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Fantasy Update

14 hours ago
numberFire
Andrew McCutchen is in the midst of a hot June, but his price is beginning to get out of hand. Who else should you avoid in MLB DFS?
Jun 20, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
MILWAUKEE (AP) Chad Kuhl got his first victory since April, Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Jun 19, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
MILWAUKEE (AP) Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night.
numberFire 14 hours ago
4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Players to Avoid on 6/23/17

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Players to Avoid on 6/23/17

Andrew McCutchen is in the midst of a hot June, but his price is beginning to get out of hand. Who else should you avoid in MLB DFS?
Pirates Breakdown 15 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Trend Report – Hudson Actually Improving, LeBlanc Dropping

This article series examines how various Pittsburgh Pirates players are trending and focuses on two specific players – one that is trending up and one that is trending down. There are many Pittsburgh Pirates hitters that are stroking the ball right now.  Both Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer continue to swing a hot bat and […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Trend Report – Hudson Actually Improving, LeBlanc Dropping appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Viva El Birdos 19 hours ago
Cardinals should destroy the Pirates

Cardinals should destroy the Pirates

A series preview The Pirates certainly looked like they had dug themselves a hole way too deep a few weeks ago. Heading into their game on June 10, the Pirates were 26-35 and had less than a 4% shot at the playoffs per FanGraphs. But then they won a bunch of games and improved their playoff odds to...well...they still aren’t very good. In any event, Pittsburgh has been playing better as they come to St. Louis for this series. The Cardinals should destroy the Pirates.* *W% with title is 538, W% without title is .448 Andrew McCutchen used to be great. Then he was just okay. Then he was...
Rum Bunter 19 hours ago

Andrew McCutchen Needs Moved Back Up In The Batting Order

After a month of batting sixth, it is time for the baddest dude in the league to get moved back up in the lineup once again After an abysmal start to the season, Andrew McCutchen is back. However, there is one problem. That problem is that Clint Hurdle and the Pirates continue to bat Andrew […] Andrew McCutchen Needs Moved Back Up In The Batting Order - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Fox 6 Now Jun 22, 2017

Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates 4-2

MILWAUKEE — Corey Knebel broke Arodlis Chapman’s modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season’s start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers’ 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Knebel struck out Josh Bell on a foul tip leading off the ninth. The 25-year-old right-hander retired Elias Diaz and Andrew McCutchen on popouts, finishing a four-hitter for his 12th save in 15 chances. Chapman had […]
Pirates Breakdown Jun 22, 2017

Jordy Mercer tearing up right-handed pitching

Pittsburgh Pirates’ shortstop Jordy Mercer has simply been on fire as of late. The Pittsburgh Pirates have had a legitimate offensive standout at shortstop recntly. That’s the only way to put it. Unless you have been living under a rock, you have had to notice that it’s not just Andrew McCutchen who has heated up […] The post Jordy Mercer tearing up right-handed pitching appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
MLB Daily Dish Jun 21, 2017
MLB trade rumors: Pirates likely to deal Andrew McCutchen

MLB trade rumors: Pirates likely to deal Andrew McCutchen

The Pirates are likely to trade outfielder Andrew McCutchen before the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal says the chances of a deal are “probably good” because the Pirates are 33-38, third in the NL Central and 11 games back in the wild-card race, which is a worse situation than they were in last year when they in contention and decided to deal reliever Mark Melancon and starter Francisco Liriano. After those deals, the Pirates actually improved to the point where they were a half-game out of a playoff spot in late August before...

Paul Zeise: Trading Andrew McCutchen now would be risky

Andrew McCutchen is playing his way out of town.
Pirates Breakdown Jun 21, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates must now resist temptation to tinker with McCutchen

The Pittsburgh Pirates were clearly onto something in moving Andrew McCutchen to the sixth spot in the batting order Here at Pirates Breakdown, we pride ourselves in deeper statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Pirates. This will not be an analytical column. Instead, we will simply state the obvious and offer a plea. The obvious: Andrew […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates must now resist temptation to tinker with McCutchen appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Beaver County Times Jun 20, 2017
Andrew McCutchen homers for fifth time in seven games in Pirates' 7-3 win

Andrew McCutchen homers for fifth time in seven games in Pirates' 7-3 win

McCutchen, who also singled and walked, hit his 14th home run of the season in the third and 30th against the Brewers, which tied him with the New York Mets' Jay Bruce for the most among current opposing players.

Kuhl gets first win since April, Pirates beat Brewers 7-3 (Jun 20, 2017)

MILWAUKEE (AP) Chad Kuhl got his first victory since April, Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Washington Times Jun 20, 2017

Kuhl gets first win since April, Pirates beat Brewers 7-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Chad Kuhl got his first victory since April, Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Tuesday night. Jose Osuna's three-run homer highlighted the Pirates' six-run first inning. McCutchen's two-run single and David Freese's RBI ...

Andrew McCutchen, Jose Osuna power Pirates in 7-3 win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE — What has happened to the House of Horrors?
Rum Bunter Jun 20, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at Austin Meadows’ Season

Austin Meadows entered his first full season at Triple-A rated as one of the best prospects in baseball.  Here is look at the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league outfielder’s season thus far. At the beginning of the year, the expectation was that Andrew McCutchen would likely be dealt and be replaced by top prospect Austin Meadows. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at Austin Meadows’ Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates Mailbag: Are Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole bound to be traded?

MILWAUKEE — Welcome back, baseball fans. The Pirates beat up on the first-place Milwaukee Brewers Monday night at Miller Park and improved their record to 32-38, five games back of the division lead. Fans have been restless lately. All questions are sic’d. If you have a question for next week’s mailbag, send it to snesbitt@post-gazette.com or to @stephenjnesbitt on Twitter.

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