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James McCann

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Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers
James McCann
Name: James Thomas McCann
Born: Jun 13, 1990 in Santa Barbara, Calif. USA
High School: Dos Pueblos HS, Santa Barbara, Calif.
College: Arkansas
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career1,162.246.296.38333
Drafted in the 2nd round (76th overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2011 (signed for $577,900)
McCann is a California product who was drafted in the 31st round out of high school and has started for most of the last three seasons at Arkansas. He is putting together his best college season as a consistent hitter for a relatively punchless Arkansas club, rebounding from a .105 showing in the Cape Cod League last summer. McCann doesn't have any standout tools, but he also doesn't have a glaring weakness. He has a chance to hit for average and has fringe-average power, though his swing can get long. His home runs usually come on mistakes, and he has had issues with velocity. McCann has a solid-average arm and is a fringe-average receiver whose actions can get long defensively as well. His solid 6-foot-2, 210-pound frame is a plus, as are his leadership skills and intangibles. The thin college catcher crop should help him get drafted in the first three rounds.
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