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Andrew McCutchen

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2017 Stats

AVG

.277

HR

26

RBI

79

R

86

SB

11

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

What happened to the Andrew McCutchen who finished top-five in NL MVP voting four straight seasons from 2012 to 2015? Fantasy owners saw the 30-year-old unexpectedly drop off a cliff last summer. He b...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/10/1986   BORN: Fort Meade, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Andrew McCutchen Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $51.5 million dollar contract extension with the Pirates in 2012. Contract includes a $14.75 million club option and $1 million buyout for 2018.

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Andrew McCutchen Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 19 A A 114 495 453 77 132 38 20 4 14 62 22 7 42 91 0 0 0 .291 .356 .446 .802
2006 19 AA ALT 20 87 78 12 24 7 4 0 3 12 1 1 8 20 0 0 1 .308 .379 .474 .853
2007 20 AA ALT 118 498 446 70 115 33 20 3 10 48 17 1 44 83 2 3 3 .258 .327 .383 .710
2007 20 AAA IND 17 72 67 7 21 5 4 0 1 5 4 3 4 11 0 1 0 .313 .347 .418 .765
2008 21 AAA IND 135 590 512 75 145 38 26 3 9 50 34 18 68 87 1 3 6 .283 .372 .398 .770
2009 22 AAA IND 48 214 197 40 59 21 10 7 4 19 10 2 16 23 0 0 1 .299 .355 .482 .837
2009 22 MAJ PIT 108 493 433 74 124 47 26 9 12 54 22 5 54 83 0 4 2 .286 .365 .471 .836
2010 23 MAJ PIT 154 653 570 94 163 56 35 5 16 56 33 10 70 89 1 7 5 .286 .365 .449 .814
2011 24 MAJ PIT 158 678 572 87 148 62 34 5 23 89 23 10 89 126 2 6 9 .259 .364 .456 .820
2012 25 MAJ PIT 157 673 593 107 194 66 29 6 31 96 20 12 70 132 0 5 5 .327 .400 .553 .953
2013 26 MAJ PIT 157 674 583 97 185 64 38 5 21 84 27 10 78 101 0 4 9 .317 .404 .508 .912
2014 27 MAJ PIT 146 648 548 89 172 69 38 6 25 83 18 3 84 115 0 6 10 .314 .410 .542 .952
2015 28 MAJ PIT 157 685 566 91 165 62 36 3 23 96 11 5 98 133 0 9 12 .292 .401 .488 .889
2016 29 MAJ PIT 153 675 598 81 153 53 26 3 24 79 6 7 69 143 0 3 5 .256 .336 .430 .766
2017 30 MAJ PIT 146 610 534 86 148 54 26 2 26 79 11 4 69 110 0 3 4 .277 .362 .479 .841
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3-Year Averages     152 668 570 87 163 61 33 4 24 86 11 5 83 130 0 6 9 .286 .382 .484 .866
Career  (View All)     1336 5,789 4,997 806 1,452 533 288 44 201 716 171 66 681 1,032 3 47 61 .291 .379 .486 .866

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Andrew McCutchen Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 18 Mil 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .362 .479 .841
Sep. 17 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .360 .477 .837
Sep. 16 @Cin 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .362 .481 .843
Sep. 15 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .361 .475 .836
Sep. 13 @Mil 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .362 .477 .839
Sep. 12 @Mil 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .363 .474 .837
Sep. 11 @Mil 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .364 .473 .837
Sep. 10 @StL 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .364 .469 .833
Sep. 9 @StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .363 .467 .830
Sep. 8 @StL Did not play.
Sep. 7 ChC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .364 .470 .834
Sep. 6 ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .363 .472 .835
Sep. 5 ChC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .276 .364 .473 .837
Sep. 4 ChC 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .363 .473 .836
Sep. 3 Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .363 .472 .835
Sep. 2 Cin 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .364 .475 .839
Sep. 1 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .367 .480 .847
Aug. 30 @ChC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .368 .482 .850
Aug. 29 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .368 .483 .851
Aug. 28 @ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .371 .487 .858
Aug. 27 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .372 .489 .861
Aug. 26 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .371 .491 .862
Aug. 25 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .374 .496 .870
Aug. 24 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .375 .497 .872
Aug. 23 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .376 .500 .876
Aug. 22 LAD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .378 .503 .881
Aug. 21 LAD 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .379 .506 .885
Aug. 20 StL 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .380 .509 .889
Aug. 19 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .379 .507 .886
Aug. 18 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .382 .512 .894
Last 7 Games 29 4 9 1 0 3 4 1 7 0 1 0 0 0 .310 .333 .655 .988
Last 14 Games 53 7 17 3 0 3 5 3 15 1 1 0 0 0 .321 .357 .547 .904
Last 30 Games 111 10 25 4 0 3 7 7 27 1 1 0 0 0 .225 .271 .342 .613

