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Brandon McCarthy
Birthdate: 7/7/1983 (31 y, 5 m, 19 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-7/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 18, Overall: 510, Team: Chicago White Sox
Contract: $48M / 4 Years (2015 - 2018) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: McCarthy's deal with the Dodgers has been finalized, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports. (12/15/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2005White Sox12200000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.60.20.0
2006White Sox53100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2007Rangers (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Rangers23300000.0 %66.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.80.30.0
2008Rangers (R)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Rangers (AAA)5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Rangers5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2009Rangers (AAA)5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Rangers17400000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.10.4-0.1
2010Rangers (AAA)11000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Athletics (A+)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Athletics25000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Athletics (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Athletics18000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Diamondbacks (AAA)2200000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Diamondbacks224200007.1 %35.7 %.000.045.027.100.027.074-730.0-8.24.1-0.3
20142 Teams323200300.0 %34.4 %.000.222.138.138.138.123-36-0.3-5.23.3-0.1
    2014Diamondbacks183200300.0 %34.4 %.000.222.138.138.138.123-36-0.3-5.23.3-0.1
    2014Yankees14000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -2078400303.6 %35.7 %.000.111.067.103.067.084-62-0.3-16.28.5-0.5

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2005White Sox12220000000002000000.000
2006White Sox53110000000000000000.000
2007Rangers (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2007Rangers23230000000002001000.000
2008Rangers (R)2000000000000000000.000
2008Rangers (AAA)5000000000000000000.000
2008Rangers5000000000000000000.000
2009Rangers (AAA)5000000000000000000.000
2009Rangers17440000000000000000.000
2010Rangers (AAA)11000000000000000000.000
2011Athletics (A+)2000000000000000000.000
2011Athletics25000000000000000000.000
2012Athletics (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2012Athletics18000000000000000000.000
2013Diamondbacks (AAA)2220000000002000000.000
2013Diamondbacks22374211000003015002000.027
20142 Teams32293244000030011003000.138
    2014Diamondbacks18293244000030011003000.138
    2014Yankees14000000000000000000.000
Total- - -207758455000033030006000.067

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2005White Sox0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.5.000-100
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295    .326 
2006White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301    .332 
2007Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Rangers0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.8.000-100
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Rangers (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.1.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Athletics (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Athletics0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Athletics (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Athletics0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Diamondbacks (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.6.000-100
2013Diamondbacks7.1 %35.7 %0.20.027.100.027.127.0000.1.0450.00.0-3-7.9.074-73
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
20142 Teams0.0 %34.4 %0.00.138.138.138.276.0000.1.222-0.30.0-1-4.6.123-36
    2014Diamondbacks0.0 %34.4 %0.00.138.138.138.276.0000.1.222-0.30.0-1-4.6.123-36
    2014Yankees0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
Total- - -3.6 %35.7 %0.10.067.103.067.169.0000.1.111-0.30.0-6-15.2.084-62

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2005White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2006White Sox1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2007Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Rangers3.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Athletics0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Athletics0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Diamondbacks9.004.8 %85.7 %9.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20142 Teams13.0012.5 %81.3 %6.3 %0.0 %0.0 %7.7 %0.0 %
    2014Diamondbacks13.0012.5 %81.3 %6.3 %0.0 %0.0 %7.7 %0.0 %
    2014Yankees0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -11.679.5 %83.3 %7.1 %0.0 %0.0 %2.9 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2005White Sox00000005813
2006White Sox1000000257
2007Rangers0000010279
2008Rangers0000000000
2009Rangers301000051116
2011Athletics0000000000
2012Athletics0000000000
2013Diamondbacks1821003055109164
20142 Teams131201502986115
    2014Diamondbacks131201502986115
    2014Yankees0000000000
Total- - -3534019098226324

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2005White Sox-0.02-0.020.00-0.20-0.020.46 0-0.050.00
2006White Sox0.000.000.00-0.12-0.010.09 0-0.030.00
2007Rangers-0.02-0.020.00-0.60-0.060.52 0-0.050.02
2008Rangers          
2009Rangers-0.02-0.020.00-1.04-0.110.20 0-0.110.00
2011Athletics          
2012Athletics          
2013Diamondbacks-0.90-0.950.06-8.35-0.931.02 0-0.83-0.05
20142 Teams-0.43-0.760.33-4.74-0.521.10 0-0.430.04
    2014Diamondbacks-0.43-0.760.33-4.74-0.521.10 0-0.430.04
    2014Yankees          
Total- - --1.39-1.780.39-15.04-1.650.97 0-1.500.06

