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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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SeasonMen on BaseGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Men on Base90124148432593664819220140300.347
2010Men on Base1231682025340111114125131171600.315
2011Men on Base137217273583013312127841348762700.267
2012Men on Base1362392857643172141479391351241900.318
2013Men on Base143262303764920166693412483401300.290
2014Men on Base1322282887145162886648853660900.311
2015Men on Base1442312967139152151688511155590900.307
2016Men on Base13724829268501206661397592301500.274
TotalMen on Base10421717208751632111314686953029657365274347100.301

SeasonMen on BaseBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Men on Base12.8 %13.5 %0.95.347.426.6131.039.266.3633112.9.434169
2010Men on Base12.4 %15.3 %0.81.315.393.411.804.095.364295.5.355121
2011Men on Base15.0 %17.6 %0.85.267.391.521.912.253.2824716.0.390151
2012Men on Base13.7 %17.9 %0.76.318.412.582.994.264.3485421.5.409162
2013Men on Base11.2 %15.8 %0.71.290.373.443.816.153.330417.5.345123
2014Men on Base16.7 %18.4 %0.91.311.434.504.938.193.3645220.6.403163
2015Men on Base17.2 %18.6 %0.93.307.429.5841.013.277.3295824.2.416170
2016Men on Base13.4 %20.2 %0.66.274.373.395.768.121.333383.2.331108
TotalMen on Base14.2 %17.5 %0.81.301.403.501.904.201.338347111.3.383145

SeasonMen on BaseGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Men on Base0.8815.9 %39.3 %44.9 %2.1 %12.5 %9.5 %100.0 %39.8 %34.3 %25.9 %17.6 %51.9 %30.6 %550208342
2010Men on Base1.0521.0 %40.6 %38.5 %5.5 %1.8 %13.8 %0.0 %35.9 %40.7 %23.5 %13.8 %50.3 %35.9 %816331485
2011Men on Base1.0014.3 %42.9 %42.9 %4.0 %16.0 %12.0 %0.0 %43.5 %36.7 %19.8 %21.5 %43.5 %35.0 %1115470645
2012Men on Base1.3221.8 %44.6 %33.7 %4.6 %21.5 %7.0 %0.0 %44.6 %34.2 %21.2 %9.8 %52.3 %37.8 %1084450634
2013Men on Base1.3224.3 %43.1 %32.6 %12.7 %8.5 %10.6 %0.0 %49.5 %29.8 %20.6 %14.2 %49.1 %36.7 %1118451667
2014Men on Base0.9217.1 %39.8 %43.1 %10.3 %10.3 %11.1 %0.0 %40.9 %37.0 %22.1 %10.5 %48.6 %40.9 %1183504679
2015Men on Base0.7121.6 %32.4 %45.9 %5.9 %17.6 %8.3 %0.0 %35.7 %38.4 %26.0 %13.0 %44.9 %42.2 %1185519666
2016Men on Base0.9524.0 %37.0 %39.1 %12.0 %8.0 %4.2 %0.0 %45.8 %34.4 %19.8 %20.3 %45.8 %33.9 %1195480715
TotalMen on Base1.0120.4 %40.0 %39.6 %7.4 %12.3 %9.5 %20.0 %42.5 %35.5 %22.1 %14.9 %48.1 %37.0 %824634134833