McCann isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Royals.
McCann has pieced together a six-game hitting streak (10-for-24 over that stretch), but he's in line for a night off. Tyler Flowers is set to handle the catching duties and will bat eighth in McCann's absence.
McCann went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Nationals.
His sixth-inning blast chased Anibal Sanchez from the game and brought Atlanta to within a run, but it was also the team's only extra-base hit of the night. McCann hadn't gone yard since June 26, but he now has a modest five-game hit streak with multiple hits in his last three, boosting his slash line on the year to .279/.343/.470 with nine homers and 34 RBI through 56 games.
McCann is not in the lineup Friday against the Nationals.
McCann started eight of the last 11 games prior to Friday's contest. Tyler Flowers takes over behind the plate in his absence.
McCann will be on the bench for Tuesday's game against Milwaukee.
McCann sits after starting six of the last eight games behind the plate. Tyler Flowers takes over in his absence.
McCann will be on the bench Saturday against San Diego.
McCann heads to the bench after starting four of the last five games. Tyler Flowers will take over behind the plate in his absence.
McCann is not in the lineup Saturday against the Marlins.
McCann will hit the bench despite being the walkoff hero in Friday's contest. Tyler Flowers starts behind the plate in his absence.
McCann went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Friday's 1-0 win over the Marlins.
After eight scoreless innings and a 148-minute rain delay, McCann finally ended things with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth. The veteran catcher has been effective in a timeshare with Tyler Flowers, slugging eight homers and 31 RBI with a .796 OPS -- McCann's highest mark since 2013.
McCann is not starting Wednesday against the Phillies.
Tyler Flowers will start behind the plate in McCann's absence, meaning both catchers will now have started 42 games. There's little separating the pair offensively, with McCann's 103 wRC+ edging out Flowers' 100 wRC+. Therefore, expect the timeshare to continue going forward.
McCann is not in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Mets.
McCann had a hot start to June but is 2-for-24 in his last nine games, so he'll head to the bench for the third time in the last four contests. Tyler Flowers will start behind the plate in his absence.
McCann is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Mets.
As has been the case all season, McCann will not start with a left-hander on the mound for the opponent. Tyler Flowers will get the start behind the plate for the Braves on Saturday afternoon.
McCann is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Cubs.
McCann will retreat to the bench after going 2-for-7 with a solo home run while starting both of the previous two days. Tyler Flowers picks up the start behind the dish in the series finale.
McCann is not starting Monday against the Cubs.
McCann and Tyler Flowers have alternated starts over the last six games. Flowers starts Monday, but expect McCann back Tuesday if the pattern continues.
McCann will be on the bench for Saturday's game against the Nationals.
McCann has six multi-hit games in his last 18 contests and has gone hitless in the other 12, slashing .268/.343/.500 slash line over that stretch. Tyler Flowers will start behind the plate in his absence.
McCann is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Mets.
McCann will sit for Wednesday's series finale after starting the past two games and going 3-for-6 with a homer and two walks. In his place, Tyler Flowers is starting behind the dish and hitting seventh in this one.
McCann went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run, two runs and two walks in a 12-3 victory against the Mets on Monday.
The veteran catcher has been a little streaky, but teams are still finding it very difficult to get him out recently. He is 8-for-16 (.500) in his last five games, and all eight of those hits have come in three contests. He's showcased power too, hitting four homers with nine RBI during that span. Right now, one has to figure McCann is hot enough that he has to see regular time in the lineup. He is batting .303 with a .516 slugging percentage, seven home runs, 29 RBI and 15 runs in 122 at-bats this season.
McCann is out of the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Phillies.
McCann had a walkoff, two-run single in Friday's series opener, but he'll remain on the bench for the final two games of the series. Tyler Flowers will start behind the dish and bat eighth Sunday.
McCann is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Phillies.
Friday's walkoff hero will get a rest in the second game of the series. Tyler Flowers will start behind the plate in his place.
McCann went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in Friday's 9-8 win over the Phillies.
His solo shot off Nick Pivetta kickstarted Atlanta's rally from a 7-2 deficit, and he finished it with a walkoff two-run single in the bottom of the ninth. McCann has six homers and 27 RBI over 36 games, and his .824 OPS would be his highest mark since 2010 if he can keep it up.
McCann is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Pirates.
McCann, who went 2-for-4 with a pair of homers and four RBI in Tuesday's win, will take a seat for Wednesday's night contest, with the Braves scheduled to play an afternoon game Thursday. Tyler Flowers is starting behind the dish and hitting eighth in this one.
McCann went 2-for-4 with two homers, four RBI and two runs in a 7-5 rain-shortened game against the Pirates on Tuesday.
The veteran catcher hit the third of four Braves solo homers in the second inning, and then he smashed a three-run blast to help the Braves retake the lead in the sixth. It was his first multi-homer game since Sept. 8, 2016. McCann is batting .282 with 10 extra-base hits, including five homers, 24 RBI and 12 runs in 110 at-bats this season.
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