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McCutchen wants to cut down on strikeouts

Though he has begun to thaw out after a slow start to the season, posting a batting average that is 64 points higher in May than in April over the same number of at-bats entering Saturday's game, Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen believes his swing is not where it needs to be yet.
1 day ago

Andrew McCutchen sold out ... for power.

When you can no longer do it all, pick one thing and do it well. Here's the thing about getting old, it's kind of a drag. Sure, in most cases you have more disposable income, or at least have the extra money tied up in a (hopefully appreciating) asset. But you're probably also losing your hair, and if you're not, it's turning grey. Maybe your back hurts, maybe it's your knees, but...
Via Beyond The Box Score
4 days ago

Pirates star Andrew McCutchen blasts official scorer who gave him an error

Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen takes great pride in his defense in center field. He sports a Gold Glove among the many awards he's earned during his stellar career.So it's safe to say McCutchen has a pretty good idea when he commits an error and when he doesn't. The former MVP was adamant that he shouldn't have been charged with an error on this drive in the third inning...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 MLB Preseason Primaries: Andrew McCutchen

For some, 2016 Spring Training marks the start of a brand new Major League Baseball season. For others, this time of year marks the height of the presidential primary elections. While many pontificate over who is best suited to lead the country, The Sports Fan Journal fam decided to take a look at which player, manager, or front office member is the best candidate to lead their team...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen wants one-game wild card format changed

It shouldn’t come as surprise that Andrew McCutchen isn’t a fan of the current system when it comes to how the one-game showdown that is the MLB Wild Card round. After all the Pittsburgh Pirates have played host to three consecutive National League Wild Card games at PNC Park. After winning their first foray into the format in 2013, the team has been eliminated courtesy of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates Andrew McCutchen open to contract extension

Even though three years stand between now and the time that Andrew McCutchen hits the open market, the Pirates center fielder said on Monday that if the Pirates are interested in extending his contract, he would be all for it. According to an article on ESPN, when McCutchen reported to spring training he was asked if he wanted to finish his career in a Pirates uniform. He replied...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

McCutchen receives souvenir from boy he visited in hospital

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is well-regarded in MLB circles for the great works he performs off the field related to his many charitable endeavors. A visit to an ailing boy in the hospital has come around full-circle for McCutchen in a heartwarming way he never could have predicted. McCutchen earlier this year paid a visit to Matt Groeber, a young fan who was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 04, 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

Michael Keaton owns Andrew McCutchen heckler

By Sam Galanis 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

By Larry Brown 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 to them. There were two young Pirates fans along with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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