Brian McCann

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Brian McCann 2015 Postseason Stats

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Brian McCann Postseason Career Stats

.209 3 9 0 .728

Brian McCann Stats

.232 26 94 0 .756

Brian McCann MLB Career Stats

.268 225 830 23 .803

Brian McCann Bio

  • Full Name: Brian Michael McCann
  • Born: 2/20/1984 in Athens, GA
  • Draft: 2002, Atlanta Braves, 2nd rd. (64th overall)
  • High School: Duluth, GA
  • Debut: June 10, 2005
  • Relationship(s): brother of Brad McCann
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2015 Postseason Stats 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Postseason Career Stats 43 4 9 3 9 0 .209 .286 .728
2015 Stats 465 68 108 26 94 0 .232 .320 .756
MLB Career Stats 4823 589 1293 225 830 23 .268 .340 .803
  • Status: Active

Brian McCann Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Yankees AL 535 290 90.97 227.22 1.80 12.90 44.28
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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October 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM ET

McCann could go deep Sunday

Yankees catcher Brian McCann, a DraftKings Daily Pick, could knock a ball out of the yard against the Orioles on Sunday.

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McCann primed to excel Saturday

Yankees catcher Brian McCann, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is primed to excel Saturday against the Orioles.


Brian McCann Awards

All-Star MVP

Year Team League
2010 Atlanta NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Atlanta NL
2007 Atlanta NL
2008 Atlanta NL
2009 Atlanta NL
2010 Atlanta NL
2011 Atlanta NL
2013 Atlanta NL

NL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2006 Atlanta NL
2008 Atlanta NL
2009 Atlanta NL
2010 Atlanta NL
2011 Atlanta NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/08/2013 Atlanta NL

MLBPAA Braves Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2009 Atlanta NL
2011 Atlanta NL

Brian McCann Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2008 .301 12th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2011 24 19th in NL
2014 23 17th in AL
2015 26 17th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2006 93 21st in NL
2009 94 18th in NL
2014 75 25th in AL
2015 94 11th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2008 .896 11th in NL
2011 .817 25th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2008 .373 19th in NL
2010 .375 14th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2008 .523 12th in NL


Season BB Rank
2010 74 13th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2007 38 20th in NL
2008 42 7th in NL
2009 35 23rd in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2010 9 8th in NL
2014 7 25th in AL
2015 11 11th in AL

Brian McCann Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 17, 2014 New York Yankees activated C Brian McCann from the 7-day disabled list.
August 9, 2014 New York Yankees placed C Brian McCann on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion
December 3, 2013 New York Yankees signed free agent C Brian McCann.
May 6, 2013 Atlanta Braves activated C Brian McCann from the 15-day disabled list.
May 1, 2013 Atlanta Braves sent C Brian McCann on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
April 26, 2013 Atlanta Braves sent C Brian McCann on a rehab assignment to Rome Braves.
March 23, 2013 Atlanta Braves placed C Brian McCann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2013. Recovering from October 2012 right shoulder surgery.
July 14, 2012 Atlanta Braves activated C Brian McCann from the paternity list.
August 14, 2011 Brian McCann roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
August 12, 2011 sent C Brian McCann on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
July 27, 2011 Atlanta Braves placed C Brian McCann on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left oblique.
May 8, 2009 Atlanta Braves activated C Brian McCann from the 15-day disabled list.
May 6, 2009 Atlanta Braves sent C Brian McCann on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
April 28, 2009 Atlanta Braves sent C Brian McCann on a rehab assignment to Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
April 25, 2009 Atlanta Braves placed C Brian McCann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 23, 2009. Left eye infection

Brian Michael McCann Bio Info

Full name is Brian Michael McCann… married Ashley in December 2007… the couple has a son, Colt (born July 2012), and a daughter, Colbie (born September 2013)… his older brother, Brad, was a first baseman in the Marlins and Royals organizations… father, Howard, is a former baseball coach at Marshall University. Graduated from Duluth (Ga.) High School in 2002. Since 2007, has actively supported the Rally Foundation, an organization that raises awareness and funds research to find better treatments for childhood cancers.

