James McCann
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 220LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #76, Detroit Tigers | Arkansas Fayetteville

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 177 160 18 30 2 15 3 .188 .254 .263 .517
9 Seasons 2834 2607 264 633 77 313 11 .243 .296 .379 .675
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .188 2 15 3 .517
9 Seasons .243 77 313 11 .675

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 1501 316 11 3.5 2.6 88.3 108.3 8.6 30.1 .250 .367 .297 .288 .348 37.3 21.2 3.8
2016 26 1454 239 23 9.6 6.2 88.3 109.5 16.2 28.5 .222 .413 .273 .297 .396 36.8 29.2 6.2
2017 27 1466 267 21 7.9 5.4 87.2 109.2 15.7 40.4 .267 .465 .316 .343 .410 34.1 22.8 6.6
2018 28 1832 313 16 5.1 3.5 87.8 111.4 16.2 37.7 .235 .365 .256 .288 .358 37.4 25.4 5.7
2019 29 1966 303 28 9.2 5.9 90.2 112.0 10.8 36.0 .260 .450 .333 .326 .431 44.2 28.8 6.3
2020 30 451 69 6 8.7 5.4 90.5 108.5 15.0 40.6 .260 .458 .378 .346 .433 47.8 27.0 7.2
2021 31 1623 263 16 6.1 3.9 87.3 112.5 9.3 32.3 .224 .344 .281 .284 .357 40.7 27.9 7.8
2022 32 666 121 8 6.6 4.5 90.6 108.4 17.6 35.5 .240 .414 .235 .313 .372 40.5 23.2 6.2
Player 10959 1891 129 6.8 4.6 88.4 112.5 13.1 34.6 .244 .403 .293 .307 .384 39.0 25.8 6.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 50.9 17.7 25.6 5.7 34.2 39.2 26.6 2.5 38.9 18.7 29.4 3.5 3.5 2.6
2016 41.4 31.0 22.2 5.4 36.4 35.1 27.6 2.9 28.9 26.8 22.6 4.6 9.6 6.2
2017 40.8 24.7 27.7 6.7 39.7 33.0 27.3 3.7 26.6 25.1 30.7 5.2 7.9 5.4
2018 39.6 22.0 26.2 12.1 29.7 41.2 28.4 4.2 29.1 27.8 26.8 6.4 5.1 3.5
2019 43.9 20.8 29.7 5.6 34.3 35.3 30.4 1.3 34.0 19.8 29.7 5.6 9.2 5.9
2020 39.1 29.0 26.1 5.8 30.4 37.7 31.9 2.9 27.5 26.1 29.0 5.8 8.7 5.4
2021 52.1 24.0 20.2 3.8 35.4 39.2 25.5 6.8 37.3 20.2 23.2 6.1 6.1 3.9
2022 34.7 32.2 27.3 5.8 28.9 47.1 24.0 2.5 24.8 31.4 24.8 9.9 6.6 4.5
Player 44.0 23.8 25.6 6.6 34.2 38.0 27.6 3.4 31.9 23.6 27.2 5.6 6.8 4.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -1.8 -4 199 29.9 47 .195 .244 .243 21.4 21.3 14.9 .223 .368 .298 46.9
2022 Slider -0.2 0 174 26.1 44 .175 .200 .235 43.0 34.1 22.7 .181 .254 .236 20.0
2022 Sinker -0.9 -1 153 23.0 49 .214 .333 .306 18.7 12.2 23.1 .326 .634 .437 54.1
2022 Curveball 0.0 0 57 8.6 15 .267 .333 .323 33.3 33.3 22.7 .222 .301 .229 30.0
2022 Changeup -5.5 -3 48 7.2 14 .071 .071 .064 30.8 35.7 38.5 .134 .156 .129 22.2
2022 Cutter 3.7 1 31 4.7 8 .125 .500 .250 11.8 0.0 0.0 .377 .956 .561 50.0
