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JAMES MCCANN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tigers Postgame 7.29.15: James McCann (VIDEO)

John Keating talks to James McCann about Justin Verlander's performance in the Tigers' 2-1 victory over the Rays.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann, Avila, or Both?

As a Tiger fan that attends many games and follows the team very closely, you hear a lot of things. I’ve recently heard a call out for the Tigers to use James McCann full-time because Alex Avila hasn’t done much since 2011. I wanted to share my thoughts on that idea. James McCann has had a successful rookie season and exceeded my expectations for him. He’s great throwing out...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers' James McCann hits walk-off homer (VIDEO)

The Detroit Tigers have had their share of ups and downs this season. Sunday's dramatic walk-off victory was just another example of this team's peaks and valleys -- this one ending on a rather high note. After mustering only two hits and trailing 4-0 through seven innings, Detroit rallied for an incredible comeback victory. Catcher James McCann blasted a laser walk-off home run...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers Daily-ish: McCann’s Walk-off Covers Up Price Absence

The Detroit Tigers continued their season of mediocrity on Sunday with a sudden flash of brilliance just when things were looking about as morose as possible. A bizarre situation on the mound involving the disappearance of their star pitcher only heightened the tension of a game that was seemingly circling the drain. The Tigers looked stumbling, undisciplined and unfocused…until...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

McCann hits walk off home run to sink White Sox, probably heading to backup role once Avila returns

The Tigers erased a 4-run deficit in the 8th thanks to a Victor Martinez bases clearing double then it was James McCann that put Detroit over the top with a walk-off solo shot to left field giving the Tigers a 5-4 win over the White Sox. It was McCann’s second walk-off home run as the 25-year old rookie catcher has a slash line of .248/.290/.370 with 42 strikeouts and nine walks...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers catcher James McCann channels his inner Spider Man with leaping catch

Tigers rookie catcher James McCann has definitely held his own both offensively and defensively while filling in for the injured Alex Avila. But on Wednesday night we saw McCann take his defensive efforts to the next level when he unleashed his super spidey sense. In the fifth inning, Martin Maldonado hit a pop-up behind home plate into the netting in front of the stands. But that...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers Catcher Hits Bird With Foul Ball; Bird Falls In Lady’s Lap (Video)

One spring training spectator got a less than desirable souvenir on Friday. Detroit Tigers rookie catcher James McCann knew something was up when there was chatter around the ballpark after a seemingly harmless foul ball. What McCann didn’t know was that his foul ball hit an innocent bird. McCann fouled off a pitch against the Atlanta Braves, and the ball smoked a bird sitting...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: James McCann destroys bird with line drive during spring training

Tigers backup catcher James McCann brought back memories of Randy Johnson during this past Friday’s spring training game against the Atlanta Braves. Obviously though McCann isn’t a dominating lefty, he’s a catcher looking to earn a trip north backing up Alex Avila so the memories of the Big Unit don’t start there. They start when the rookie destroyed some poor bird in the...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers catcher James McCann destroys bird with foul ball (VIDEO)

It was 14 years ago that Randy Johnson obliterated a bird with one of his 99 mph fastballs during an MLB spring training game. On Friday, Detroit Tigers rookie catcher James McCann did the same with one swing of the bat.  During the Tigers-Braves exhibition game yesterday, McCann launched a ball backwards over the backstop but, unfortunately, for the bird resting atop...
Via The Other Paper
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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