Following the Atlanta Braves’ loss in Game 5 of the NLDS, catcher Brian McCann informed reporters that he plans to retire. He added that he decided that it was time last month.
Brian McCann says “this is it”. Decided he was retiring last month. #Braves— Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin) October 10, 2019
McCann signed a one-year deal with the Braves this past offseason. His career spanned 15-years in the majors with 10 coming in an Atlanta Braves uniform. He is a lifetime .262/.337/.452 hitter with 282 career home runs.
Here is McCann breaking the news to the media.