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Andrew McCutchen's homer lifts Pirates to 1-0 victory over Braves

  The Pittsburgh Pirates have played three straight 1-0 games, but they're pitching so well that maybe it doesn't matter. ''We always talk about scoring one more run than the other team,'' manager Clint Hurdle said, ''and the last three games we did it twice.'' Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen hit twice in loss against Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers won today 1-0 by a 9th inning sacrifice fly from Logan Schafer, and Edinson Volquez pitched seven scoreless, but both storylines were out shined by Andrew McCutchen getting hit by pitches twice from Matt Garza. The first came in the 3rd inning and the 2nd came in the 5th, resulting in Garza being tossed from the game. Clint Hurdle wasn’t sure of the intent...
Via Pirates Prospects
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen Apologizes to Young Fan

Pittsburgh Pirates fan Bryce Robison had one wish for his sixth birthday…have Andrew McCutchen show up to his party. But, since the Pirates had a day game against the Chicago Cubs and the drive from Wrigley Field to Edison’s Entertainment Complex (where the party was held) is nearly five hours, the 2013 National League MVP was, understandably, absent. Oh…and he’s Andrew FREAKIN’...
Via Hall of Very Good
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen will push Bucs to postseason

Andrew McCutchen – Photo Credit – Alex Lewis The Pittsburgh Pirates finally ended their much publicized and long drought last season when they won 94 games and made the postseason as a Wild Card. As we all probably know by now, it was their first playoff appearance since 1992. I was 3 years old at the time. This season, the road has seemed to be a little tougher, with their top...
Via Hot Stove MLB
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen Hits Stand-Up, Inside-The-Park Home Run (Video)

Andrew McCutchen hit an inside-the-park homer against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, and it wasn’t even close to being contested. The Pittsburgh Pirates’ star outfielder launched one over the head of Phillies center fielder Ben Revere and high off the wall. By the time right fielder Grady Sizemore could even make a throw home, the speedy McCutchen was around third base...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen gets first inside-the-park home run in amazing time (VIDEO)

Andrew McCutchen is known as one of the fastest players in baseball, so it comes as a big surprise to find out that the reigning National League MVP's inside-the-park home run Wednesday night was the first of his major league career.And, as he rounded the bases in a blistering time of 15.44 seconds, there was no doubt he has the legs.Your browser does not support iframes.McCutchen...
Via The Other Paper
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew McCutchen hits inside-the-park home run

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen is currently one of the fastest players in Major League Baseball. He showcased that speed in Wednesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies, in which he rounded the bases after hitting an inside-the-park home run in the fifth inning. McCutchen blasted a pitch from Jerome Williams off the wall in center field, and then let his speed...
Via The Sports Daily
20 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
August 19, 2014  |  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
August 05, 2014  |  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
August 03, 2014  |  2 Comments
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