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Andrew Mccutchen Newsbeat

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Andrew McCutchen eager to play in hitter friendly ballpark

PHILADELPHIA-Andrew McCutchen returned to his home state to join his third team in less than 12 months, intent on regaining his old hitting stroke.

The Philadelphia Phillies introduced their newest outfielder at a news conference Tuesday, a week after giving him a $50 million, three-year contract that includes a team option for 2022 and could be worth $62 million over four seasons.

“This is a game of adjustments,” McCutchen said. “I’ve definitely had to make some adjustments over the years, and I know that I can be even better than what I’ve been over the past few (seasons). There has been a decline, yes, but I do understand what I’m capable of doing.

Best wishes- shame things went for you in San Francisco as they did, but I sincerely hope it isn’t the end.

QLE Posted: December 19, 2018 at 07:57 AM | 51 comment(s)
  Beats: andrew mccutchen, phillies

Friday, December 14, 2018

Winter Meetings Recap: Bryce Harper Lays Low, MLB Can’t Promote and the Rays Make a Splash

LAS VEGAS — It was only two years ago that people immediately declared the White Sox the “winners” of the winter meetings because they acquired prospects with heavy buzz, including Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez. Moncado is a .234 hitter who has fanned in 34 percent of his plate appearances, Kopech blew out his elbow, Giolito posted a 6.13 ERA this year, Lopez has a 4.21 ERA in 51 career games, and the White Sox have lost 195 games and 130,000 paid customers in the two seasons since.

Nobody’s giving up on them, but maybe we should give up on the whole “winners and losers” thing as instant judgment of the winter meetings. This time, as baseball is leaving Las Vegas after yet another hum-drum winter meetings, let’s try this: here’s what we learned from these meetings:

A summary account of do-tos involving the Winter Meetings, with quite a bit to debate and ponder.


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Phillies To Sign Andrew McCutchen

The Phillies have a deal in place with free agent outfielder Andrew McCutchen, according to Matt Gelb of The Athletic (Twitter link). The agreement is still pending a physical.

McCutchen will reportedly receive a three-year, $50MM contract that includes an option for a fourth season. Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philly (via Twitter), who first broke the news that the sides were in serious talks, reported the years, with Jon Heyman of Fancred reporting the guarantee and option year (Twitter links).

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 11, 2018 at 03:05 PM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: andrew mccutchen

Friday, August 31, 2018

Andrew McCutchen deal comes amid questions about Aaron Judge

As Judge continues to recover from a chip fracture in his right wrist, the Yankees have agreed to a trade with the San Francisco Giants for McCutchen, a source told ESPN’s Buster Olney. McCutchen, a 31-year-old, five-time All-Star outfielder, will bolster the Yankees’ offense and defense until their big power-hitting, hard-throwing, 26-year-old right fielder can come back.

And when that will be remains anybody’s guess.

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 31, 2018 at 11:10 AM | 47 comment(s)
  Beats: aaron judge, andrew mccutchen, yankees

 

 

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