Andrew McCutchen: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 142 129 13 2
2016 151 151
2015 152 152 3
2014 146 146
2013 155 155
2012 156 156
2011 155 155 1
2010 152 152
2009 108 108

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Andrew McCutchen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171182811212.314.6781.099
2016109115161.229.413.741
2015122175214.328.508.918

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20174085815589.265.424.768
20164897019635.262.434.772
20154447418757.282.482.881

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017256377318.293.438.823
20162863610351.241.406.744
20152844713448.327.535.958

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172664818473.256.511.848
20163124514445.269.452.786
20152824410523.255.440.821
Andrew McCutchen vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Chase Anderson MIL 22 7 1 0 1 2 3 4 0 1 .318 .385 .500 .885

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Andrew McCutchen Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 19 A A 495 453 8.5% 18.4% 0.46 80% .339 .155
2006 19 AA ALT 87 78 9.2% 23% 0.40 74% .382 .166
2007 20 AA ALT 498 446 8.8% 16.7% 0.53 81% .295 .125
2007 20 AAA IND 72 67 5.6% 15.3% 0.36 84% .357 .105
2008 21 AAA IND 590 512 11.5% 14.7% 0.78 83% .325 .115
2009 22 AAA IND 214 197 7.5% 10.7% 0.70 88% .324 .183
2009 22 MAJ PIT 493 433 11% 16.8% 0.65 81% .327 .185
2010 23 MAJ PIT 653 570 10.7% 13.6% 0.79 84% .311 .163
2011 24 MAJ PIT 678 572 13.1% 18.6% 0.71 78% .291 .197
2012 25 MAJ PIT 673 593 10.4% 19.6% 0.53 78% .375 .226
2013 26 MAJ PIT 674 583 11.6% 15% 0.77 83% .353 .191
2014 27 MAJ PIT 648 548 13% 17.7% 0.73 79% .355 .228
2015 28 MAJ PIT 685 566 14.3% 19.4% 0.74 77% .339 .196
2016 29 MAJ PIT 675 598 10.2% 21.2% 0.48 76% .297 .174
2017 30 MAJ PIT 610 534 11.3% 18% 0.63 79% .304 .202
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3-Year Averages     668 570 12.4% 19.5% 0.64 77% .329 .198
Career     5,789 4,997 11.8% 17.8% 0.66 79% .328 .195

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Andrew McCutchen Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 1374.7 -15 315 -14 -15 726 -10 511 -6
2016 CF 1318 -49 339 -22 -49 674 -21 514 -2
2017 CF 1083.3 -31 262 -16 -31 584 -10 173 -6
2017 RF 115.3 0 19 1 0 53 -1 24 -1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF -13 -1 0 0 0 2 0 -10 0 -8
2016 CF 4 -3 -23 0 0 -3 -2 -23 0 -28
2017 CF 1 -7 -10 0 0 -1 1 -15 0 -15
2017 RF 2 -2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Andrew McCutchen    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.63 BB/K
GREAT
11.3% BB Rate
GREAT
18.0% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.841 OPS
GREAT
.362 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.277 AVG
GOOD
.304 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.479 SLG
GOOD
.202 ISO
GOOD

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Andrew McCutchen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McCutchen went 1-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored during Wednesday's loss to Milwaukee.

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McCutchen went 1-for-4 with a double Tuesday in Milwaukee.

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McCutchen is out of the lineup Friday against the Cardinals.

