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Elephant Rumblings: A’s Can’t Recall Four Players Yet, Service Time Rules Lead To Undesirable Outcomes

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  • 2012 - P Brandon McCarthy of the A’s is hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of the Angels’ Erick Aybar in the 4th inning. He walks off the mound under his own power, but suffers a fractured skull and will undergo surgery for an epidural hemorrhage, a potentially life-threatening condition.

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