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  • • Mets catcher James McCann undergoes hamate surgery, will miss at least six weeks
    McCann is likely out until nearly the end of June, so it's Tomás Nido time...2022
  • Mets’ James McCann out for six weeks with fractured bone in wrist
    • Mets’ James McCann out for six weeks with fractured bone in wrist
    James McCann thought his sore left wrist was not a big deal, but an X-ray on Friday said otherwise....2022
  • • James McCann Out Approximately Six Weeks Due To Hand Fracture
    The Mets announced that catcher James McCann has a hamate fracture in his left (via Bob Nightengale of USA Today). He’ll undergo surgery and miss around six weeks. Patrick Mazeika has been recalled from Triple-A Syracuse in his place. More to come....2022
  • Mets C McCann sidelined by broken bone in wrist
    • Mets C McCann sidelined by broken bone in wrist
    Mets catcher James McCann will be sidelined for approximately six weeks after he broke a bone in his left wrist....2022
  • James McCann was constant during Mets’ historic no-hitter
    • James McCann was constant during Mets’ historic no-hitter
    Mets catcher James McCann helped five pitchers navigate the Phillies lineup to complete the franchise’s second no-hitter....2022
  • James McCann’s brutal struggles at plate mirror rough first Mets season
    • James McCann’s brutal struggles at plate mirror rough first Mets season
    James McCann got plunked by a pitch to drive in the Mets’ first run of the season. It has been difficult to find a noteworthy offensive contribution since then from the slumping catcher....2022
  • Starling Marte, Mark Canha off to quick starts for Mets
    • Starling Marte, Mark Canha off to quick starts for Mets
    WASHINGTON — Who said new Mets hitters are contractually required to get off to slow starts? Years of torturous letdowns — from Carlos Beltran in 2005 through Jason Bay in 2010 all the way through the duo of Francisco Lindor and James McCann last year — might have lowered the expectations for offseason additions Starling......2022
  • Banged-up Mets could be whole soon
    • Banged-up Mets could be whole soon
    The Mets, with a little luck, might have their full starting lineup on the field for the final week of spring training. Starling Marte still hasn’t appeared in the Grapefruit League and James McCann has been sidelined since earlier this week, but manager Buck Showalter provided an optimistic timetable for both Friday....2022
  • Mets’ James McCann scratched from exhibition game with back tightness
    • Mets’ James McCann scratched from exhibition game with back tightness
    PORT ST. LUCIE — James McCann missed more than two weeks last season with back spasms. So when the Mets catcher felt his back tighten up on him Tuesday afternoon, he and the team took no chances, scratching him from its Grapefruit League game against the Astros at Clover Park. “It’s something in-season I would......2022
  • James McCann looking to future after ugly first season as Met
    • James McCann looking to future after ugly first season as Met
    The last time James McCann had the worst season of his career, he followed it up with an All-Star campaign the following year....2021

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James McCann injury and suspension

