Detroit Tigers beat writer Evan Woodbery suggests reunion with James McCann

Should the Detroit Tigers consider a reunion with an old friend? According to one beat writer, it should definitely cross their minds. Embed from Getty Images MLive media reporter Evan Woodbery suggested on social media earlier today that the Tigers consider bringing back catcher James McCann, with whom he played for over four years prior … Read more

Former Tigers catcher James McCann ‘shouts out’ umpire following final pitch of no-hitter [Video]

On Tuesday night, Lucas Giolito of the Chicago White Sox became the first pitcher of the 2020 season to toss a no-hitter. Catching for the White Sox was none other than former Detroit Tiger, James McCann. Immediately following the final out of the no-no, McCann immediately turned to home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor and shouted … Read more

Former Tigers catcher James McCann just got paid by the White Sox

Good for James! The former Detroit Tigers catcher just agreed to a one-year, $5.4 million deal with the White Sox, whom he signed with last offseason after not being offered a deal to return to the Tigers. All-Star catcher James McCann agreed to a 1-year, $5.4 million deal with the White Sox. He’ll be a … Read more

James McCann tweets out heartfelt message to Detroit Tigers’ fans and organization

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays

At the end of November, the Detroit Tigers announced they were non-tendering catcher James McCann, which meant there was a good chance he would not be coming back for the 2018 season. Embed from Getty Images A couple of weeks later, news broke that McCann was signing a 2-year deal with the Tigers’ rivals, the … Read more

BREAKING: Former Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann signs with AL Central team

According to reports, former Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann has signed a deal with an American League Central team. Embed from Getty Images Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that McCann has agreed to a deal with the Chicago White Sox, pending a physical. The deal is reportedly worth 2.5 million. Catcher James McCann … Read more

Ron Gardenhire reveals Detroit Tigers starting catcher for 2019 season

When the Detroit Tigers decided to part ways with James McCann, the question was, who would be the starting catcher in 2019? Well, according to Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire, the decision has pretty much been made that Grayson Greiner will be the No. 1 catcher this coming season. Interesting roster tidbit from Gardenhire today: Tigers … Read more

Detroit Tigers make decision on James McCann, Alex Wilson

One of the biggest decisions Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila will be forced to make this offseason is whether or not he wants to bring back catcher James McCann. Embed from Getty Images According to a report from Anthony Fenech, the Tigers have decided to non-tender McCann and right-handed pitcher, Alex Wilson. The Tigers … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ GM Al Avila comments on future of Nicholas Castellanos and James McCann

The Detroit Tigers have just one game remaining in their 2018 season and then it is time to start looking towards the offseason. It is an offseason that could be extremely interesting when considering Nicholas Castellanos and James McCann, two of the Tigers most popular players. On Saturday, general manager Al Avila spoke about the … Read more

James McCann’s antics nothing for Justin Verlander

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Leave it to a former battery-mate to try and get the best of Justin Verlander.  With Verlander pitching at Comerica Park as an opponent on Monday, James McCann found himself on second base in the seventh inning. After catching a fair amount of Verlander’s outings when they were teammates, McCann developed somewhat of an understanding for how Justin … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 21: Ron Gardenhire was the absolute right choice

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. -Alexander the Great Ron Gardenhire was not the sexy, trendy choice when the Detroit Tigers were on the search for a new manager this offseason. But, he was the absolute right … Read more

3 Detroit Tigers who will be traded this season

The Detroit Tigers will kick off the 2018 campaign March 29th against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and with the youth movement underway in Motown, it is pretty safe to say who will be next to leave Detroit? The three players that come to mind for me are Jose Iglesias, Nicholas Castellanos, and James McCann. Here are … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 20: Projecting the Detroit Tigers lineups, rotation

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

We currently sit just over 24-hours away from the first pitch being thrown on the 2018 Detroit Tigers season. A season that will be filled with plenty of memories created for families around the ballpark as we watch our team struggle through the first year of a rebuild. Sure the names and faces on the roster may … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers sign former catcher to minor league deal

The Detroit Tigers just announced that they have signed catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a Minor League deal. The deal includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Saltalamacchia is no stranger to the Tigers organization as an opposing player and a member of the 2016 Tiger squad. The Detroit Tigers announced today that they have agreed … Read more

5 Reasons to watch the Detroit Tigers in 2018

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Opening Day for the Detroit Tigers is a little over a month away, and expectations are pretty low for our baseball team. Most experts believe that the Tigers will lose 90+ games this year. That being said, there are some intriguing and fun reasons to watch this team, and I believe they are actually going to … Read more

Major League Baseball announces rule changes for 2018 season

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

According to multiple reports, there is an agreement in place on the pace of play changes for the upcoming 2018 season. Even though Major League Baseball and the players association do not have a signed agreement on the rule changes, the agreement in place states that the MLBPA will not oppose any rule change. A 20-second pitch clock … Read more