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Andrew McCutchen
Birthdate: 10/10/1986 (30 y, 5 m, 14 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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SeasonThrough 3 - 0GABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Through 3 - 02883021100012211000000.250
2010Through 3 - 036134132001132810000000.231
2011Through 3 - 035124164011132933000000.500
2012Through 3 - 0331039321000329122000000.300
2013Through 3 - 031834531011326121000000.625
2014Through 3 - 040154642110023172000000.267
2015Through 3 - 0402151660000130125000000.286
2016Through 3 - 029133374003372062000000.538
TotalThrough 3 - 027210031536244266232155416000000.360
2009Through 1 - 28611812629231233117045010100.246
2010Through 1 - 2119160180352263441617053210200.219
2011Through 1 - 212216818827187022916068400100.161
2012Through 1 - 21181731834831431010228070101100.277
2013Through 1 - 2109138156312131661615050210400.225
2014Through 1 - 2102147160402881331510059210000.272
2015Through 1 - 2112151174342260662217071330300.225
2016Through 1 - 2115175187322520552110077110500.183
TotalThrough 1 - 28831230135427619037103939132100049315811700.224

SeasonThrough 3 - 0BB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Through 3 - 073.3 %3.3 %22.00.250.800.3751.175.125.286106.4.586272
2010Through 3 - 068.3 %0.0 %28.00.231.756.4621.218.231.167138.2.570265
2011Through 3 - 070.7 %7.3 %9.67.500.854.9171.770.417.6251611.4.666340
2012Through 3 - 074.4 %5.1 %14.50.300.821.4001.221.100.375127.3.547255
2013Through 3 - 076.5 %2.9 %26.00.625.9121.1252.037.500.6671410.6.713380
2014Through 3 - 067.4 %4.3 %15.50.267.761.4671.228.200.308138.3.545260
2015Through 3 - 058.8 %9.8 %6.00.286.706.286.992.000.375115.7.453195
2016Through 3 - 060.6 %6.1 %10.00.538.8181.2312.049.692.5001510.7.712363
TotalThrough 3 - 068.3 %5.1 %13.44.360.797.6201.417.260.38510468.5.589285
2009Through 1 - 25.6 %35.7 %0.16.246.286.364.650.119.36611-4.5.28670
2010Through 1 - 29.4 %29.4 %0.32.219.300.369.669.150.29818-3.2.29984
2011Through 1 - 28.5 %36.2 %0.24.161.250.238.488.077.2558-12.9.22941
2012Through 1 - 24.4 %38.3 %0.11.277.313.509.822.231.409265.4.352124
2013Through 1 - 29.6 %32.1 %0.30.225.308.391.699.167.30117-0.4.31199
2014Through 1 - 26.3 %36.9 %0.17.272.325.401.726.129.430191.5.323108
2015Through 1 - 29.8 %40.8 %0.24.225.310.384.694.159.36418-1.1.30595
2016Through 1 - 25.3 %41.2 %0.13.183.230.280.510.097.2878-14.3.22537
TotalThrough 1 - 27.4 %36.4 %0.20.224.289.366.655.141.336124-29.3.29081

SeasonThrough 3 - 0GB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Through 3 - 01.330.0 %57.1 %42.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %57.1 %28.6 %14.3 %28.6 %42.9 %28.6 %15111239
2010Through 3 - 01.170.0 %53.8 %46.2 %0.0 %16.7 %14.3 %0.0 %15.4 %61.5 %23.1 %0.0 %69.2 %30.8 %19514550
2011Through 3 - 01.0033.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %44.4 %33.3 %22.2 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %20015149
2012Through 3 - 05.0037.5 %62.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %62.5 %25.0 %12.5 %0.0 %75.0 %25.0 %17714532
2013Through 3 - 00.5057.1 %14.3 %28.6 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %85.7 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %57.1 %42.9 %15112823
2014Through 3 - 01.407.7 %53.8 %38.5 %0.0 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %38.5 %38.5 %23.1 %0.0 %61.5 %38.5 %23216765
2015Through 3 - 01.4025.0 %43.8 %31.3 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %0.0 %43.8 %37.5 %18.8 %18.8 %62.5 %18.8 %25518075
2016Through 3 - 00.570.0 %36.4 %63.6 %0.0 %42.9 %25.0 %0.0 %63.6 %27.3 %9.1 %9.1 %36.4 %54.6 %15611937
TotalThrough 3 - 01.2317.9 %45.2 %36.9 %0.0 %19.4 %15.8 %0.0 %47.6 %34.5 %17.9 %10.7 %56.0 %33.3 %15171147370
2009Through 1 - 21.1920.3 %43.2 %36.5 %14.8 %11.1 %15.6 %0.0 %37.8 %40.5 %21.6 %21.6 %46.0 %32.4 %648206442
2010Through 1 - 20.8917.6 %38.9 %43.5 %8.5 %8.5 %14.3 %0.0 %34.3 %38.9 %26.9 %13.9 %55.6 %30.6 %957338619
2011Through 1 - 21.4519.0 %48.0 %33.0 %9.1 %6.1 %18.8 %0.0 %48.0 %30.0 %22.0 %27.0 %45.0 %28.0 %1036366670
2012Through 1 - 21.3815.4 %49.0 %35.6 %8.1 %27.0 %9.8 %0.0 %39.4 %38.5 %22.1 %13.5 %46.2 %40.4 %948324624
2013Through 1 - 21.2025.8 %40.4 %33.7 %10.0 %20.0 %13.9 %0.0 %41.6 %39.3 %19.1 %15.7 %41.6 %42.7 %857306551
2014Through 1 - 21.4318.0 %48.3 %33.7 %13.3 %10.0 %11.6 %0.0 %47.2 %29.2 %23.6 %13.5 %46.1 %40.5 %854285569
2015Through 1 - 21.1721.7 %42.2 %36.1 %3.3 %20.0 %8.6 %0.0 %37.4 %38.6 %24.1 %9.6 %54.2 %36.1 %930333597
2016Through 1 - 21.2219.2 %44.4 %36.4 %16.7 %13.9 %2.3 %0.0 %47.5 %31.3 %21.2 %21.2 %51.5 %27.3 %991326665
TotalThrough 1 - 21.2319.4 %44.4 %36.2 %10.4 %14.4 %11.8 %0.0 %41.7 %35.7 %22.7 %17.0 %48.4 %34.6 %722124844737