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McCutchen went 2-for-4 with his 11th stolen base of the season Wednesday.

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McCutchen snapped an 0-for-15 slide with an RBI single Sunday in Cincinnati.

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McCutchen struck out in a pinch-hitting appearance to end Friday's game.

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McCutchen is out of the lineup Friday against the Reds.

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McCutchen went 0-for-3 against the Dodgers on Wednesday.

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McCutchen went 3-for-4 with a double during Thursday's contest against the Cardinals.

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McCutchen will bat third and start in center field Tuesday for the time since injuring his knee Friday.

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McCutchen (knee) is hitting third as the Pirates designated hitter during Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.

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McCutchen (knee) said he could have played Saturday if asked, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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McCutchen (knee) is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

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McCutchen (knee) said he felt "significantly better" after Friday's game and could play Saturday, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

McCutchen’s 2015 season wasn’t too far off from what he did in his MVP season in 2014. However, he did have fewer extra-base hits, hit below .300 for the first time in three seasons and the stolen bases were noticeably absent. From a skills perspective, he is very stable as a guy that gets on base at an elite rate and makes contact better than the league average. Baseball statistics are anything but linear, though the three-year downward trend in McCutchen’s steals is worth watching because it could pull him out of a lock status as first-round pick if he doesn’t trade the steals out for more power. Another 20/20 season is possible, but so is a 30/10 with some favorable HR/FB fluctuation. At worst, he’s a top-20 pick, but he can finish in the top 10 again. An incredibly safe pick.

2015

A rib avulsion fracture forced McCutchen to the disabled list for the first time in his six big-league seasons, but he still suited up for 146 games in 2014. The 28-year-old batted .314/.410/.542 with 25 homers and 18 steals in 648 plate appearances, making his third straight appearance as an NL MVP finalist (he won in 2013). Opponents continue to pitch McCutchen carefully; his zone percentage (pitches thrown inside the strike zone) dropped for the sixth consecutive campaign to a career-low 42.2%, but the center fielder still found a way to put up big numbers. He led the NL with a .952 OPS and is primed for yet another big season in 2015.

2014

McCutchen enters his age 27 season with a shiny new NL MVP Award under his belt. His league-leading 8.2 WAR in 2013 included 21 homers, 27 steals, 97 runs scored and a .911 OPS. He saw action in 157 games, making it four straight years McCutchen's played in at least 154 contests. Cutch wrecked left-handed pitching to the tune of a .388 batting average and 1.130 OPS, which was actually worse than his 2012 numbers (.392 BA and 1.141 OPS). After tailing off the past couple seasons, the Pittsburgh center fielder avoided a late-season collapse at the plate. McCutchen is in the prime of his career and could easily contend for a second straight MVP in 2014.

2013

McCutchen nearly won Pittsburgh's first MVP award since 1992, when Barry Bonds turned the trick. Cutch finished third in NL MVP voting, compiling a slash line of .327/.400/.553 with 31 homers and 20 stolen bases in 593 at-bats. His season could be broken into three speeds; slow, Mach 5 and idling. He didn't homer until the 26th game, but then lit up major league pitching to the tune of a .393/.452/.700 slash line in his next 81 contests. From August 9 to season's end, however, McCutchen saw his MVP hopes dashed with a .240/.341/.408 mark. It's hard to fault him for expanding his strike zone as opponents intentionally walked him 13 times and right-handers consistently fed him breaking pitches low-and-outside off the plate. Southpaws had no such answer for him -- McCutchen shredded lefties to the tune of a .392 batting average (51-for-130) and 1.141 OPS. On the basepaths, his struggles continued -- he was thrown out 12 times in 32 stolen base attempts and picked off six times as well. He's not the biggest guy around at 5-foot-10, 185 pounds and the Pirates would do well to give him more days off in the early season. Still, he's just 26 years old and trending in the right direction.

