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Why ex-Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann is thriving after a 'blur' of bad 2018

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Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila received a multi-year contract extension on July 5, 2019. Here's what he said about it: Gregory Levinsky, Detroit Free Press

Returning to Detroit is always going to be strange for James McCann.

For years, he made a slight left turn out of the tunnel underneath Comerica Park, which leads to the Detroit Tigers’ parking garage. But in this, his first professional season outside of the Tigers’ organization, he had to make a sharp right turn, toward the visitors’ clubhouse.