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Houston Astros (76-49)

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Astros' McCann ready to return vs. Nationals

HOUSTON -- With 12-plus seasons and more than 1,500 games under his belt, catcher Brian McCann has earned the trust of the Houston coaching staff to declare himself ready for reinstatement from the 10-day disabled list without the benefit of a rehab assignment.

McCann, who has missed nine games with right knee soreness, will be activated by the Astros (77-49) for the series finale against the Washington Nationals on Thursday. McCann was placed on the disabled list Aug. 14, his second stint on the DL this season -- he missed seven games in late May with a concussion.

With his production in a steady decline for roughly two months, McCann might benefit from the break. His OPS hit .860 on June 18 and began to drop immediately thereafter. He is batting .120 this month and his OPS for the season has slipped to .720, his lowest since April 6.

AVG: J. Altuve.358
HR: G. Springer28
RBI: M. González72
SB: J. Altuve29
W: D. Keuchel11
ERA: M. Fiers4.32
Saves: K. Giles24
K: M. Fiers131
AL West
Houston 7749.611-
LA Angels 6562.51212.5
Seattle 6563.50813
Texas 6363.50014
Oakland 5572.43322.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .287 (1)
Runs: 702 (1)
Hits: 1249 (1)
Home Runs: 195 (1)
Stolen Bases: 77 (8)
OBP: .350 (1)
SLG: .490 (1)
Total Bases: 2133 (1)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.13 (11)
Runs Allowed: 542 (8)
Saves: 31 (13)
Strikeouts: 1241 (1)
OpBA: .241 (6)
OBP: .315 (9)
SLG: .409 (9)
Run Support: 5.65 (1)
Date Player Transactions
8/22 M. Feliz Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/22 E. Gattis Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/22 W. Harris Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/22 T. Sipp Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/14 R. Guduan Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
8/14 B. McCann Right knee soreness (on 10-day DL)
8/4 E. Gattis Concussion (on 10-day DL)
8/1 M. Feliz Right shoulder discomfort (on 10-day DL)
8/1 T. Sipp Right calf soreness (on 10-day DL)
7/31 L. McCullers Jr. Lower back discomfort (on 10-day DL)
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