Brian McCann

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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2018 - 3:45 pm
One major league source suggested earlier last week that it wouldn't be until we were free and clear of the Thanksgiving holiday that free agency would truly start to define itself. Judging by the Braves' two signings Monday they would seem to have been on to something. According to multiple...
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Rob Bradford
April 11, 2014 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK -- David Ross had hope. For a portion of the offseason, the Red Sox catcher believed his longtime friend and teammate, Brian McCann , might actually end up in Boston. But then, on a November get-away weekend with McCann and former Braves pitcher Eric O'€™Flaherty (whom the Red Sox also...
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January 24, 2014 - 6:07 am
He may have two more months before he faces off with them on the field, but Jonny Gomes made his opinion of the Yankees known Thursday night at the BBWAA dinner at Northeastern University. "People can go out, sign whoever they want right now," Gomes said, according to the New York Daily News ,...
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December 04, 2013 - 9:09 am
ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday and discussed the Yankees '€™ reported signing of Jacoby Ellsbury , and other free agents around MLB. Ellsbury, according to a report by CBS Sports'€™ Jon Heyman , signed a seven-year, $153 million contract with the Yankees on Tuesday...
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November 21, 2013 - 4:25 am
Brian McCann has never played a position other than catcher. But that doesn't mean he's averse to broadening his skill set. Agent B.B. Abbott , who represents the free agent, said that his client is open to learning how to play first base and playing some designated hitter in order to spend as much...
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November 06, 2013 - 11:32 am
ESPN'€™s Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the Red Sox '€™ offseason and the impending free agent frenzy. With Boston not offering catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia a qualifying offer, many have speculated that the Red Sox and free agent Brian McCann could be a match. 'Â...
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November 01, 2013 - 10:33 am
Of course Jarrod Saltalamacchia would have preferred to be the one calling the final pitch of the 2013 season, the one who was the first to celebrate with Koji Uehara in the middle of the diamond. He wouldn't have been human if he hadn't harbored such a preference, or if he hadn't thought that,...
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Mike Petraglia
February 19, 2013 - 9:27 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The way Red Sox manager John Farrell looks at his catching situation, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and David Ross is not a platoon situation. It's much better. Still, Farrell made it clear on Tuesday, two days before the Red Sox begin playing games, that Saltalamacchia is still his...
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