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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 ...
Sacramento Bee Feb 22, 2017

Marte ready to take over in center field for Pirates

Starling Marte, the guy displacing Andrew McCutchen in center field for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year, hasn't played the position regularly since the minor leagues. Since making his big league …

Connection between Hurdle, McCutchen smoothed outfield transition

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates’ decision to realign their outfield — moving Starling Marte to center field, Andrew McCutchen to right, and Gregory Polanco to left ...
ESPN Feb 17, 2017

Andrew McCutchen remains face of the Pirates, but for how long?

Andrew McCutchen remains face of the Pirates, but for how long?
Sacramento Bee Feb 17, 2017

Still a Pirate, McCutchen calls move to right difficult

Andrew McCutchen began what could be his final spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates by moving to a new position. In late January, team management decided to move two-time Gold …

Pirates McCutchen says he couldn’t be selfish about move to right field

BRADENTON, Fla. — Andrew McCutchen believed he and the Pirates had an agreement. When he no longer felt he was fit to be the everyday ...

Pirates A.M.: McCutchen says he’s motivated and ready to go

BRADENTON, Fla. — Wearing a grey hoodie and black cap, Andrew McCutchen met with reporters for about 15 minutes this morning after arriving at Pirate ...

Pirates A.M. — McCutchen’s uneasy start to spring training

By Rob Biertempfel BRADENTON, Fla. — Wearing a grey hoodie and black cap, Andrew McCutchen met with reporters for about 15 minutes this morning after arriving at Pirate City. McCutchen had a turbulent offseason — he was the subject of trade talks, particularly during the winter meetings in December, then lost his job in center […]
Sacramento Bee Feb 17, 2017

Pirates' McCutchen says he had to 'not be as selfish' in move to right field

Andrew McCutchen wasn't particularly pleased when manager Clint Hurdle phoned a few weeks back to inform the former center fielder he would play right field. McCutchen had always assumed he'd …
MLB Daily Dish Feb 14, 2017
NL Central: Pirates still open to dealing McCutchen

NL Central: Pirates still open to dealing McCutchen

Check out what’s going on in the National League Central. The Pirates are still open to trading Andrew McCutchen. The center fielder, now converted right fielder, slashed a mere 256/.336/.430 in 2016, a huge dip from his previous two seasons. Second baseman Josh Harrison is also up for auction if the right offer is made. Here’s what else is happening in the National League Central: The Pirates have traded RHP Frank Duncan to the Diamondbacks in exchange for infielder Phil Gosselin. Cincinnati has traded Brandon Phillips to the Braves for two minor-league pitchers. St. Louis has...
MLB Daily Dish Feb 13, 2017
Pirates are still open to trading Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison

Pirates are still open to trading Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison

Even on the eve of Spring Training, Pittsburgh is still leaving the door open to make some big moves. Pirates pitchers and catchers started reporting to Spring Training today, but Pittsburgh may not be done with their offseason maneuvering, according to The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Rob Biertempfel, who says that the Pirates are still willing to trade former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen or second baseman Josh Harrison. To be clear, there is nothing in the works at the moment, but circumstances can change quickly as players get hurt in the first days of camp. Still, it’s a long...
Beaver County Times Feb 12, 2017
How will the Pirates outfield adjust to having a new man in the middle?

How will the Pirates outfield adjust to having a new man in the middle?

It was an issue surrounding the Pirates for months. Andrew McCutchen wasn’t the same defender he once was. Starling Marte seemed primed to take over. Now the outfield dynamics have changed, with all three, including Gregory Polanco, having to learn…
Call to the Pen Feb 12, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Still Willing to Move Andrew McCutchen, Josh Harrison

Earlier in the offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates were willing to trade both Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison. Although Spring Training is quickly approaching, both players could still be had for the right price. When the Pittsburgh Pirates put Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison on the block this offseason, it made sense. Free agency was not […] Pittsburgh Pirates Still Willing to Move Andrew McCutchen, Josh Harrison - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 11, 2017

Pirates Still Willing To Trade Andrew McCutchen, Josh Harrison

Pirates general manager Neal Huntington put both right fielder Andrew McCutchen and infielder Josh Harrison on the block earlier this offseason, though he wasn’t able to find a palatable deal for either. With spring training approaching, Huntington remains willing to trade either player, reports Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. After he couldn’t secure a…

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