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Report: Yankees willing to eat salary to deal Brian McCann

The New York Yankees want to get younger, and they understand that they might have to take on some salary to do so. The Yankees are interested in dealing catcher Brian McCann, and according to Yahoo! Sports’s Jeff Passan, they’re willing to eat some of his contract in order to get good young pieces in return. Sources: Yankees have expressed willingness to pay half of Brian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Has Brian McCann fulfilled Yankees’ expectations?

After the New York Yankees turned to a defense-first offering behind the plate for the 2013 season, they decided it was best to sign an offensive catcher who could still make a difference behind the dish. The Yanks inked Brian McCann, then a longtime backstop for the Atlanta Braves, to a five-year, $85 million contract before the 2014 season.Brian McCannPhoto Credit: Keith Allison...
Via Yankees Unscripted
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

While McCann Deserves A Pass, Other Yankees Derserve Anything But

Fans were given another tease last night, as the Yankees came from behind to beat the Rays by a score of 8-5. Actually, there was more than one tease, including one from Brian McCann. McCann went 2-3 with three RBIs, including a home run.  Seeing performances like this from him so late in the season is beyond frustrating.In spite of the frustration, I am willing to say this: We...
Via Lady At The Bat
September 11, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 08, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  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 happened...
Via Lady At The Bat
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: A look at Brian McCann

Brian McCann has played a total of 50 games as a New York Yankee. He has been at bat 179 times this season with 41 hits, 7 homers and 24 RBIs. I would say his first two months as a Yankee have been below average for him, especially offensively. Every athlete has their slumps in their sports, and it’s how they overcome the slump that really speaks to their character and athleticism...
Via isportsweb.com
June 03, 2014  |  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

How the New York Yankees will make the playoffs

The New York Yankees missed out on the playoffs for the 2nd time in nineteen years last spring. This year there is still a chance for the boys in stripes. Figuring out exactly what they need to do in order to get there might be harder than actually making it happen. Luckily for you I did my research and I think I have a few ideas how our New York Yankees can snatch up a spot in the...
Via isportsweb.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brian McCann’s offensive slump overshadows work behind plate

The New York Yankees suffered a tough loss Wednesday night to the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 5-4. Catcher Brian McCann continued to slump at the plate and received a brunt of the blame from the fans in the stands and via social media.There were plenty of scoring opportunities along the way that went by the wayside of which McCann seemed to be a part.McCann signed a five-year...
Via Yankees Unscripted
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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