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34 Brian McCann C
Height/Weight: 6-3/220 | Birthdate: 2/20/1984 | Birthplace: Athens, GA | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: New York | College: No College | MLB Experience: 11 | Salary: $12,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 99/94 | Average Draft Position: 141.63
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Yankees catcher Brian McCann collects five RBI in Monday's win


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/17/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann drove in a season-high five runs during Monday's 8-7 win over the Twins.

McCann went 3 for 5 at the plate with one run scored. He drove in three of the runs when he hit his 21st home run of the season off Kyle Gibson in the first inning.

Prior to Monday's win, McCann was hitting .214 with five home runs and 11 RBI in his last 16 games (13 starts).


Yankees C Brian McCann hits home run No. 20 on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/13/2015) Catcher Brian McCann put the Yankees on the board early on Thursday, as he smacked a three-run home run in the first inning of the 8-6 win over the Indians. It was his 20th home run of the season, and his second in as many games.

McCann now has eight straight seasons with at least 20 home runs, which ranks behind Mike Piazza and Yogi Bera (10 each) all-time.


Yankees C Brian McCann back in lineup Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/7/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann is ready to roll Friday night against Toronto. He had been deemed questionable with a knee ailment that prevented him from starting since Tuesday.

McCann returns with 18 homers and 65 RBI in just 307 at-bats.


Yankees' Brian McCann to miss a few days due to knee injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann was not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Red Sox after tweaking his left knee Tuesday. J.R. Murphy replaced McCann in the starting lineup.

Manager Joe Girardi said McCann's MRI showed inflammation in his knee. Girardi said he will try to give McCann a few days off, but he is available off the bench, if needed.

"I knew I did something," McCann said, per ESPN.com. "It kinda stretched out a little bit. It felt awkward. Looking back, looking at the position I was in, I think I was lucky that that’s all it is. Right now, I’m just hoping a couple of days of rest will knock it out, get it a little more stable, and we can move forward."

McCann has homered twice in three August games, including Tuesday's 13-3 win. He is batting .308 (8 for 26) with two doubles, three home runs and seven RBI in his last seven games.


Yankees' Brian McCann dealing with pull in leg


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann suffered a pull in his left leg during Tuesday's win over the Red Sox and is uncertain if he can play in Wednesday's contest, reports NJ.com.

"I'm hoping I wake up [Wednesday] and it's not stiff," he said.

McCann sustained the injury in the eighth inning while attempting to block a ball at the plate. McCann stayed in the game, but moved to first base. He finished the game 2 for 5 with four RBI.


John Ryan Murphy starts for Brian McCann behind plate for Yankees


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann isn't in the starting lineup on Saturday. 

John Ryan Murphy replaces McCann behing the plate.

Murphy has 27 starts this year, to McCann's 76, but the two catchers have split the last 10 starts. 


Yankees C Brian McCann goes big fly in loss on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/31/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann went 2 for 5 with a two-run home run in Thursday's 7-6 loss to the Rangers. McCann went deep for his 16th homer in the third inning to give his club a temporary 5-4 lead.

McCann is batting .206 with two home runs over his last 10 games.


Brian McCann sits, John Ryan Murphy gets start for Yankees


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/25/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann isn't in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Minnesota. McCann has started 72 games, including seven of the last eight. 

John Ryan Murphy replaces McCann, getting the start behind the plate for the 24th time. 


Yankees C Brian McCann out, John Ryan Murphy in Thursday


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/23/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann, who has started five consecutive games, is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Orioles. 

John Ryan Murphy, who is hitting .310 with nine hits over his last 11 games, will fill in for McCann and hit out of the eighth spot in the lineup.


Yankees C Brian McCann hits 15th home run of the season


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/18/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann went 1 for 4 with a home run in Saturday's loss to the Mariners.

McCann hit a two-run blast off Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma in the fourth inning to tie the game 2-2, though his team would fall 4-3.

McCann is hitting .333 with four hits, two home runs and five RBI over his last three games.


Yankees C Brian McCann doubles, homers in win over Red Sox


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/12/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann went 2 for 5 with a double, a home run and two RBI during his team's win over the Red Sox on Sunday.

McCann improved his batting average to .200 over his last 10 games with two home runs and six RBI.


Yankees C Brian McCann getting a day off on Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/8/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann is not in th e starting lineup for Wednesday's match up with the A's. McCann had started each of the last five games, going 3 for 18 with a home run and four RBI. 

The Yankees are facing a tough lefty in Scott Kazmir on Wednesday, and McCann is batting .224 against southpaws this season. 

John Ryan Murphy will get the start behind the plate on Wednesday. 


Yankees C Brian McCann out of lineup Saturday


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/4/2015) One day removed from hitting a walk-off home run, Yankees catcher Brian McCann is out of the lineup against the Rays on Saturday. 

McCann will have the day off after hitting a three-run blast that won the game versus the Rays on Friday night in the 12th inning.

McCann will be replaced by John Ryan Murphy in the lineup.


Yankees C Brian McCann slugs walk-off home run on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/4/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann came through with the biggest hit of the game on Friday. McCann blasted a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th inning to give his club the 7-5 win over the Rays. It was McCann's only hit of the game.

