Chris Mascaro
Monday July 7th, 2014

Brandon McCarthy and his beard were traded to the Yankees on Sunday, although the beard technically wasn't part of the deal.

The beard will be a mere afterthought once McCarthy reports to the Yankees, who have a policy of no facial hair beyond a mustache.

McCarthy's wife, Amanda, is thrilled about the thought of her man clean-shaven.

McCarthy only has some short scruff, so it shouldn't be a major change for him. But if the Yankees acquire Brian Wilson, get your buzzers ready!

Also on Extra Mustard: New A's pitcher Jeff Samard... let's just call him Shark

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