BRIAN MCCANN NEWS

Gardner: Yankees look 'kind of flat' in Astros series

In losing 6-2 against the Houston Astros on Wednesday, the New York Yankees dropped the series, being outscored 21-4 in the three-game set.After the game, some players had critical words for the team, especially outfielder Brett Gardner, who told MLB.com the energy level is "kind of flat.""It's that time of the year where we've played a lot of games and nobody's going to slow down...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bombers Use Long Ball to Set Down Tribe; Yankees 6, Indians 2

The Yankees answered an early Francisco Lindor homer with two of their own in the first and eventually beat the Indians, 6-2. Lindor, who had three hits, homered in the first. But Brett Gardner and Brian McCann homered in the home half and the Yankees added two more in the second, on an error and a sac fly. Danny Salazar, who had a 1.48 ERA through his last seven starts, struggled...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Severino gets first MLB win as Yankees outslug Indians

  Luis Severino earned his first major-league win, getting all the support he needed in the first inning Saturday on a pair of home runs from Brett Gardner and Brian McCann as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2. Making his fourth career start, the 21-year-old Severino (1-2) gave up a one-out homer in the first to fellow rookie Francisco Lindor, but he yielded only...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Severino gets first big league win, Yankees beat Indians

NEW YORK (AP) -- Luis Severino earned his first major league win, getting all the support he needed in the first inning Saturday on a pair of home runs from Brett Gardner and Brian McCann as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2. Making his fourth career start, the 21-year-old Severino (1-2) gave up a one-out homer in the first to fellow rookie Francisco Lindor, but...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Severino gets first big league win, Yankees beat Indians

NEW YORK (AP) Luis Severino earned his first major league win, getting all the support he needed in the first inning Saturday on a pair of home runs from Brett Gardner and Brian McCann as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2. Making his fourth career start, the 21-year-old Severino (1-2) gave up a one-out homer in the first to fellow rookie Francisco Lindor, but he...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod homers in otherwise frustrating night for Yankees

  The Yankees were having a tough enough time getting hits off Josh Tomlin and the Indians' bullpen when manager Joe Girardi took exception with a called third strike in the ninth to Brian McCann. Girardi was ejected by plate umpire Dan Iassogna while New York was trying to mount a rally against Cleveland closer Cody Allen on Thursday night, a comeback that fell short with a 3-2...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

No Longer Boom or Bust: Brian McCann’s Yankee Stadium Production

In the winter of 2013, Baseball Prospectus ranked Brian McCann as the off-season’s fourth best free agent. At the time, he was a 29-year-old, prime-of-his career catcher and a career .277/.350/.473 hitter. McCann had six seasons of at least 20 home runs and a career 10 percent walk rate. When he signed with the Yankees that December, it seemed like a major upgrade for a team whose...
Via BP Bronx
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite dismal August, the Yankees are still atop the AL East

The New York Yankees have been having a rough August, going 7-8 and seeing their 7-game divisional lead dwindle down to just one. With the surging Toronto Blue Jays breathing down their necks and the season winding down, the Yankees need to start stepping it up and winning ballgames if they want to win the division and play in October. Going 7-8 to start a month isn’t that bad...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees hand Twins wild 8-7 loss in extra innings

NEW YORK -- Chase Headley hit a bases-loaded grounder in the 10th inning that Minnesota's five-man infield bobbled and the New York Yankees, after losing starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell to a line drive to the face, beat the Twins 8-7 Monday night. Brian McCann homered, drove in five runs and sliced a double off left fielder Eddie Rosario's glove in the 10th that set up the winning...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees lose pitcher to liner to face, beat Twins in 10th

NEW YORK (AP) Chase Headley hit a bases-loaded grounder in the 10th inning that Minnesota's five-man infield bobbled and the New York Yankees, after losing starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell to a line drive to the face, beat the Twins 8-7 Monday night. Brian McCann homered, drove in five runs and sliced a double off left fielder Eddie Rosario's glove in the 10th that set up the winning...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees hand Twins wild 8-7 loss in extra innings

NEW YORK -- Chase Headley hit a bases-loaded grounder in the 10th inning that Minnesota's five-man infield bobbled and the New York Yankees, after losing starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell to a line drive to the face, beat the Twins 8-7 Monday night. Brian McCann homered, drove in five runs and sliced a double off left fielder Eddie Rosario's glove in the 10th that set up the winning...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mushinck skewered never shuts up David Cone

Phil Mushnick on Yankees broadcasts:Thursday’s Yankees-Indians telecast on Ch. 11 was another that examined, explained, excused and exhausted the game before it was exhumed and examined again. It wasn’t a game telecast as much as it was a 3-hour, 35-minute statistics-and-probability seminar.In the first inning, Brian McCann hit a three-run homer. That inspired play-by-player...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Kick Them While They’re Down

How about those Jays? Running through the six with their woes, amirite? The Jays are now in first place after making up eight games in just 14 days to overtake the Yankees. Now, not taking anything away from Toronto because they have been white hot, but man have the Yankees made it easy on them. All of the sudden, the Yankees first five hitters look like the Atlanta Braves at...
Via Razzball
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Who struggled in July?

