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Beaver County Times 2 hours ago
Mueller: It's all on McCutchen to prove his value to Pirates, MLB after failed trade talks

Mueller: It's all on McCutchen to prove his value to Pirates, MLB after failed trade talks

If Andrew McCutchen wants a shot at a big payday, he needs to prove that his bat can rebound after a down year. A huge season would quell what seems to be a prevailing sentiment that he may have already…

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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 17 hours ago

Coonelly mum on whether Pirates could extend McCutchen

It seems likely that Andrew McCutchen will be in the Pirates’ lineup on opening day next season. What happens after that is anyone’s guess. “We ...
Andrew McCutchen: 'I’m glad to be here, still wearing 22 on my back and in a Pirates jersey'

Andrew McCutchen: 'I’m glad to be here, still wearing 22 on my back and in a Pirates jersey'

Andrew McCutchen is at PirateFest today, and perhaps no one is more surprised than him. Given the recent reports he was likely to be traded, McCutchen admitted he was following along on Twitter with the rest of the baseball world and, at certain points, expected he’d be traded.
Is Andrew McCutchen-Pirates relationship permanently scarred?

Is Andrew McCutchen-Pirates relationship permanently scarred?

So how much would you pay to be a fly on the wall today when Neal Huntington sits down with Andrew McCutchen at PirateFest and tries to convince him that the team really does still love him?
Beaver County Times Dec 8, 2016
Pirates Analysis: Could Tony Watson be on shopping list as teams make pitches for closers?

Pirates Analysis: Could Tony Watson be on shopping list as teams make pitches for closers?

With trade talks for Andrew McCutchen seemingly on hold and the market for relievers picking up, it’s possible that the Pirates will offer closer Tony Watson instead in their search for starting pitching. Watson is currently eligible for arbitration and…

So Andrew McCutchen is STAYING!?!

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – So remember that time when Andrew McCutchen reported for spring training in Bradenton, Fla. in February of 2017? It seems like that’s what’s going to happen. As he departed the winter meetings Thursday, Pirates GM Neal Huntington said the probability McCutchen remains with the club has increased .. that the intent […]

GM says McCutchen will likely remain with team for 2017

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Pirates left the Winter Meetings with Andrew McCutchen still on the roster. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Thursday the ...

Pirates take left-handed reliever in Rule 5 draft

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Pirates on Thursday selected left-handed reliever Tyler Webb in the major league phase of the Rule 5 draft. Webb, 26, ...
Paul Zeise: Andrew McCutchen isn't the issue — the lack of a veteran pitcher is

Paul Zeise: Andrew McCutchen isn't the issue — the lack of a veteran pitcher is

The Pirates will need Andrew McCutchen — and Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco, Jung Ho Kang and Josh Bell — to go off at the plate if they want to compete in 2017, but unless they do something to address their starting rotation, it might not matter.
Neal Huntington on Andrew McCutchen: 'We expected Andrew to be a Pirate'

Neal Huntington on Andrew McCutchen: 'We expected Andrew to be a Pirate'

OXON HILL, Md. — Baseball’s winter meetings are over, and Andrew McCutchen remains on the Pirates roster. General manager Neal Huntington said he doesn’t expect that to change.

Pirates select lefty Tyler Webb in Rule 5 draft

OXON HILL, Md. — The Pirates added a fifth left-hander to their bullpen Thursday by selecting Tyler Webb from the New York Yankees in the major league phase of the Rule 5 draft, which concluded baseball’s winter meetings at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

McCutchen remains a Pirate for now as Nationals acquire OF Eaton

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Baseball is a healthy, $10 billion industry. The Pirates, who boast of on-field success, record attendance and growing revenues, have been ...

MLB notebook: Ex-Pirate Locke signs 1-year deal with Marlins

Former Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke on Wednesday agreed to a one-year contract with the Marlins worth $3.025 million. Locke, 29, gets the same salary he ...
Pirates notebook: Better pitching, new coaches should help improve defense

Pirates notebook: Better pitching, new coaches should help improve defense

OXON HILL, Md. — Better pitching and new voices on the coaching staff should help the Pirates improve defensively in 2017, one year after the club regressed in the field, manager Clint Hurdle said Wednesday.

Winter meetings day 3

By Rob Biertempfel NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — During a discussion this morning about the Pirates’ quest for pitching help, it was noted that the Diamondbacks have a stable of young, controllable arms. Some of them are coming off rough seasons, but still have upside — the kind of pitchers that often pings the Pirates’ radar. […]

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