Brandon McCarthy signing with Arizona

4:39 PM, Dec 7, 2012   |    comments
Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy, photo courtesy US Presswire
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Right-hander Brandon McCarthy has reached agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks on a $15.5 million, two-year contract. That's according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.

The person says McCarthy's deal is pending a physical.

McCarthy, who was hit in the right side of the head by a line drive on Sept. 5, sustained an epidural hemorrhage, brain contusion and skull fracture, then underwent a two-hour surgery.

McCarthy went 8-6 with a 3.24 ERA this year in his sixth big league season and second with the A's. He was 9-9 with a 3.32 ERA in 2011.

The Associated Press

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