• McCarthy, struck in '12, won't wear new cap

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jan 29, 2014
    He's still not going to wear it. McCarthy was struck in the head by a line drive during the 2012 season when he pitched for Oakland, and anxious moments followed. McCarthy has been skeptical for a while about the technology not being ready, and he told ESPN the caps have several issues that will prevent him, along with most other players, he believes, from using them: • The cap is too big. D-backs pitcher Brandon McCarthy is looking forward to the day when he feels comfortable wearing a protective hat on ...
    • McCarthy not ready to wear protective cap

      D-backs pitcher Brandon McCarthy is looking forward to the day when he feels comfortable wearing a protective hat on the mound. That day will not be this year. Major League Baseball has approved a padded cap designed to protect pitchers from potentially…
      Source: MLB.com

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