Andrew McCutchen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants Have Discussed Andrew McCutchen With Pirates

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Giants and Pirates have “remained in contact” regarding star outfielder Andrew McCutchen, according to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi (Twitter link). McCutchen could represent an alternative to Giancarlo Stanton for the San Francisco organization, Morosi suggests. This is the first time we’ve..." November 29

  • Pirates Exercise Club Option Over Andrew McCutchen, Decline Chris Stewart & Wade LeBlanc

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Pirates have picked up their club option over outfielder Andrew McCutchen, per a club announcement. He’ll earn $14.5MM in the final year of his contract. Meanwhile, the Bucs have declined their options over catcher Chris Stewart and lefty Wade LeBlanc. The team also adds that LeBlanc has..." November 03

  • Andrew McCutchen optimistic after suffering knee injury

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "For nearly three months, few worried for Andrew McCutchen. From the time the Pirates center fielder landed at the Mendoza line May 23 to when he ripped Toronto Blue jays starter Marcus Stroman’s fastball for an RBI double in the third inning of the Pirates’ 4-2 win Friday at Rogers Centre,..." August 12

  • The Pirates are, not surprisingly, leaning against trading Andrew McCutchen

    Hardball Talk "Over the winter there was serious talk about the Pirates trading Andrew McCutchen to the Washington Nationals. His move to left field to allow Starling Marte to take over center further served to make McCutchen a less important part of the Pirates long term plans. Then the season began, Marte..." July 24

  • Pirates plan to keep Andrew McCutchen in center field when Starling Marte returns

    CBS Sports "On Sunday, Pirates outfielder Starling Marte will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with the high Class A Bradenton Marauders, the team announced. Marte is currently serving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He is eligible to return on July..." July 02

  • Market for McCutchen still developing "For Andrew McCutchen to be dealt at this year's non-waiver Trade Deadline, he must hit like his All-Star self while the Pirates collectively struggle enough to become a seller. Those circumstances exist, with one month left in baseball's summer swap meet: McCutchen leads the team with a 1.124..." June 29

  • What are the odds the Pirates trade Andrew McCutchen? Probably good

    Fox Sports "What are the odds that the Pirates trade Andrew McCutchen? I’m guessing good. Go back to July 30, the day that the Pirates sent reliever Mark Melancon to the Nationals for left-hander Felipe Rivero and minor-league lefty Taylor Hearn. The Pirates were in contention then, just three..." June 19