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Andrew McCutchen
Birthdate: 10/10/1986 (30 y, 5 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/175     Position: OF
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 11, Overall: 11, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: $51.5M / 6 Years (2012 - 2017) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: McCutchen went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a walk Wednesday during Team USA's victory over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic championship game. (3/23/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: McCutchen is coming off his worst season by a wide measure. Part of that was a career-worst -18.7 fielding rating. The claim is that he played too shallow. To be this negative, it means he failed to steal singles - the whole point of playing shallow. If so, why didn't the Pirates re-position him? Probably because the "too shallow" argument is a non-sequitur. McCutchen hasn't passed the smell test as an above average center fielder for years. Meanwhile, he's flanked by Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco - two superior defenders. It was past time for McCutchen to move to an outfield corner. The once-great slugger declined at the plate too. The cracks that appeared during his 2015 campaign fissured into serious issues. The most glaring decline was in his typically high batting average on balls in play. Teams figured it out - McCutchen is shiftable. They ran 149 traditional shifts, during which he was only 74% as good as the league average according to weighted runs creatd. He had never been shifted more than 74 times in a season prior to 2016. Expect more shifts against the pull-happy righty. On the plus side, he has enough athleticism to intentionally defeat the shift. It's something to watch, but fantasy owners will certainly have to take on some risk if they roll the dice on him. (Brad Johnson)

The Quick Opinion: McCutchen was a disaster on defense last year, and his merely average offense was a massive let down. His career began with seven Hall of Fame worthy seasons. We'll see if he can make adjustments and recover the HOF pace in 2017.

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SeasonPullGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Pull8515115154291429926000000200.358
2010Pull1171981998251181121225000010300.414
2011Pull11719419774501509936000021300.381
2012Pull1231961968858160141441000000500.449
2013Pull13422922987562119937000000700.380
2014Pull1171931947849180111125000010700.404
2015Pull10617017268481604428000020400.400
2016Pull12020420565411101313370000101000.319
TotalPull91915351543596382129481812550000714100.388

SeasonPullBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.358.358.6561.013.298.3173112.6.430167
2010Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.414.412.6971.109.283.3744824.9.477203
2011Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.381.378.598.975.216.3483816.2.420171
2012Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.449.449.7451.194.296.4075330.9.511231
2013Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.380.380.598.978.218.3554519.6.423178
2014Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.404.402.6681.070.264.3664423.1.465205
2015Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.400.395.565.960.165.3813313.4.411167
2016Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.319.317.564.881.245.271338.8.370134
TotalPull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.388.387.6361.022.248.352324149.5.438182

SeasonPullGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Pull2.0016.6 %55.6 %27.8 %4.8 %21.4 %13.1 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %10.6 %54.3 %35.1 %552186366
2010Pull2.9723.4 %57.4 %19.3 %13.2 %31.6 %13.3 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %9.1 %42.2 %48.7 %712257455
2011Pull2.6421.5 %56.9 %21.5 %14.3 %21.4 %14.4 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %18.3 %44.7 %37.1 %729270459
2012Pull3.7320.4 %62.8 %16.8 %3.0 %42.4 %7.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %6.6 %57.7 %35.7 %667223444
2013Pull3.0727.1 %55.0 %17.9 %9.8 %22.0 %11.1 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %8.3 %49.3 %42.4 %770276494
2014Pull3.0520.6 %59.8 %19.6 %13.2 %28.9 %17.2 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11.3 %51.6 %37.1 %708248460
2015Pull3.3222.1 %59.9 %18.0 %6.5 %12.9 %9.7 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %14.0 %49.4 %36.6 %633232401
2016Pull2.2421.0 %54.6 %24.4 %18.0 %26.0 %7.1 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %19.5 %43.9 %36.6 %721244477
TotalPull2.8221.8 %57.7 %20.5 %10.8 %25.7 %11.6 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %12.2 %48.9 %38.9 %549219363556