McCann signs five-year deal with Yankees

McCann signs five-year deal with Yankees
November 23, 2013, 4:45 pm
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Catcher Brian McCann hit .256 with 20 home runs and 56 RBI in 102 games with the Braves in 2013. (USATSI)

The New York Yankees and former Braves catcher Brian McCann have reached agreement on a deal, pending a physical according to FOX Sports.

McCann will get five years and $85 million with a vesting option for a sixth year which could bring the total to $100 million. His $17 million AAV (average annual value) is the highest-ever for a catcher signed via free agency. The Twins’ Joe Mauer has a $24 million AAV, but it was part of an extension.

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