Andrew McCutchen is an American-based professional baseball player; he plays as an outfielder and a free agent. Andrew has played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, and Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball (MLB).
In the 2005 MLB draft, the Pirates selected Andrew in the 1st round and overall 11th pick; in 2009, he made his MLB debut. During his term in Pittsburgh in 2013, he was the National League’s Most Valuable Player, a 5-time All-Star (2011–15), and a 4-time Silver Slugger Award winner (2012–15). Further, in 2015, he was a Gold Glove Award winner and 2015 a Roberto Clemente Award winner. In 2012, Andrew led the NL in hits (194), on-base percentage (.410), OPS (.952), and in 2014 extra-base hits (69).
In May 2021, Andrew gave his voice for an episode of the television show Puppy Dog Pals on Disney Junior; he voiced “a cool, card-playing dog.”
Andrew McCutchen Return To Pittsburgh Pirates
Andrew McCutchen (36 years old) is returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates; the team announced this Friday.
Andrew named the 2013 NL MVP when he was playing in Pittsburgh Pirates, has agreed to a 1-year deal worth $5 million with the team for the upcoming season.
A milestone is likely ahead for Andrew, who needs to score 52 more hits to achieve 2,000 in his career, 8 more doubles to reach 400, and 13 more homers to reach 300.
Pittsburgh drafted him in 2005 with the 11th overall pick and 2009 promoted him to the big leagues in 2009. Soon Andrew established himself as an impact player. Further, in 2011, he was named to the All-Star team, the first of 5 consecutive seasons in which he earned that honor. In 2014, Andrew led the league in on-base percentage and OPS. In 2012, he won a Gold Glove for his defensive work in center field; he also finished in the top 5 in the NL voting every year between 2012 and 2015.
In 2017, the Pirates shifted Andrew out of the center field as the up-and-coming Starling Marte established himself in the big leagues. With Andrew nearing free agency, the Pirates traded him to the Giants for reliever Kyle Crick, outfielder Bryan Reynolds, and international bonus dollars. That same year, the Giants gave him to the Yankees. Andrew has since played for the Phillies and Brewers.
In 2022, he batted .237 for Milwaukee, with a .316 on-base percentage.
Andrew joins the Pirates when Pittsburgh is listening to offers for Reynolds.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was the 1st to report the terms of Andrew’s agreement with the Pirates.
Andrew McCutchen Early Life:
Andrew was on 10th October 1986, in Fort Meade, Florida.
Andrew McCutchen Family Background:
Andrew was born to Lorenzo McCutchen and Petrina Swan; they were high school teenagers then. Further, he has a sister named Loren McCutchen. Andrew lived with his mother while his father attended Carson–Newman University, where Lorenzo played running back on the football team. Lorenzo gave up his dream of entering the National Football League to be close to his family, and in 1989, he returned to Fort Meade. Andrew’s mother, Petrina, would not marry Lorenzo unless he became a church minister; which he later became, and on 1st August 1992, the two married.
Andrew McCutchen Education:
Andrew attended Fort Meade High School, and as an 8th grader, he was eligible to play varsity baseball in the school. That year, he batted .591, and his senior season average was .709 after he scored 42 runs batted in (RBIs) and hit 16 home runs. During his high school career, Andrew batted .474.
Andrew also played football and ran track. He also won the state title 4 × 100 meters relay in his first year of high school. In addition, he was one of the top football recruits in the state of Florida list when he was a wide receiver in high school, but he opted for a baseball career. Andrew was reportedly offered a full-ride scholarship to play football at the University of Miami.
He was committed to the University of Florida but did not attend to pursue his baseball career.
Andrew McCutchen Physical stats:
Andrew stands 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 88 kg. He has a tan complexion with a heavy athletic build. Furthermore, he has dark brown eyes and black dreadlocks hair.
Andrew was known for his long dreadlocks, and on 25th March 2015, he cut them to sell them through MLB’s website via auction. All proceeds benefited Pirates Charities.
Andrew McCutchen Birth Signs:
According to Andrew’s birthdate, he came under the zodiac Libra and was born on Friday. Currently, he is 36 years old. Further, his birth flower is Calendula, and his birth element is Air.
Andrew McCutchen Net Worth:
Since 2009, Andrew has been active as a baseball player. Since his MLB debut, he has played for significant clubs and has earned from it. His estimated networth is $30 million.
Besides his salary and contract, Andrew has benefited from endorsement deals and brand sponsorship.
