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McCann Learns As He Moves Up the Ladder

McCann spent the first half in Lakeland

Shortly after one of the Rob Brantly was called up to Triple-A Toledo, James McCann got a call that he was being transferred from Class-A Lakeland up to Double-A Erie. Not only was McCann ecstatic with the news, but with Brantly now traded to the Marlins, McCann is the top catching prospect in the system and quickly approaching the big leagues.

"I got the call that I was coming up to Double-A at midnight as I was about to get in bed and next thing I know I am packing to head up to Erie. Being my first season, and the first time I have played 140 games or so, I knew what to expect but yet never been through it and enjoying the ride and making mental notes as how to handle it." Before being transferred to Erie, the 22 year old catcher...

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