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Tigers Prospect Profile #9: James McCann

Fans considered McCann's selection in the 2nd round in 2011 to be controversial given the amount of high-ceiling talent still on the board. Just over a year later, McCann reached Double-A in his first full season. What does McCann bring to the table that makes the Tigers such big believers in his future? Check inside to find out!

James McCann Position: Catcher Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 Born: 6/13/1990 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: 2011 MLB Draft, 2nd Round Ranking History: #8 (2011) Background After going in the 31st round of the 2008 draft to the White Sox, McCann's stock improved dramatically heading into the 2011 draft, as the Tigers picked him in the second round; surprising many in a draft loaded with high-end...

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