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McCutchen, Chevy team up to support youth initiatives

Andrew McCutchen might have to get used to his new position in right field this spring, but here's one move by the Pirates' five-time All-Star that will require no adjustment whatsoever.
2 days ago

Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 120: Defending Andrew McCutchen by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre of Baseball Prospectus take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Still a Pirate, McCutchen calls move to right difficult

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Andrew McCutchen began what could be his final spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates by moving to a new position. In late January, team management decided to move two-time Gold Glove winner Starling Marte from left field to center. McCutchen was switched to right field, a position he has never played in his professional career. ''It's difficult because...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen says he was not consulted on move to right field

Andrew McCutchen was not entirely thrilled by his move from center field to right.McCutchen said Friday that he was not consulted about the position shift, and was initially quite unhappy with the move.“It wasn’t an ask,” McCutchen said Friday, via Jayson Stark of ESPN. “It was more of a ‘say.’ It was ‘I have to move there.’“That was one of the first times that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen Googled himself to keep up on trade talk

Andrew McCutchen admits in an essay written for The Players’ Tribune that he took to Googling himself to stay apprised of all the trade talk swirling around him this past offseason.In a piece fittingly entitled, “Dear Pittsburgh,” as it’s a tribute to the only MLB town he’s known and its fans, McCutchen lays out his Pirates career, from his earliest days in the organization...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen has great reaction on move to right field

Andrew McCutchen’s days as the regular center fielder for the Pirates are over.Since making his major league debut with Pittsburgh in 2009, McCutchen has played in 1,190 career games. He has started 1,171 of them in center field. To say the 30-year-old has been a fixture at the position would be an understatement.There had been speculation during the offseason the Pirates would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates star Andrew McCutchen moving to right field

PITTSBURGH (AP) Andrew McCutchen is on the move, just not out of Pittsburgh. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle announced Sunday that McCutchen is moving from center field to right field this season. Gregory Polanco will flip from right field to left, with Starling Marte sliding over from left to center. McCutchen, a five-time All-Star and the 2013 National League MVP, won a Gold Glove...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pirates prepare for rarely chartered waters in dealing Andrew McCutchen

Twenty-four months ago, it would have been an absurd idea to think that the Pirates could be considering trading the cornerstone of their resurgent operation. Twelve months ago, it would have been little more than a whisper of a possibility. However, as December 2016 sets in, it appears more and more likely that Andrew McCutchen will not see the new year as a member of the Pittsburgh...
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December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: McCutchen talks between Nats, Pirates heating up

It didn’t take long for the Andrew McCutchen sweepstakes to heat up. One day after rumors circulated about the Pittsburgh Pirates’ potential interest in trading their star center fielder, an apparent front-runner surfaced. Multiple reports indicated the Pirates and Washington Nationals are advancing in talks centered around the former National League MVP. While we’re still...
December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Pirates increasingly likely to trade McCutchen

It sure looks like the Pittsburgh Pirates will be moving on from former MVP Andrew McCutchen at some point here soon. Rumors have continued to swirl that they’re looking to move their former franchise cornerstone and most-talented player. Now comes this report from Ken Rosenthal over at Fox Sports suggesting that a trade is increasingly likely. “Of all the big names available...
Via Sportsnaut
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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