Batted .232 (115-for-495) with 57 runs, 15 doubles, 23 HR and 75 RBI in 140 games (101 starts at C, 13 at DH and 11 at 1B)in his first season with the Yankees…had never appeared at 1B in his Major League career entering the season... Of his 23 HR, 19 came at Yankee Stadium…became the second player in franchise history to hit 16 of his first 18HRfor the Yankees at home, joining Joe Sewell in 1931-33 (credit: Elias)… Elias also notes he is the first Major Leaguerto hit at least 16 of his first 18HR with a team at home since the Angels' Dave Hollins from 1997-98... Collected his first hit as a Yankee with an eighth-inning RBI single in 4/1 Opening Day loss at Houston... Hit solo HR-his first as a Yankee-and two-run HR and was 2-for-4 in 4/12 win vs. Boston…was his 10th career multi-HR game and first since 5/28/13 at Toronto (w/ Atlanta)…was his first of two multi-HR games in 2014 (also9/21 win vs. Toronto)... Started at catcher in 4/24 win at Boston, but moved to first base in the ninth inning, marking his first career appearance at a defensive position other than catcher... Made his first career start-and fourth appearance-at 1B in 5/28 win at St. Louis (2-for-4, 1R, 1RBI, 1BB)... Hit two-run HR and a bases-clearing triple in 6/18 win vs. Toronto, tying his career high with 5RBI (sixthtime, first since 7/18/10 vs. Milwaukee)…was his third career triple (also 4/24/08 vs. Florida and 6/6/09 vs.Milwaukee)…was the first time in his career he hit a triple and a home run in the same game... Missed two games (7/4-5) with a sore left foot... Reached base safely in 19 straight games from 7/2-26/14, batting .338 (25-for-74) with 8R, 4 doubles, 2HR and 8RBI in those games…was tied for the second-longest such streak of his career (also 19 straight from7/11-8/13/08) behind a career-high 26-game stretch of reaching safely from 6/18-7/26/06... Hit safely in a season-high 11 straight games from 7/11-26, hitting .372 (16-for-43) with 4R, 2 doubles, 1 HR and 5RBI over the stretch…was his sixth career double-digit hitting streak and his longest hitting streak since7/3-21/12 w/ Atlanta (also 11 straight)... Hit ninth-inning "walk-off" single and was 2-for-5 with 1RBI in 7/20 win vs. Cincinnati…was his fifth career "walk-off" hit, first as a Yankee and first since 5/17/11 vs. Houston w/ Atlanta (HR)... Made seven straight starts at 1B from 7/22-28... Was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list from 8/9-17 (missed six games)…suffered injury on foul tipon 8/9 vs. Cleveland... Homered in a career-high three-straight home games from 8/24-9/3... Hit pinch-hit, three-run "walk-off" HR in the 10th inning on 8/24 vs.Chicago-AL…was his sixth career "walk-off" hit and second of theseason (also 7/20 vs. Cincinnati) and third career "walk-off" HR (laston 5/17/11 w/ Atlanta vs. Houston)…was his third career pinch-hit HR (last also on 5/17/11)…was the first pinch-hit "walk-off" HR by aYankee since Jason Giambi on 6/5/08 vs. Toronto (ninth inning off B.J.Ryan)…according to Elias, is one of three Yankees to hit a pinch-hit"walk-off" HR in extra innings, joining Bob Cerv in 1960 and GaryWard in 1988…was his eighth career extra-inning HR (credit: Elias)... Hit 8 HR with 18 RBI in September, his highest totals in both categories in a calendar month since July 2012 (9 HR and 21 RBI)... Tied his career high with 4H in 9/3 win vs. Boston (11th time, firstsince 7/6/13 at Philadelphia w/ Atlanta)... Homered in back-to-back games at Camden Yards from 9/13-14…his home run on 9/13 was just his third road homer of theseason and first since 5/23 at Chicago-AL, snapping a 37-gameroad homerless stretch and marking the second-longest suchstretch of his career behind a 48-game homerless span on theroad from 8/20/10-6/4/11 w/ Atlanta... Pinch-ran for Derek Jeter after Jeter's final career hit in the third inning of 9/28 win at Boston…was his second career pinch-running appearance (also 5/25/12 vs. Washington w/ Atlanta for David Ross).

