|Nov. 14 4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET19:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 CST5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST7:38 PM VEN4:08 UAE (+1)6:08 PM CT-McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera have won baseball's Most Valuable Player awards.
Analysis: McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide margin Thursday. Cabrera took the AL prize for the second straight year by a comfortable gap over Mike Trout. McCutchen received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
|Aug. 29 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET15:24 ET19:24 GMT3:24 CST12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST2:54 PM VEN23:24 UAE2:24 PM CT-McCutchen went 2 for 4 and drove in a run in Pittsburgh's 7-1 win over Milwaukee on Wednesday.
Analysis: McCutchen has saved his best baseball for pennant chase season, batting .435 over his last 24 games dating back to Aug. 2.
|Aug. 28 12:42 PM PT1:42 PM MT2:42 PM CT3:42 PM ET15:42 ET19:42 GMT3:42 CST12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST3:12 PM VEN23:42 UAE2:42 PM CT-McCutchen was 2 for 5 with his 33rd double in Pittsburgh's 7-6 loss to Milwaukee on Tuesday.
Analysis: McCutchen, who should surpass his career-best total for doubles of 35 (2010), is hitting .432 over his last 23 games, raising his season batting average from .299 to .322.
|Aug. 18 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET15:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 CST12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE2:47 PM CT-McCutchen had three hits in a 15-5 drubbing to Arizona on Saturday.
Analysis: It was the 10th multihit performance in the last 14 games for McCutchen, fourth in the NL with a .318 average.
|Aug. 12 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 CST2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-McCutchen was 2 for 4 and recorded his 66th RBI in Pittsburgh's 3-2 loss at Colorado on Sunday.
Analysis: McCutchen is hitting .357 since the All-Star break.
|Aug. 8 10:39 AM PT11:39 AM MT12:39 PM CT1:39 PM ET13:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 CST10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE12:39 PM CT-McCutchen went 2 for 3 with a solo homer in the Pirates' 4-2 win over Miami on Wednesday night.
Analysis: McCutchen has two hits in five straight games and at least one RBI in each. He's 10 for 16 with four extra-base hits and six RBIs during that stretch.
|Aug. 7 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET16:15 ET20:15 GMT4:15 CST1:15 PM MST3:15 PM EST3:45 PM VEN0:15 UAE (+1)3:15 PM CT-McCutchen went 2 for 3 with two RBIs in Tuesday's 4-3 walkoff win over Miami.
Analysis: McCutchen has two hits in each of his last four games, a stretch during which he's gone 8 for 13 with four RBIs.
|July 23 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET13:12 ET17:12 GMT1:12 CST10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST12:42 PM VEN21:12 UAE12:12 PM CT-McCutchen homered twice in five at-bats in Pittsburgh's 6-5 win at Washington on Monday.
Analysis: McCutchen also drove in four runs in his eighth career multihomer game and first of the season. He's hit safely in 16 of his last 19 games with an OPS of 1.198.
|July 21 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET20:31 ET0:31 GMT8:31 CST5:31 PM MST7:31 PM EST8:01 PM VEN4:31 UAE (+1)7:31 PM CT-McCutchen pounded out four hits - including a homer and a double, in a 5-4 loss to Cincinnati on Saturday.
Analysis: The performance gave McCutchen a .405 average over a 10-game stretch.
|July 14 11:51 AM PT12:51 PM MT1:51 PM CT2:51 PM ET14:51 ET18:51 GMT2:51 CST11:51 AM MST1:51 PM EST2:21 PM VEN22:51 UAE1:51 PM CT-McCutchen belted a homer to tie the game in the sixth and then provided the go-ahead single in the seventh to help the Pirates rally for a 4-2 victory on Saturday over the Mets.
Analysis: McCutchen is batting .361 over his last 19 games.
|June 29 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 GMT5:44 CST2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-McCutchen went 3 for 5 with a homer and three RBIs in a 10-3 win over Milwaukee on Friday.
