McCann is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports. McCann will head to the bench after starting the last two games and is 1-for-18 in his last 19 plate appearances. Grayson Greiner will start behind the plate and bat seventh for the Tigers in the series finale.
McCann is not in the lineup Thursday against the Royals, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. McCann will hit the bench for Thursday's series opener after going 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts Wednesday. In his absence, Grayson Greiner will catch Matt Boyd and hit seventh.
McCann is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Twins. McCann has started four of the last five games behind the dish, slashing just .143/.200/.357 over those contests. He'll give way to Grayson Greiner on Tuesday.
McCann is not starting Sunday against Cleveland. McCann is in the middle of his worst season at the plate, hitting just .219/.266/.317, but he's nevertheless started nine of 14 games in the month of September. Grayson Greiner gets the call behind the plate Sunday.
McCann went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Wednesday's loss to the Astros. McCann took Gerrit Cole deep in the fourth inning to put the Tigers up 2-1, though the Astros would respond with four runs of their own in the next inning en route to the win. The backstop has taken a bit of a step back in his fourth full season, slashing just .221/.268/.321 with eight homers through 107 games after slashing .253/.318/.415 with 13 homers across 106 games in 2017.
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