• Braves to start Ross over McCann vs. Cardinals

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 4, 2012
    But by the time the Braves concluded their workout at Turner Field on Thursday afternoon, McCann was saying all of the right things and supporting Ross. After taking another look at McCann more than a year later, the Cowboys decided they didn’t want him back. Gonzalez announced Thursday that he will start David Ross at catcher in place of Brian McCann in Friday's Wild Card game against the Cardinals at 5:07 p.m. ET on TBS. In his stint with Dallas, which lasted almost 17 months, McCann returned kickoffs and punts. "It's one of those things where you feel [Ross] gives you a good chance to win a ballgame," Gonzalez said. Also, Ross was behind the plate for two of the most dominant performances by starting pitcher Kris Medlen a 12-strikeout effort against Colorado on Sept. "I think going forward Mac will catch, obviously, in a longer series, a five-game series or even a seven-game series if we get that far," Gonzalez said. "We'll play the matchups."
    Sources: ESPN.com MLB.com
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      The Cowboys worked out cornerback Bryan McCann on Thursday but they have determined they won’t sign him, a source said. Management has no immediate plans to bring anyone else in but it is discussing its options. McCann, 25, is a former member of the tea

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