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Brian McCann Finally Showing Why Yankees Gave Him $85M Deal

class="ui-droppable">The immediate thought was “bust” after the 2014 season.

Maybe it was because the New York Yankees were paying out the contract and already in the process of paying out a few others that could be labeled in a similar way—Alex Rodriguez, CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran. It could have been that the player was starting a huge long-term contract shortly after his 30th birthday.

But most of all, it was Brian McCann’s numbers. All of them, from the five years, $85 million on his deal to his .232/.286/.406 slash line and .692 OPS. All were below 2014 American League averages except for his .406 slugging percentage, and they all shouted McCann’s could be another fat contract the Yankees ...

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