All posts tagged "Andrew McCutchen"

  • Pirates History
    Ten for Ten

    The Pittsburgh Pirates all-time top ten list for hits has something you won’t see everyday. 1. Roberto Clemente 3000 2. Honus Wagner 2967 3. Paul Waner 2868 4t. Max Carey 2416 4t. Pie Traynor 2416 6. Lloyd Waner 2317 7. Willie Stargell 2232 8. Bill Mazeroski 2016 9. Arky Vaughan 1709 10....

  • Top Stories
    McCutchen Was Meant to Be a Pirate

    BRADENTON, Fla. — While playing baseball in High School at Fort Meade High School in Fort Meade, Fla., Andrew McCutchen’s school colors were black and gold. Maybe it was kind of meant to be for McCutchen to be a Pittsburgh Pirate. “Maybe I’m a little partial just because my colors were black and...

  • Pirates History
    McCutchen’s Contract Length in Historical Perspective

    As we have just found out, Andrew McCutchen signed a contract with Pittsburgh Pirates that potentially could keep him in the black and gold for ten total seasons(or hopefully more) if his option year is picked up. You may be wondering, especially with all the turnover in players over the last generation,...

  • Analysis
    Piecing together the puzzle

    With the news of Andrew McCutchen’s contract extension breaking very early Monday morning, the Pirates gained an additional three years of control over the clear top talent on the team. That makes this as good a time as any to take a very simplified visual look at how the club’s future roster...

  • Top Stories
    McCutchen Deal All About the Long Term Impact

    Ever since Andrew McCutchen was first called up to the majors, Pittsburgh Pirates fans were waiting for one thing: an extension. When he first arrived in the majors, McCutchen had the potential to be the best player developed by the Pirates since Barry Bonds. Unlike a lot of other home-grown prospects in...

  • Top Stories
    McCutchen Signs Six-Year Deal with Pirates

    BRADENTON, Fla. --According to the Post-Gazette the Pittsburgh Pirates and Andrew McCutchen have agreed to a six-year deal worth $51.5 million with a club option for $14.75 million. The contract buys out at least the first two years of free agency and will keep him in a Pirates uniform at least through the 2017...

  • Analysis
    Walker Next In Line?

    With word that Neal Huntington is hard at work on his checklist by signing Andrew McCutchen to his long term deal, attention should turn to the next most logical extension candidate on the team -- Neil Walker. Walker's journey through the Pirates' system has been well-documented.  Much e-ink has been spilled over...

  • Analysis
    Pirates and Andrew McCutchen Agree to Six Year Deal

    According to the Post-Gazette the Pittsburgh Pirates and Andrew McCutchen have agreed to a six year deal worth $51.5 million with a club option for $14.75 million. The contract buys out at least the first two years of free agency and will keep him in a Pirates uniform at least through the 2017...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Alvarez, McCutchen Seeing Good Results with New Batting Stances

    BRADENTON -- Pedro Alvarez and Andrew McCutchen both tweaked their batting stances this offseason. McCutchen hit just .216 after the second half of the season in 2011 after a strong first half that named him to the National League All-Star team. Alvarez appeared in just 74 games with Pittsburgh with a .191 average...

  • Analysis
    Oddly Comforted By A $10M Gap

    Yesterday's news cycle brought word that Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates are approximately $10M apart on terms of a contract.  That is a boatload of money is any situation, but I'm somewhat relieved that McCutchen and his agent Steve Hammond are looking at Justin Upton and Jay Bruce's deals as benchmarks. Those...

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