Yankees, McCann agree to $85M deal

The Sports Xchange
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The New York Yankees have agreed with catcher Brian McCann on a five-year, $85 million contract, according to several reports.
The deal, which will not be official until McCann passes a physical, includes a vesting option for a sixth season that could make it worth $100 million, according to ESPN.com and CBSSports.com. The deal also includes a no-trade clause, per CBS.
McCann, 29, was a seven-time All-Star in nine seasons with the Atlanta Braves. He hit .256 with 20 homers and 57 RBI in 102 games last season.
The Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox also reportedly had pursued McCann.