Brandon McCarthy is Definitely Enjoying His Post-Tommy John Painkillers


It was a sad Monday in baseball when word leaked that Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy had suffered a torn UCL, and required season-ending Tommy John surgery. However, while fans and fantasy baseball nerds were bummed out, Brandon deflected all the sadness with some humor:

According to the Orange County Register’s Bill Plunkett, Brandon underwent surgery this morning, which totally makes sense considering his latest tweet:

Hm…maybe having Tommy John isn’t that bad? Your velo might go up, and you get whatever the hell Brandon’s on — though his wife, Amanda, may not find it so cute:

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