Pittsburgh Pirates
2014 Avg.
.325
 
Career Avg.
.299
Name  Andrew McCutchen
Born  10/10/1986
Height  5-10
Weight  190
Number  22
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot7/13/2014 12:16:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen took his hot streak to another level with two home runs and a double Saturday night.
Insight: McCutchen is up to .321 with 17 HR, 61 RBI and 15 steals. He's gotten better each month, batting .286 in April, .310 in May, .343 in June and .372 so far this month.
 
Hot7/11/2014 10:26:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a solo homer Friday at Cincinnati.
Insight: McCutchen has batted .372 with eight extra-base hits (3 HR) and 11 RBI in 43 at-bats this month after hitting .343 with 20 extra-base hits in June. He has nine more extra-base hits and five more home runs than he had before the All-Star break last season.
 
Hot7/9/2014 1:11:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen has collected just four hits while fanning 10 times in 26 at-bats (.154) against Cardinals starter Lance Lynn.
Insight: McCutchen should be in all standard league lineups, but daily league players should spend their budget elsewhere Wednesday.
 
Hot7/7/2014 11:27:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen is a career .382 hitter with seven extra-base hits and a 1.082 OPS versus Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright.
Insight: Add that McCutchen is 11-for-22 with two doubles, two triples and one home run in his last five games. It's hard to imagine him much hotter as he enters this favorable matchup.
 
Hot7/6/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a triple and home run against the Phillies on Sunday.
Insight: McCutchen is now 11-for-22 with two doubles, two triples and one home run in his last five games. It's hard to imagine him much hotter.
 
Hot7/5/2014 7:10:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, two RBI and a steal Friday against the Phillies.
Insight: McCutchen was 8-for-14 in his last three games and added a home run on Saturday, just his secong homer since June 15.
 
Hot7/4/2014 9:22:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, two RBI and a steal Friday against the Phillies.
Insight: McCutchen has hit just one homer in his last 17 games after belting seven in the first 13 games of June, but he's still contributing in other ways. The 2013 NL MVP is batting .323 with 12 homers, 51 RBI, 45 runs, 13 steals and a .961 OPS this season.
 
6/29/2014 2:38:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen was not in Sunday's starting lineup.
Insight: McCutchen was just getting a day off after playing 45 in a row. he's batting .314 with 12 HR, 48 RBI, 44 runs and 12 steals ... a complete fantasy player if there every was one.
 
Hot6/23/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs and two steals Monday at Tampa Bay.
Insight: McCutchen should have had three RBI, but Starling Marte misread McCutchen's grounder up the middle in the first inning. He's now hitting .317 with 11 homers, 45 RBI, 40 runs and 12 steals on 12 attempts.
 
Hot6/20/2014 9:38:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen is 12-for-26 (.462) with three homers and nine RBI against Cubs starter Edwin Jackson.
Insight: McCutchen is batting .317 with 11 homers, 42 RBI, 38 runs, nine steals and a .965 OPS. The only ominous number is a league-leading 51 walks which means pitchers are avoiding challenging him whenever possible.
 
6/17/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen is only batting .261 versus Reds ace Johnny Cueto, but he has taken him deep four times.
Insight: McCutchen powewr numbers were down in May, but he now has seven homers over 14 games in June. He's batting .325 with 11 homers, 41 RBI, 37 runs, nine steals and a .990 OPS.
 
Hot6/14/2014 7:40:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer Saturday at Miami. He's knocked in 13 runs in his last six games.
Insight: McCutchen didn't have a single home run in May, but he now has seven over 13 games in June. He's batting .323 with 11 homers, 41 RBI, 37 runs, eight steals and a .988 OPS.
 
Hot6/10/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen homered for the second straight game and the fifth time in nine games this month Tuesday against the Cubs.
Insight: McCutchen is making up for lost time after hitting zero homers in May. He went 2-for-4 Tuesday and is hitting .312 this season.
 
6/10/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen is just 2-for-20 (.100) against Cubs left-hander Travis Wood.
Insight: McCutchen has had a very good week, batting .400 with three home runs. One concerning note, he's leading the league in walks. He needs better protection in the lineup.
 
Hot6/9/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen has collected 10 extra-base hits in eight games this month.
Insight: McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a double, a homer and three RBI Monday against the Cubs. He's slugged four homers in June after hitting zero in May.
 
Hot6/9/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen is a career .435 hitter (10-for-23) with a pair of homers and a 1.334 OPS versus Cubs starter Edwin Jackson.
Insight: McCutchen is performing as expected after his 2013 MVP season. He's hitting .305 with seven homers, 28 RBI, 32 runs and seven steals. He should build on those numbers in Monday's favorable matchup.
 
6/8/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen's 46 career at-bats against Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo have yielded a .304 average, three doubles, a triple and three homers.
Insight: McCutchen is performing as expected after his 2013 MVP season. He's hitting .302 with seven homers, 28 RBI, 32 runs and seven steals.
 
6/4/2014 10:33:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen is a .417 lifetime hitter against Padres starter Ian Kennedy.
Insight: Luckily for McCutchen, he gets to face Kennedy later tonight. McCutchen's numbers (.300, 5 HR, 25 RBI, 7 SB) are down across the board from last season but he's still a useful fantasy contributor and should definitely be in your lineup on Wednesday.
 
6/1/2014 10:44:00 AM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has gone 4-for-21 with five Ks against Dodgers starter Zack Greinke.
Insight: McCutchen also went 0-for-10 in his last three games of May. We don't suggest benching him in standard leagues, but daily players should consider other options rather than paying the high price to use McCutchen Sunday.
 
Hot5/29/2014 11:01:00 AM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen is 4-for-9 with a double and a pair of homers versus Dodgers starter Dan Haren.
Insight: McCutchen continues to be an excellent option batting .314 with a .898 OPS, though we are concerned with his league-leading 40 walks that they are starting to choose to pitch around him. Haren would be wise to do just that based on their previous matchups.