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James McCann

26-Year-Old Catcher – Detroit Tigers

2016 Stats

AVG

.197

HR

5

RBI

23

R

14

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.

July 24, 2016  –  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 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 57 205 188 14 37 9 3 1 5 23 0 0 12 62 1 3 1 .197 .245 .303 .548
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3-Year Averages     61 217 206 17 54 14 9 2 3 20 0 0 8 46 2 0 1 .262 .293 .369 .662
Career  (View All)     180 642 601 48 146 40 22 6 12 64 1 1 28 154 5 4 4 .243 .279 .359 .639

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James McCann Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 23 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 22 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 21 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 20 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .245 .303 .548
Jul. 19 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .249 .308 .557
Jul. 18 Min Did not play.
Jul. 17 KC Did not play.
Jul. 16 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .249 .309 .558
Jul. 15 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .254 .316 .570
Jul. 10 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .259 .324 .583
Jul. 9 @Tor Did not play.
Jul. 8 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .259 .329 .588
Jul. 7 @Tor 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .260 .331 .591
Jul. 6 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .254 .321 .575
Jul. 5 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .256 .323 .579
Jul. 4 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .260 .329 .589
Jul. 3 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .254 .329 .583
Jul. 2 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .255 .336 .591
Jul. 1 @TB 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .255 .342 .597
Jun. 30 @TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .244 .333 .577
Jun. 29 Mia Did not play.
Jun. 28 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .244 .333 .577
Jun. 26 Cle Did not play.
Jun. 25 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .250 .343 .593
Jun. 24 Cle 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .255 .350 .605
Jun. 23 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .248 .346 .594
Jun. 22 Sea Did not play.
Jun. 21 Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .202 .248 .326 .574
Jun. 20 Sea 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .248 .325 .573
Jun. 19 @KC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .235 .320 .555
Last 7 Days 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
Last 14 Days 27 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 8 0 0 0 1 0 .148 .172 .185 .357
Last 30 Days 71 6 14 1 0 1 5 5 27 0 0 0 1 0 .197 .247 .254 .501

James McCann: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 56 2
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
20167074150.257.486.797
20159784140.320.557.916
201461001.167.167.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161187180.161.195.400
2015304243270.247.332.609
201461000.333.500.833

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169084130.222.389.625
2015201185210.279.433.739
201450000.200.400.600

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169861100.173.224.477
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 205 188 5.9% 30.2% 0.19 67% .264 .106
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3-Year Averages     217 206 3.7% 21.2% 0.17 78% .325 .107
Career     642 601 4.4% 24% 0.18 74% .308 .116

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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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.197 AVG
TERRIBLE
67% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.264 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.303 SLG
TERRIBLE
.106 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.19 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.9% BB Rate
WEAK
30.2% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.548 OPS
TERRIBLE
.245 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

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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McCann is out of the lineup Sunday against the Royals.

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McCann is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

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McCann is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against Miami.

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McCann is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians.

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McCann will get the day off Wednesday as Jarrod Saltalamacchia will start behind the dish for the Tigers.

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McCann is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the White Sox.

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McCann is out of the lineup against the Yankees.

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McCann is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Blue Jays.

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McCann went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in Monday’s win over the Blue Jays.

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McCann went 3-for-4 with a triple and solo homer in Friday's 10-3 victory over the White Sox.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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.