Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen

DH - PIT
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190 lbs
Age: 37
College: None
Pittsburgh Pirates

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The ScorePirates, Keller agree to 5-year extension reportedly worth $77M

The Pittsburgh Pirates and right-hander Mitch Keller agreed to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Friday.The deal is reportedly worth $77 million, according to Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Homegrown and staying home. pic.twitter.com/zc8KouL9td Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) February 23, 2024 The agreement covers Keller's final two years of arbitration and three free-agent years.The contract is the second largest in Pirates history, trailing only Bryan Reynolds' eight-year, $106.75-million extension signed in 2023. Player Contract Year signed Bryan Reynolds $106.75M 2023 Mitch Keller $77M 2024 Ke'Bryan Hayes $70M 2022 Jason Kendall $60M 2000 Andrew McCutchen $51.5M 2012 Keller put together a breakout 2023 campaign for the Pirates. The 27-year-old posted a 13-9 record with a 4.21 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and 210 strikeouts across 194 1/3 innings, making his first All-Star Game.Keller is expected to lead a Pirates rotation that also features Mart n P rez, Marco Gonzales, Luis L. Ortiz, and Bailey Falter in 2024.Copyright © 2024 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Source: The Score
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

The ScoreReport: Pirates agree to 1-year, $2.5M deal with Grandal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran catcher Yasmani Grandal, sources told Alex Stumpf of MLB.com.The contract is worth $2.5 million in guaranteed money and also includes additional incentive clauses, a source told Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Grandal hit .234/.309/.339 with eight home runs and 33 RBIs in 118 games for the Chicago White Sox last year. While that slash line marked a slight improvement from 2022, it still came in well below his career standards, continuing a downward offensive trend. The 35-year-old also struggled defensively, tallying minus-11 defensive runs saved behind the plate.In Pittsburgh, Grandal will likely share time with, and act as a mentor to, former first overall pick Henry Davis, the Pirates' catcher of the future. The switch-hitter can also step in at first base or designated hitter as needed to give Rowdy Tellez or Andrew McCutchen a rest day.Grandal is a lifetime .237/.347/.426 hitter with 185 home runs and 565 RBIs across 1,235 games with four teams. The native of Havana, Cuba is a two-time All-Star and averaged 25 homers a season during a four-year span from 2016-2019.Copyright © 2024 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Source: The Score
Sunday, Feb 11, 2024


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