Brian McCann to chat Tuesday night at 7:00

Brian McCann, Atlanta's starting catcher, will join BravesCenter's premium subscribers in the chat room Tuesday night just after 7:00 pm. will continue its weekly chats Tuesday night with a special guest as Braves' starting catcher Brian McCann will be in the chatroom around 7:00pm.

McCann was called up to Atlanta last June to replace the injured Johnny Estrada and took control of the starting job. He finished the season with a .278 batting average, 5 home runs, and 23 RBI in 180 at bats. Then McCann hit two home runs in the National League Division Series against the Astros.

With the trade of Estrada to Arizona last month, McCann will now head to Spring Training as the Atlanta Braves' starting catcher at the tender age of 22.

If you'd like to become a BravesCenter premium subscriber, go to the homepage at and click on the 'Sign Up Today' icon on the right side of the page. Then to join the chatroom, just click on the 'Join Live Chat' icon at the top left of the message board page.

McCann joins Jonathan Schuerholz, Joey Devine, John Foster, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Chuck James, Kevin Barry, and Blaine Boyer as Braves' players that have joined the subscribers in the chatroom this winter.

Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team, a look inside the Braves‘ traditional scouting and player development philosophies. You can email Bill at

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