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Wild Card Pregame Notes/Hype thread

I’ll be adding notes, tweets, videos, etc. right here as we get closer to first pitch. A few notes: The game is on TBS. First pitch is at 8:07. Gates open at 5:30. Petrina McCutchen will sing the anthem (she did in in ’13, too – that worked out pretty well). Bob Walk will throw out the first pitch. And Jung Ho Kang will be on the field for the pregame intros. – Here’s the...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pirates' McCutchen throws home run ball into Allegheny River

After a Pittsburgh Pirates fan threw a Cincinnati Reds home run back to the field Saturday night, Andrew McCutchen was apparently sick and tired of looking at the ball sitting in the outfield.So he decided to throw it away. Literally. Into the Allegheny River.Regardless of the purpose, it was as funny as it was impressive. It had everything - awareness, arm strength, accuracy. Just...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Better Pirates team making it easier on McCutchen to maintain health

From 2009 to 2012, Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen would deteriorate as the season progressed.The team didn't have the core it has now, causing McCutchen to feel like he had to do it all to help the Pirates win.“Basically we (stunk) back in the day, so there really was no, ‘Oh, he'll back me up, so we can get this win,' ” he told Bill West of Trib Live. “It...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen dances in dugout before Pirates game (Video)

Andrew McCutchen entertained his Pittsburgh Pirates teammates in the dugout prior to Tuesday night's game against Miami with some cool dance moves. McCutchen has been known for shuffling around the basepaths, so it's not surprising to see him let loose once in a while.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

On Andrew McCutchen, faith, and seeing PNC Park, the most beautiful park in America

The view from the PNC Park press box.There is something exhilarating about going on a mission that most of the people in your world won't know about until it is over. That is what happened to me this week, when I went to Pittsburgh to interview Andrew McCutchen, the superstar center fielder for the Pirates, for Guideposts magazine.This interview had been a goal of mine that I had...
Via Subway Squawkers
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen’s Tim Kurkjian impression is hilarious

Before the Cardinals-Pirates matchup on Sunday Night Baseball, Nicole Briscoe interviewed Pirates star Andrew McCutchen…and Cutch was the latest in a long string of players to break out a Tim Kurkjian impression. Andrew McCutchen: REALLY good at baseball, and also REALLY good at impersonating @Kurkjian_ESPN. VIDEO: — Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) July 13,...
Via Awful Announcing
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Announcers lose their minds over Andrew McCutchen walk off homer

On Saturday night, Andrew McCutchen hit a dramatic walk off homer in the bottom of the 14th inning to lead the Pirates to a 6-5 win over the Cardinals. Pittsburgh trailed in both the 10th and 14th innings before McCutchen gave them the win. The calls of the homer from both Fox and KDKA might best be described as “completely over the top and amazing”. Here’s how Matt Vasgersian...
Via Awful Announcing
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen, Pirates teammates help PNC Park grounds crew with tarp

Andrew McCutchen will be starting the All-Star Game next week in Cincinnati, but could he have another career as part of PNC Park’s grounds crew? On Tuesday night in Pittsburgh, the grounds crew attempted to put the tarp on the field during a rain storm. There was also some vicious wind during the storm, and the grounds crew couldn’t spread the tarp onto the field without some...
Via The Outside Corner
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Keaton owns Andrew McCutchen heckler

  Don’t worry, Andrew McCutchen. Batman has your back.   The Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder was the target of a heckler during the Buccos’ game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Friday, but luckily, he had the support of a Pirates fan seated near the dugout. And that Pirates fan just happened to be actor Michael Keaton. Cutch had the situation under...
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrew McCutchen makes young Pirates fans' day

One of the best moments from MLB on Saturday did not happen during an actual game. No, this one occurred right after one finished. After Mark Melancon closed out a 5-2 win for the Pittsburgh Pirates against the San Diego Padres, center fielder Andrew McCutchen located some fans in the outfield seats and ran over...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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