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Tigers | James McCann back on the roster

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:40:36 -0700

Detroit Tigers C James McCann (hand) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Friday, June 9. The team also optioned C/1B John Hicks to Class AAA Toledo.

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Tigers | James McCann ready to begin rehab

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:55:32 -0700

Tigers C James McCann (hand) is expected to begin his rehab assignment with Class AAA Toledo on Tuesday, June 6.

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Tigers | James McCann placed on DL

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:23:36 -0700

Detroit Tigers C James McCann (hand) was placed on the disabled list Thursday, May 25, after being hit by a pitch on his left hand. McCann was removed from the game after suffering a laceration that required five stitches to close. He was replaced in the game by Alex Avila.

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Tigers | Three Tigers on the bench

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:33:02 -0700

Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos, OF J.D. Martinez and C James McCann are not in the starting lineup against the Houston Astros Wednesday, May 24.

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Tigers | James McCann resting Sunday

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:04:25 -0700

Detroit Tigers C James McCann is absent from the starting lineup Sunday, April 16, against the Cleveland Indians. C Alex Avila will get the nod behind the plate instead.

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Tigers | James McCann injures hand

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 12:40:56 -0700

Detroit Tigers C James McCann (hand) was hit in the hand during the spring training game Saturday, April 1, and is considered day-to-day because of a hand contusion. McCann underwent X-rays on the hand, but they came back negative. Manager Brad Ausmus said he expects McCann to be in the opening day lineup.

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Tigers | Cameron Maybin, James McCann out

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:43:48 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Cameron Maybin (back) and C James McCann are not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Steven Wright Tuesday, July 26. OF Tyler Collins will start in center field, while 3B Mike Aviles will start in right field and is batting seventh. C Jarrod Saltalamacchia will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Aviles is hitting only .180 this month and has received solid playing time during that span. Owners probably should avoid him in their leagues. Saltalamacchia has only three hits in his last 12 games and should only be a starting option in two-catcher leagues.

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Tigers | Jarrod Saltalamacchia in vs. White Sox

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:36:47 -0700

Detroit Tigers C Jarrod Saltalamacchia is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Chicago White Sox SP Jacob Turner Friday, July 22. C James McCann is not in the starting lineup Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Saltalamacchia is 10-for-50 through his past 20 games with nine runs, two home runs and seven RBI. He's a potential flier in daily contests, but like McCann, neither are anything more than low-end options in cavernous mixed, two-catcher and AL-only leagues.

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Tigers | James McCann resting Thursday

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:53:21 -0700

Detroit Tigers C James McCann is not in the starting lineup Thursday, July 21. C Jarrod Saltalamacchia is behind the plate and is batting seventh against Chicago White Sox SP James Shields.

Fantasy Tip: Despite Shields evening out of late, he's prone to allowing the long ball, which makes Salty a consideration as a deep sleeper at catcher tonight in DFS games. Saltalamacchia is hitting just .201 on the season but does have nine home runs in 144 at-bats.

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Tigers | James McCann, Tyler Collins sitting

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:47:51 -0700

Detroit Tigers C James McCann and OF Tyler Collins are not in the starting lineup Monday, July 18. INF/OF Mike Aviles is starting in right field and batting seventh, and C Jarrod Saltalamacchia is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Minnesota Twins SP Ricky Nolasco Monday.

Fantasy Tip: McCann is just 7-for-37 in July and should be viewed as a low-end option in cavernous mixed, two-catcher and AL-only leagues. Saltalamacchia is a potential flier in daily contests Monday, but he's got very little seasonal value. Aviles remains a viable depth option in cavernous mixed and AL-only formats, while Collins also has fleeting value in those deep settings.

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