Andrew McCutchen Relationship Status:
On 11th December 2013, Andrew proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Maria Hanslovan, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. On 27th November 2017, the couple announced the birth of their 1st child, a son. Further, on 24th December 2019, Andrew and Maria announced the birth of their 2nd son, and on 25th October 2021, it was announced on Instagram that Maria gave birth to their 1st daughter. The family resides in Pittsburgh.
Andrew McCutchen Career:
In the 1st round of 2005 MLB draft, Andrew was drafted in the first round by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He signed with the team, receiving a $1.9 million signing bonus. In 2005, Andrew played for the Rookie Gulf Coast League. Before the 2006 season, Baseball America named Andrew the #50 prospect in the minor leagues. He played most of the season for the Hickory Crawdads; Andrew also played for the Altoona Curve. At the end of that year, the Pittsburgh Pirates named him Minor League Player of the Year.
For the 2007 season, Andrew played again for Altoona and the Class AAA Indianapolis Indians. That same year, he also played for the Phoenix Desert Dogs; additionally, he was on the Arizona Fall League All-Prospect Team and was named with a Rising Star title.
In 2008, Andrew was a mid-season International League (IL) All-Star, the Triple-A All-Star Game Top Star, and an All-Star Futures Game selection. He played the entire season with Indianapolis Indians and batted .283/.372/.398 with 12 home runs, 68 walks, 34 stolen bases, and 145 hits in 512 at-bats.
In the 2009 season, he again played for Indianapolis but only in 49 games. He batted .303/.361/.493, along with 4 home runs, he scored 17 stolen bases in 201 at-bats.
On 3rd June 2009, after the Pittsburgh Pirates traded starting center fielder Nate McLouth for the first time, Andrew was called to the MLB. The next day, he made his MLB debut as a center field and batted leadoff against the New York Mets. Andrew ended the day with 2 singles, 1 RBI, 3 runs scored, and a stolen base in 4 at-bats. Five days later, he recorded his 1st career 4-hit game against McLouth and the Braves. 2 of his hits were triples, making Andrew the 1st Pirate with 2 triples in a game since 2003.
Andrew finished his rookie season playing 108 games; he batted .286/.365/.471, with 9 triples, an 81.48 stolen base percentage, 54 RBIs, 12 home runs, and 22 stolen bases. On defense, he had 10 assists and a 2.53 range factor/game.
He finished 4th in the voting for the National League Rookie of the Year Award and 2009, was named the Baseball America Rookie of the Year.
Andrew began the 2010 season as the Pirates’ center fielder. He finished his 2nd major league season, hitting .286/.365/.449 with 94 runs, 56 RBIs, 16 home runs, and 33 stolen bases, with a 21.6 power-speed number. Further, on defense, he had 8 assists and 2 double plays from center field.
In the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Andrew took the place of the injured Ryan Braun as a National League All-Star team member in Phoenix. He finished the season batting .259/.364/.456 with 23 home runs, 87 runs, 23 stolen bases, and 89 RBIs. Andrew also had a 23.0 power-speed number and 89 walks. He recorded 414 putouts, 5 double plays, and 2.73 range factor/game on defense. Andrew was nominated for the Hank Aaron Award as the Pirates’ representative.
On 5th March 2012, Andrew signed a 6-year contract extension with the Pirates worth $51.5 million, along with a $14.75 million club option for 2018. Further, in the Home Run Derby, he was chosen to replace Giancarlo Stanton due to injury.
Andrew finished the season batting .327/.400/.553, led the NL with 194 hits and 269 times on base, recorded 107 runs, had 128 singles, had a 24.3 power-speed number, drew 13 intentional walks, hit 31 home runs, and drew 70 walks. Andrew had a .997 fielding percentage on defense and a 2.37 range factor/game.
In 2013 Andrew was featured on the cover of the baseball video game named MLB 13: The Show. Though athletes cannot appear 2 times on the cover, in the 2014 edition of the game, he again appeared on the back cover.
Andrew finished the 2013 regular season batting .317/.404/.508, with 185 hits and a 23.6 power-speed number, 12 intentional walks, 78 walks, 97 runs, 121 singles and 38 doubles, 84 RBIs, 21 home runs, and 27 stolen bases, which marked the 5th straight year he stole more than 20 bases. Further, he led all NL center fielders on defense with 3 double plays and 11 assists.
For the 2014 season, Andrew batted .314/.410/.542 with a .952 OPS. He had 69 extra-base hits, 84 walks, 297 total bases, an 85.71 stolen base percentage, a 20.9 power-speed number, 38 doubles, 89 runs, 25 home runs, 8 intentional walks, 18 stolen bases, and 83 RBIs.
