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WATCH: Texas Rangers Leonys Martin robs Brian McCann on double catch

The Texas Rangers haven’t had a lot to cheer about, with a crazy amount of injuries and ineffective pitching.  They are having some success in New York at the expense of the Yankees, having surprisingly won game one of the series on Monday.  And playing some good defense on Tuesday, as outfielder Leonys Martin makes an outstanding catch against the wall on a seemingly-sure extra...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Earn Walk-Off Win Over Reds On Misplayed Routine Pop-Up (Video)

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good. Just ask New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann. During Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds, McCann stepped up to the plate against flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman. Left-handed hitters have just a .112 batting average against Chapman over the last four years. But thanks to a defensive miscue, McCann recorded a hit against...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Misplayed popup leads to walk-off win for Yankees

Your browser does not support iframes.The New York Yankees defeated the Cincinnati Reds in unlikely fashion on Sunday after a Brian McCann popup misplayed by Cincinnati's defense led to a walk-off single.Check it out as three Reds defenders converge on the routine pop fly only to allow the ball to drop in between them in short right field. Doh!The win secured a three-game sweep...
Via Bush League Chronicle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann tops buy-low options for the 2nd half

There are few things in Fantasy Baseball more difficult and more rewarding than sending the perfect trade proposal. You never want to lowball an opposing owner and abruptly end the trade discussion, however; you also don’t want to include that unnecessary extra piece when they would’ve accepted a lesser offer. Here are some players that are due for a bout of good luck after...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Do you think the Yankees will make the 2014 postseason?

The New York Yankees have 68 games, 41 at home and 27 on the road, left in the 2014 regular season. Right now, the Yankees are 47-47, five games back in the AL East compared to 3.5 games in the wild card. This leaves the Yankees in striking distance to get a postseason berth, but things have to improve. The Yankees will have to get better without ace Masahiro Tanaka for at least...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: McCann’s Decline

Before the 2012 season Brian McCann was on a career path be a Hall of Fame catcher, but everything changed in 2012 when he suggered a torn labrum and knee tendinitis in right knee. After having surgery on the shoulder his offensive numbers rebounded in a shortened 2013 season. He signed a five-year deal with the Yankees, and the bounce back season and the new home ballpark created...
Via Baseball Professor
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann’s Former Coach: Catcher Will ‘Never Be Comfortable’ In New York

Brian McCann was born in Georgia and grew up there. He was then drafted by the Atlanta Braves and became an All-Star catcher for his hometown club. He gave that up his past winter, however, to join the New York Yankees, and that’s been a regrettable decision so far. That is, of course, if you discount the $85 million contract he signed with the Bronx Bombers. McCann’s salary...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Girardi's Faith In Yankees' McCann Might Be Misplaced & Not Rewarded

In our previous post, Bernadette expressed her hope that Brian McCann will turn things around this season. Christina, however, is not so sure:The New York Yankees are a bad team right now. After another frustrating loss to a division rival on Tuesday night, the Yankees fell to 41-41 and 2-8 in their last 10 games. Their expected win-loss record of 37-45 is a lot closer to where they...
Via Lady At The Bat
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Though Horrible, Yankees Brian McCann Taking Steps To Change

They say the first step toward getting rid of a problem is to admit that you have one. Brian McCann has a problem, and last night he admitted it.After signing his big free agent deal in the off-season, McCann was expected to provide much-needed lefty power to the Yankees lineup, especially toward Yankee Stadium's short porch in right field. So far, however, that hasn't quite...
Via Lady At The Bat
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brian McCann's fingers crushed by pitch

Unfortunately for Brian McCann a deflected pitch targeted his throwing hand, nailing his fingers in the process.
Via Gamedayr
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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