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Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy is taking medication and said he’s confident he'll be fine after he collapsed at a restaurant with a seizure related to the head injury he sustained while pitching last September.
The righthander underwent extensive examinations at the Mayo Clinic after the incident Monday. He was having dinner with his wife at a Phoenix restaurant when he passed out. McCarthy, speaking before Arizona played San Francisco on Sunday, said he knew that after a traumatic brain injury a person can become more ‘‘seizure-prone.’’
On the 15-day disabled list with what has become an annual problem with his shoulder, McCarthy said he will be taking anti-seizure medicine for the foreseeable future. He doesn’t believe the seizure will impact his return to pitching.