James McCann

HS Grad 2008
Age 26 and 11 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 17 and 11 mos
Position(s) C  3B
Ht/Wt 6-2, 185 lb
B/T S/R
School  Dos Pueblos
Hometown  Santa Barbara, CA USA
Summer Team  Olympia Pepsi (Washington State)
Fall Team 
MLB Debut 
Tigers  9/1/14
MLB Draft 
Round 2 by Tigers  in 2011
Round 31 by White Sox  in 2008
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
638
Position - C
NA
Solid hitter with a strong arm, could move up
CA State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - C
NA
GPA
4.7
SAT
1730
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Arkansas 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
7.5
6/9/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2007 Sunshine West Showcase   Jun 09, 2007
PG Grade: 7.5
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.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 84 mph
6/9/2007
60.27% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 7.25 sec
6/9/2007
61.32% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
C 75 mph
6/9/2007
62.66% Rank
best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class)
Pop 2.03 sec
6/9/2007
48.49% Rank
best 1.74  avg 2.04
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 1.73  avg 2.07
 (2008 class)

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