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(AP) -- The New York Yankees hope Brian McCann's return to Atlanta can help ignite a slumping offense.

The Georgia native spent his first nine years with the Braves before signing as a free agent with the Yankees after the 2013 season, and his first matchup with his former team comes Friday night in the opener of a three-game series.

"I'm just excited. I was hoping to be able to go back there and play and (am) lucky enough that the schedule matched up and we're able to go back," McCann told MLB's official website. "When the schedule came out and I saw it, I was really excited for that. I wanted to go back and play before they knocked down Turner Field."

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Leaders
AVG: B. Gardner.273
HR: M. Teixeira31
RBI: M. Teixeira79
SB: B. Gardner18
W: N. Eovaldi13
ERA: N. Eovaldi4.00
Saves: A. Miller27
K: M. Pineda120
AL East
TeamWLPctGB
Toronto 7156.559-
NY Yankees 6957.5481.5
Baltimore 6364.4968
Tampa Bay 6364.4968
Boston 5869.45713
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .252 (17)
Runs: 589 (2)
Hits: 1092 (15)
Home Runs: 165 (4)
Stolen Bases: 48 (26)
OBP: .321 (10)
SLG: .423 (5)
Total Bases: 1833 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.95 (16)
Runs Allowed: 539 (18)
Saves: 38 (6)
Strikeouts: 1054 (7)
OpBA: .252 (16)
OBP: .311 (14)
SLG: .399 (15)
Run Support: 4.66 (2)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/28 B. Mitchell Removed from 7-Day DL (Concussion, nasal fracture)
8/27 D. Ackley Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/26 C. Capuano Designated for Assignment
8/26 N. Goody Called Up from Minors
8/26 N. Goody Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/26 J. Ellsbury Sore hip (day-to-day)
8/24 C. Sabathia Right knee inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/18 B. Mitchell off 7-day DL
8/4 D. Ackley Right lumbar strain (on 15-day DL)
8/2 D. Moreno Right elbow inflammation (on 60-day DL)
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