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James McCann

James McCann

C - NYM

Age: 30College: ArkansasBats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #136
Best / Worst #106 / #270
ADP #187

Ownership

 
Yahoo
79%
 
ESPN
43%

Eligibility

Yahoo C
ESPN C
CBS C
Expert Note
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McCann will be the everyday catcher for the Mets after putting up his second consecutive successful season for the White Sox. After putting up a .789 OPS in 2019, he jumped up to an .896 mark in 2020, setting a career-high in walk rate. McCann was a part-timer last year, so his rate stats will likely dip as he takes over a heavy workload with the Mets (Wilson Ramos ranked fourth among catchers in plate appearances the last two seasons). But counting stats should be there in spades in a strong Mets lineup. He should be drafted as a starting catcher in 12-team formats.

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James McCann finalizing four-year deal with the Mets

The Mets are finalizing a four-year, $40 million contract with free agent catcher James McCann.

Fantasy Impact

The Mets and McCann have been working towards a deal the past few days and ultimately agreed on a four-year contract. He slashed .289/.360/.536 with seven homers, 15 RBI, 20 runs scored and one stolen base over 31 games for the White Sox in 2020. McCann is expected to be the Mets’ primary catcher and should see everyday at-bats next season. The 30-year-old is a borderline C1 in upcoming 2021 fantasy baseball drafts.

Brad Camara12 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#215#168#57125
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #562#406#8482
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021 Season)
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Projections (2021 Season)
ABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
401509717116512912131.244.294.410.705
Stats
Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIP
2018DET1184273194160839261160.220.267.314.581.282
2019CWS118439621202611860301374.273.328.460.788.359
2020CWS31972028307158301.289.360.536.896.339
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPOPS
Sat, Sep 26vs. CHC-22200112001.0001.0003.500
Thu, Sep 24@ CLE-1000000000.000.000.000
Wed, Sep 23@ CLE-4000000040.000.000.000
Tue, Sep 22@ CLE-3100000110.000.250.250
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Pitcher
DateOppTimePitcherThrowsVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1st@ WSH7:09pm
Sat, Apr 3rd@ WSH4:05pm
Sun, Apr 4th@ WSH1:05pm
Mon, Apr 5th@ PHI7:05pm
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