It was a cold winter afternoon when Brian McCann was led on a private tour of Yankee Stadium, listening to a sales pitch from team executives trying to fit him for pinstripes. As McCann walked those hallways, he thought about what the cozy right-field dimensions might do for his power numbers.
It took a little longer than McCann might have anticipated, but the slugging catcher is on the board with his first home runs as a Yankee:
Both of McCann’s blasts came off starter John Lackey, who served up a career-high four homers in the contest. Two of the other new Yankees also went deep on Saturday, as Carlos Beltran slugged a two-run shot and Kelly Johnson added an eighth-inning homer off reliever Burke Badenhop.
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Source: Bryan Hoch (MLB.com)