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McCann went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in Sunday night's loss to the Orioles.
The 2014 campaign has been mostly frustrating for McCann, but the seven-time All-Star seems intent on finishing strong. Through 12 games this month, the 30-year-old catcher has put up a .947 OPS with five home runs and nine RBI. Sunday's roundtripper was number 20 on the season for McCann, as he has now reached that mark for the seventh consecutive year.
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McCann is not in the lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles, ESPN New York reports.
It appears to be a standard day off for McCann, who will likely catch the nightcap. John Ryan Murphy will start behind the plate in Game 1.
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McCann is out of the lineup Saturday against the Royals.
This is just a standard off day for McCann, after catching each of the last four games for the Yankees. John Ryan Murphy will get the start behind the dish.
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McCann went 4-for-4 with a homer and three RBI against the Red Sox on Wednesday.
The home run lifted his season total to 17, after McCann took rookie Anthony Ranaudo deep in the second inning. The overall numbers remain a disappointment for McCann's first season in pinstripes, but he's delivered a multi-hit effort in three of his last six starts to nudge his line to .244/.295/.405 through 117 games.
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McCann is not in the lineup Sunday against the Blue Jays, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.
McCann will get the afternoon off after starting the previous three games behind the dish. He'll be replaced in the lineup by Francisco Cervelli, who serves as the battery mate for starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy.
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McCann hit a three-run walk-off homer in extra innings to help the Yankees complete the sweep against the White Sox on Sunday.
McCann didn't enter the game because the Yankees were facing lefty Chris Sale, and because it was a getaway day. Despite his poor batting average, McCann hasn't been a total disaster, as he's now up to 15 homers and 54 RBI on the year.
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McCann is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.
The Yankees will stock up heavily on right-handed bats with Chris Sale on the mound for the White Sox, with several key regulars taking a seat as a result. McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brett Gardner and Stephen Drew will all find themselves out of the lineup Sunday, with Francisco Cervelli, Ichiro Suzuki, Zelous Wheeler and Brendan Ryan manning their respective positions.
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McCann is not in the lineup Thursday against the Astros, MLB.com reports.
McCann, who returned from the 7-day concussion DL on Sunday, will get a day of rest after catching the last three games. Francisco Cervelli will be behind the plate Thursday.
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McCann (concussion) was activated from the 7-day DL on Sunday, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.
McCann was initially targeting Saturday as the return date from the disabled list but it was bumped back to Sunday recently. He is back in the lineup Sunday, so he appears to be back healthy.
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McCann (concussion) is now shooting for a return from the 7-day DL on Sunday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
There is no clear indication that McCann has suffered a setback in his recovery from a concussion he sustained last week, but it was previously expected that he would return to the lineup Saturday.