Brandon McCarthy visits with A's
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy stopped by the clubhouse to visit his teammates Friday, just more than a week after getting hit in the head by a line drive.
He was a jokester as usual and worked on a crossword puzzle.
"I told him he should fill in a crossword and put a bunch of letters backward," reliever Jerry Blevins said. "He said, 'I'll fill all the slots in with smiley faces.' It was really fun. He's still the same old guy."
"Everybody was ...
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