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James McCann

24-Year-Old Catcher – Detroit Tigers

2014 Stats

AVG

.250

HR

0

RBI

0

R

2

SB

1

2015 RotoWire Projections

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RBI

R

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After showing growth at the Triple-A level last season, McCann was rewarded with a September promotion. The 2011 second-round pick made nine appearances for the Tigers in September, hitting .250 with ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 6/13/1990   BORN: Santa Barbara, CA   COLLEGE: Arkansas   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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James McCann Contract Information:

Signed with the Tigers in August of 2011.

January 31, 2015  –  James McCann News

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McCann appears to be the pre-spring favorite to win the backup catcher spot behind Alex Avila, the Detroit News reports.

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James McCann Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 21 R GUL 5 16 14 1 5 2 1 0 1 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .357 .438 .643 1.081
2011 21 A WES 9 38 34 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 12 0 1 1 .059 .132 .088 .220
2012 22 A+ LAK 45 177 160 24 46 10 10 0 0 20 3 0 10 29 0 2 5 .288 .345 .350 .695
2012 22 AA ERI 64 230 220 15 44 14 12 0 2 19 2 2 8 44 1 1 0 .200 .227 .282 .509
2013 23 AA ERI 119 486 441 50 122 39 30 1 8 54 3 3 30 85 1 7 7 .277 .328 .404 .732
2014 24 AAA TOL 109 460 417 49 123 41 34 0 7 54 9 2 25 90 2 7 9 .295 .343 .427 .770
2014 24 MAJ DET 9 12 12 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
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3-Year Averages     9 12 12 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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James McCann Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 28 Min Did not play.
Sep. 27 Min 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
Sep. 26 Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .364
Sep. 25 Min Did not play.
Sep. 24 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 23 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 22 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 21 @KC Did not play.
Sep. 20 @KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .364
Sep. 19 @KC 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Sep. 17 @Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 16 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 15 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 14 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 13 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 12 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 10 KC Did not play.
Sep. 9 KC Did not play.
Sep. 8 KC Did not play.
Sep. 7 SF Did not play.
Sep. 6 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 5 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 4 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 2 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 1 @Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 31 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 30 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 30 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 29 @CWS Did not play.
Last 7 Days 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Last 14 Days 7 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .571 1.000
Last 30 Days 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583

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James McCann: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 6 1

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James McCann Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201461001.167.167.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201461000.333.500.833

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201450000.200.400.600

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201472001.286.286.571
James McCann Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 R GUL 16 14 6.3% 6.3% 1.00 93% .333 .286
2011 21 A WES 38 34 5.3% 31.6% 0.17 65% .091 .029
2012 22 A+ LAK 177 160 5.6% 16.4% 0.34 82% .351 .062
2012 22 AA ERI 230 220 3.5% 19.1% 0.18 80% .241 .082
2013 23 AA ERI 486 441 6.2% 17.5% 0.35 81% .328 .127
2014 24 AAA TOL 460 417 5.4% 19.6% 0.28 78% .363 .132
2014 24 MAJ DET 12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .300 .083
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3-Year Averages     12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .300 .083

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for James McCann    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.250 AVG
WEAK
83% Contact Rate
GOOD
.300 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

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.333 SLG
TERRIBLE
.083 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
16.7% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.583 OPS
TERRIBLE
.250 OBP
TERRIBLE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for James McCann

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James McCann: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Tigers are prepared to make McCann more of a presence behind the plate in 2015, the Detroit News reports.

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McCann will catch and bat eighth Saturday against the Giants.

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McCann's contract will be purchased from Triple-A Toledo prior to Monday's game against the Indians, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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McCann is hitting .343/.425/.457 over his past 10 games with Double-A Erie.

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McCann was assigned to minor-league camp Wednesday, the Detroit News reports.

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McCann is slashing .350/.391/.433 in 60 at-bats with Double-A Erie.

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McCann was assigned to minor-league camp Monday, Mlive.com reports.

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McCann will probably get promoted to Double-A Erie as a result of the chain reaction from Alex Avila's hamstring injury, the Tigers' official site reports.

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McCann, 21, is hitting .240/.291/.300 through 13 games at High-A Lakeland.

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McCann was reassigned to minor league camp Monday, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2012

The Tigers selected McCann with the 76th pick of the 2011 MLB Entry Draft. He profiles as a solid defensive player behind the plate, but he needs to improve at the plate before cracking any fantasy radars. The 21-year-old backstop hit just .146/.222/.250 in his first season of pro ball.