Dodgers’ Brandon McCarthy Has The Best Response To Season-Ending Injury


If we were Brandon McCarthy, we’d be pretty down in the dumps right now.

The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament after leaving Saturday’s game against the San Diego Padres in the sixth inning. It’s a tough blow for a player who started 3-0 for his new team after posting a 2.89 ERA in 14 games for the New York Yankees last season.

Yet McCarthy — who’s known for generally being hilarious on Twitter — took it all in stride with a fantastic tweet Monday.

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That’s a good point, Brandon.

McCarthy’s wife Amanda, a social media maven in her own right, chipped in by telling fans she did everything she could to help her husband out.

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McCarthy likely will need Tommy John surgery and could miss the beginning of next season as well. If there’s a bright side to all this, though, it’s that the 31-year-old probably will tweet more.

Thumbnail photo via Gary A. Vazquez/USA TODAY Sports Images

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