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  1. Pitchers protective caps approved by Major League Baseball

    William Weinbaum

    On Tuesday morning, MLB informed its 30 teams that it has approved a protective hat for pitchers for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  2. MLB not ready to approve padded cap lining in time for Opening Da...

    William Weinbaum

    When then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered life-threatening brain injuries after he was struck in the head by a line drive in September, MLB said it accelerated its efforts to come up with acceptable protective headgear for pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  3. Oakland Athletics' Brandon McCarthy encouraged with head injury p...

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy feels nearly normal again just more than three weeks after undergoing brain surgery following a frightening injury in which a line drive off the bat of the Angels' Erick Aybar struck him Sept. 5.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  4. Oakland Athletics' Brandon McCarthy walks, could return home soon...

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy has walked a few steps and is making encouraging progress in his recovery from surgery after getting hit in the head by a line drive last week.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012