2022 Splitter -1.4 0 4 0.6 -- -- -- 0.0 [object Object] 0.0 -- -- -- [object Object]
2021 4-Seamer 0.4 2 582 35.9 138 .261 .403 .333 24.1 30.4 24.3 .266 .437 .353 59.5
2021 Sinker -1.9 -6 333 20.5 88 .229 .277 .291 13.8 18.2 22.5 .208 .251 .232 28.4
2021 Slider -2.0 -6 312 19.2 83 .208 .338 .282 37.7 30.1 24.0 .189 .307 .247 30.8
2021 Changeup -0.9 -1 141 8.7 33 .219 .344 .256 25.3 21.2 17.5 .223 .310 .244 32.0
2021 Curveball -2.4 -3 135 8.3 38 .194 .222 .193 38.6 42.1 25.8 .183 .253 .223 42.9
2021 Cutter 1.6 2 109 6.7 29 .231 .538 .359 30.3 27.6 32.0 .240 .496 .350 44.4
2021 Splitter 4.1 0 11 0.7 2 .500 .500 .450 66.7 50.0 25.0 .291 .343 .285 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.5 1 162 35.9 33 .240 .360 .373 27.5 24.2 19.0 .248 .424 .367 50.0
2020 Slider -2.3 -2 89 19.7 29 .148 .370 .248 41.3 37.9 30.6 .194 .359 .265 31.3
2020 Sinker 1.6 1 75 16.6 19 .412 .471 .387 20.0 15.8 16.7 .260 .315 .282 40.0
2020 Curveball 2.9 1 52 11.5 13 .385 1.154 .627 32.0 38.5 26.3 .253 .648 .367 62.5
2020 Cutter 2.1 1 35 7.8 6 .500 1.250 .717 46.2 16.7 12.5 .590 1.396 .779 100.0
2020 Changeup 3.5 1 31 6.9 9 .333 .444 .339 16.7 22.2 28.6 .313 .368 .304 42.9
2020 Splitter 2.7 0 7 1.6 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .447 .752 .487 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 758 38.6 157 .270 .440 .344 27.1 36.3 22.0 .271 .482 .352 56.0
2019 Slider 1.0 4 400 20.3 112 .236 .443 .318 40.1 34.8 25.2 .242 .467 .315 37.3
2019 Sinker 0.4 1 296 15.1 81 .320 .467 .386 15.6 17.3 23.7 .250 .393 .299 51.6
2019 Curveball -0.1 0 197 10.0 54 .240 .420 .329 33.3 25.9 17.5 .236 .410 .302 38.9
2019 Changeup 2.7 5 174 8.9 43 .286 .500 .405 25.0 18.6 11.9 .291 .428 .313 29.4
2019 Cutter 2.0 2 107 5.4 20 .389 .722 .495 21.6 10.0 6.9 .290 .461 .355 18.8
2019 Splitter 21.3 2 8 0.4 3 .667 1.000 .717 40.0 33.3 33.3 .562 1.013 .655 100.0
2019 Knuckleball -0.1 0 8 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .353 .400 .318 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 658 35.9 138 .230 .344 .309 23.2 21.0 16.4 .259 .438 .346 40.9
2018 Sinker -2.0 -8 379 20.7 100 .226 .312 .272 12.2 22.0 22.4 .250 .373 .298 47.2
2018 Slider -1.9 -5 291 15.9 79 .203 .243 .231 39.1 29.1 27.1 .203 .282 .248 26.9
2018 Curveball -0.9 -2 203 11.1 57 .228 .281 .224 34.0 35.1 23.3 .238 .332 .245 35.1
2018 Changeup 0.1 0 167 9.1 50 .265 .490 .346 28.3 24.0 20.7 .227 .365 .263 37.8
2018 Cutter -5.6 -5 88 4.8 20 .105 .105 .125 23.3 15.0 16.7 .269 .489 .340 25.0