  • • Mets catcher James McCann undergoes hamate surgery, will miss at least six weeks
    McCann is likely out until nearly the end of June, so it's Tomás Nido time...2022
  • • Mets’ James McCann out for six weeks with fractured bone in wrist
    James McCann thought his sore left wrist was not a big deal, but an X-ray on Friday said otherwise....2022
  • • James McCann Out Approximately Six Weeks Due To Hand Fracture
    The Mets announced that catcher James McCann has a hamate fracture in his left (via Bob Nightengale of USA Today). He’ll undergo surgery and miss around six weeks. Patrick Mazeika has been recalled from Triple-A Syracuse in his place. More to come....2022
  • James McCann, Jose Peraza expected to be healthy for Mets ‘soon’
    • James McCann, Jose Peraza expected to be healthy for Mets ‘soon’
    The latest injury updates for a banged-up Mets roster....2021
  • Injury-ravaged Mets starting James McCann at first base
    • Injury-ravaged Mets starting James McCann at first base
    The unbelievable number of Mets injuries is forcing a veteran into an unfamiliar spot....2021
  • • Offseason Outlook: New York Mets
    The Mets are off to a fast start under new owner Steve Cohen, but there’s more work to be done this offseason. Guaranteed Contracts Jacob deGrom, RHP: $97.5MM through 2023 Robinson Cano, 2B: $48MM through 2023 (2021 salary forfeited because of suspension) James McCann, C: $40.6MM through 2024 Marcus Stroman, RHP: $18.9MM through 2021 Trevor…...2020
  • • History in mind, Stanton homers after Fiers HBP
    Tempers flared between the Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton and Tigers starter Mike Fiers in the third inning at Comerica Park on Monday night, when Stanton was hit by a pitch on the left elbow guard to load the bases with two outs. The plunking caused Stanton and Fiers to exchange words, with Tigers catcher James McCann holding Stanton back from approaching the mound. Stanton got a measure of payback i...2018
  • • McCann 'fully' expects to play in DH nightcap
    The Tigers' spat of injury woes added catcher James McCann, who left Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays after sustaining what the team called a left-sided intercostal spasm....2018
  • • McCann exits with intercostal spasm
    The Tigers' spat of injury woes added catcher James McCann, who left Sunday's series finale against the Blue Jays after suffering what the team called a left-sided intercostal spasm....2018
  • • Miguel Cabrera gets seven game suspension for brawl
    Major League Baseball has handed down punishment for Thursday’s Tigers-Yankees brawl. Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera, the primary instigator, received a seven-game suspension, while Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez, who needlessly got involved with several sucker punches, will miss four games. Notably, Yankees reliever Tommy Kahnle, who was ejected for throwing behind Cabrera just before ...2017

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James McCann trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • James McCann’s brutal struggles at plate mirror rough first Mets season
    James McCann got plunked by a pitch to drive in the Mets’ first run of the season. It has been difficult to find a noteworthy offensive contribution since then from the slumping catcher....2022
  • • Starling Marte, Mark Canha off to quick starts for Mets
    WASHINGTON — Who said new Mets hitters are contractually required to get off to slow starts? Years of torturous letdowns — from Carlos Beltran in 2005 through Jason Bay in 2010 all the way through the duo of Francisco Lindor and James McCann last year — might have lowered the expectations for offseason additions Starling......2022
  • • Mets Interested In Tyler Flowers
    The Mets are looking for another catcher, and veteran free agent Tyler Flowers is among the names they have discussed, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. The Mets’ first-string spot behind the plate belongs to James McCann, whom they signed to a four-year, $40.6MM contract in free agency. Tomas Nido is slated to…...2021
  • Steve Cohen’s Mets are still taking the upside route: Sherman
    • Steve Cohen’s Mets are still taking the upside route: Sherman
    The Mets are gambling with the upside play. They did it to some degree with Trevor May, to a larger one with James McCann and ticked it up even a few more notches in reaching an agreement with Taijuan Walker on a multi-year contract. The Mets have guaranteed that threesome important roles – and $78......2021
  • • MLB roundtable: Which team will sign free agent J.T. Realmuto now that the Mets have a catcher?
    The Mets are no longer an option for Realmuto after signing James McCann...2020
  • • Offseason Outlook: New York Mets
    The Mets are off to a fast start under new owner Steve Cohen, but there’s more work to be done this offseason. Guaranteed Contracts Jacob deGrom, RHP: $97.5MM through 2023 Robinson Cano, 2B: $48MM through 2023 (2021 salary forfeited because of suspension) James McCann, C: $40.6MM through 2024 Marcus Stroman, RHP: $18.9MM through 2021 Trevor…...2020
  • • Mets, catcher James McCann agree to four-year contract worth $40.6 million
    The Mets have been after the backstop all offseason...2020
  • • Quick Hits: Suzuki, Angels, Diamondbacks, Cubs
    The Angels are interested in free agent catcher Kurt Suzuki, reports Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic. Los Angeles was in on James McCann before he agreed to terms with the Mets, and it seems the front office is still looking to add to the position. The 37-year-old Suzuki has been an average or better hitter for four consecutive…...2020
  • What getting James McCann will mean for the Mets -- and the free-agent market
    • What getting James McCann will mean for the Mets -- and the free-agent market
    As the Mets near landing a catcher, what's their next move and what does McCann's deal mean for star free agent J.T. Realmuto?...2020
  • Mets Sign Catcher James McCann
    • Mets Sign Catcher James McCann
    A four-year deal worth $40 million could give the Mets’ new owner, Steve Cohen, flexibility to keep shopping in the free-agent market....2020

