Major League BaseballEdit
San Diego PadresEdit
McAnulty gained the attention of San Diego Padres GM Kevin Towers when he batted .344 for Portland in 2005, which led to his major league debut on June 22, 2005. He was mainly used as a pinch hitter, or called up when one of the starting outfielders was injured.
On September 6, 2006, he made a nice impression on Padres fans with a pinch hit, walk-off home run in the 11th inning versus the Colorado Rockies. During the 2008 season, he had a stint where he was a starting outfielder on the depleted San Diego roster.