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McCann bidding to be two-league All-Star backstop

McCann bidding to be two-league All-Star backstop

TORONTO -- Yankees catcher Brian McCann snapped his 0-for-9 streak at the plate Tuesday night, and later hit his eighth double of the season in a 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays.

McCann is currently third among American League catchers in 2014 All-Star balloting with 1,344,076 votes, trailing the A's Derek Norris (second place, 1,486,850 votes) and the Orioles' Matt Wieters (1,852,770), who's currently injured.

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McCann is a seven-time National League All-Star, and was an All-Star MVP in 2010 when he was with the Braves. The 30-year-old is hitting .223 with eight homers and 34 RBIs with the Yankees this season.

Fans can cast their votes for starters at MLB.com -- online or on a mobile device -- using the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot Sponsored by Experian until Thursday, July 3, at 11:59 p.m. ET. The 2014 All-Star Game will be played at Target Field on Tuesday, July 15 on FOX.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. Jamie Ross is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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