Andrew McCutchen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pirates' trade of McCutchen seems likely

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A small cluster of scouts sat in the cafeteria at Miller Park, cracking jokes as they picked at a pregame meal of meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Eventually, as usually happens, they started talking shop. The Pirates were in town to play the Milwaukee Brewers, so the conversation quickly..." October 02

  • Resurgent McCutchen could be playing his way out of Pittsburgh

    Today's Knuckleball "The question has been being asked for months now: Is Andrew McCutchen having a sub-par season or has he entered the decline phase of his career? The Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder is hitting .255 with 24 home runs, 76 RBIs and a .769 OPS in 142 games. While certainly not an awful season,..." September 22

  • Confident McCutchen not fazed by benching: 'I'm still me'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Andrew McCutchen will return to his regular spot in the Pirates lineup and his regular spot in center field tonight as the Pirates open a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds. This return to regularity comes on the heels of an irregular week in Atlanta when manager Clint Hurdle benched..." August 06

  • Pirates planning to bench Andrew McCutchen for entire Braves series

    CBS Sports "Tuesday night, when the Pirates opened their three-game series with the Braves in Atlanta, they did so without Andrew McCutchen. McCutchen was on the bench -- he didn't even pinch-hit -- in his club's 5-3 win (box score). The day off for McCutchen came after the Pirates had a team off-day..." August 04

  • 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 "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

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