Thursday September 6th, 2012

Oakland A's righthander Brandon McCarthy is conscious and "doing well," according to the team, after being struck in the right side of his head by a line drive off the bat of the Los Angeles Angels' Erick Aybar.

McCarthy never lost consciousness, and the team said he was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons. Here's video of the incident:

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And hHere's a tweet from McCarthy's wife, Amanda:

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