Brian McCann #34 - C

NY Yankees

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1984/02/20
  • POB: Athens, GA
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 230lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Atlanta in 2002 (2nd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: McCann is cold (.130 in last 23AB).
Year to date1294635210915120663074002.235.289.402.691
On Pace141506571191612272338100-.235.289.402.691

Scouting Report

AssetsAn excellent power hitter from the catching position, he has a great batting eye with the ability to be an RBI machine. Is consistent all-round and calls a good game.
FlawsGets run on far too easily from time to time when his throwing and timing are off. Has dealt with vision issues that have at times caused him problems seeing the ball.
Career potentialExcellent all-round catcher.

Honours and Awards

2011NL - Silver Slugger
2011Named to the All-Star Game
2010NL - Silver Slugger
2010Named to the All-Star Game
2010All-Star Game - Most Valuable Player
2009NL - Silver Slugger
2009Named to the All-Star Game
2008NL - Silver Slugger
2008Named to the All-Star Game
2007Named to the All-Star Game
2006NL - Silver Slugger
2006Named to the All-Star Game
2005South Atlantic League (A) - All-Star Team
2005Class A- - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
2004Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team
2003South Atlantic League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/17Missed 6 games (concussion).
2014/08/09Concussion, 7-day DL.
2014/07/06Missed 2 games (sprained left foot).
2014/07/04Sprained left foot, day-to-day.
2013/11/23Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees to a five-year contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/10/03Missed the last 3 regular season games (strained right groin).
2013/09/27Strained right groin, day-to-day.
2013/09/24Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2013/09/23Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2013/08/12Missed 1 game (sore right knee).
2013/08/11Sore right knee, day-to-day.
2013/06/28Missed 1 game (sprained right shoulder).
2013/06/26Sprained right shoulder, day-to-day.
2013/05/06Missed 30 games (right shoulder surgery).
2013/03/23Right shoulder surgery, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2013).
2012/10/30Atlanta Braves exercised their contract option for next season.
2012/09/29Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2012/09/28Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2012/09/18Missed 2 games (hamstring).
2012/09/16Hamstring, day-to-day.
2012/09/05Missed 3 games (shoulder injury).
2012/09/02Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2012/08/23Missed 1 game (sore right shoulder).
2012/08/22Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2012/08/19Missed 2 games (sore right shoulder).
2012/08/17Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2012/08/11Missed 1 game (sore right shoulder).
2012/08/10Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2012/07/14Missed 1 game (paternity leave list).
2012/07/13Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2012/06/05Missed 1 game (bruised left knee).
2012/06/03Bruised left knee, day-to-day.
2012/05/28Missed 1 game (flu).
2012/05/27Flu, day-to-day.
2012/05/25Missed 3 games (flu).
2012/05/22Flu, day-to-day.
2012/04/29Missed 1 game (right intercostal).
2012/04/28Right intercostal, day-to-day.
2011/08/14Missed 16 games (strained left oblique).
2011/07/27Strained left oblique, 15-day DL.
2010/05/30Missed 1 game (quadriceps injury).
2010/05/29Quadriceps injury, day-to-day.
2010/05/08Missed 1 game (eye injury).
2010/05/07Eye injury, day-to-day.
2009/05/08Missed 13 games (eye injury).
2009/04/25Eye injury, early September.
2009/04/24Eye injury, day-to-day.
2009/04/21Missed 2 games (eye injury).
2009/04/19Eye injury, day-to-day.
2008/08/04Missed 7 games (concussion).
2008/07/28Concussion, day-to-day.
2007/07/06Missed 1 game (right knee injury).
2007/07/05Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/06/09Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2007/06/08Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2007/06/07Missed 1 game (left ankle injury).
2007/06/06Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/04Missed 1 game (finger injury).
2007/05/02Finger injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/22Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a six-year contract.
2007/02/28Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2006/06/09Missed 13 games (sprained left ankle).
2006/05/27Sprained left ankle, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 24th, 2006).
2006/05/23Missed 2 games (ankle injury).
2006/05/21Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2005/06/08Contract purchased from Mississippi (AA).
2005/03/10Assigned by the Atlanta Braves to their minor league camp.
2005/01/19Invited to spring training by the Atlanta Braves.


2013/11/23Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees.
2002/06/04Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 2nd round in 2002.

Career Stats

2014NY YankeesAL1294635210915120663074002.235.289.402.691
2009Myrtle BeachA2612200112000.333.429.6671.096
2004Myrtle BeachA1113854510735016663154227.278.337.494.831
2002GCL BravesR29100922502111022001.220.295.330.625


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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