PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially traded Andrew McCutchen ans cash considerations to the San Francisco Giants.
In the deal, the Pirates will reportedly receive Pitcher Kyle Crick. He was San Francisco’s #16 prospect. Pittsburgh also acquires outfield prospect Bryan Reynolds, who was ranked #4 in the Giants’ minor league system. The Giants also send $500,000 in international bonus pool space to the Bucs.
The 31-year old McCutchen is a former National League Most Valuable Player, and posted a message on social media upon learning of the trade.
“Pittsburgh. My Home. My Fans. My City.The placed that raised me and helped mold me into the man I am today. You will 4ever be in my heart. A tip of the cap to all who have been on this journey with me. With Love and respect, Cutch.”
In nine seasons with the Pirates, McCutchen has posted a career batting average of .291 with 203 home runs and 725 RBIs.