2018 Splitter -7.8 -1 11 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 62.5 100.0 60.0 -- -- .000 [object Object]
2018 Knuckleball -0.3 0 7 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.8 -4 508 34.7 113 .255 .451 .333 22.3 26.5 22.9 .246 .440 .322 35.6
2017 Sinker 1.2 4 310 21.1 87 .329 .514 .417 6.9 6.9 9.7 .360 .559 .446 36.4
2017 Slider 0.4 1 255 17.4 77 .247 .397 .310 37.7 37.7 32.2 .270 .525 .351 38.6
2017 Curveball 1.1 2 148 10.1 46 .233 .326 .312 26.9 26.1 21.1 .174 .270 .223 22.6
2017 Changeup -0.9 -1 123 8.4 32 .200 .300 .273 22.1 12.5 12.9 .274 .450 .329 23.1
2017 Cutter -2.8 -3 97 6.6 27 .120 .240 .242 34.5 25.9 23.3 .165 .276 .199 26.3
2017 Splitter 0.0 0 17 1.2 6 .333 .333 .300 25.0 16.7 20.0 .504 .847 .569 80.0
2017 Knuckleball 12.6 1 7 0.5 3 .333 1.333 .667 0.0 0.0 [object Object] .413 1.397 .726 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 424 1,496 -1 -15 0 4 -12
2016 361 1,408 -6 -14 6 2 -12
2017 391 1,465 2 -11 4 4 0
2018 457 1,829 -10 -22 5 3 -24
2019 475 1,966 24 -25 5 7 11
2020 118 480 5 -7 4 2 3
2021 411 1,623 -11 -12 4 7 -13
2022 177 666 -5 -9 4 4 -7
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,501 51.3 67.1 83.1 36.9 57.6 44.3 33.4 52.4 24.9 7.7 80.2
2016 1,454 52.2 61.4 79.6 31.2 52.4 42.4 24.9 46.6 28.1 9.2 66.9
2017 1,466 51.7 67.1 85.4 32.3 54.6 42.0 30.4 50.3 24.0 8.5 81.5
2018 1,832 49.8 64.3 83.4 31.6 51.7 44.0 21.9 47.8 26.5 7.5 68.6
2019 1,966 48.0 67.8 81.1 32.9 52.7 40.7 27.2 49.6 28.7 7.5 82.3
2020 451 49.0 67.4 81.2 27.4 46.0 39.2 24.3 47.0 29.2 5.8 69.2
2021 1,623 45.8 71.3 82.3 32.3 54.6 42.0 31.9 50.2 27.0 6.7 79.8
2022 666 50.2 68.9 82.2 34.3 52.6 41.9 24.9 51.7 27.6 9.2 72.1
Player 10,959 49.6 66.7 82.4 32.7 53.5 42.3 27.8 49.5 26.8 7.8 75.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2015 20 42 31 29 13 27 34 41 61 61 32 4 27 8 50
2016 21 4 46 65 3 48 79 37 71 49 7 22 20 33 48
2017 68 66 69 66 54 45 64 32 69 40 31 25 45 18 45
2018 11 24 22 25 6 24 31 31 81 47 19 15 34 27 28
2019 45 54 53 49 33 51 65 69 83 79 9 23 19 24 36
2020 54 31
2021 7 12 9 16 8 18 28 19 85 47 13 35 33 16 42
2022 44 24
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.1 12 12.4 0 10 7 6 50.0
2017 24.2 13 14.5 -2 6 8 9 69.2
2018 24.1 8 9.5 -2 4 6 6 75.0
2019 23.9 18 17.6 0 9 12 9 50.0
2020 23.3 7 5.4 2 1 3 3 42.9
2021 23.4 10 8.8 1 2 13 2 20.0
2022 24.2 2 2.1 0 2 0 2 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 12 13 15 11 11 13 10 14 12 10 13 12 9 11 13 13 12 14 11 12 18 8 11 13 12 11 19 11 13 12 15
