Pitcher Brandon McCarthy Reacted To His Life-Threatening Skull Fracture By Being Hilarious

Meet your new favorite baseball player.

1. On September 5th, Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy was struck in the head by an Erick Aybar line drive.

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3. Not knowing he had an epidural hemorrhage, brain contusion and skull fracture, McCarthy walked off the field and was taken to an area hospital, where he was said to be in a “life-threatening situation.”

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Source: ABC News

4. After a two hour surgery, McCarthy was in stable condition Thursday.

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Even with the injury, it didn’t take long for McCarthy to be hilarious.

10. Today, he was released from the hospital. He has big plans.

11. UPDATE: His wife’s not going for it.

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