MLB

Atlanta Braves
2015 Avg.
.000
 
Career Avg.
.271
Name  Brian McCann
Born  2/20/1984
Height  6-3
Weight  220
Number  34
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
5/25/2015 11:32:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann left Sunday's game against Texas due to cramping in his leg, but is back in the lineup for Monday's contest.
Insight: McCann is batting just .233 with four homers and 25 RBI, but the alternative, John Ryan Murphy is not fantasy worthy.
 
5/25/2015 9:06:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann left Sunday's game against Texas due to cramping in his leg.
Insight: He might need a game or two on the bench, but we await further updates. McCann is batting just .233 with four homers and 25 RBI, but the alternative, John Ryan Murphy is not fantasy worthy.
 
5/23/2015 11:06:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: It appears to be a normal day game after a night game off for the 31-year-old catcher. John Ryan Murphy will get the start behind the plate, but has no fantasy value.
 
5/20/2015 12:38:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is a career .182 hitter versus Nationals starter Jordan Zimmerman.
Insight: McCann is just 2-for-11 against Zimmerman with four strikeouts. Avoid him in his matchup.
 
5/16/2015 4:13:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is not in the lineup against the Royals on Saturday.
Insight: McCann is just getting a day off. John Ryan Murphy is catching and batting ninth. McCann is slashing .237/.291/.404 with four home runs and 21 RBI in 114 at-bats this season.
 
5/13/2015 10:08:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann was 2-for-4 with an RBI in the loss to the Rays on Wednesday.
Insight: First baseman Mark Teixeira was also 2-for-4 with an RBI. Each had their RBI in the first to give the Yankees the early lead, but the Rays scored one in the first and two more in the second to win, 3-2.
 
5/9/2015 12:12:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup
Insight: McCann is hitting .231/.294/.4017 with three home runs and 17 RBI in 91 at-bats this season including a home run last night. Just the normal day game off after a night game.
 
5/6/2015 12:20:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is a career .407 hitter with three doubles and a home run versus Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle.
Insight: McCann is 11-for-27 with an OPS of 1.078 versus Buehrle. McCann is hitting .250/.311/.413 with two home runs and 15 RBI in 80 at-bats this season.
 
4/28/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann had two doubles and three RBI in the, 4-2, victory over the Rays on Tuesday.
Insight: McCann is now 10-for-16 with nine RBI in his career against Rays pitcher Jake Odorizzi. It's safe to say McCann likes hitting against the guy.
 
4/28/2015 3:40:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is 8-for-13 lifetime against Rays' starter Jake Odorizzi.
Insight: Two of those hits are homers, and McCann has six RBI during his career against Odorizzi. Make sure McCann is in your lineups.
 
4/26/2015 3:31:00 PM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann is 1-for-12 in his career against Mets starter Jonathan Niese.
Insight: McCann also has five strikeouts versus Niese, so if owners have another option at catcher, it would be wise to sit McCann.
 
4/11/2015 11:40:00 AM
Description: Yankees catcher Brian McCann will sit on Saturday.
Insight: John Ryan Murphy will get the start. McCann had a couple of hits in six at-bats during last night's marathon 19-inning classic.
 
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.
 

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
ROC 4
DUR 5
 
Final
KAN 1
NYY 14
Final
COL 5
CIN 4
Final
PHI 3
NYM 6
Final
HOU 3
BAL 4
Final
BOS 2
MIN 7
Final
SFG 8
MIL 4
Final
WAS 2
CHC 1
Final
DET 0
OAK 4
Final
TEX 10
CLE 8
Final
ARI 2
STL 3
Final
MIA 2
PIT 4
Final
CWS 0
TOR 6
Final
SEA 4
TAM 1
Final
ATL 3
LOS 6
8th
SDP 3
ANA 3
 
Final
GSW 115
HOU 128
 
2nd Intermission
CHI 4
ANA 4
 
Final
ROC 4
DUR 5