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Brian McCann 2013 OutlookOff-Season Shoulder Surgery


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#1 ChrisFarley

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:41 PM

Brian McCann had a disappointing season in 2012 and much of it can be attributed to a bum shoulder that cause him considerable pain and discomfort.  He had surgery to fix this issue and should be good to go sometime in April.  The latest report I've seen is that he's feeling great, but doc's won't let him go full throttle until March/April.

Assuming his shoulder woes are behind him, do you expect a rebound season from McCann?  Or is he on the decline?

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:12 AM

I'm counting on a rebound.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:28 AM

absolute bounce back. Wonder what his ADP is going to be like.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:58 PM

If he slides far enough, then he is an easy value pick. McCann was always a top hitting catcher when healthy. It seemed like just one fluke year with the injury. Easy call for a solid bounce back year.
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Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:32 PM

His current ADP is as the 14th catcher. While that's appealing, he may not be ready for opening day thanks to the shoulder surgery. I might be missing out on some great value but torn labrums scare me. A lot. I'll likely pass on this guy but may try to buy low if he gets off to a slow start.
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Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:01 PM

Won't touch him.  Coming off labrum surgery and may not be ready to start the year.  His power will probably be slow to comeback.  Unless he goes super late or for extremely cheap in my auction league like $1 he will be on no teams of mine.

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

yeah wont touch him in draft unless its really late or only scrub catchers are still there.

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 12:00 PM

This guy was a elite Catcher he will be back middle of April n u guys aren't stashing what!!
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Posted 03 March 2013 - 02:07 PM

Shoulder injuries are scary and they take a long time to recover from.  I think McCann is a great stash but you may need to carry a backup in case his power doesn't return right away.
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Posted 03 March 2013 - 06:17 PM

View Postyoda, on 03 March 2013 - 02:07 PM, said:

Shoulder injuries are scary and they take a long time to recover from.  I think McCann is a great stash but you may need to carry a backup in case his power doesn't return right away.

Exactly. And most people don't want to roster a backup catcher
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Posted 03 March 2013 - 07:33 PM

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 07:49 PM

There's so many catchers this year, I think I might pass on McCann and save myself a headache.
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Posted 16 March 2013 - 09:20 PM

It is now being reported on sportsline that he has looked good and that they are targetting a mid April return which is great news.
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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:45 PM

He's going REALLY late in drafts.  I think I'm going to end up with him on some teams.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 10:53 PM

Went in round 25 in a 14-team expert draft recently reviewed on Rotoworld

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:45 PM

Which McCann is going to show up this year?  Eyesight problems far behind him?? Three years ago this guy was dabbed the next greatest catcher next to Piazza.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:18 AM

Went in 3rd round in my keepers draft yesterday. 1-10 Rd were basically keepers.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:50 AM

Great value here IMO.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:58 AM

People who frequented the McCann thread last year will be happy to know my draft went by on Saturday and I no longer am the pissed off owner of Brian McCann.  So this thread will probably be a lot more peaceful this season.  Best of luck :)

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 12:47 PM

On the dl already.
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