Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2018, Brandon McCarthy threw 15,114 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2017, he relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph), Cutter (92mph) and Curve (80mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (94mph). He also rarely threw a Change (89mph) and Slider (87mph).
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly above average velo. His cutter results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' cutters, has well above average velo, has good "rise" and has little cutting action. His curve is slightly harder than usual and has slight glove-side movement. His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has essentially average velo. His change is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade. His slider is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sliders.