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...
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?
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...
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...
Detroit Tigers prospect James McCann discusses his experience at the Arizona Fall League and more in this one-on-one interview.
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.
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.
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?