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James McCann

27-Year-Old Catcher – Detroit Tigers

2017 Stats

AVG

.253

HR

13

RBI

49

R

39

SB

1

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

2016 was a bit of a disappointment for McCann, who faced high expectations following a 2015 season where he hit .264 in 114 games with 18 doubles, seven home runs and 41 RBI for the Tigers. This past ...

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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.

October 1, 2017  –  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 105 373 344 31 76 22 9 1 12 48 0 1 23 109 1 3 2 .221 .272 .358 .630
2017 27 AAA TOL 2 7 6 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .667 .714 .667 1.381
2017 27 MAJ DET 106 391 352 39 89 29 14 2 13 49 1 0 26 89 1 3 9 .253 .318 .415 .733
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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)     334 1,201 1,109 104 274 82 42 8 32 138 2 2 65 290 6 7 14 .247 .295 .386 .681

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James McCann Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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
Oct. 1 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .318 .415 .733
Sep. 29 @Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .319 .417 .736
Sep. 28 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .317 .417 .734
Sep. 27 @KC 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .317 .419 .736
Sep. 26 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .319 .420 .739
Sep. 24 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .322 .423 .745
Sep. 23 Min Did not play.
Sep. 22 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .325 .429 .754
Sep. 21 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .328 .433 .761
Sep. 20 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 19 Oak 5 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .331 .437 .768
Sep. 18 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .330 .431 .761
Sep. 17 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 16 CWS 4 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .333 .436 .769
Sep. 15 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .329 .423 .752
Sep. 14 CWS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .332 .428 .760
Sep. 13 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .329 .428 .757
Sep. 12 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .330 .429 .759
Sep. 10 @Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .331 .431 .762
Sep. 9 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .329 .432 .761
Sep. 8 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .330 .435 .765
Sep. 6 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .331 .438 .769
Sep. 5 KC 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .261 .332 .440 .772
Sep. 4 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .333 .445 .778
Sep. 3 Cle 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .332 .448 .780
Sep. 2 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 1 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 1 Cle 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .329 .445 .774
Last 7 Games 23 0 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .208 .217 .425
Last 14 Games 38 1 6 1 1 0 4 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .179 .237 .416
Last 30 Games 82 5 21 2 2 0 8 4 19 0 0 1 0 0 .256 .299 .329 .628

James McCann: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 103 3
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
2017104147130.298.558.928
2016120139260.258.525.848
20159784140.320.557.916

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017248256361.234.355.650
2016224183220.201.268.511
2015304243270.247.332.609

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017174248340.264.454.787
2016170177240.218.371.626
2015201185210.279.433.739

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017178155151.242.376.679
2016174145240.224.345.631
2015200142200.250.340.628
James McCann vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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% .087 .029
2012 22 A+ LAK 177 160 5.6% 16.4% 0.34 82% .346 .062
2012 22 AA ERI 230 220 3.5% 19.1% 0.18 80% .240 .082
2013 23 AA ERI 486 441 6.2% 17.5% 0.35 81% .321 .127
2014 24 AAA TOL 460 417 5.4% 19.6% 0.28 78% .355 .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% .325 .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% .283 .137
2017 27 AAA TOL 7 6 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .800 .000
2017 27 MAJ DET 391 352 6.6% 22.8% 0.29 75% .300 .162
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3-Year Averages     268 252 4.9% 25% 0.19 73% .306 .123
Career     1,201 1,109 5.4% 24.1% 0.22 74% .305 .139

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James McCann Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 C 943.3 0 0 0 0 504 0 318 0
2016 C 843.7 0 0 0 0 436 0 133 0
2017 C 836.3 0 0 0 0 442 0 235 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 C -2 0 1 0 1 0 -6 -6
2016 C 1 7 0 0 1 0 0 9
2017 C -4 0 0 0 0 0 -2 -6

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2017 Stat Review for James McCann    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.29 BB/K
WEAK
6.6% BB Rate
WEAK
22.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.733 OPS
WEAK
.318 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.253 AVG
WEAK
.300 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.415 SLG
WEAK
.162 ISO
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James McCann: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McCann is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Twins.

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McCann is not in the lineup against the A's on Wednesday.

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McCann went 2-for-5 with a triple, three RBI and a run in Tuesday's loss to Oakland.

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McCann is not in the lineup Sunday against the White Sox.

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McCann is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Indians.

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McCann is out of Saturday's lineup against the Indians.

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McCann went 3-for-4 with a run scored in Friday's 3-2 loss to Cleveland in the first game of their doubleheader.

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McCann went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run, a walk and two runs scored in Wednesday's win over the Rockies.

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

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McCann went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and three runs scored in Thursday's win over the Yankees. He also got a scare when he took a Dellin Betances fastball to the helmet, but he remained in the game.

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McCann is not in the lineup against the Yankees on Wednesday.

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McCann is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 MLB catchers and became only the sixth catcher on record to be error-free in over 100 games. On top of the flawless glove-work, he threw out 40.6 percent of American League base stealers. But McCann is more than just a defensive specialist -- he hit .264 with 18 doubles, five triples, seven home runs and 41 RBI with the Tigers last year. His leadership is off the charts, especially for a guy entering just his second season. McCann's power stroke will continue to grow and double-digit home runs will arrive sooner rather than later.

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.