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James McCann
2008 GRAD
 |  C/3B
 |  Santa Barbara, CA
MLB DRAFT

ROUND 2 - 2011
DRAFT HISTORY
MLB DEBUTED

Sep 01, 2014
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
7.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
CA STATE RANKING
638 NA
NA NA
OVERALL
C
OVERALL
C
Solid hitter with a strong arm, could move up
Dos Pueblos
NA
6-2
  185
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
S/R
30 and 5 mos
17 and 11 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2008 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
84
FB VELO
7.25
60 YARD DASH
75
C VELO
2.03
C POP
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2007 Sunshine West Showcase  
James McCann is a 2008 C/3B with a 6'2'', 185 lb. frame from Santa Barbara, CA, who attends Dos Pueblos HS. McCann has a nice long and lanky frame that is projectable. Defensively he has an accurate arm from behind the plate with a good release. He has solid arm strength (75 mph), and he produced good pop times, including a 2.05 game pop. He keeps the ball in front of him well, and he has soft hands. McCann also has the ability to play 3B as well. At the plate he is a legitimate switch hitter who has a solid approach from both sides. He has bat speed through the zone, and he has a nice line drive swing plane. He stays inside the ball with the ability to hit to all fields. McCann has a nice approach, and he centers the ball consistently. Even though he is not listed as a pitcher, he threw at the event touching 84 mph. He throws from a 3/4 arm slot with a loose arm. He stays balanced and has good arm speed. McCann struck out 5 in 2 innings of work. He is an excellent student as well.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2008 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 84 mph 83
60.32%
60 7.25 sec 7.37
61.35%
C 75 mph 73
62.66%
Pop 2.03 sec 2.04
48.49%
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