Andrew McCutchen News Archive
McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a pair of homers and four RBI against the Dodgers on Saturday.
McCutchen's thumb has played a role in his current slump, according to Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
The Pirates could give McCutchen down time -- such as a three-game rest period -- if he doesn't snap out of his funk soon. "That could be an option down the road," manager Clint Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . "We've thought about a lot of different things, and we're trying them one at a time."
McCutchen is out of the lineup Thursday against the Giants, the Pittsburgh Tribune's Rob Biertempfel reports.
McCutchen went 3-for-4 with a double and a homer in a 6-4 loss to the Mets on Thursday.
McCutchen went 3-for-4 with a double and his 10th homer Thursday against the Mets.
McCutchen batted third in the lineup for the first time in 2016 on Wednesday, going 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts.
McCutchen went 2-for-8 with a double in Tuesday's twin bill against the Mets. He also struck out four times.
McCutchen is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels.
McCutchen (thumb) went 1-for-4 with a hard-hit single to left field Friday.