Atlanta Braves
    Brian McCann
    Brian McCann
    #16 | Brian McCann
    Healthy
    Catcher | Atlanta Braves
    Bats / Throws Left / Right
    Date of Birth 2/20/1984
    Height, Weight 6'3", 225 lbs
    From Athens, GA
    College --
    Drafted 2002 - Rd 2
    Salary --
    Nationality United States USA
    2019 Season
    HR
    12
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    RBI
    45
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    AVG
    .249
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    BIOGRAPHY  
    Bats / Throws Left / Right
    Date of Birth 2/20/1984
    Height, Weight 6'3", 225 lbs
    From Athens, GA
    College --
    Drafted 2002 - Rd 2
    Salary --
    Nationality United States USA
    RotowireOct 9, 9:00p ET

    News

    McCann announced after Wednesday's NLDS Game 5 loss to the Cardinals that he will retire from baseball, Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan Atlanta reports.

    Impact

    McCann started all five games against the Cardinals but went 3-for-16 with a double and a walk. He said he made the decision to retire in September. McCann finishes his 15-year career with a .262/.337/.452 slash line, 282 home runs, 1,018 RBI and seven All-Star appearances. The 35-year-old spent 10 seasons with the Braves, three with the Yankees and two with the Astros.

    RotowireSep 27, 4:39p ET

    News

    McCann is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Mets.

    Impact

    McCann will sit for the fourth time in the last five games as manager Brian Snitker continues to heavily rotate his catchers in September. Tyler Flowers will start behind the plate and bat seventh Friday.

    RotowireSep 25, 4:55p ET

    News

    McCann is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.

    Impact

    McCann will sit for the third time in four games as Tyler Flowers picks up another start behind the dish Wednesday. Since the start of September, the veteran backstop is slashing .176/.222/.382 with two home runs and six RBI in 10 games.