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ANDREW MCCUTCHEN RUMORS

Andrew McCutchen: ‘I’m not 100 percent, and I realize that’

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen left the team’s 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals with left rib discomfort. McCutchen left Tuesday’s game in the sixth inning because his ribs were feeling “just sore” and to “take a little break” that will allow him to return for Wednesday’s finale against the Cardinals. “The plan is to play [Wednesday],”...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Andrew McCuthen exits with rib discomfort

Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen, the reigning NL MVP,  was removed from Tuesday's 5-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning due to left rib discomfort (video here and below). The outfielder exited two innings after making a spectacular catch, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com. McCutchen was replaced by Starling Marte in center with Jose Tabata comng...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down Andrew McCutchen's rib avulsion

Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen recently returned from a stint on the disabled list after suffering an avulsion fra​cture of his 11th rib. Believing that the initial injury was related to the oblique muscle, the Pirates hoped that McCutchen would avoid the DL. After all, the center fielder was putting up MVP type numbers yet again with a slash line of .311/.411/.536...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Four MLB teams that were previously counted out but are still in playoff contention

Miami is now within shouting distance of the Giants, but they’ll have to pass two teams in between them—one of which is the Pittsburgh Pirates.After washing away a drought of 21 consecutive losing seasons, the Bucs are vying for a much more pleasant streak: back-to-back playoff appearances.The chances of this happening—like the season itself—has taken on the effects of a...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Andrew McCutchen expected back Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Pirates expect to activate center fielder Andrew McCutchen Tuesday afternoon say MLB.com's Tom Singer and Stephen Pianovich. Tuesday is the first day of eligibility for him to return from the disabled list from his fractured rib suffered on August 2. It is not a guarantee, but it is highly possible.Per Hurdle, #pirates optimistic McCutchen can "rejoin us...
Via MLB Injury News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates OF McCutchen ready to return when first eligible

  Pirates star Andrew McCutchen expects to come off the disabled list when he is eligible to return on Tuesday. McCutchen pronounced himself ''good to go'' after taking live batting practice Monday. The reigning NL MVP is batting .311 with 17 homers and 67 RBI in 109 games. McCutchen, who has been out with a rib injury, wore padding on his torso while facing a Pirates...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured McCutchen fights pain, time for return

An avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of the 11th rib. That’s a mouthful. Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen handled the medical jargon well when he announced the injury to the media Tuesday. He even spelled “costochondral” correctly off the top of his head. Being able to spell it doesn’t make Mr. McCutchen an expert. But even so, he might have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen has a fractured rib with cartilage damage

Pirates star Andrew McCutchen was forced to leave Sunday's game with what at the time was believed to be a muscle issue -- possibly his oblique. As it turns out, though, the Pirates released a statement Tuesday saying that McCutchen actually has "an avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of the left 11th rib." So it's at least possible that this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Andrew McCutchen expected to hit DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates expect to place center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list after he left Sunday's game in the eighth inning following an awkward swing. McCutchen hit a game-tying sacrifice fly but came out holding his left side. The Pirates expect him to miss three to four weeks says Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.#453126942 / gettyimages.comIn...
Via MLB Injury News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen rips D-Backs after he gets plunked

Your browser does not support iframes.Andrew McCutchen was none too pleased about Arizona's decision to intentionally hit him with a retaliation pitch on Saturday.The move to plunk McCutchen came on the heels of Diamondbacks All-Star Paul Goldschmidt suffering a fractured hand on a pitch delivered by Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri.As the unwritten rule in baseball goes, if one...
Via Bush League Chronicle
25 days ago  |  2 Comments
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