"It only flared up when I caught," McCann said. "Walking around, it didn't flare up, but once I got in my squat and moved around -- that's what we've been waiting for today. I went out there and it didn't flare up."
McCann said that he was worried the condition might have been something that forced him to the disabled list, so Friday's developments were welcome news for him and the Yankees. McCann said that he has worn the same orthotics for about three years and it was time to get them updated.
"You hope that the orthotics correct the problem," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "From time to time -- kind of like a pair of glasses, in a sense -- your prescription changes a little bit. And I think a lot of it has to do with being a catcher and being in the position that he's in [with] his feet."
McCann is batting .248 with eight homers and 33 RBIs this season.
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