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JAMES MCCANN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notes: McCann makes first start; Avila feeling better

DETROIT -- The day many Tigers fans have clamored for has arrived.  Rookie James McCann starts at catcher Saturday, which he found out Friday night. "Definitely nerve-wracking, but at the same time, we're on a short turnaround so I haven't had too much time to think about it," McCann said Saturday morning. "I am just trying to treat it like another game. After...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Evening News: Avila/Miggy Updates, V-Mart Honored, McCann Taking It Slow

–Prior to the Tigers and Indians game on Wednesday night, Tigers DH and part-time 1st baseman Victor Martinez was named American League Player of the Month for August! V-Mart was an opponent killer in August, hitting .350 with 5 doubles, 20 runs scored, 6 home runs, and 30 runs batted in! It’s the 1st time Martinez has been named Player of the Month. Trenton, Michigan native...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann, Moya among those likely to join Tigers when rosters expand

TOLEDO, Ohio -- The Detroit Tigers very likely will call up six minor leaguers when rosters are allowed to expand on Sept. 1. Four of them should be current Toledo Mud Hens who have been up with the Tigers in 2013 or 2014: middle infielder Hernan Perez, outfielder Tyler Collins, right-handed reliever Justin Miller and one of two other right-handed relievers, Melvin Mercedes or Evan...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Should James McCann Come Up?

The Tigers offense has been struggling, and the club could certainly use a jolt, especially at a position where offense has been limited this season. Given that, should the Tigers bring up catcher James McCann from Toledo, and if so, when?
Via tigers.scout.com
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers catching prospect McCann getting close at Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Detroit Tigers catching prospect James McCann is getting close to completing his minor league apprenticeship. McCann, a second-round pick three years ago out of the University of Arkansas, is batting .309 with 46 RBI for Toledo. And he's been solid defensively, too. McCann calls a good game and is second in the International League with 35 thrown out attempting...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: Catch-And-Shoot At The Buzzer Is A Game Winner For UC-San Diego

With a second left all California-San Diego could do is a catch and shoot.  James McCann found Drew Dyer in the corner and Dyer hit the shot to win it for the Tritons 66-64 over Chico State"We really put ourselves in position to have a chance and we were fortunate to make some plays at the end. I'm really proud of our effort." UCSD head coach Eric Olen said.Dyer would...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

From the AFL: James McCann

Detroit Tigers prospect James McCann discusses his experience at the Arizona Fall League and more in this one-on-one interview.
Via mlb.scout.com
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

McCann Learns As He Moves Up the Ladder

Shortly after one of the Rob Brantly was called up to Triple-A Toledo, James McCann got a call that he was being transferred from Class-A Lakeland up to Double-A Erie. Not only was McCann ecstatic with the news, but with Brantly now traded to the Marlins, McCann is the top catching prospect in the system and quickly approaching the big leagues.
Via tigers.scout.com
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers Prospect Profile: Curt Casali

In an organization that has a young All-Star in Alex Avila, plus top prospects like Rob Brantly and James McCann, it's easy to miss those other prospects that might be shining at the same position. Casali may not be getting the attention, but he's quietly making himself a big time prospect.
Via tigers.scout.com
June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers Prospect Profile #8: James McCann

The Tigers top selection in the 2011 draft, James McCann had a relatively quiet start to his pro career, appearing in just 14 games after signing. What about the young backstop made the Tigers so eager to snag him, despite a young All-Star catcher and a top prospect just in front of him?
Via tigers.scout.com
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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