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2005White Sox100.0% (90.1)       
2006White Sox100.0% (97.3)       
2007Rangers83.3% (89.2)  16.7% (76.0)   33.3%
2008Rangers        
2009Rangers75.0% (89.2) 12.5% (85.5)6.3% (80.0)6.3% (81.0)   
2011Athletics        
2012Athletics        
2013Diamondbacks80.5% (91.1)5.5% (85.8)4.9% (88.8)6.7% (79.8)2.4% (80.3)   
20142 Teams80.0% (90.4)8.7% (85.5)1.7% (89.0)8.7% (76.5)0.9% (79.0)   
    2014Diamondbacks80.0% (90.4)8.7% (85.5)1.7% (89.0)8.7% (76.5)0.9% (79.0)   
    2014Yankees        
Total- - -81.3% (90.8)5.9% (85.6)3.7% (88.3)7.2% (78.2)1.9% (80.2)  0.9%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Rangers              
2008Rangers              
2009Rangers62.5 %6.3 %6.3 %   12.5 %6.3 %  6.3 %   
2011Athletics              
2012Athletics              
2013Diamondbacks59.8 %10.4 %3.1 %  10.4 %7.9 %5.5 %  3.1 %   
20142 Teams41.7 %24.4 %6.1 %  6.1 %11.3 %6.1 %2.6 % 1.7 %   
    2014Diamondbacks41.7 %24.4 %6.1 %  6.1 %11.3 %6.1 %2.6 % 1.7 %   
    2014Yankees              
Total- - -52.9 %15.6 %4.4 %  8.1 %9.5 %5.8 %1.0 % 2.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Rangers             
2008Rangers             
2009Rangers89.190.487.5   85.379.6  80.9  
2011Athletics             
2012Athletics             
2013Diamondbacks91.092.586.7  90.886.179.2  80.8  
20142 Teams91.189.988.9  87.486.475.478.6 84.3  
    2014Diamondbacks91.189.988.9  87.486.475.478.6 84.3  
    2014Yankees             
Total- - -90.990.888.0  89.886.277.678.6 81.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2005White Sox-0.6      -4.26      
2006White Sox-0.2      -3.39      
2007Rangers-0.5  -0.2   -10.02  -22.07   
2008Rangers              
2009Rangers-0.6 0.0-0.2-0.3  -5.19 -0.92-19.04-25.13  
2011Athletics              
2012Athletics              
2013Diamondbacks-5.70.1-0.6-0.8-0.3  -4.340.97-7.38-7.56-6.97  
20142 Teams-3.00.2-0.2-0.9-0.2  -3.282.41-8.34-9.00-16.26  
    2014Diamondbacks-3.00.2-0.2-0.9-0.2  -3.282.41-8.34-9.00-16.26  
    2014Yankees              
Total- - --10.70.3-0.8-2.1-0.7  -4.081.73-6.46-9.31-11.55  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Rangers             
2008Rangers             
2009Rangers-0.50.0-0.2   0.0-0.2  -0.3  
2011Athletics             
2012Athletics             
2013Diamondbacks-4.4-0.6-0.4  -1.10.1-0.7  -0.2  
20142 Teams-1.6-0.9-0.5  -0.30.2-0.6-0.3 -0.1  
    2014Diamondbacks-1.6-0.9-0.5  -0.30.2-0.6-0.3 -0.1  
    2014Yankees             
Total- - --6.4-1.5-1.1  -1.40.3-1.5-0.3 -0.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Rangers             
2008Rangers             
2009Rangers-4.713.84-19.04   -0.92-19.04  -25.13  
2011Athletics             
2012Athletics             
2013Diamondbacks-4.49-3.74-7.34  -6.560.88-7.96  -4.87  
20142 Teams-3.26-3.27-7.10  -4.351.80-8.26-10.94 -6.45  
    2014Diamondbacks-3.26-3.27-7.10  -4.351.80-8.26-10.94 -6.45  
    2014Yankees             
Total- - --4.13-3.29-8.11  -5.921.18-8.74-10.94 -7.80  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2005White Sox0.0 %37.5 %23.1 % 66.7 %66.7 %61.5 % 7.7 %
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006White Sox33.3 %75.0 %57.1 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %57.1 % 0.0 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Rangers75.0 %25.0 %50.0 %66.7 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %66.7 %22.2 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Rangers         
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Rangers37.5 %75.0 %56.3 %66.7 %50.0 %55.6 %50.0 %50.0 %25.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2011Athletics         
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Athletics         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Diamondbacks25.4 %48.4 %38.3 %38.9 %90.9 %75.8 %56.2 %52.4 %9.2 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
20142 Teams26.4 %48.4 %38.3 %71.4 %83.3 %79.6 %53.9 %59.4 %7.8 %
    2014Diamondbacks26.4 %48.4 %38.3 %71.4 %83.3 %79.6 %53.9 %59.4 %7.8 %
    2014Yankees         
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -27.1 %49.2 %39.3 %56.4 %83.9 %75.4 %55.1 %53.6 %9.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Rangers        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Rangers        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Rangers37.5 %75.0 %56.3 %33.3 %66.7 %55.6 %50.0 %17.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2011Athletics        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Athletics        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Diamondbacks27.0 %46.7 %37.8 %45.0 %90.5 %75.8 %54.9 %17.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams31.8 %42.3 %38.3 %57.1 %86.7 %77.3 %61.7 %18.8
    2014Diamondbacks31.8 %42.3 %38.3 %57.1 %86.7 %77.3 %61.7 %18.8
    2014Yankees        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -29.4 %46.2 %39.0 %48.7 %87.2 %74.8 %57.3 %17.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2005White SoxP121067.0340001100 2   1.000 
2006White SoxP53284.24110002101 8   1.000 
2007RangersP2322101.21062111001 17   .889 
2008RangersP5522.0010000000 6   1.000 
2009RangersP171797.1891011100 5   .944 
2011AthleticsP2525170.212224131001 11   .895 
2012AthleticsP1818111.07140000100 13   1.000 
2013DiamondbacksP2222135.08160000000 2   1.000 
20142 TeamsP3232200.011200001100 17   1.000 
    2014DiamondbacksP1818109.28110001100 11   1.000 
    2014YankeesP141490.1390000000 6   1.000 
Total- - -P207153989.1631037257503 81   .960 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2005White SoxP67.00  000              
2006White SoxP84.2-1  0-1-2              
2007RangersP101.2-2  0-1-3              
2008RangersP22.0-1  00-1              
2009RangersP97.10  000              
2011AthleticsP170.20  0-1-2              
2012AthleticsP111.0-1  0-1-2              
2013DiamondbacksP135.00  0-2-2              
20142 TeamsP200.0-1  010              
    2014DiamondbacksP109.2-1  00-1              
    2014YankeesP90.10  011              
Total- - -P989.1-6  0-5-12              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012AthleticsP111.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (12)
2013DiamondbacksP135.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (15)
20142 TeamsP200.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (16)
    2014DiamondbacksP109.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (10)
    2014YankeesP90.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)100.0%      (6)
Total- - -P989.10.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)50.0%      (4)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (9)100.0%    (43)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2005White Sox-0.60.0 0.2-0.60.20.00.1-0.30.0($0.1) 
2006White Sox-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0$0.0$0.3
2007Rangers-0.80.0 0.3-0.80.30.00.1-0.40.0($0.2)$0.4
2008Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0.4
2009Rangers-1.10.0 0.4-1.10.40.00.1-0.6-0.1($0.3) 
2011Athletics0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Athletics0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Diamondbacks-8.20.0 4.1-8.24.10.01.2-2.9-0.3($1.5) 
20142 Teams-4.9-0.3 3.3-5.23.30.00.9-0.9-0.1($0.6) 
    2014Diamondbacks-4.9-0.3 3.3-5.23.30.00.9-0.9-0.1($0.6) 
    2014Yankees0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --15.9-0.3 8.5-16.28.50.12.4-5.2-0.5($2.7)$1.1

