Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 7 Months

Brandon McCarthy coughed up four runs on eight hits over six innings in a loss to the Padres on Monday.

The right-hander struck out two and didn't walk anyone. McCarthy has only walked one batter over his last six starts, and he has gone at least six frames in each of those outings. McCarthy will take a 5-10 record and 4.64 ERA into his last start of the season on Saturday against the Nationals.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 7 Months

Brandon McCarthy surrendered three runs on 10 hits over six innings in a victory against the Dodgers on Wednesday.

He struck out three and walked zero. McCarthy has notched three consecutive quality starts. The right-hander has yielded two runs or less in five of nine starts since he was activated from the disabled list on August 4, though he obviously came up a little short this evening. McCarthy will take a 5-9 record and 4.57 ERA into his next start on Monday in San Diego.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 7 Months

Brandon McCarthy yielded two runs on 11 hits over six innings in a no-decision against the Rockies on Friday.

He struck out two and didn't walk a batter. McCarthy averaged eight innings a pop over his last three starts, but was yanked two innings earlier at 89 pitches this evening. He'll take a 4-9 record and 4.58 ERA into next week's start against the Dodgers.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 8 Months

Brandon McCarthy went the distance but took a loss against the Blue Jays Monday, allowing four runs over nine innings.

He surrendered five hits, didn't walk anyone and struck out four. McCarthy allowed two runs in the second but was cruising along until the ninth, when Edwin Encarnacion padded the lead with a two-run shot. The righty threw only 93 pitches in the outing. He'll take a 4.94 ERA into San Francisco this weekend.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 8 Months

Brandon McCarthy allowed seven runs in 2 1/3 innings against the Reds on Wednesday.

McCarthy has been a mixed bag since coming off the disabled list in early August, and Wednesday was his worst start of the bunch. He gave up eight hits and a walk, striking out just two, and the Reds got to him for runs in each of the three innings he pitched in. He'll try to get back on track against the Padres on Monday.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 8 Months

In his return to the rotation, Brandon McCarthy allowed two runs over 4 1/3 innings in a loss to Boston on Sunday.

McCarthy gave up five hits, striking out five and walking three. He was doomed for an early afternoon after hurling 27 pitches in the first inning, but we were encouraged by the movement of his secondary stuff after a long layoff. The right-hander had been on the shelf since late May due to a chronic shoulder issue. He falls to 2-5 with a 4.94 ERA.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 8 Months

Diamondbacks activated RHP Brandon McCarthy from the 15-day disabled list.

He'll make his return to the rotation on Sunday in Boston. McCarthy has been on the shelf since late May due to a chronic shoulder issue and will return to a 4.99 ERA and 1.42 WHIP across 11 outings this season.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 9 Months

Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) will return to the Diamondbacks' rotation next week.

McCarthy has been rehabbing with Triple-A Reno, lasting six innings in his most recent start on Friday. And with Tyler Skaggs' struggles, the Diamondbacks have decided McCarthy will take his next turn in the rotation. McCarthy has made just 11 starts this season, going 2-4 with a 5.00 ERA.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 9 Months

Brandon McCarthy fared well during his minor league rehab start with Triple-A Reno on Friday, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits over six innings.

McCarthy also walked one and struck out three on the night. All of the damage against him came on a two-run homer off the bat of Carlos Peguero. The most encouraging sign of the night was that he threw 62 of his 85 pitches for strikes. It's not yet known if he'll require another rehab start before rejoining the D'Backs rotation.

Brandon McCarthy SP ARI 9 Months

Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Reno on Sunday.

The right-hander was cleared to pitch in games after throwing off a mound a few times with no issues. McCarthy will need two rehab outings before being activated if all goes well. He's been on the shelf since late May due to shoulder issues.