Batted .256 (91-for-356) with 43R, 13 doubles, 20HR and 57RBI in 102 games with Atlanta… posted a 2.98 catchers' ERA, the lowest such mark in the Majors since the Dodgers' Paul Lo Duca in 2003 (2.73). Was named to his seventh career All-Star game (also 2006-11), replacing injured teammate Freddie Freeman. Began the season on the 15-day disabled list from 3/23-5/6 recovering from right shoulder surgery performed on 10/16/12… missed the Braves' first 30 games of the season. Led all Major League catchers with 20HR from the time of his season debut on 5/6 through the end of the year. Batted .349 (38-for-109) with 9HR and 27RBI over a 29-game span from 6/23-8/2. Recorded at least one extra-base hit in seven straight games from 6/29-7/6, all while playing catcher… according to Elias, became just the second Brave to accomplish the feat since 1900, joining Earl Williams from 7/14-20/72. Was named NL "Co-Player of the Week" for the period from 7/1-7 after batting .600 (15-for-25) with 6R, 4 doubles, 1HR and 4RBI in six games, including five multi-hit contests… led the Majors in batting average and hits over the stretch, while also leading the NL with a .600 on-base percentage. Was removed from 9/26 win vs. Philadelphia in the bottom of the second inning with a right adductor strain… missed the Braves' final four regular season games. Collected 1RBI in four NLDS games vs. the Dodgers (0-for-13, 3BB).

