Found November 21, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Brian McCann
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
Brian McCann presumably is going to sign with a team at some point this offseason. Have fun guessing when exactly he’ll cross t’s and dot i’s. McCann’s agent, B.B. Abbott, told that his client could sign with a team at any point, and that they don’t have any specific range of dates in mind. “We don’t have a timeframe.” Abbott reportedly said. “I can tell you that in our minds, it could be two days or it could be two weeks or it could be two months. I don’t think that we have a real timeframe in mind. If a team is wanting to accelerate the process, we would certainly engage with them. I’m not saying that would ultimately lead to a deal, but there are a lot of factors you have to consider when it comes to timeframe. “With Brian, at least in our mind, being out on an island from the standpoint that there are no other catchers who are going to hit in the middle of the lineup based on the career path he’s on from a statistical standpoint, because of that I don’t think we have a

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