All posts tagged "Andrew McCutchen"

  • Analysis
    The 40-60-80 Arbitration Rule

    What could McCutchen earn as a Super Two player? Over the last few days I've been looking at the possible benefit of being a Super Two eligible player.  It started when I noticed that Andrew McCutchen was at risk of being a Super Two player following the 2011 season, which I speculated...

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    The Benefit of Being a Super Two

    McCutchen potentially being a Super Two player sparks a debate over the value of a Super Two player. On Friday the list of Super Two players came out, with an unprecedented low cut-off of two years and 122 days used to determine Super Two status.  I noted that this could cause a...

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    Andrew McCutchen and Super Two

    Yesterday, Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects noted that this year’s cut-off for Super Two arbitration eligible players is about eight days earlier than it has ever been before. There is now a strong possibility of Andrew McCutchen reaching arbitration a year earlier than expected.

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    A Possible Wrench in the Extension Hopes for McCutchen

    Wondering why the Pittsburgh Pirates took so long to promote Pedro Alvarez to the majors this year?  Perhaps it was due to the new low cut-off for Super Two eligible players.  C. Trent Rosecrans of CBS Sports released the Super Two list for the 2011 season (h/t MLBTR), with the cutoff being...

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    Poor showing for Pirates in Fielding Bible Awards

    The 2010 winners of the Fielding Bible Awards were announced today, along with the complete voting tallies. Unsurprisingly, no Pirates defenders took home an award. Scanning the lists of players receiving votes, very few Pirates were even considered.

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    2010 Position Recap: Center Field

    McCutchen held down the center field job all season. The Pirates didn't have many positions that were locked down from the start of the 2010 season, but center field was one of them.  Andrew McCutchen started the year in center field for his first full season in the majors, and he didn't...

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    The Unfair Treatment of UZR

    Go to any Pittsburgh Pirates forum and you'll see some variation of the following conversation: Fan #1: Ronny Cedeno is a horrible shortstop. Fan #2: According to his UZR/150, Cedeno is the ninth best defensive shortstop in the league this year. Fan #1: That just shows how wrong UZR is.  I've seen...

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    Pirates sign Taillon, Allie

    It is frustrating being a Pirates fan. Most nights conclude with a disgusted shut-down of the television, followed by nightmares of mental and physical errors. Loss after loss piles onto your shoulders. But for one night, it felt good to be a Pirates fan.

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    McCutchen leaves game with bruised neck

    Andrew McCutchen left tonight's game after being hit in the neck with a fastball. McCutchen passed all preliminary tests and was officially listed as day-to-day.

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    McCutchen scratched from lineup

    Andrew McCutchen is a late scratch from today's lineup. The Pirates' centerfielder reinjured his right shoulder on Wednesday night while making a leaping catch against the outfield fence, and the injury flared up this afternoon during batting practice. Jose Tabata took his spot in the...

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