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James McCann

24-Year-Old Catcher – Detroit Tigers

2015 Stats

AVG

.300

HR

2

RBI

10

R

10

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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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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Signed with the Tigers in August of 2011.

May 24, 2015  –  James McCann News

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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
2015 25 MAJ DET 28 95 90 10 27 8 5 1 2 10 0 0 4 19 1 0 0 .300 .330 .444 .774
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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

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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
May. 24 Hou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .330 .444 .774
May. 23 Hou 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .330 .444 .774
May. 22 Hou 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .330 .437 .767
May. 21 Hou 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .322 .434 .756
May. 20 Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .317 .397 .714
May. 19 Mil Did not play.
May. 18 Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .321 .413 .734
May. 17 @StL 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .320 .417 .737
May. 16 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .310 .397 .707
May. 15 @StL 4 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .303 .406 .709
May. 14 Min Did not play.
May. 13 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .262 .350 .612
May. 12 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .281 .375 .656
May. 10 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .302 .404 .706
May. 9 KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .327 .438 .765
May. 8 KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .311 .432 .743
May. 7 @CWS Did not play.
May. 6 @CWS 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .317 .450 .767
May. 5 @CWS Did not play.
May. 3 @KC Did not play.
May. 2 @KC Did not play.
May. 1 @KC Did not play.
Apr. 30 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .278 .429 .707
Apr. 29 @Min 4 1 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .281 .452 .733
Apr. 28 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 27 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 26 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .214 .259 .473
Apr. 25 Cle Did not play.
Apr. 24 Cle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .208 .261 .469
Apr. 23 NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .174 .227 .401
Last 7 Days 18 3 6 1 0 1 4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .368 .556 .924
Last 14 Days 42 5 12 4 0 1 5 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .333 .452 .785
Last 30 Days 69 8 24 5 0 2 8 3 15 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .375 .507 .882

James McCann: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 28
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
2015233240.304.6521.012
201461001.167.167.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015677060.299.373.692
201461000.333.500.833

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015556150.236.345.595
201450000.200.400.600

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015354150.400.6001.047
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
2015 25 MAJ DET 95 90 4.2% 20% 0.21 79% .362 .144
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3-Year Averages     12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .300 .083

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2015 Stat Review for James McCann    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.300 AVG
GREAT
79% Contact Rate
WEAK
.362 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.444 SLG
GOOD
.144 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.21 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.2% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.774 OPS
GOOD
.330 OBP
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James McCann: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McCann went 2-for-5 with his second homer of the year and two runs scored in Thursday's win over Houston.

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McCann is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.

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McCann went 3-for-4 with a two-run double in the 10-4 win against the Cardinals on Friday.

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McCann is out of the lineup Thursday against the Twins.

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McCann will see the bulk of the starts behind the plate while Alex Avila (knee) is on the DL, MLive.com reports.

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McCann went 3-for-4 with an inside-the-park home run -- the first round-tripper of his career -- and three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Twins.

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McCann is just 5-for-27 with one extra-base hit and two RBI to start the season. However, Tigers starter Alex Avila isn't faring much better.

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McCann will get the starting nod behind the plate Sunday against the White Sox.

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Manager Brad Ausmus indicated Wednesday that McCann will likely start behind the plate against the majority of left-handed pitchers, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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McCann has won an Opening Day roster spot as the backup to Alex Avila after Bryan Holaday was optioned to Triple-A Toledo on Monday morning.

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McCann may end up in a timeshare with Alex Avila behind the plate this season, rather than a strict platoon, the Detroit News 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.