Andrew McCutchen RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Cutch keeps focus on fans, teammates "It's Sunday morning at Citi Field. Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is not celebrating the fact that he made his Major League debut eight years ago. Instead, McCutchen, 30, is relaxed, sitting by his locker and talking about his game. McCutchen is the first to admit that he is off to a slow..." June 07

  • Andrew McCutching batting below cleanup spot for first time as starter

    Yardbarker "Andrew McCutchen’s rough start to the season led manager Clint Hurdle to change his lineup for Friday’s game against the Mets. The result was a first for McCutchen as a starter for the Pirates. After a disappointing 2016 season that saw McCutchen post career-lows in batting average, on-base..." May 27

  • Andrew McCutchen reaches new low with Pirates

    Sporting News "Entering Friday, Andrew McCutchen had played in 1,236 games for the Pirates in a nine-year major league career. Not once in that span did McCutchen start a game batting lower than the cleanup spot. Friday night, though, McCutchen will bat sixth against the Mets — just the latest marker of the..." May 26

  • Andrew McCutchen not bothered by slump: 'I sleep pretty good'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "This is rock bottom for Andrew McCutchen. The center fielder was summoned into manager Clint Hurdle’s office at SunTrust Park early Wednesday morning after the Atlanta Braves walked off with a 6-5 win, a game in which McCutchen went 0 for 5, grounded into two double plays and stranded seven. His..." May 25

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