June 21 8:06 AM PT9:06 AM MT10:06 AM CT11:06 AM ET11:06 ET15:06 GMT23:06 8:06 AM MST10:06 AM EST10:36 AM VEN19:06 UAE10:06 AM CT-Brandon McCarthy improved to 6-3, allowing four hits and one walk over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 12-0 on Tuesday. McCarthy struck out four, ending the game with a 2.87 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Though he's just 3-2 over his last six starts, McCarthy owns a stellar 1.57 ERA during that period and has allowed two runs or less in each of those outings. The oft-injured right-hander also continues to excel at Dodger Stadium, where he's now 4-1 with a 2.41 ERA in seven starts this season.
June 14 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET23:55 ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST11:25 PM VEN7:55 UAE (+1)10:55 PM CT-Brandon McCarthy allowed one run on three hits and two walks in 5.1 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Wednesday. McCarthy did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.14 ERA and 1.10 WHIP on the season. Analysis: McCarthy is 2-2 despite a 1.91 ERA in his last five starts.
June 7 11:36 PM PT12:36 AM MT1:36 AM CT2:36 AM ET2:36 ET6:36 GMT14:36 11:36 PM MST1:36 AM EST2:06 AM VEN10:36 UAE1:36 AM CT-McCarthy fell to 5-3, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks in 7.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday. Analysis: McCarthy struck out four, ending the game with a 3.28 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
June 5 8:58 AM PT9:58 AM MT10:58 AM CT11:58 AM ET11:58 ET15:58 GMT23:58 8:58 AM MST10:58 AM EST11:28 AM VEN19:58 UAE10:58 AM CT-McCarthy, who left his start on Thursday against St. Louis early with a blister on his right index finger, had a good bullpen session before the game on Sunday. Analysis: McCarthy is expected to make his next scheduled start on Tuesday against Washington.
June 1 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-Brandon McCarthy fell to 5-2, allowing two runs on seven hits and one walk in 4.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Thursday. McCarthy struck out six, ending the game with a 3.38 ERA and 1.16 WHIP on the season. Analysis: The Cardinals scored their runs when starting pitcher Adam Wainwright hit a two-run homer off McCarthy, who is 2-1 with a 1.69 ERA in his last three starts.
May 28 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET10:49 ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST10:19 AM VEN18:49 UAE9:49 AM CT-Brandon McCarthy improved to 5-1, allowing two hits and one walk over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Saturday. McCarthy struck out six, ending the game with a 3.28 ERA and 1.09 WHIP on the season. Analysis: His win gives the Dodgers three starters with five or more wins already this season, joining Alex Wood (six) and Clayton Kershaw (seven).
May 28 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET0:49 ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST12:19 AM VEN8:49 UAE11:49 PM CT-McCarthy threw six scoreless innings in Sunday's 5-0 win over the Cubs before exiting due to a sore right knee. The right-hander yielded just two hits and a walk while striking out six before departing. Analysis: This explains why he was removed after throwing only 79 pitches and the Dodgers holding a comfortable lead. McCarthy has been very good when able to take the mound this season, posting a 5-1 record and a 3.28 ERA in eight starts, but he missed time earlier this month with soreness in his non-throwing shoulder and has an extensive injury history that owners should be concerned about.
May 22 7:24 AM PT8:24 AM MT9:24 AM CT10:24 AM ET10:24 ET14:24 GMT22:24 7:24 AM MST9:24 AM EST9:54 AM VEN18:24 UAE9:24 AM CT-McCarthy improved to 4-1, allowing one run on three hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Miami Marlins 6-3 on Sunday. McCarthy struck out five, ending the game with a 3.76 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season. Analysis: McCarthy retired his first 14 batters.
May 16 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET17:09 GMT1:09 10:09 AM MST12:09 PM EST12:39 PM VEN21:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-Brandon McCarthy fell to 3-1, allowing six runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.2 innings, as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Monday. McCarthy struck out five, ending the game with a 4.15 ERA and 1.27 WHIP on the season.
May 8 4:51 PM PT5:51 PM MT6:51 PM CT7:51 PM ET19:51 ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST7:21 PM VEN3:51 UAE (+1)6:51 PM CT-McCarthy (left shoulder) will return to start Monday in San Francisco. Analysis: The good news is that McCarthy is right-handed and no damage occurred to his throwing arm. He is 3-0 with a 3.10 ERA in five starts this season.
Apr. 30 9:49 AM PT10:49 AM MT11:49 AM CT12:49 PM ET12:49 ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST12:19 PM VEN20:49 UAE11:49 AM CT-Brandon McCarthy allowed four runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.0 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Saturday. McCarthy struck out three, ending the game with a 3.10 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season. Analysis: McCarthy took a step back after allowing two runs or less in each of his first four starts. The veteran right-hander has provided fantasy value thus far, though owners need to be aware of his extensive history of injuries.
Apr. 23 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET20:56 ET0:56 GMT8:56 5:56 PM MST7:56 PM EST8:26 PM VEN4:56 UAE (+1)7:56 PM CT-McCarthy allowed a first-inning, two-run home run by Paul Goldschmidt but blanked Arizona on two hits after that in Sunday's 6-2 win. He went seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits with six strikeouts. Analysis: McCarthy has allowed two runs or fewer in each of his four starts this season. He'll make his next one Friday against a Phillies team he has a 1.20 ERA against in two starts. He is 1-5 in eight career starts against NL East teams despite a 2.02 ERA.
Apr. 18 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-McCarthy allowed two runs on five hits and three walks in five innings while striking out eight before the Diamondbacks rallied for a 4-2 win over the Dodgers on Monday. Analysis: McCarthy has been sharp in three starts, posting a 1.18 WHIP and 2.12 ERA.
Apr. 13 6:41 AM PT7:41 AM MT8:41 AM CT9:41 AM ET9:41 ET13:41 GMT21:41 6:41 AM MST8:41 AM EST9:11 AM VEN17:41 UAE8:41 AM CT-McCarthy pitched four-hit ball over six innings of Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Cubs. Analysis: Think about McCarthy as a fantasy pickup if he's available with his 2-0 record and 1.50 ERA.