James McCann

James McCann #34

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/210
  • Age: 26

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James McCann Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.202 7 27 0 .580

James McCann MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.244 14 68 1 .647

James McCann Bio

  • Full Name: James Thomas McCann
  • Born: 6/13/1990 in Santa Barbara, CA
  • Draft: 2011, Detroit Tigers, 2nd rd. (76th overall)
  • College: Arkansas
  • Debut: September 1, 2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 203 16 41 7 27 0 .202 .250 .580
MLB Career Stats 616 50 150 14 68 1 .244 .280 .647

James McCann 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 22 2 5 2 4 1 6 0 .227 .261 .500
Last 15 Games 48 3 9 2 6 3 15 0 .188 .235 .333
Last 30 Games 98 9 21 4 13 8 33 0 .214 .266 .357
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 22 2 5 2 4 1 6 0 .227 .261 .500
Last 15 Games 48 3 9 2 6 3 15 0 .188 .235 .333
Last 30 Games 98 9 21 4 13 8 33 0 .214 .266 .357
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
7/27 @ BOS 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
7/29 vs HOU 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
7/30 vs HOU 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
7/27 @ BOS 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
7/29 vs HOU 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
7/30 vs HOU 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
2016 Games by Position: C (59)

James 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)
2016 Tigers AL 221 34 82.52 186.09 -2.24 8.70 28.90
MLB Avg - - - - 89.22 214.58 3.59 11.34 37.05
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Tigers AL 221 34 82.52 186.09 -2.24 8.70 28.90
MLB Avg - - - - 89.22 214.58 3.59 11.34 37.05

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James McCann 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
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28 104 11 25 25 5 1 2 11 5 0 26 0 0 .240 .279 .365 .645
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90 307 27 66 92 8 2 9 38 18 0 92 0 0 .215 .260 .342 .602
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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28 104 11 25 25 5 1 2 11 5 0 26 0 0 .240 .279 .365 .645
Cumulative
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90 307 27 66 92 8 2 9 38 18 0 92 0 0 .215 .260 .342 .602

James McCann News

James McCann Fantasy News

July 19, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

McCann could excel on Tuesday

Tigers catcher James McCann, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is positioned for a strong performance against the Twins on Tuesday.

June 17, 2016 at 12:29 AM ET

Tigers' McCann reaches three times, homers

Tigers catcher James McCann went 1-for-1 with a solo homer, two RBIs and two walks on Thursday against the Royals.

Awards

James McCann Awards

MLBPAA Tigers Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2015 Detroit AL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Detroit AL
2014 Detroit AL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Toledo INT

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Erie EAS

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lakeland FSL

James McCann Leaderboards

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2015 5 22nd in AL

James McCann Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 3, 2016 Detroit Tigers activated C James McCann from the 15-day disabled list.
April 26, 2016 Detroit Tigers sent C James McCann on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
April 12, 2016 Detroit Tigers placed C James McCann on the 15-day disabled list. Right ankle sprain
October 13, 2014 Detroit Tigers activated C James McCann.
October 2, 2014 Detroit Tigers reassigned C James McCann to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2014 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of C James McCann from Toledo Mud Hens.
March 29, 2014 C James McCann assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
January 9, 2014 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster C James McCann to spring training.
July 16, 2013 Erie SeaWolves activated C James McCann from the temporarily inactive list.
July 13, 2013 Erie SeaWolves placed C James McCann on the temporarily inactive list.
January 16, 2013 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster C James McCann to spring training.
June 6, 2012 C James McCann assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.
April 2, 2012 James McCann assigned to Lakeland Flying Tigers from West Michigan Whitecaps.
January 10, 2012 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster C James McCann to spring training.
August 20, 2011 James McCann assigned to West Michigan Whitecaps from GCL Tigers.
August 10, 2011 James McCann assigned to GCL Tigers.
August 9, 2011 Detroit Tigers signed C James McCann.

James Thomas McCann Bio Info

Resides in Fayetteville, AR during the offseason with his wife, Jessica. Selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 31st round of the June 2008 draft out of Dos Pueblos High School in California, but he did not sign. Saw action in 49 games as a freshman at the University of Arkansas in 2009, hitting .242 (31-for-128) with six doubles, a home run and 11 RBIs. Batted .286 (61-for-213) with six doubles, nine home runs and 34 RBIs in 59 games during his sophomore season at the University of Arkansas in 2010. Played with Cotuit in the Cape Cod League during the summer of 2010. Hit .306 (64-for-209) with 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs, 38 RBIs and 11 stolen bases in 61 games during his junior season at the University of Arkansas in 2011...named a semi-finalist for the Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award, the award given annually to the top catcher in collegiate baseball. Visited patients at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Detroit VA Medical Center, visited children from Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos Orphanage at the Tigers Dominican Academy in 2015, supported the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, participates in the Autographed Memorabilia Donation and Dreams Come True programs, attended Keeping Kids in the Game, participated in Baseball Fantasy Camp for Kids, the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigerFest. Recommended/signed by Chris Wimmer for the Tigers.

