Brian McCann RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brian McCann tells Daily News he agreed to Astros deal because 'I just want to catch every day'

    New York Daily News "Brian McCann loved playing in New York. He just loved catching more. The Yankees traded the 32-year-old to the Astros on Thursday, sending McCann and $11 million to Houston in exchange for righthanded pitchers Albert Abreu — the Astros' No. 7-ranked prospect — and Jorge Guzman. McCann, who..." November 18

  • Astros acquire Brian McCann from Yankees

    USA Today "The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Brian McCann from the New York Yankees for two prospects, with the Yankees also picking up a portion of McCann's salary for the next two seasons. McCann, who turns 33 in February, takes over behind the plate in Houston for free agent Jason Castro. He was..." November 17

  • Yankees willing to eat salary to get good young players for Brian McCann

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Yankees want to get younger, and they understand that they might have to take on some salary to do so. The Yankees are interested in dealing catcher Brian McCann, and according to Yahoo! Sports’s Jeff Passan, they’re willing to eat some of his contract in order to get good young..." November 11

  • Yankees have found trade partner for Brian McCann

    New York Daily News "Brian Cashman hasn’t tried to hide the possibility that Brian McCann could be traded this offseason, but it appears that scenario could become a reality. According to a source, Cashman has already identified a potential trade partner for McCann, who has two years and $34 million remaining on..." November 10

  • Yankees, Brian Cashman putting out Brian McCann feelers

    New York Post "Brian Cashman has deals he can make for Brian McCann right now. But some were from teams the Yankees general manager dismissed because he does not believe the catcher would waive his no-trade clause (think West Coast and/or non-contenders) and others have yet to offer a return that Cashman finds..." November 10

  • Busy Yankees explore possible McCann replacement and Rich Hill

    New York Post "Much as a particularly careful person might wear both a belt and suspenders to keep his or her pants from falling down, Brian Cashman has taken every possible precaution in case he finds a taker for Brian McCann. Not only has the Yankees’ general manager opened a dialogue with McCann’s agent,..." November 09

  • Not so fast with the Yankees trading Brian McCann

    New York Post "When Brian Cashman arrives at the General Managers meetings Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Hot Stove segment of MLB’s offseason will be in its infancy. After Gary Sanchez muscled ahead of Brian McCann with a sizzling final two months of the 2016 season, the Yankees GM is bound to be asked if..." November 06

  • Could the Mets check in on Yankees' Brian McCann?

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of the biggest disappointments for the Mets in 2016 was the regression of catcher Travis d'Arnaud. D'Arnaud entered the year with high expectations after hitting .268 with a .825 OPS, 12 home runs and 41 RBI in 239 at-bats for the Mets in 2015. But d'Arnaud went down with a shoulder injury..." October 19

  • Brian McCann On Yankees: “I Hope I’m Back”

    MLB Trade Rumors "Seven-time All-Star Brian McCann is no longer the Yankees’ starting catcher, having lost the role this season to a sensational rookie, but the 32-year-old wants to continue his career in the Bronx. “I hope I’m back,” McCann told Chad Jennings of the Lohud Yankees Blog. “I’m not sure how it’s..." October 04