Category: MLB

Trade of Andrew McCutchen Ends an Era in Pittsburgh

Photo Andrew McCutchen had a difficult season in 2016, but he bounced back to hit .279 with 28 home runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2017. He will replace Denard Span in the outfield for the San Francisco Giants.Credit Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press The Pittsburgh Pirates chose Andrew McCutchen in the first round of the…

Mets, Playing Catch Up, Hire Specialist to Avert Injuries

The director will “allow us to incorporate more technology related to exertion, recovery and a host of other things that can be followed with certain biometrics,” Sandy Alderson, the Mets’ general manager, said in November when explaining the creation of the position. “I’m really excited about that.” Reached by phone on Thursday, Cavallini declined to…