McCarthy: Pitcher protection easier said than done
MAY 08, 2013 2:08p ET
Anybody taking the hard line stance today that pitchers should be wearing helmets, need to get out their tool kits and make a good one.
There is nothing acceptable out there so the discussion at this point is worthless.
There is no discussion to be had. It's simple. Want money? Invent something that protects pitchers heads at all levels, make a ton of it.
lots of anger over me saying a discussion is worthless. Sounds about right #stopKONY— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) May 8, 2013
At Dodger Stadium prior to Wednesday night's game, McCarthy explained that his issue was with "people talking about something they know nothing about. That just kind of upsets me, hearing people talk in the mind and trying to get notoriety out of it. I don't care who argues with me. It's a matter of trying to get some truth out there."
And he stressed that while there's no practical solution now, he believes one is possible.
"I have a neighbor who is unbelievable at creating stuff. I told him this offseason, do it, there is a lot of money here if you do it right.
"There is an altruistic side where you can protect people, which is nice. (But) people who make seat-belt parts don't do it for saving lives, they do it to make money. That's how everything works. If someone does it, we'll all benefit."
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