Analysis: McCutchen is batting .345 (10 for 29) with two homers and six RBIs over his last seven games.
|June 13 1:37 PM PT2:37 PM MT3:37 PM CT4:37 PM ET16:37 ET20:37 GMT4:37 CST1:37 PM MST3:37 PM EST4:07 PM VEN0:37 UAE (+1)3:37 PM CT-McCutchen had three hits and three RBIs in a 12-8 win over San Francisco on Wednesday.
Analysis: McCutchen has gone 8 for 14 with three doubles over his last four games.
|June 12 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 CST9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-McCutchen went 2 for 3 with a double in an 8-2 win over San Francisco on Tuesday.
Analysis: McCutchen may be heating up, going 5 for 9 with two doubles over his last three games.
|May 26 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 CST11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-McCutchen was 2 for 4 with his seventh homer in Pittsburgh's 5-2 win at Milwaukee on Saturday.
Analysis: McCutchen, who has two or more hits in six of eight games, is also 16 for 42 while slugging .714 over his last 10 games.
|May 24 10:29 AM PT11:29 AM MT12:29 PM CT1:29 PM ET13:29 ET17:29 GMT1:29 CST10:29 AM MST12:29 PM EST12:59 PM VEN21:29 UAE12:29 PM CT-McCutchen was 3 for 4 with two RBIs in Pittsburgh's 4-2 win over the Cubs on Thursday.
Analysis: McCutchen has taken advantage of the Pirates' homestand, going 12 for 26 with five doubles and four RBIs over his last six games.
|May 23 2:43 PM PT3:43 PM MT4:43 PM CT5:43 PM ET17:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 CST2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)4:43 PM CT-McCutchen went 2 for 4 with two doubles in Pittsburgh's 1-0 win over Chicago on Wednesday.
Analysis: McCutchen is 9 for 22 over his last five contests, with five of those hits coming as doubles.
|May 19 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 CST2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)4:20 PM CT-McCutchen returned to action, going 0 for 4 in a 5-4 win over the Cubs on Tuesday.
Analysis: He hadn't played since Saturday because of soreness in his right knee.
|May 18 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 CST2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-McCutchen went 3 for 5 with a homer in Friday's 5-4 walkoff win over Houston.
Analysis: McCutchen raised his average at PNC Park to .333 - significantly higher than his .203 mark on the road.
|May 15 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 CST10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-McCutchen hit a walkoff homer in the 12th inning of Tuesday's 4-3 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: McCutchen is batting .353 with three long balls over his last 13 games.
|May 8 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET15:23 GMT23:23 CST8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST10:53 AM VEN19:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-McCutchen went 4 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Seattle.
Analysis: McCutchen has gone 12 for 24 with two two homers and four RBIs over his last six games.
|May 4 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 CST2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-McCutchen went 3 for 4 with a homer in Friday's 3-1 win over Washington.
Analysis: McCutchen has gone 7 for 13 with two homers over the last three games, raising his average 40 points to .257.
|May 1 11:20 AM PT12:20 PM MT1:20 PM CT2:20 PM ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 CST11:20 AM MST1:20 PM EST1:50 PM VEN22:20 UAE1:20 PM CT-McCutchen broke out of a slump by going 4 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs in a 12-8 loss in Milwaukee on Tuesday.
Analysis: The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was 2 for 26 over his previous seven games and had seen his average drop from .273 to .217. Tuesday's performance boosted it back up to .247.
|Apr. 13 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 CST2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-McCutchen went 2 for 4 with his second homer and three RBIs in a 6-5 win over Cincinnati on Friday.
Analysis: He's hit safely in eight of 10 games with a .265 batting average.
|Apr. 8 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 CST3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-McCutchen hit his first homer and knocked in two runs in a 6-2 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Analysis: McCutchen is 5 for 21 with a homer and four RBIs on the season.