Another post about Brandon McCarthy

If you're a betting man, you should know that the odds are good that this won't be my last article featuring the mechanics and health of the Texas Rangers starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy. As my favorite subject, his mechanics have spent a lot of time on my computer monitor playing forward and backward, in slow motion, and in still shots. As a result, I have a small tendency to see a little bit of McCarthy in just about every pitcher. Every once in a while I run into a pitcher whose mechanics have a lot in common with him. Meet University of Texas at Dallas junior Marvin Prestridge. [video] ...continued...
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Brandon McCarthy: Scap Load Failure

Yesterday, for the second time in his 3-season stint with the Texas Rangers, Brandon McCarthy was diagnosed with a stress fracture of the scapula. When considering the muscles used to throw a baseball, it's amazing how rarely the scapula is involved in an injury diagnosis. [A discussion of prior cases, anatomy, and McCarthy's outlook follow, including video.]
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