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The Atlanta Braves have gotten off to a pretty good start to the season, but leadership is the one thing that is missing in the lineup.
Coming off shoulder surgery, McCann is currently making rehab starts for Class-A Rome.
After completing five games with Rome, McCann will likely play five more for Triple-A Gwinnett before coming off the disabled list.
While Evan Gattis has done a lot in the middle of the lineup for the Braves, the one thing they haven't had is leadership in the order.
Guys like Justin Upton and Chris Johnson may be veterans, but they're by no means leaders on the team.
That leadership role belongs to McCann and is something the Braves could have used in Friday night's embarrassing defeat to Detroit, where they struck out 18 times.
The Braves will likely make the playoffs no matter what. However, McCann's leadership is what will allow them to get over the top.