2012

McCutchen went big in 2011, setting career-highs in homers (23) and RBI (89). Unfortunately, the strikeouts increased from 89 to 126 as he added power to his repertoire. He finished with a .259 batting average after a second-half slump saw him compile a .227/.336/.416 line in 185 at-bats the last two months of the season. He stole 23 bases in 33 attempts based on sheer speed but lacks the base-stealing instincts to double those numbers. It's pretty safe to pencil in another 20/20 campaign for McCutchen in 2012. At 25, he's still working on different aspects of the game and if he puts it all together, look out, because Cutch hasn't yet peaked.

2011

When it comes to fantasy prowess, McCutchen represents the best Pittsburgh has to offer. In his first full season at the big league level, McCutchen put up a composite line of .286/.365/.449 with 16 homers and 56 RBI. He also finished 12th in the NL with 94 runs scored and fifth with 33 stolen bases (in 43 tries). The 24-year-old center fielder shows a decent eye at the plate (70:87 BB:K ratio), but tries to pull everything during slumps. His BABIP of .311 was strangely low, given his fantastic speed. There was talk that he played through a knee injury for much of the season, meaning that a healthy McCutchen might even do better in 2011.

2010

McCutchen made a statement with his rookie season in 2009, putting up marks of .286/.365/.471 while hitting 12 homers with 22 steals in 108 games. He showed a flair for the dramatic with a three-homer game and a walk-off dinger, becoming the heart and soul of the team despite not coming up from Triple-A until June 4. The Pirates will eventually move him down from first to third in the order, giving him an opportunity for more RBI. There's always a chance for a second-year letdown, but McCutchen is the real deal and is one of the Bucs' best prospects since Barry Bonds. The combination of McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez figures to get its first look at some point in 2010. At 22, McCutchen's keeper value may even be higher than what fantasy owners can expect in the coming season.

2009

McCutchen seems older than 22 if only because he's been touted as a star since being drafted in 2005. One of the youngest players at Triple-A last season, McCutchen hit an uninspired .283 with nine home runs and 50 RBI in 512 at-bats. To his credit, he did attempt a career-high 53 stolen bases, successfully nabbing 34, and improved his BB:K ratio from 48:94 to 68:87. Pittsburgh has handled McCutchen with kid gloves, keeping him away from winter ball in the offseason to give him some additional rest. At some point, the organization needs to find out what it has in him, especially with Nate McLouth as the team's only other entrenched outfielder. Expect to see McCutchen in the majors after the arbitration clock passes another year in 2009.

2008

McCutchen got his first taste of cold-weather baseball in 2007, and the results were not pretty. Playing in the Pennsylvanian mountains of Altoona, the outfielder struggled for the first time in his professional career. McCutchen, Pittsburgh's No. 1 pick in 2005, batted .214 the first two months of the season. He warmed up after that, however, finishing with a .258 Double-A batting average before hitting .313 in 67 Triple-A at-bats. Still just 21, McCutchen figures to start the 2008 campaign with Triple-A Indianapolis. If he does make the majors this summer, his biggest fantasy impact figures to be on the basepaths, where he stole 21 bases last year. Eventually he'll also hit for power, but he went deep just 11 times in 2007, including an inside-the-park job.

2007

McCutchen is the most highly touted prospect in the Pirates organization. He has demonstrated both power and speed in the low minors since being selected with Pittsburgh's No. 1 pick in 2005. Playing primarily for High-A Hickory, McCutchen batted .291 with 14 homers, 62 RBI and 22 stolen bases in 114 games. As a reward, the speedy center fielder was promoted to Double-A Altoona where he hit .308 with three dingers and 12 RBI in 78 at-bats. Generously listed as 5-foot-11, 170, McCutchen will likely start 2007 with Altoona. Should he continue to produce at the higher levels of minor-league play, it would not be surprising to see McCutchen called up mid-season. More likely he'll make his major-league debut in September, but stranger things have happened.

2006

McCutchen, 19, got off to a great minor league start last summer after the Pirates chose him with their No. 1 pick in June. Compared with the likes of Marquis Grissom, McCutchen hit a combined .310 (65-for-210) between Rookie ball and A-ball. The wiry-framed outfielder, who hit a pair of homers and stole 17 bases last year, will likely hone his game for Low-A Hickory in 2006. It wouldn't be surprising to see him end up at Double-A level with another strong season, however.