The 35-year-old made this announcement during a postgame interview after the 13-1 loss and he claimed to had made this decision "about a month and a half ago." He was able to end his career where it began, re-signing with the Braves as a free agent last November. Before then, he had spent time with the New York Yankees and even won a World Series with the Houston Astros two seasons ago.
Former teammates Chipper Jones and Alex Bregman were the first to congratulate McCann on a great career via social media. He spent his first nine MLB seasons with the Braves, making the All-Star team seven times in that span. He then went to the Yankees in 2014, and then to the Astros for two seasons beginning in 2017. The catcher recently surpassed 1,000 career RBIs, and finishes with a .262 average with 282 home runs and 1,018 RBIs for his career. The six-time Silver Slugger's final season saw him bat .249 with 12 home runs and 45 RBIs in 85 games.