James McCann stats and results

  • • Offseason In Review: New York Mets
    Mets fans had high hopes when Steve Cohen, now the wealthiest owner in Major League Baseball, officially took over for the much-maligned Wilpons in November. They shouldn’t be disappointed with the results so far. Major League Signings James McCann, C: Four years, $40.6MM Taijuan Walker, RHP: Three years, $23MM Trevor May, RHP: Two years, $15.5MM…...2021
  • • Brad Ausmus rips Indians broadcasters for insinuating Tigers intentionally hit umpire
    Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is not happy that the Cleveland Indians’ television broadcast implied that his team conspired to intentionally hit an umpire with a pitch. In the third inning of Detroit’s 5-3 loss to Cleveland on Wednesday, Ausmus and catcher James McCann were both ejected by home plate umpire Quinn Walcott for arguing balls and strikes. Just a handful of pitches later, new Tige...2017
  • • Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine get into major fight
    Miguel Cabrera and Austin Romine got into a major fight that resulted in a bench-clearing incident between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Tensions began brewing earlier in the game after Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer hit Gary Sanchez with a pitch in the fifth following Sanchez’s fourth home run of the three-game series. The next inning, Yankees reliever Tommy Kahnle threw beh...2017
  • • McCann suffers laceration to left hand
    Tigers catcher James McCann left Thursday's game against the Astros with a laceration to his left hand, the result of being hit by a pitch in the fourth inning by Mike Fiers....2017
  • • McCann suffers laceration to left hand
    Tigers catcher James McCann left Thursday's game against the Astros with a laceration to his left hand, the result of being hit by a pitch in the fourth inning by Mike Fiers....2017
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    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: David Price Works to Pitch Past Familiar Faces
    2016
  • • Jarrod Saltalamacchia to Tigers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2015
  • • Chris Sale Breaks White Sox Record for Most Strikeouts in Season
    2015

James McCann parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • James McCann finally breaks through in ‘huge’ Mets moment
    • James McCann finally breaks through in ‘huge’ Mets moment
    James McCann came off the bench to pinch hit and his RBI double broke a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and sent the Mets to a 3-1 win Monday....2021
  • • Free Agent Notes: McCann, Angels, Yankees, Lester, Castro
    It appeared earlier Wednesday that catcher James McCann would join the Mets, though an agreement hasn’t materialized yet, and they’re not the only team chasing him at the moment. Robert Murray of FanSided tweets that the Angels are still in contention for McCann, a California native who would seemingly provide an upgrade over their current…...2020
  • • McCann gives Tigers bigger frame behind plate
    Tigers catcher James McCann didn't go into the offseason looking to bulk up. He was working out every morning, going to the hospital every day to see his wife and newborn twins, and grabbing food when he could in between stops....2018
  • • McCann's spring brightened by two tiny reasons
    Tigers catcher James McCann and wife, Jessica, spent most of the offseason commuting more than an hour a day to visit their premature twin sons in the NICU. After seven stressful weeks, Christian and Kane were cleared for Spring Training with the family....2018
  • • Alex Avila returning to Tigers
    DETROIT (AP) -- Alex Avila got a present of sorts, indirectly from his father, and will host a celebration this weekend with his family minus any potential baseball-related drama.The Detroit Tigers brought back Avila to play behind starting catcher James McCann, giving him a $2 million, one-year contract.Avila's father, Al Avila, is Detroit's general manager."I don't think he was even part of nego...2016
  • • Tigers bring back catcher Alex Avila with $2M, 1-year deal
    DETROIT (AP) The Tigers are bringing back catcher Alex Avila with a $2 million, one-year contract. Avila tells The Associated Press he is excited for the opportunity to back up James McCann. He says his family, including Tigers general manager Al Avila, will have something other than Christmas to celebrate this weekend at his home in Florida. Detroit drafted Avila in 2008 and he hit .242 with 6...2016
  • • Max Scherzer Carves His Place in MLB History with 20-K Masterpiece
    2016
  • • Baseball a shared love for Tigers' McCann, mom
    Carla McCann knew her son was special even before he first donned a catcher's mask. He beat the odds long before he made it to the Major Leagues. James McCann was given a 1-in-4 chance of surviving birth due to a tear in the amniotic sac early in pregnancy....2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: David Price Works to Pitch Past Familiar Faces
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Dodgers, Yankees, Cubs, Nats Look to Solve Problems
    2015

