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Starter Brandon McCarthy exits early in Dodgers' 11-8 win over Padres

Starter Brandon McCarthy exits early in Dodgers' 11-8 win over Padres

Depending on how their season unfolds, the Dodgers could one day look back on Saturday as a day when their $270-million experiment started to unravel. With Yasiel Puig already sidelined because of a strained left hamstring, starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy walked off the mound at Petco Park with the team's physical therapist by his side. McCarthy's right elbow was tight. Against the backdrop of his extensive medical history, McCarthy's sixth-inning early departure from the 11-8 victory over the San Diego Padres was alarming. McCarthy and the Dodgers were concerned enough to schedule an MRI examination for Monday. "It was something I was working through the last...

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