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James McCann

26-Year-Old Catcher – Detroit Tigers

2016 Stats

AVG

.221

HR

12

RBI

48

R

31

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

McCann won the 2015 Tigers' Rookie of the Year Award from the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association on the back of an outstanding season behind the dish. He caught 112 error-free games to lead all M...

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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.

September 21, 2016  –  James McCann News

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McCann went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Twins.

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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 114 425 401 32 106 30 18 5 7 41 0 1 16 90 4 1 3 .264 .297 .387 .684
2016 26 AAA TOL 6 27 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 6 0 0 0 .091 .259 .091 .350
2016 26 MAJ DET 105 373 344 31 76 22 9 1 12 48 0 1 23 109 1 3 2 .221 .272 .358 .630
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3-Year Averages     76 268 252 21 61 17 9 2 6 29 0 0 13 67 1 1 1 .242 .281 .365 .646
Career  (View All)     228 810 757 65 185 53 28 6 19 89 1 2 39 201 5 4 5 .244 .284 .373 .657

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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
Oct. 2 @Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .272 .358 .630
Oct. 1 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .274 .361 .635
Sep. 29 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 28 Cle 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .274 .362 .636
Sep. 27 Cle 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .221 .273 .358 .631
Sep. 26 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .270 .358 .628
Sep. 25 KC Did not play.
Sep. 24 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .270 .360 .630
Sep. 23 KC Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Min 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .271 .361 .632
Sep. 21 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 20 @Min 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .274 .366 .640
Sep. 18 @Cle 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .274 .358 .632
Sep. 17 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .275 .357 .632
Sep. 16 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .276 .358 .634
Sep. 15 Min 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .276 .362 .638
Sep. 14 Min 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .273 .355 .628
Sep. 13 Min Did not play.
Sep. 12 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .273 .357 .630
Sep. 11 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .276 .361 .637
Sep. 10 Bal 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .280 .366 .646
Sep. 9 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .278 .364 .642
Sep. 7 @CWS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .278 .368 .646
Sep. 6 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 5 @CWS 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .275 .368 .643
Sep. 4 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .273 .368 .641
Sep. 3 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .273 .370 .643
Sep. 2 @KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .274 .371 .645
Last 7 Games 16 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .294 .313 .607
Last 14 Games 28 5 6 1 0 1 4 0 9 0 0 1 0 1 .214 .241 .357 .598
Last 30 Games 76 9 18 3 0 1 6 3 25 0 0 1 0 2 .237 .275 .316 .591

James McCann: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 99 5
2015 112 1
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
2016120139260.258.525.848
20159784140.320.557.916
201461001.167.167.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016224183220.201.268.511
2015304243270.247.332.609
201461000.333.500.833

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016170177240.218.371.626
2015201185210.279.433.739
201450000.200.400.600

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016174145240.224.345.631
2015200142200.250.340.628
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 425 401 3.8% 21.2% 0.18 78% .326 .123
2016 26 AAA TOL 27 22 18.5% 22.2% 0.83 73% .125 .000
2016 26 MAJ DET 373 344 6.2% 29.2% 0.21 68% .287 .137
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3-Year Averages     268 252 4.9% 25% 0.19 73% .307 .123
Career     810 757 4.8% 24.8% 0.19 73% .309 .129

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2016 Stat Review for James McCann    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.221 AVG
TERRIBLE
68% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.287 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

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.358 SLG
POOR
.137 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.21 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.2% BB Rate
WEAK
29.2% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.630 OPS
TERRIBLE
.272 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

McCann is out of the lineup Saturday against the Orioles.

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McCann is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the White Sox.

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McCann will be in the lineup Sunday against the Angels. He will bat eighth.

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McCann went 4-for-5 with a three-run homer in Thursday's win over the Twins.

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McCann is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Twins, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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McCann's home run Saturday was his 10th of the season.

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McCann is out of the lineup Monday against the Mariners, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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McCann went 1-for-3 with a walk and a grand slam in Sunday's win over the Astros.

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McCann will start at catcher Sunday against the White Sox and bat eighth in the lineup.

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McCann is not in Friday's lineup against the White Sox.

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McCann is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the White Sox.

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2016

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2015

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 one double and two runs scored in 12 at-bats. Despite the improvements at the dish at Triple-A, McCann’s calling card remains his solid defensive play. He has thrown out 39 percent of base stealers in his first three full seasons in the minors while doing a quality job running a pitching staff. Detroit has opted to bring back Alex Avila as their lead backstop, but McCann is expected to get the opportunity to challenge Bryan Holaday for the backup gig in 2015. Given Holaday’s lack or production at the plate the past two seasons, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see McCann work his way into the backstop mix for the Tigers this season, and his role could expand quickly if Avila continues to deal with minor injuries and long droughts at the dish.

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.