  • $48m / 4 Years (2015 - 2018) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Dodgers on 12/16/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $11M, 2016: $11M, 2017: $10M, 2018: $10M
    • 2019 Unknown Option: $5M
      • Conditional club option at $5 million if he spends 180 or more days on disabled list as a result of an injury to his pitching shoulder related to stress fracture or a reaction injury during 2015-18. The option price would increase to $8 million if the DL time is from 120-179 days from 2015-18. -- Associated Press
    • Signing Bonus: $6M
    • Other Notes: Signing bonus paid out in two installments on Jan. 15, 2015, and Feb. 15, 2015.
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: bigstory.ap.org
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
  • $15.5m / 2 Years (2013 - 2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Arizona Diamondbacks on 12/7/2012 (Free Agent)
    • 2013: $4M, 2014: $9M
    • Signing Bonus: $2.5M
    • Other Notes: https://twitter.com/Gambo620/status/277174120511320064
    • Agent / Agency: LSW Baseball - Ryan Ware and Chad Eberhardt
    • Originally Reported By: Nick Piecoro, Arizona Republic
    • Source: azcentral.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Dre17
  • $4.3m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Oakland Athletics on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $4.3M
    • Source: washingtonpost.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 18, Overall: 510
    • Team: Chicago White Sox
    • School: Lamar Community College