Top James McCann news

  • • Davis does it again as Tigers walk off vs. Rays
    Rajai Davis capped a crazy night with a game-winning sacrifice fly in the 13th, sending home James McCann and sending the Tigers to their first set of back-to-back wins in nearly three weeks with an 8-7 victory over the Rays on Tuesday night at Comerica Park....2015
  • • Davis does it again as Tigers walk off vs. Rays
    Rajai Davis capped a crazy night with a game-winning sacrifice fly in the 13th, sending home James McCann and sending the Tigers to their first set of back-to-back wins in nearly three weeks with an 8-7 victory over the Rays on Tuesday night at Comerica Park....2015
  • • McCann's spring brightened by two tiny reasons
    2018
  • • Tigers pull away from White Sox with late barrage
    Supported by home runs from James McCann and Victor Martinez, Jordan Zimmermann returned to the Tigers' rotation with 5 2/3 quality innings as Detroit opened a three-game series against the rival White Sox with a 10-3 win Friday night at Comerica Park....2016
  • • Tigers pull away from White Sox with late barrage
    Supported by home runs from James McCann and Victor Martinez, Jordan Zimmermann returned to the Tigers' rotation with 5 2/3 quality innings as Detroit opened a three-game series against the rival White Sox with a 10-3 win Friday night at Comerica Park....2016
  • • Verlander's spotless spring continues
    J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run and James McCann crushed a grand slam in support of four scoreless innings from Justin Verlander, sending the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Braves on Tuesday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium....2016
  • • Martinez, McCann show off power stroke
    J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run and James McCann crushed a grand slam in support of four scoreless innings from Justin Verlander, sending the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Braves on Tuesday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium....2016
  • • Swanson picks up RBI, shows off range
    J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run and James McCann crushed a grand slam in support of four scoreless innings from Justin Verlander, sending the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Braves on Tuesday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium....2016
  • • McCann hits slam, sees hard work paying off
    James McCann belted his first career grand slam Sunday to bust things open in the first inning of the Tigers' 11-0 rout of the Astros. It was his second home run of the weekend series and third during the Tigers' six-game winning streak....2016
  • • Tigers' HRs aid Fulmer's K's in win vs. Rays
    James McCann beat his old college teammate, Drew Smyly, for a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, sending his current Tigers teammate, Michael Fulmer, to a victory in Detroit's 5-4 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Comerica Park....2016
  • • Tigers' HRs aid Fulmer's K's in win vs. Rays
    James McCann beat his old college teammate, Drew Smyly, for a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, sending his current Tigers teammate, Michael Fulmer, to a victory in Detroit's 5-4 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Comerica Park....2016
  • • Greene silences Orioles in final tuneup
    Likely Tigers fifth starter Shane Greene turned in 5 2/3 scoreless innings and James McCann hit his fourth home run of the spring as the Tigers edged the Orioles, 2-1, on Wednesday night....2016
  • • Greene silences Orioles in final tuneup
    Likely Tigers fifth starter Shane Greene turned in 5 2/3 scoreless innings and James McCann hit his fourth home run of the spring as the Tigers edged the Orioles, 2-1, on Wednesday night....2016
  • • David Price Rental Makes Jays' Dream of Taking Down Yankees, AL East a Reality
    2015