2017 13 13 20 13 14 14 15 15 13 13 15 15 11 11 13 18 16 14 12 16 19 12 13 16 14 14 15 12 15 15 18
2018 8 10 11 6 9 9 9 13 10 8 8 10 6 9 9 11 8 12 8 10 10 8 8 10 12 10 11 6 10 8 15
2019 18 22 21 16 17 16 18 22 17 14 19 17 11 13 13 22 15 21 12 16 22 16 14 20 19 21 20 15 18 16 26
2020 7 4 6 4 7 4 0 6 6 6 6 5 4 4 5 7 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 5 5 7 4 4 5 5 7
2021 10 8 13 5 10 12 9 13 10 9 10 8 4 4 7 13 13 6 11 7 11 7 6 9 7 10 8 5 10 4 14
2022 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 88.3 0 87.2 -1.1 87.8 0.6 90.2 2.4 90.5 0.3 87.3 -3.2 90.6 3.3
Launch Angle 8.6 16.2 7.6 15.7 -0.5 16.2 0.5 10.8 -5.4 15 4.2 9.3 -5.7 17.6 8.3
Barrel % 3.5 9.6 6.1 7.9 -1.7 5.1 -2.8 9.2 4.1 8.7 -0.5 6.1 -2.6 6.6 0.5
Hard Hit % 37.3 36.8 -0.5 34.1 -2.7 37.4 3.3 44.2 6.8 47.8 3.6 40.7 -7.1 40.5 -0.2
Sweet Spot % 30.1 28.5 -1.6 40.4 11.9 37.7 -2.7 36 -1.7 40.6 4.6 32.3 -8.3 35.5 3.2
xBA .25 .222 -0.028 .267 0.045 .235 -0.032 .26 0.025 .26 0 .224 -0.036 .24 0.016
BA .264 .221 -0.043 .253 0.032 .22 -0.033 .273 0.053 .289 0.016 .232 -0.057 .188 -0.044
xwOBA .288 .297 0.009 .343 0.046 .288 -0.055 .326 0.038 .346 0.02 .284 -0.062 .313 0.029
wOBA .297 .273 -0.024 .316 0.043 .256 -0.06 .333 0.077 .378 0.045 .281 -0.097 .235 -0.046
xSLG .367 .413 0.046 .465 0.052 .365 -0.1 .45 0.085 .458 0.008 .344 -0.114 .414 0.07
SLG .387 .358 -0.029 .415 0.057 .314 -0.101 .46 0.146 .536 0.076 .349 -0.187 .263 -0.086
K% 21.2 29.2 8 22.8 -6.4 25.4 2.6 28.8 3.4 27 -1.8 27.9 0.9 23.2 -4.7
BB% 3.8 6.2 2.4 6.6 0.4 5.7 -0.9 6.3 0.6 7.2 0.9 7.8 0.6 6.2 -1.6
Swing % 52.4 46.6 -5.8 50.3 3.7 47.8 -2.5 49.6 1.8 47 -2.6 50.2 3.2 51.7 1.5
Whiff% 24.9 28.1 3.2 24 -4.1 26.5 2.5 28.7 2.2 29.2 0.5 27 -2.2 27.6 0.6
In Zone % 51.3 52.2 0.9 51.7 -0.5 49.8 -1.9 48 -1.8 49 1 45.8 -3.2 50.2 4.4
Out of Zone % 48.7 47.8 -0.9 48.3 0.5 50.2 1.9 52 1.8 51 -1 54.2 3.2 49.8 -4.4
Out of Zone Swing % 36.9 31.2 -5.7 32.3 1.1 31.6 -0.7 32.9 1.3 27.4 -5.5 32.3 4.9 34.3 2
First Pitch Swing % 33.4 24.9 -8.5 30.4 5.5 21.9 -8.5 27.2 5.3 24.3 -2.9 31.9 7.6 24.9 -7
First Pitch Strike % 62.8 59.5 -3.3 61.6 2.1 55.6 -6 61.1 5.5 59.5 -1.6 58.4 -1.1 60.5 2.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 357 4 1.1 .272 .220
2017 R 391 12 3.1 .317 .296
2018 R 457 63 13.8 .252 .284
2019 R 475 41 8.6 .318 .481
2020 R 111 17 15.3 .340 .586
2021 R 411 79 19.2 .287 .259
2022 R 177 9 5.1 .238 .178

Pitch Tempo