While the New York Yankees had plenty of players who performed exceedingly well in July, that’s not to say that team didn’t have players who struggled. Yes, they had arguably their best month offensively, their pitching wasn’t as great. Their starters ranked in the bottom half of the league in ERA, WHIP, and batting average against. No starter was atrocious in July but as a...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Heston starts Giants-Cubs series, McCann ailing

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday: --- CHARTING HESTON San Francisco rookie Chris Heston pitches at Wrigley Field to begin a four-game series between teams that are neck-and-neck in the race for the second NL wild card. Heston, who threw a no-hitter earlier this season, is 5-0 with a 2.44 ERA in eight starts since his last loss June 14 to Arizona. Jason...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann sidelined with stiff knee; Yankees re-sign Jones

NEW YORK (AP) Brian McCann is out of the New York Yankees' lineup against Boston because of a stiff left knee. The slugging catcher was injured blocking a pitch in the dirt from reliever Dellin Betances on Tuesday night, when McCann homered and drove in four runs. He shifted to first base late in the game. McCann says an MRI showed inflammation around the medial collateral ligament...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann, A-Rod and Yankees break loose again, rout Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) Brian McCann and Chris Young hit three-run homers during a nine-run burst in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston Red Sox 13-3 Tuesday night. Down 2-1 and held to three singles going into the sixth, the Yankees suddenly struck. The AL East leaders wound up scoring in double figures for the fourth time in seven...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: 3 pressing questions for the second half

After finishing the first half of the season at 48-40 with a 3 1/2 game lead atop the division, the New York Yankees have put themselves in a pretty good spot to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. With about two and a half months until the season’s end, it will be interesting to see if the Yanks will make any major moves at the trade deadline and if they will call...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Miley’s Disputable Balk Sets Stage For Red Sox’s Loss To Yankees

BOSTON — Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez apparently saw something others didn’t. Hernandez called a balk on Red Sox starter Wade Miley in the fifth inning of Boston’s 8-6 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday at Fenway Park. The call wasn’t exactly the difference in the game — it enabled the Yankees to tie the score 3-3 — but it was questionable at best. And Miley...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees shut out of "Cub-Worthy All-Stars" by dragon lady voters of CougarLife.com

Hard to imagine, but Brian McCann, CC Sabathia and Carlos Beltran have been snubbed by the fish-netted, turkey-necked, cyber-crones at CougarLIfe.com, in voting for the 2015 stud-buddy All-Star Jigolo Team.  Leading the pack is the 22-year-old Chippendale-worthy super cub, Bryce Harper, who - as a result - now gets his pick from both the Sarasota Seniors Happy Kazoo Team or the...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia held back after Astros' Brett Oberholtzer throws at A-Rod (VIDEO)

Houston Astros pitcher Brett Oberholtzer got rocked early by the New York Yankees on Saturday, allowing a grand slam to catcher Brian McCann and a two-run dinger to outfielder Chris Young — all before he was out of the second inning. So the frustrated lefty took out his anger out on Alex Rodriguez by intentionally throwing a fastball at A-Rod's midsection. CC Sabathia took...
Via The Other Paper
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Without A-Rod in the Yankee lineup, should anyone expect more than three hits?

Some basic rules of life.1. When showering with Satan, don't bend over to pick up the soap.2. When gazing up to heaven, you're most susceptible to getting your throat slashed.3. When your No. 3 hitter is Brian McCann - batting .260, with the lightning speed of Ethel Merman needing to pee - don't expect to score runs.OK, nothing personal against McCann.. but No. 3? Yikes. (Vernon...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees' Brian McCann to have MRI on sore right foot

SEATTLE (AP) New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann will undergo an MRI on his sore right foot after pulling himself from Wednesday's series finale in Seattle against the Mariners. McCann has been bothered by the injury for about 10 days since first being hurt on May 24 at home against Texas. McCann underwent an X-ray that didn't reveal anything significant but was in enough discomfort...
Via AP on Fox
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian McCann leaves game with sore right foot

According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Yankees catcher Brian McCann left Wednesday’s game against the Mariners with a sore right foot. Brian McCann left today’s game with right foot soreness. He will have an MRI in NYC tomorrow. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) June 3, 2015 “McCann grounded out to second base against Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker in the top of the second...
Via Baseball Essential
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian McCann Stays Hot, but Chris Capuano Earns Loss to Oakland Athletics

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann swings for an RBI single off Oakland Athletics’ Kendall Graveman during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) The New York Yankees were in the Bay Area for their second game of their three game set against the Oakland Athletics last night. Coming off of their sweep against the white...
Via The Sports Journal
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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