yankee, Brian McCann has been in his ear. To McCann, McCarthy's sinker/cutter/curveball combination makes him like a much taller Tim Hudson. "He's got top-of-the-rotation stuff," McCann said. "We are really glad to have him." Two starts in, that's an understatement. McCarthy threw six dominant innings Saturday, leading the Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Reds, allowing just six hits, including a solo homer, no walks and striking out nine.

McCarthy's key: Getting Reds to chase

Brandon McCarthy did a nice job keeping the ball low and got the Reds to swing at some bad pitches.Score one for Fielding Independent Pitching. And for smart pitching as well. Brandon McCarthy made his Bronx debut with the Yankees a successful one in a 7-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds. McCarthy struck out nine and walked none, limiting the amount of work his defense would have to do behind him in his six innings. The various stats that serve as ERA predictors (such as the aforementioned FIP and xFIP, which rely on strikeouts, walks and home runs (or fly balls) allowed have indicated that...
KFFL Jul 19, 2014

Yankees | Brandon McCarthy earns first win with team

New York Yankees SP Brandon McCarthy picked up his first win with the team Saturday, ...
Rotoworld Jul 19, 2014

McCarthy Ks nine in first win with Yankees - Brandon McCarthy (S) New York Yankees

Brandon McCarthy struck out nine batters over six innings of one-run ball in a 7-1 win over the Reds on Saturday.
Newsday Jul 19, 2014

Carlos Beltran, Brett Gardner back Brandon McCarthy as Yankees power past Reds

After returning from the All-Star break, Joe Girardi was asked on Friday what the Yankees needed to do to make a run in the second half.
New York Daily News Jul 19, 2014
Brandon McCarthy's strong outing helps Yankees to 7-1 win over Reds

Brandon McCarthy's strong outing helps Yankees to 7-1 win over Reds

Brandon McCarthy allowed one run in six innings, Brett Gardner drove in three runs and Carlos Beltran homered as the Yankees continued their strong start to the second half by beating the Reds, 7-1, in front of 47,606 Saturday afternoon.

Brandon McCarthy earns first Yankee win

Brandon McCarthy entered Saturday 1-1 with a 6.89 ERA and 1.98 WHIP in three career starts at the new Yankee Stadium. He reversed that trend in his first start in the Bronx as a Yankee, tossing six strong innings to beat the Reds 7-1. It was another quick game, lasting just 2:41. McCarthy (1-0) scattered […] The post Brandon McCarthy earns first Yankee win appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Bumgarner’s struggles, Bochy’s cartwheels and Sunday’s lineups

Steve Kroner subbing for Henry Schulman for the finale of a three-game series between Arizona and the Giants on the shores of McCovey Cove: It’s a matchup of left-handers in the final game before the All-Star break: The Diamondbacks’ Vidal Nuño, acquired from the Yankees for Brandon McCarthy last Sunday, faces the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner is trying to reverse two trends: He has lost each of his past three starts, allowing 16 runs (15 earned) in 18 innings. He also has pitched much worse at home (3-5, 5.16 ERA) than he has on the road (6-2, 1.98). In his pregame news...
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 10, 2014
4 takeaways from Brandon McCarthy's first Yankees start

4 takeaways from Brandon McCarthy's first Yankees start

Turned in a solid 6 2/3 innings in extra-innings victory

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