On 29th April 2015, Andrew recorded his 1,000th career hit. Overall in 2015, he batted .292/.401/.488 with 23 home runs, 9 sacrifice flies, 12 intentional walks, 98 walks, tied a career-high with 96 RBIs, 12 hit by pitch, 36 doubles, 276 total bases, and 11 stolen bases. Andrew had 2 double plays, 7 outfield assists, and a .994 fielding percentage on defense. He helped lead the Pirates to a 98-win season and their 3rd consecutive Wild Card berth.
On 26th April 2016, for the 2nd time in his career, Andrew hit 3 home runs in a single game ending a 3-for-23 slump. Overall for the year, he batted .256/.336/.430, with 79 RBIs and 24 home runs. On defense, Andrew was 3rd in the NL with 317 outfield putouts and 5th in center fielder fielding percentage with .991.
Andrew participated in the 2017 World Baseball Classic with the United States national baseball team in March. On 22nd March, Team USA defeated Team Puerto Rico and recorded an 8–0 win; they were the first World Baseball Classic gold medal for the USA.
In 2017, he batted .279/.363/.486, with 28 home runs, 88 RBIs, and 11 stolen bases. In addition, he batted .336 against left-handers. Defensively, Andrew made 139 appearances in the center field and, for the 1st time in his career, 13 appearances in the right field and recorded 9 outfield assists.
Andrew has spent the majority of his career duration with the Pirates; he holds numerous PNC Park records. On 15th January 2018, the Pirates traded him to the San Francisco Giants. The trade included cash considerations in exchange for Bryan Reynolds, Kyle Crick, and $500,000 of international bonus slot money.
Overall the 2018 season with the Giants, Andrew appeared in 130 games, scoring 55 RBIs and batting .255 with 15 home runs. All of his defensive appearances were in the right field.
Further, on 31st August 2018, the Giants traded him to the New York Yankees for pitcher Juan De Paula and infielder Abiatal Avelino. Under the Yankee’s appearance policy, Andrew shaved off his beard. He also changed his jersey number from 22 to 26.
For the 2018 season, Andrew batted .255/.368/.424 with 20 home runs, 14 stolen bases, 95 walks, and 65 RBIs.
On 12th December 2018, the Philadelphia Phillies signed Andrew to a 3-year contract worth $50 million, along with a $15 million club option and a $3 million buyout for 2022. On 3rd June 2019, he suffered a knee injury, and on 4th June, an MRI revealed Andrew had a torn ACL, and he will not be able to play the rest of the season. On 14th June, he had surgery; at the time of his injury, Andrew was batting .256/.378/.457 with 10 home runs, 29 RBIs in 219 at-bats, 4.45 pitches per plate appearance, and 45 runs.
During the 2020 pandemic-shortened season, Andrew hit 57 games .253/.324/.433 with 10 home runs and 34 RBIs.
Through 2020, Andrew ranked 5th among active major leaguers in 48 career triples, 8th in 845 career walks, and 9th in 974 career runs scored.
In 2021, he batted 144 games .222/.334/.444 with 27 home runs and 80 RBIs.
On 16th March 2022, Andrew signed a 1-year contract worth $8.5 million with the Milwaukee Brewers. On 7th April 2022, he made his Brewers debut and, on 7th May, was placed on the COVID–19 injury list.
In 2022, Andrew batted .237/.316/.384 with 17 home runs in 515 at-bats. He had the fastest sprint speed at 28.9 feet/second.
- In 2009, Baseball America, Rookie of the Year.
- In 2012 Home Run Derby participated.
- In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, Major League Baseball All-Star.
- In 2013, he National League Most Valuable Player Award.
- In June 2012, July 2012, June 2014, August 2015, and June 2017, he earned the National League Player of the Month Award.
- On 8th July 2012; 15th July 2012; 15th June 2014; 13th July 2014; 24th May 2015, and on 9th August 2015, National League Player of the Week Award.
- In 2012 and 2013, the Players Choice Award for National League Outstanding Player.
- In 2012, Rawlings Gold Glove Award for the outfield.
- In 2015, Roberto Clemente Award.
- From 2012-15, Silver Slugger Award at outfield straight inline.
Andrew McCutchen Social Appearance:
Andrew has an active profile on Instagram and Twitter with around 231K and 961K followers, respectively. He regularly posts his professional and personal life updates here.