Andrew McCutchen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pirates to send McCutchen ejection video to MLB

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Pirates are taking Andrew McCutchen's case all the way to the top. The team will send video of the former MVP's disputed strikeout looking and subsequent ejection in Sunday's game, along with some of their opinions on how the situation was handled, to Major League Baseball this..." June 28

  • As McCutchen's struggles continue, count leverage a possible factor

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "During both hitting streaks and slumps throughout his career, Andrew McCutchen has remained staunchly even-keeled. As the five-time All-Star and former MVP’s struggles continue into mid-June, he remained so. “It’s all about a feeling, man,” McCutchen said. “I feel better and I feel good. The..." June 13

  • McCutchen aggravates nagging thumb injury

    MLB.com "The Pirates endured a painful night at Marlins Park on Thursday that had little to do with the end result of a 4-3, 12-inning loss, their third straight defeat. Catcher Francisco Cervelli, shortstop Jordy Mercer and infielder David Freese were all forced out of the game after being hit by pitches...." June 03

  • McCutchen, Cole don't need to be Pirates for life

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The contract extension signed by Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg is absolutely ridiculous. The extension, which is expected to be announced today, is for seven years and $174 million, and there is an opportunity for him to earn another $14 million with various incentives. Strasburg, when..." May 11

  • McCutchen apologizes to Pirates' scorekeeper for 'fired' comment

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen on Thursday apologized to the team's official scorer after saying he should be fired for ruling a misplayed ball by McCutchen an error. McCutchen on Wednesday dropped a fly ball that would have been the third out of the third inning against the Chicago..." May 06

  • Andrew McCutchen has learned to deal with the data

    Fox Sports "Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen isn't as skeptical of data-driven positioning as Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw, who recently told the Orange County Register that he isn't sold on infield shifts. Still, McCutchen said it took time for him to understand what the Pirates were doing when..." March 31

  • Pirates' Hurdle considering batting McCutchen 2nd

    ESPN "You may have heard this week that the Pittsburgh Pirates are thinking about moving Andrew McCutchen up to the No. 2 hole in their lineup. OK, that’s totally true. Nevertheless, it isn’t totally accurate. Because what the Pirates are really thinking about is, well, everything. If you just..." March 19

  • Pirates toying with the idea of batting Andrew McCutchen second

    Hardball Talk "Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen hit second in Thursday’s lineup against the Yankees. McCutchen hasn’t found himself in that spot during the regular season since 2010, but it’s an idea the Pirates are toying with, Travis Sawchik reports for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review." March 17

  • Pirates' Andrew McCutchen to talk to MLBPA about opposition to wild-card format

    Beaver County Times "Andrew McCutchen isn’t a union activist by any means. However, there is one thing the Pirates star center fielder would like to see as a negotiation point when the Major League Baseball Players Association and owners begin talks on a new collective bargaining agreement. McCutchen is hopeful..." February 25

  • Andrew McCutchen: 'Money doesn't define me' but 'no one plays for free'

    Sporting News "Andrew McCutchen has said he would love to finish his career in Pittsburgh, where he has helped lead the once-hapless Pirates to three straight postseason appearances. And the Pirates would obviously like to keep their marquee player. But as the five-time All-Star enters the fifth year of a..." February 24

  • Pirates will talk deal with Andrew McCutchen at 'appropriate time'

    ESPN "On Monday, Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen repeated his desire to finish his career in Pittsburgh. A day later, the Pirates' general manager said the team plans to talk contract with him at "the appropriate time." On one hand, GM Neal Huntington said, the Pirates would "love nothing..." February 24

  • Andrew McCutchen: 'I'd love to spend my whole career' with the Pirates

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Although the first full-squad workout still is a week away, center fielder Andrew McCutchen already is busy at the Pirates' spring training complex. Monday morning, McCutchen tugged on a black T-shirt emblazoned with “Retire 21” — a nod to Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente — and went to work in..." February 16

  • Pirates owner would love to see McCutchen 'stay forever'

    The Score "Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting understands his club doesn't have the luxury of outspending the league's deep-pocketed teams to bring free agents to the Steel City. That's why holding on to franchise pillar Andrew McCutchen is of the utmost importance. "I'm not sure we're allowed to..." January 21

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