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Mar 22, 2017
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Christian Yelich and Andrew McCutchen each had RBI singles

Pirates A.M. — Cutch, J-Hay return. Kang? Well …

By Rob Biertempfel BRADENTON, Fla. — Andrew McCutchen came back from the World Baseball Classic with a gold medal … and a case of laryngitis. “I’m a little hoarse,” McCutchen said. “It was a heck of a lot of fun. So much that I lost my voice.” Josh Harrison also was in the clubhouse this …

USA vs. Puerto Rico WBC championship game: U.S. builds lead with rally in fifth

Christian Yelich and Andrew McCutchen each had RBI singles
Rum Bunter Mar 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Still in on Jose Quintana

Other than Andrew McCutchen, the most talked about rumor around the Pittsburgh Pirates this off-season had to do with a certain starting pitcher. When the White Sox traded Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox, it showed that the South-Siders were serious about starting a complete rebuild.  Sale had three years of relatively cheap control, […] Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Still in on Jose Quintana - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Red-hot Gregory Polanco, Starling Marte return to camp after World Baseball Classic

BRADENTON, Fla. — While bolting back toward the warning track Saturday night chasing the baseball Andrew McCutchen had just banged between him and center fielder Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco seethed. McCutchen’s late two-run double provided insurance in Team USA’s 6-3 quarterfinals win which eliminated Dominican Republic from the World Baseball Classic.
Call to the Pen Mar 20, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Team Preview

After a very disappointing 2016, the Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping to return to playoff contention with bounce-back seasons from Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole. Coming off three straight years of postseason play, the Pittsburgh Pirates had a very disappointing 2016 season, as they dropped below .500 for the first time since 2012. Their biggest issue […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Team Preview - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Progress report: Pittsburgh Pirates

PITTSBURGH PIRATES 2016 finish: 78-83 (3rd in NL Central; 8½ games out of wild-card spot) Manager: Clint Hurdle (509-462, seventh season) In the front office: Neal Huntington, general manager (10th season) DOLLARS AND SENSE Highest-paid player: OF Andrew McCutchen ($14.2 million in 2017) Top-returning...

Andrew McCutchen doubles, Team USA eliminates Dominican Republic from WBC

BRADENTON, Fla. — Andrew McCutchen’s two-run double Saturday night provided insurance in Team USA’s 6-3 victory over Dominican Republic in a win-or-go-home rematch in the World Baseball Classic quarterfinals in San Diego.

Ron Cook: Which Andrew McCutchen will the Pirates get in 2017?

Questions, questions, everywhere you look, the Pirates have questions just two-weeks-and-change from opening day in Boston. Will the rotation be any good after Gerrit Cole, Jameson Taillon and Ivan Nova? Who’s going to be on the bench? Why did the team let Sean Rodriguez go? Why can’t it develop a first baseman who can hit and play defense? Where is the power going to come from until Jung Ho Kang gets here from South Korea? Will Kang get here? Will the new outfield alignment work? Where is Andrew McCutchen’s head?

Pirates prospect getting major-league 'vibe'

BRADENTON, Fla. — On Austin Meadows’ first day in the Pirates organization, shortly after the first-rounder from Grayson, Ga., agreed to a signing bonus of $3,029,600, Andrew McCutchen took him under his wing. As the Meadows family toured PNC Park June 28, 2013, McCutchen walked over and met the 18-year-old who might one day take his place in Pittsburgh’s outfield.
Rum Bunter Mar 16, 2017

Andrew McCutchen Finally Gets Back to Playing in WBC

News: Team USA was back in action last night.  They took on Team Venezuela for the first game of the second round.  Andrew McCutchen was put back into the lineup. Andrew McCutchen has been a star in Major League Baseball essentially since he made his debut back in 2009.  People who are fans of the […] Andrew McCutchen Finally Gets Back to Playing in WBC - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sports Illustrated Mar 10, 2017

The Curious Case of Cutch: Andrew McCutchen on his lost 2016, and why 2017 will be better

Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen opens up about his 2016 struggles, his fate with the organization he's ever played for and why he feels 2017 will be better.

Top prospect Meadows to get long look during World Baseball Classic

TAMPA — Outfielders Andrew McCutchen and Austin Meadows were in the lineup together for three of the Pirates’ first four Grapefruit League games this spring. ...
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 5, 2017

MLBTR Originals

A roundup of MLBTR’s original content from the past week: Charlie Wilmoth kicked off this year’s Offseason In Review series with analysis on the Pirates, who elected against trading outfielder Andrew McCutchen during the winter and signed a couple notable pitchers in free agency. Jeff Todd (links: 1, 2, 3) highlighted three players who are…
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 25, 2017

Camp Battles: Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pirates, due to a fairly strong group of young players and to a long string of multi-year contracts for their core hitters (including Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco, Francisco Cervelli, Chris Stewart, John Jaso, David Freese, Josh Harrison and Jung Ho Kang) have a limited number of jobs available in camp this year. It…

Pirates’ starting outfield ready for Grapefruit League opener

BRADENTON, Fla. — The entire starting outfield — Gregory Polanco in left field, Starling Marte in center, and Andrew McCutchen in right — will be ...

Pirates Player News

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    Andrew McCutchen

    Pirates A.M. — Cutch, J-Hay return. Kang? Well …

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    Tyler Glasnow

    Another rough outing from Drew Hutchison has Pirates considering going north with four starters

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    Chad Kuhl

    Another rough outing from Drew Hutchison has Pirates considering going north with four starters

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    Drew Hutchison

    Another rough outing from Drew Hutchison has Pirates considering going north with four starters

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    Steven Brault

    Another rough outing from Drew Hutchison has Pirates considering going north with four starters

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    Josh Harrison

    Pirates A.M. — Cutch, J-Hay return. Kang? Well …

  • Ivan Nova

    Ron Cook: Which Andrew McCutchen will the Pirates get in 2017?

  • Gerrit Cole

    Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call – Quiet Spring Bodes Well for Gerrit Cole

  • Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco Named To All-World Baseball Classic Team

  • Starling Marte

    Pittsburgh Pirates: McCutchen and Harrison are WBC Champions