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2014 Avg.
.232
 
Career Avg.
.272
Name  Brian McCann
Born  2/20/1984
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Number  34
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
9/23/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann hit his 23rd home run of the season, going 2-for-4 against the Orioles on Tuesday.
Insight: McCann has been disappointing in his first season in pinstripes. He got off to a slow start and never really recovered. McCann is hitting .235/.290/.411 with 73 RBI in addition to the 23 homers.
 
9/21/2014 6:34:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann has big day at plate in Yankees victory.
Insight: He raked two homers and three RBI, giving him 22 dingers and 71 RBI on the year. McCann is a solid option behind the plate, as the 2014 season comes to an end.
 
9/19/2014 12:02:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is a career .417 hitter (10-for-24) against Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle.
Insight: McCann is struggling, batting .146 over the past two weeks (12 games). He has 20 home runs for the seventh consecutive season and 66 RBI, but he's not hitting right now.
 
Hot9/15/2014 3:56:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is sitting out Monday's game with Tampa Bay.
Insight: McCann played the entire four-game weekend series against Baltimore and needs a day of rest. He has 20 home runs and 66 RBI this season. John Ryan Murphy will do the catching tonight. He's a .292 hitter, but without much power and has limited fantasy value.
 
Hot9/11/2014 12:51:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann was 2-for-3 with a two-run single and a solo home run as the Yankees rallied to defeated the Ray, 8-5, on Wednesday.
Insight: Tampa Bay jumped out to a 4-0 in the top of the first inning, but McCann homered in the bottom of the inning to cut into the lead. The catcher then hit a two-run single in the third to further cut the deficit. McCann has continued to hit well in the second half, going deep three times and driving in seven runs this month. He has 18 home runs and 64 RBI this season.
 
9/4/2014 1:19:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann has clubbed home runs in back-to-back games.
Insight: McCann is 6-for-8 to start September and went a perfect 4-for-4 on Wednesday with three RBI to lead the Yankees over the Red Sox, 5-1. The catcher had a horrible start to the season but is now hitting a respectable .244 with 17 home runs, 61 RBI, and 48 runs.
 
8/29/2014 10:12:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is a career .429 hitter (9-for-21) against Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle.
Insight: McCann is just one of four hitters on the Yankees roster with career batting averages over .420 against Buehrle (min 10 at-bats). The other three are Brett Gardner, Stephen Drew and Ichiro Suzuki.
 
8/27/2014 11:27:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is a career .417 hitter (5-for-12) with three home runs and five RBI against Tigers starter David Price.
Insight: McCann has a five-game hitting streak, in which he is hitting .313 with a home run and four RBI. The catcher had a pinch-hit walkoff home run on Sunday. McCann never really recovered from his terrible start this season. It looked like he was making strides as he hit .287 in July, but he has followed that up with a .229 batting average in August.
 
8/24/2014 5:31:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann hit a pinch-hit walk-off three-run homer Sunday against the White Sox.
Insight: McCann hasn't had a multi-hit game since July 25 and he's hitting .235 with 15 homers, 54 RBI, 43 runs and a .680 OPS on the year.
 
8/22/2014 3:54:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann was not in Thursday's starting lineup, but has returned to the lineup for Friday's action.
Insight: He'll DH with Francisco Cervelli behind the plate. McCann is just back from the concussion list and the team is being cautious. He's had a disappointing year, batting .233 with 14 homers, 51 RBI and a .670 OPS.
 
8/21/2014 11:09:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Normal day game after a night game off. McCann returned from a concussion last Sunday and has caught the last three games. He's had a disappointing year, batting .233 with 14 homers, 51 RBI and a .670 OPS.
 
8/19/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann went 1-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Tuesday against Houston.
Insight: McCann returned from a concussion on Sunday. He's had a disappointing year, batting .235 with 14 homers, 51 RBI and a .676 OPS.
 
8/13/2014 6:12:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann (concussion) is expected to return from the 7-day concussion DL Saturday, according to Bryan Hoch of mlb.com.
Insight: McCann sustained a mild concussion when he took a foul ball off the mask on Aug. 8, but he's been cleared for baseball activities. McCann is hitting .238 with 13 homers, 49 RBI and a .677 OPS, not what the Yankees were expecting when they gave him $17 million a year for five years last December.
 
8/9/2014 11:28:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann left Friday's game with a mild concussion and is not in the starting lineup for Saturday afternoon.
Insight: McCann took a foul ball off the mask.. McCann is hitting .238 with 13 homers, 49 RBI and a .677 OPS, a bit disappointing. Francisco Cervelli gets the start and is batting .305 in limited action.
 
8/9/2014 9:26:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann left Friday's game with a mild concussion.
Insight: McCann took a foul ball off the mask.. McCann is hitting .238 with 13 homers, 49 RBI and a .677 OPS, a bit disappointing.
 
8/7/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is not in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Just the normal day game off after a night game. McCann is hitting .236 with 13 homers, 49 RBI and a .674 OPS after homering for the second straight night Wednesday.
 
8/6/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann homered for the second straight game Wednesday against Detroit.
Insight: McCann looked to be breaking out of his slump in July, but he went 0-for-15 from July 27 to Aug. 1 to put a halt to his progress. He's hitting .236 with 13 homers, 49 RBI and a .674 OPS on the season.
 
7/20/2014 12:17:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann has just seven career at-bats against Reds starter Johnny Cueto, but he homered in three of them.
Insight: McCann has picked up his production in July, hitting .340 with three doubles and a homer to raise his average from .221 to .240.
 
7/6/2014 1:30:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann tested his foot this morning and will play Sunday.
Insight: McCann has 10 home runs this season, but that's about all that's gone right for him. He's batting .224 with a .656 OPS.
 
7/6/2014 10:17:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is expected to miss another game Sunday after injuring his left foot in Thursday's contest.
Insight: McCann has 10 home runs this season, but that's about all that's gone right for him. He's batting .224 with a .656 OPS.
 

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