McCarthy healthy, ready for normal offseason - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2012, file photo, Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy talks to reporters before the Athletics' baseball game against the Seattle Mariners n Oakland, Calif. McCarthy is ready for a normal offseason after being medically cleared this week to resume his regular routine, less than three months after being struck in the head by a line drive and undergoing emergency brain surgery. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)