The home run was McCann's 13th of the season and the fourth-walk off blast of his career. 


Yankees C Brian McCann blasts grand slam in victory Saturday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/27/2015) Catcher Brian McCann got the fun started for the Yankees against the Astros, as he launched a first-inning grand slam on Saturday. McCann went 2 for 4 on the afternoon, with what was his 12th home run of the season.

McCann has been swinging it well lately, hitting .324 with three home runs and 10 RBI over his last 10 contests.


Yankees hold catcher Brian McCann out of Thursday's lineup


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann was not in the starting lineup for Thursday's game at Houston, reports Newsday.

He was replaced by John Ryan Murphy, who will bat seventh. Over his last 14 games, McCann is hitting .352 with three home runs and 12 RBI.

The Yankees are the underdogs (+160) at Houston on Thursday.


Yankees C Brian McCann gets day off with lefty on the mound


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/24/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann is getting a rest on Wednesday, as he is being held out of the starting lineup against the Phillies. McCann had started seven of the last eight games.

So, on a day game after a night game, and with the Yankees facing a tough left-hander in Cole Hamels, McCann will start the day on the bench.

John Ryan Murphy is drawing the start behind the plate and batting seventh on Wednesday.


Yankees' Brian McCann homers in back-to-back games


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/23/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann homered for the second straight game Monday against the Phillies. It is the second time this season McCann has homered in consecutive games after he homered in four straight games from May 25-29.

McCan had a sac fly in the first inning before he belted his 11th home run leading off the bottom of the seventh inning off Elvis Araujo.

McCann has managed at least one hit and one RBI in four straight games. He has six multihit games in his last 13 starts. He has a .360/.421/.600/1.021 slash line in that span. He also has three doubles, three home runs, 12 RBI, six runs, six walks and 12 strikeouts in his last 13 games.


Yankees C Brian McCann cranks out 10th home run on Sunday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/21/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann provided one the few offensive highlights for his team on Sunday. McCann launched a solo home run, his 10th of the year, in the 12-4 loss to the Tigers. McCann's homer in the second inning cut the Tigers' lead to 6-1 at the time.

McCann, who had two hits on Sunday, has been hitting the ball well recently. Over his last 10 games, the veteran backstop is batting .359 (14 for 39), though he does have 11 strikeouts over that time.


Yankees' Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann receive days off


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/14/2015) The Yankees have decided to rest both outfielder Carlos Beltran and catcher Brian McCann for Sunday's series-finale against the Orioles. 

In their places, Garrett Jones will start in right field and John Ryan Murphy will start at catcher. 


Yankees C Brian McCann goes 3 for 4 in win


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann tallied three hits during Tuesday night's 6-1 victory over the Nationals. 

McCann finished the game 3 for 4, with one double and two singles. McCann has hit .467 in his past five games. 

McCann recorded two RBI in the winning effort. He now has a slash line of .266/.330/.485. 


Yankees C Brian McCann blasts ninth home run in win Saturday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/6/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann made his presence felt in his return to the lineup on Friday. McCann, who left Wednesday's game due to a sore foot, had two hits in five at-bats, including his ninth home run of the season in the 8-2 win over the Angels.

McCann's home run was a two-run shot that came in the first inning off starter Garrett Richards. The veteran catcher has been hitting the ball well lately, batting .333 (14 for 42) with five home runs over his last 14 games.

"He's been swinging the bat really, really good the last two-and-a-half weeks, three weeks," manager Joe Girardi said, per the Newark Star-Ledger. "But it was one of the reasons we went and got him, because we thought his swing was kind of built for this kind of ballpark. And that's showing up."


Yankees C Brian McCann feeling better after arch injury


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(6/5/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann is back in the lineup Friday after leaving Wednesday's game with a right foot injury. After MRI and CT tests revealed nothing major, it was a new pair of orthotics that helped alleviate McCann's pain, per MLB.com. 

McCann caught a side session in the bullpen before Friday's game and reported that he felt fine with the new equipment. 

"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," McCann said. "I went out there and it didn't flare up."

McCann is hitting .248 with eight homers and 33 RBIs this season.


Yankees' Brian McCann day to day after MRI, CT scan are negative


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/4/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann underwent an MRI and CT scan on his right foot Thursday, and both tests came back negative, the team announced. He is being listed as day to day after being evaluated by Yankees head team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad.

McCann left Wednesday's game due to right foot soreness. Since May 1, McCann is batting .237 with six home runs and 21 RBI in 28 games.


Yankees' Brian McCann undergoing MRI for right foot soreness


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2015) Yankees catcher Brian McCann left Wednesday's game against the Mariners due to right foot soreness. He will undergo an MRI on Thursday, the team announced.

McCann only lasted 1 1/2 innings Wednesday before being removed from the game. McCann caught the first inning and grounded out in the top of the second before J.R. Murphy replaced him behind the plate to begin the bottom of the second.

McCann entered play Wednesday batting .333 (11 for 33) with one double, four home runs, 12 RBI, seven runs, seven walks and eight strikeouts in his previous 11 games.