2015

Finished his first full season with the Tigers in 2015, playing in 114 games. Selected the Tigers Rookie of the Year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association. Named the Detroit Tigers 2015 Heart and Hustle Award winner by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. Led all major league catchers with a 1.000 fielding percentage (777TC/0E) after not committing an error in 112 games -- became the sixth catcher in major league history to catch at least 100 games in a season and not commit an error, joining Charles Johnson (Florida, 1997), Chris Iannetta (Colorado, 2008), Mike Matheny (St. Louis, 2003), Buddy Rosar (Philadelphia, 1946) and Chris Snyder (Arizona, 2008). Established a Tigers rookie record for innings caught with 943.1 innings, surpassing the previous record of 880.0 innings, which was set by Frank House in 1954. Ranked tied for third in the American League with 24 catcher caught stealing, while he was ninth with a 40.6 caught stealing percentage. Finished the season fourth among AL rookies with 29 multi-hit games, while he was fifth with five triples, seventh with 106 hits, 155 total bases and 41 RBI and tied for seventh with 18 doubles. Drove in the first run of his major league career with a RBI single in the eighth inning on April 8 vs. Minnesota. Collected the first triple of his major league career on April 19 vs. Chicago White Sox. Recorded the first home run of his major league career with an inside-the-park home run on April 29 at Minnesota -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, McCann became the first player to have his first career home run be an inside the parker since Nori Aoki with Milwaukee on April 20, 2012 and the first Tigers player to hit an inside-the-park home run for his first major league home run since Frank Lary on April 17, 1956. Hit the first walkoff home run of his major league career on May 21 vs. Houston -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, McCann became the first major league player whose first two career home runs included both a walkoff and an insidethe-park homer since Tim Raines in 1981. Recorded his second walkoff home run of the season on June 28 vs. Chicago White Sox -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, McCann became the first rookie in Tigers history to hit two walkoff homers in one season and the first rookie to do so for any team since the Angels' Mark Trumbo in 2011...two of McCann's first three career home runs were walkoff homers and according to STATS, LLC, McCann became the third player in major league history to accomplish the feat, joining Kirby Higby and Kevin Romine. Hit safely in a season-best eight straight games from June 28-July 17 -- hit .438 (14-for-32) with six runs scored, one double, one triple, two home runs and seven RBI during the streak. Finished the month of July hitting .356 (21-for-59) with six runs scored, three doubles, one triple, two home runs and nine RBI -- ranked 10th in the AL with a .356 batting average.  Hit .320 (31-for-97) against lefthanded pitchers...batted .247 (75-for-304) with righthanders on the mound. Posted a .279 (56-for-201) batting average at Comerica Park...hit .250 (50-for-200) on the road. Hit .280 (54-for-193) with 17 runs scored, 11 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 21 RBIs before the All-Star break...hit .250 (52-for-208) with 15 runs scored, seven doubles, two triples, three home runs and 20 RBIs following the All-Star break.

2014

Appeared in nine games with the Tigers as he spent the majority of the 2014 season with Triple-A Toledo...Assigned to Toledo to begin the season...Collected a season-high four hits on April 13 versus Louisville -- equaled the high on May 13 versus Syracuse, June 8 at Scranton Wilkes-Barre and July 12 versus Pawtucket...Compiled a 13-game hitting streak July 25-August 10 -- batted .411 (23x56) with eight runs scored, nine doubles, two home runs and nine RBI during the streak...Batted .383 (31x81) with 11 runs scored, 14 doubles and 13 RBI in 21 games during July...Knocked a season-high five rBI on August 5 at Indianapolis...Hit .342 (41x120) with 13 runs scored, 16 doubles and 16 RBI against lefthanded pitching...batted .276 (82x297) with 36 runs scored, 18 doubles, seven home runs and 38 RBI with righties on the mound...Had his contract purchased by the Tigers from Toledo prior to the game on September 1 -- made his major league debut as a defensive replacement at catcher in the ninth inning that same night...Connected for his first major league hit with a single in the top of the fourth inning at Kansas City on September 19...Appeared in nine games for the Tigers in September, batting .250 (3x12) with two runs scored, a stolen base and one double.

2013

Spent the entire 2013 season with Double A Erie...Collected a season-high four hits on April 16 at Bowie...Compiled a season-best seven-game hitting streak April 14-20...Selected to participate in the Futures Game prior to the All-Star Game at Citi Field...Hit home runs in back-to-back days August 15-16...Named the Tigers Minor League Player of the Month for August after batting .299 (29x97) with 12 doubles, five home runs and 14 RBI in 25 games during the month...Named the best defensive catcher in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America.

2012 Assigned to Single A Lakeland to begin the 2012 season, before his contract was transferred to Double A Erie for the remainder of the season on June 6. ... Collected a season-high four hits on April 26 versus Dunedin -- matched the high with four hits for Erie on August 2 at New Hampshire. ... Hit safely in his final nine games with Lakeland May 25-June 4, batting .424 (14x33) with three doubles and four RBI. ... Named the best defensive catcher in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America. ... Saw action in 14 games with Mesa in the Arizona Fall League following the season, batting .195 (8x41) with three RBI. 2011 Made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League Tigers after being selected by Detroit in the second round of the June 2011 draft...Hit safely in four of his five games with the Gulf Coast League Tigers before his contract was transferred to Single A West Michigan for the remainder of the season on August 20...Named the ninth-best prospect and best defensive catcher in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America...Saw action with Team USA during the Pan American Games following the season.