2012 Felt shoulder discomfort most of the season and underwent successful surgery to repair his right shoulder on 10/16 by Braves orthopedic surgeon Dr. Xavier Duralde in Atlanta, GA. Had an 11-game hitting streak, 7/3-21 [1]: .357 (15-for-42), seven home runs, 16 RBI. Had nine home runs, 22 RBI and a .289 (24-for-83) average over a 25-game span, 7/3-8/7. Homered in four consecutive games, 7/5-8, including his ninth career grand slam in 7/6's five-run eighth inning. It was his second grand slam of the year (both vs. PHI). Hit his sixth home run on 7/27 in his sixth game vs. PHI this season and according to the Elias Sports Bureau, was the first player in MLB history to hit a home run in his (first) six consecutive games vs. PHI. Snapped an 0-for-17 skid on 9/8 at NYM with a 4-for-5 game with one home run, one doubled and four RBI. The four hits matched a career high (ninth time). Homered in back-to-back games 9/8-9 at NYM and hit .375 (6-for-16) from 9/7-12. Since the start of the 2006 season, leads all Major League catchers in home runs (151), extra-base hits (360), RBI (581), two-out RBI (246), game-winning RBI (73) and games played (944). Went 0-for-1 as a pinch-hitter on 10/5 vs. STL in the Wild Card Game. 2011 Led National League catchers in home runs (24), finished second in RBI (71) and ranked third in hits (126) and batting average (.270)...Was selected by the fans as the National League's starting catcher for the 2011 All-Star Game, his sixthstraight All-Star game appearance. He is the only player in Braves franchise history to make the All-Star team in each of his first six full seasons...Collected his fifth Silver Slugger Award and became one of just six catchers to win five or more career Silver Slugger Awards...Since the start of the 2006 season, leads all Major League catchers in home runs (131), extra-base hits (326), two-out RBI (218), game-winning RBI (69) and games played (823). He trails only Victor Martinez in doubles (193) and RBI (514)...Notched his 200th career double on 9/27 vs. PHI off Roy Oswalt...Was on the 15-day disabled list from 7/27-8/14 with a strained left oblique; included an injury rehabilitation assignment to Triple-A Gwinnett...Went 3-for-5 with four RBI and a SB in 4/3's win at WSH. According to Stats Inc., he is the only catcher since 1947 to have four-or-more RBI and a stolen base in the same game three separate times. 2010 Was selected to his fifth consecutive All-Star game and became the first player in franchise history to make the All-Star team in each of his first five full seasons...Was named MVP of the All-Star Game after his three-run double proved to be the game winner for the NL. Became first Brave to win the All-Star Game MVP Award since Fred McGriff in 1994...Collected his fourth Silver Slugger Award and became one of just eight catchers ever to win four or more Silver Slugger Awards...Connected for his second consecutive Opening Day home run and his third in five career Opening Day starts on 4/5 vs. Chicago (NL)...Hit his 100th career home run on 6/25 vs. DET, a solo shot to in the fourth inning off Andy Oliver...Hit his first career game-ending home run on 8/29 vs. FLA off Leo Nunez (HR was officially reviewed)...Since the start of the 2006 season, leads all ML catchers in home runs (107), extra-base hits (283), doubles (174), RBI (443) and GW-RBI (61)...Also since the start of the 2006 season, is third in the NL with 193 two-out RBI...The Division Series marked his second postseason appearance and first since 2005. He hit .429 (6-for-14) with 1 HR and 3 RBI to improve his career postseason average to .300 (9-for-30) with 3 HR and 8 RBI...Has a career .294 batting average (368-for-1263) at Turner Field with 53 home runs and 218 RBI. 2009 Collected his third Silver Slugger Award in the last four seasons. Is one of just seven catchers ever to win three or more Silver Slugger Awards...Was selected to his fourth consecutive All-Star game and became the first player in franchise history to make the All-Star team in each of his first four full seasons...Since the start of the 2006 season, leads all Major League catchers in doubles (149), home runs (86), extra-base hits (237), doubles (149), GW-RBI (52) and RBI (366)...Since the start of the 2006 season, is tied for fifth in the Majors with 170 two-out RBI (his 49 in 2009 ranked third in the Majors)...Led all NL Catchers with 21 homers, 94 RBI and an .834 OPS...Of his 21 home runs, 15 (71%) came with men on base...Had a single-season career high of 94 RBI with his two-run single in the sixth inning on 10/3 vs. WSH...Has a career .300 batting average (306-for-1020) at Turner Field with 40 home runs and 186 RBI...Tied his career high by driving in five runs on 8/23 vs. FLA...Had four game-winning final at-bat victories this season, including a three-run homer in the 10th inning at FLA on 7/30 and a bases-loaded, two-run double in the eighth inning at STL on 9/12...Had a season-high 11-game hitting streak where he went 14-for-40 (.350) with 6 2B, 2 HR and 12 RBI...Threw out 21 runners attempting to steal...He hit .420 (21-for-50) with four home runs and 11 RBI in interleague play...Was placed on the disabled list from 4/23-5/8 with a left eye infection...Appeared in six games for Team USA in the 2009 WBC (4-for-12 with 2 2B, 1 HR and 6 RBI). 