|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.
Dr. Tony Schena joined the show to give insight into what lies ahead for Rob Gronkowski. He said a tough road is in front of the Patriots tight end.
We discuss the improbable win over the Browns and the loss of Rob Gronkowski with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick on Patriots Monday.
Ninkovich sits in with Mut and Merloni to look back at yesterday’s comeback win against the Browns. Rob also explains the range of emotions the team experienced after Rob Gronkowski suffered a potentially season ending injury.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
It's a baseball round table from the winter meetings in Orlando, Rob Bradford talks with Ian Browne, Scott Lauber, Tim Britton, and Jason Mastrodonato.
Buster joins Mut and Merloni live at the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Buster explains that the market for Stephen Drew has cooled off considerably and executives around the league believe he will return to Boston.
Hazen talks with Mut and Merloni about the on-going offseason process. Mike explains how the Red Sox dove in to free agency immediately after the team’s World Series win. He also explains how the team creates opportunities for young players that are ready to make the jump to the Major League level.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys went over a list of the most annoying people to see on your flight.
The guys opened the show discussing the great reception Doc Rivers got last night at The Garden. They said it was not surprising and well deserved.
Boston College running back Andre Williams joined the show and discussed his record setting season. He said that he will work on his acceptance speech on the flight down to New York.
Jackie MacMullan joins the show to discuss the return of Doc Rivers to Boston and what really happened during the offseason that led to Doc's departure.
Brick joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Shawn Thornton's on ice actions last week against the Penguins and what type of suspension he may be facing.
Mut and Merloni react to Doc Rivers' emotional return to Boston and they discuss the way he left the Celtics.
We debate the hit, and what Shawn Thornton deserves to get and will get for a suspension from the NHL when he faces his discipline hearing on Friday for his K/O hit of the Penguins Brooks Orpik.
We check in with Jack Edwards of NESN and focus on the Bruins, and more specifically Sean Thornton's upcoming discipline hearing for his cheap-shot hit on Brooks Orpik of the Penguins.
We focus on multi-sport athletes in today's four topics at 4PM.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
No Jenny Dell today, but Mikey's back and we're answering questions bitches!
We answer what you ask... and by we mean Salk, Holley and special guest Jenny Dell of NESN!
Answering questions, its what we do.
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