The Atlanta Braves have made a $14.1 million qualifying offer to Brian McCann, but the veteran catcher will make a lot more than that on the free agent market, and it seems pretty likely he'll end up with the New York Yankees.
To top that off, the deal is predicted to end up around six years and $100 million, with some predicting a contract as high as $120 million.
Braves fans won't be happy when McCann signs elsewhere, but the move would make sense for the Braves and whoever picks him up. The Braves have Evan Gattis and Gerald Laird to anchor the backstop position, and an American League team would be able to DH McCann.
That, and McCann would be raking in money. You can't hold that against him.
Finally, McCann hits lefty, and that short porch at Yankee Stadium is probably screaming his name right now.
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