James McCann has played a pivotal role for the Erie SeaWolves this season at the plate and on the defensive end as a catcher. McCann is hitting .277 this season, including .317 in the past 10 games. He had four multiple-hit games during that stretch, including three hits in Harrisburg Aug. 23 and three on Thursday in Akron. He also has nine RBIs in the past 10 games, including two on Thursday in a 9-5 win and two more on Friday. McCann is also fourth in the league by throwing out 37 percent of baserunners.