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Daniel McCutchen | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/26/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 214
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Rangers sent RHP Daniel McCutchen outright to Triple-A Round Rock.
McCutchen was designated for assignment Tuesday but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He could get another shot later this summer. Apr 16 - 3:49 PM

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Rangers designated RHP Daniel McCutchen for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Colby Lewis on the 25-man and 40-man rosters. McCutchen made one appearance during his time with the big club and could pass through waivers unclaimed.
Apr 14 - 4:24 PM

Rangers recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Double-A Frisco.

The Rangers needed an extra pitcher after placing LHP Joe Saunders on the 15-day disabled list. McCutchen has already made one appearance for the Rangers this season, allowing three runs (two earned) in 2 1/3 innings on Friday.
Apr 7 - 3:18 PM

Rangers optioned RHP Daniel McCutchen to Triple-A Round Rock.

The move was made to make room on the active roster for Saturday's starter Nick Martinez. McCutchen appeared in one game with the Rangers, allowing a pair of runs in 2 1/3 innings of work. He's likely to return to the Rangers bullpen at some point during the 2041 season.
Apr 5 - 1:13 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Daniel McCutchen from Triple-A Round Rock.

McCutchen hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2012 with the Pirates and he owns a 4.77 career ERA. He will pitch in middle relief for the Rangers.
Apr 1 - 4:34 PM

Daniel McCutchen has been added to major league camp.

McCutchen pitched two scoreless innings Monday and is now under consideration for a bullpen spot. The 31-year-old owns a 4.77 ERA over 188 2/3 innings in the majors.
Mar 25 - 11:39 AM

Rangers signed RHP Daniel McCutchen to a minor league contract.

The announcement was made by McCutchen's representation. No word on whether the deal includes a spring training invite. The 31-year-old served a 50-game drug suspension this past season while posting a 3.43 ERA and 54/14 K/BB ratio over 60 1/3 innings between the Orioles' Double- and Triple-A affiliates.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 05:19:00 PM

Daniel McCutchen has been suspended 50 games for violating the minor league baseball drug policy.

McCutchen tested positive for two performance-enhancing substances and will begin serving the suspension immediately. The 30-year-old right-hander should continue to provide bullpen depth at Triple-A Norfolk when he's activated from the restricted list.
Sat, Apr 6, 2013 01:02:00 PM

Orioles reassigned RHP Daniel McCutchen to minor league camp.

McCutchen was a longshot to make the Opening Day roster. He signed a minor league deal with the Orioles this offseason and should open 2013 at Triple-A Norfolk.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 12:59:00 PM

Orioles signed RHP Daniel McCutchen to a minor league contract.

McCutchen was outrighted off the Pirates' 40-man roster in late October despite posting a cool 2.98 ERA in 63 1/3 innings this summer at the Triple-A level. He should get a shot at claiming a bullpen job in Baltimore.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 07:50:00 PM

Pirates sent RHP Daniel McCutchen outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

McCutchen appeared in just one game with the Pirates this season, but posted a solid 2.98 ERA and 55/14 K/BB ratio in 63 1/3 innings at the Triple-A level. The 30-year-old right-hander will hit free agency Friday and should be able to find a spring training invite somewhere.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 04:53:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The "other" McCutchen spent most of 2011 in the Pirates' bullpen but made it up for just one game this season. He put up a 2.89 ERA over 37 games at Triple-A.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 09:13:00 AM

Pirates optioned RHP Daniel McCutchen to Triple-A Indianapolis.

McCutchen's latest stay with the big club lasted three days. Making his first appearance of the season on Tuesday, he allowed two runs on a walk and home run, failing to record an out. He'll be back when rosters are expanded.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 11:21:00 AM

Pirates recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The move was made before Tuesday's game, where McCutchen gave up the game-winning home run to Chase Headley in the 10th inning. It was his first appearance in the big leagues this season.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 08:43:00 AM

Pirates optioned RHP Daniel McCutchen to Triple-A Indianapolis.

McCutchen was added to the roster for Tuesday's game, but didn't make an appearance. The newly-acquired Gaby Sanchez will replace him on the active roster.
Wed, Aug 1, 2012 12:25:00 PM

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