James McCann fantasy rankings and news

  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: World Series Pressure Has Dodgers Hunting Blockbuster
    2015
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James McCann schedule, game

  • • James McCann was constant during Mets’ historic no-hitter
    2022
  • • Banged-up Mets could be whole soon
    2022
  • James McCann uncertain when he'll return to Mets' lineup
    • James McCann uncertain when he'll return to Mets' lineup
    The Mets signed McCann to a four-year, $40 million deal in the offseason, and his first year in Queens has been disappointing. In 99  games, he's hitting .240 with nine home runs and 35 RBI....2021
  • Mets’ James McCann starting to hit since fill-in move to first base
    • Mets’ James McCann starting to hit since fill-in move to first base
    James McCann had his best offensive performance as a Met on Saturday. He homered, doubled and singled twice, keying their fourth straight win, a 13-2 rout over the Braves at Citi Field....2021
  • • Injury-ravaged Mets starting James McCann at first base
    2021
  • James McCann losing grip on starting job after signing $40 million deal
    • James McCann losing grip on starting job after signing $40 million deal
    The one position the Mets clearly had to upgrade from last season is still a work in progress....2021
  • James McCann a big factor to Mets rotation’s early success
    • James McCann a big factor to Mets rotation’s early success
    CHICAGO — James McCann takes it personally. From Jacob deGrom right on down the line, the Mets have received dominant starting pitching to begin the season, a fact in which the team’s new catcher has taken a certain level of satisfaction. The Mets entered play Tuesday at Wrigley Field with a 2.27 ERA from the......2021
  • James McCann Q&A: New Mets catcher buying Steve Cohen’s World Series talk
    • James McCann Q&A: New Mets catcher buying Steve Cohen’s World Series talk
    Post columnist Steve Serby caught up with new Mets catcher James McCann for some spring training Q&A. Q: Who was your boyhood idol? A: Kobe Bryant. I grew up in Southern California, and I watched whatever sport was on TV. Baseball’s always been my favorite sport, but it’s just something about watching Kobe Bryant mature......2021
  • One spring training fan hasn’t forgotten Astros’ cheating
    • One spring training fan hasn’t forgotten Astros’ cheating
    Observations from the Mets’ spring training game Tuesday afternoon: Fifty-fifty ball James McCann was 1 of 2 throwing out runners attempting to steal against him and Jordan Yamamoto. The Mets catcher threw out the Astros’ Freudis Nova attempting to steal second, but Myles Straw was successful in the same endeavor. Jerry’s return Lefty reliever Jerry......2021
  • Francisco Alvarez learning what he can from watching James McCann
    • Francisco Alvarez learning what he can from watching James McCann
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Mets arrived at spring training with championship aspirations, but their youth is also being served early in camp. Catcher Francisco Alvarez, the organization’s No. 2 prospect per MLB.com, is among the top talents taking in his first big-league camp, using the experience to watch and learn from James McCann.......2021

James McCann rumors, scandals

  • • MLB Rumors: Trade Buzz on Jonathan Lucroy, Jay Bruce and More
    2016
  • • Max Scherzer Carves His Place in MLB History with 20-K Masterpiece
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: David Price Works to Pitch Past Familiar Faces
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: World Series Pressure Has Dodgers Hunting Blockbuster
    2015
  • • Detroit Tigers: Advantages of Trading David Price to the Cubs
    2014

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