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Brian McCann | Catcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/20/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Brian McCann (foot) is in the Yankees' starting lineup on Monday afternoon against the Royals.
McCann made an early exit from Sunday's game with a foot cramp. It obviously wasn't a serious issue. May 25 - 11:04 AM

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Brian McCann was removed from Sunday's game against the Rangers in the ninth inning with a cramp in his foot/calf.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted that he was a little concerned about the injury and that the team would know more about it on Monday. Owners in weekly leagues may want to have another option available should it look like the veteran backstop may miss a few games.
May 24 - 11:42 PM

Brian McCann went 1-for-4 with and plated both of the Yankees runs in Sunday's loss to the Rangers.

His two-run single off Yovani Gallardo in the first inning gave the Bombers the early advantage, unfortunately that would be their extent of their offense on the evening. He's had a rough go of it at the plate this season, slashing just .233/.289/.383 with four long balls and 25 RBI.
May 24 - 11:34 PM

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees starting lineup on Saturday.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for the veteran backstop being a day game after a night game. John Ryan Murphy will get the start behind the plate and will hit eighth against Nick Martinez and the Rangers.
May 23 - 10:53 AM

Brian McCann reached three times and delivered a sac fly Wednesday against the Rangers.

McCann walked for just the sixth and seventh times this season. A 1-for-15 slump had dropped his OBP all of the way down to .279.
May 20 - 10:22 PM

Brian McCann went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Sunday's win versus the Orioles.

McCann padded the Yankees' lead to 5-1 in the fifth inning with a solo homer to right field off of lefty Brian Matusz. All four of the catcher's home runs this season have come at home, following last year's trend when he hit 19 of 23 homers at home. McCann is batting .242/.308/.442 with 18 RBI.
May 10 - 4:21 PM

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Orioles.

Nothing more than a day of rest for the veteran backstop who should be back in there on Sunday. J.R. Murphy will draw the start in his place on Saturday and bat ninth against the O's.
May 9 - 11:49 AM

Brian McCann hit a two-run homer in Friday's win over the Orioles.

McCann smacked the home run off of Oriole starter Miguel Gonzalez. It would be his only hit of the game, as he finished 1-for-3. McCann now has three home runs and 17 RBI for the year and is hitting .231/.294/.407. The catcher is working on a streak of seven straight seasons with 20 or more home runs.
May 9 - 1:55 AM

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees' lineup Monday.

It's just a routine day off. John Ryan Murphy is at catcher in McCann's place.
May 4 - 4:32 PM

Brian McCann doubled twice and knocked in three runs to lead the Yankees past the Rays on Tuesday.

McCann added an insurance run in the first inning with a double, then brought in two more with a fifth-inning double. He finished 2-for-4 on the evening. It's McCann's fourth multi-hit game out of his last six starts, which has brought his triple-slash line up to a respectable .266/.310/.453 with 12 RBI.
Apr 28 - 10:11 PM

Brian McCann went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, helping the Yankees edge the Rays on Monday.

McCann slugged a round-tripper off of Brandon Gomes in the sixth inning, breaking a 1-1 tie. It proved to be the deciding run. McCann has been rather quiet offensively, as he's hitting just .250/.299/.417 with two home runs and nine RBI following Monday's game. 21 of the 25 home runs he has hit since signing with the Yankees have come at home, taking advantage of the short porch in right field.
Apr 27 - 10:13 PM

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees' lineup Sunday.

It looks like he's just receiving a breather. John Ryan Murphy is behind the plate Sunday in McCann's place. Carlos Beltran is also sitting out, as he's apparently still battling an illness. Garrett Jones is handling right field.

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees' lineup Monday.

It's his second day off in the last three days, but there appears to be no known health issue. John Ryan Murphy is catching Michael Pineda. Also getting a breather for the Yanks is Stephen Drew, as Gregorio Petit is at second base.

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees starting lineup for Saturday's afternoon tilt against the Red Sox.

McCann joins Jacoby Ellsbury, Mark Teixeira and Stephen Drew on the pine after playing the majority of Friday's 19-inning loss. J.R. Murphy will handle the catching duties for Adam Warren on Saturday.
Apr 11 - 10:39 AM

Brian McCann hit his second spring homer Monday off the Nationals' Doug Fister.

McCann isn't usually one for big springs, but he's doing fine this year, with a .258 average and two homers in 31 at-bats. His homer today was pretty nice, as he took an 0-2 inside fastball well over the fence in right field.
Mar 23 - 4:59 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2John Ryan Murphy
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Garrett Jones
2B1Stephen Drew
2Jose Pirela
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Brendan Ryan
3Gregorio Petit
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Chris Young
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Slade Heathcott
RF1Carlos Beltran
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Adam Warren
6Chase Whitley
7Chris Capuano
8Ivan Nova
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Andrew Miller
3David Carpenter
4Justin Wilson
5Esmil Rogers
6Chris Martin
7Chasen Shreve
8Jacob Lindgren