2008 Was selected to participate in the 2009 World Baseball Classic for the United States team. ...Won his second Silver Slugger award (2006), becoming the 10th catcher in history with multiple Silver Sluggers and one of four active catchers (Ivan Rodriguez, 7; Jorge Posada, 5; Joe Mauer, 2). ...Since the start of the 2006 season, leads all MLB catchers with 65 HR, 272 RBI and 114 doubles. ...Set career highs in games (145), runs (68), hits (153), doubles (42), walks (57) and his first career triple. ...Led all major league catchers in 2B (42), T1st in HR (23), and was 2nd in RBI (87) and batting avg. (.301). ...Tied for team lead with 44 multi-hit games. ...His .299 avg. vs. LHP was 8th in majors among all LH hitters (min. 140 AB). ...Entered the 7/15 All-Star Game in the 15th inning, but did not bat. Became the first-ever Brave to make the All-Star squad in each of his first three full seasons. ...Hit over .300 in May (.367), July (.333) and September (.316). ...Was a .318 hitter (114-for-358) in night games and a .258 hitter (39-for-151) in day games. ...He hit .400 (8-for-20) with a HR with the bases loaded and hit .287 with 5 HR with RISP. 2007 Homered in three straight games 8/20-22 at CIN. Hit his third career grand slam in the 1st inning at CIN on 8/20. Had a career-high 12-game hitting streak snapped on 8/17 (15-43, .349). First half: .262 avg., 9 HR, 49 RBI, 19 doubles. After the break, he hit .279 , 9 HR, 43 RBI, 19 doubles. His two-homer game on 7/13 vs. PIT was the second multi-homer game of his career. Was ejected by home plate umpire Chad Fairchild on 6/23 vs. DET. Had first career four-RBI game 6/18 vs. BOS on a three-run homer and RBI double. Hit cleanup and went 3-for-6 with career-high three doubles in Game Two on 5/19 at BOS. Left game on 5/1 in the second inning with a bruised left ring finger (X-rays were negative). Returned to the lineup on 5/4 and went 2-for-2 with 2 RBI. Hit .500 (6-for-12) with two homers in the opening three-game series at PHI. Clubbed a 2-run, game-tying HR off T. Gordon in the 9th inning 4/4 at PHI. On 3/22, agreed to terms on a six-year contract that includes a club option for a seventh year (2013). 2006 In just his second season, captured the NL Silver Slugger Award with a .333 average, 24 HRs and 93 RBI...Was named to his first career All-Star team. Went 0-for-1 and caught four innings at Pittsburgh...Brian was the only catcher in the majors to hit at least .300 with 20 or more homers...His 64 RBI after the All-Star break ranked third in the NL and his 18 HRs tied for ninth...His 58 extra-base hits rank as the third-most by a catcher in Braves franchise history...Batted .351 vs. RHP and .266 vs. LHP...Hit .438 (7-for-16) with bases loaded, .346 (36-for-104) with RISP and .471 (24-for-51) with 2out/RISP...Batted .351 (33-for-94) in the month of August and had eight homers and 27 RBI in September...Had his first career ejection by Joe West in the third inning on 9/28 vs. NYM and had career-high tying nine-game hitting streak snapped (also 9/17-27/06)...Had a five-game home run streak, 7/15-19. It tied a franchise mark and was the longest streak by a catcher since CLE's Sandy Alomar in 1997...Had first-career multi-homer game and tied a career-high with five RBI on 9/24 at COL...Went 4-for-4 on 8/5 at CIN and 4-for-5 on 8/27 vs. WSH, his first two four-hit games...Had career-high nine-game hitting streak, 7/8-21 (15-for-40, 5 HR), seven of the games were multi-hit...Hit first career grand slam (#9) on 7/17 at STL off J. Weaver in the third inning...On the DL on 5/27 (retro to 5/24) until 6/9. Left 5/20 game at ARI after a collision at HP with E. Byrnes...Had a left-lateral ankle sprain...Was leading NL with a .350 batting average at time...Had a career-high five RBI and three hits 5/15 vs. FLA, including a three-run HR (#5) in the 6th inning...Clubbed his fourth homer on 5/13 vs. WSH, a leadoff shot in the ninth inning off Chad Cordero. 2005 Rookie backstop played in 59 games and batted .278 in 2005...Named to Baseball America and Topps' All-Rookie teams...Batted .333 vs. LHP and .264 vs. RHP...Hit .347 (26-for-75) with runners on base...The Braves went 33-16 in Brian's 49 starts...Contract was purchased from Mississippi (AA) on 6/8 in place of the injured E. Perez, who was placed back on the 15-day disabled list...Made major league debut 6/10 vs. OAK, starting at catcher and getting his first multi-hit game and RBI in the process...His first career hit came off Danny Haren in the 2nd inning...Went 3-for-7 with a HR in his first two career games 6/10 and 6/11...Hit his first career HR off OAK's J. Duchscherer in the sixth inning on 6/11...Had two of the four Braves' hits 6/30 at FLA, including his second homer...Went 3-for-5 with a homer (#3) and three runs 8/2 at CIN and was 5-for-9 in three-game series (8/2-4)...Crushed a 3-run HR (#5) 9/10 at WSH off L. Hernandez to give ATL a 4-0 lead...Had the game-winning, one-run single in the eighth-inning on 9/23 vs. FLA to cap a four-run inning in which the Braves came back from a 3-0 deficit to win 4-3. 2004 Established career-highs in runs (45), 2B (35), and HR (16) with Single-A Myrtle Beach...Named to the Carolina League's All-Star Team...Rated as the Carolina League's top defensive catcher by Baseball America and as the league's eighthbest prospect...Ranked second in the league in doubles (35) and extra-base hits (51) and was fourth in slugging percentage (.494)...Led the Pelicans in total bases, doubles, home runs and RBI...Named the organization's third-best prospect following the season by Baseball America...Collected a hit in nine straight games 5/8-18 (17-for-36, 6 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBI)...Drove in a season-high five runs 5/31 at Winston-Salem (2-for-5, 2B, HR)...Recorded an RBI in eight consecutive games 5/28-6/6 (14 total)....Named league's mid-season all-star team...Named Carolina League Player of the Week for 8/30-9/6, going 13-for-29 (.448) with five doubles, two homers, nine RBI and seven runs. 2003 Named Rome's (A) Player of the Year...Club won South Atlantic League championship...Named to post- and mid-season All-Star teams...Established career highs in average (.290), games (115), 3B (3), RBI (71), and SB (7)...Ranked third in the SAL in doubles...Had nine-game hitting streak 8/20-28 (15-for-36 with 6 2B, 1 3B, and 12 RBI). 2002 Professional career began with the GCL Braves...Had season-best four-game hitting streak 7/27-31 (7-for-17, 2 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI).