The following are updates on area
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher,
Over seven scoreless innings, McCarthy allowed four hits, no walks and struck out a career-high 10 batters. He finished his day strong, retiring the heart of the Tigers' lineup —
McCarthy's current win streak, which includes decisions over the
While the winning is a recent trend, McCarthy's consistent efforts have been there all season. He's allowed more than two earned runs just once in eight starts and has gone at least six innings in all but one game.
Oakland, which was 19-18 and in second place in the
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) pitcher,
Estrada made his first start of the season on April 21 after
Consecutive losses to the St. Louis Cardinalsand
Estrada will get the
Freddy Sanchez (Glendale Community College, 1998) second baseman,
The San Jose Mercury News reported on Wednesday that Sanchez visited a back specialist on Tuesday and received an epidural injection.