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Why Brian McCann and the New York Yankees Are the Perfect Fit

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees catchers made for a living, breathing definition of the term "pushover" in 2013. Combined, they managed just a .289 on-base percentage and 26 extra-base hits.

Thanks to the club's latest signing, however, the position can now be considered upgraded.

As Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News was first to report, the Yankees have agreed to terms with the top catcher on the free-agent market: 29-year-old slugger Brian McCann. Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com has the terms of the now-former Atlanta Brave's deal:



That would be an average of $17 million per year, which Rosenthal subsequently noted is the highest average annual value ever given to a free-agent catcher. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com ...

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