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Daniel McCutchen | Relief Pitcher

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (34) / 9/26/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 214
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Padres signed RHP Daniel McCutchen to a minor league contract.
McCutchen began the year with the Rangers, making one relief appearance before being released. The 32-year-old had some success as a starter before last year, and he'll be pitching depth for the Pads. Wed, Jan 14, 2015 08:32:00 PM

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White Sox signed RHP Daniel McCutchen to a minoe league contract.

The 31-year-old hurler made the Rangers Opening Day bullpen, but appeared in just one game before being demoted and registered a 7.05 ERA over 60 innings at Triple-A Round Rock. He's nothing more than organizational depth at this point.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 07:43:00 PM

Rangers released RHP Daniel McCutchen.

McCutchen cracked the Rangers' Opening Day roster out of spring training, but he was designated for assignment two weeks later and had been struggling at Triple-A. The 31-year-old right-hander is now a free agent.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 04:15:00 PM

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.
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 03:49:00 PM

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.
Mon, Apr 14, 2014 04:24:00 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.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 03:18:00 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.
Sat, Apr 5, 2014 01:13:00 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.
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 04:34:00 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.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 11:39:00 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

Depth Charts

C1Austin Hedges
2Hector Sanchez
3Luis Torrens
1B1Wil Myers
2B1Ryan Schimpf
2Cory Spangenberg
SS1Erick Aybar
2Luis Sardinas
3Allen Cordoba
3B1Yangervis Solarte
LF1Travis Jankowski
2Alex Dickerson
3Jabari Blash
CF1Manuel Margot
RF1Hunter Renfroe
Starting Pitcher
S1Jhoulys Chacin
2Jered Weaver
3Trevor Cahill
4Clayton Richard
5Luis Perdomo
6Christian Friedrich
7Robbie Erlin
8Colin Rea
9Jarred Cosart
Relief Pitcher
R1Brandon Maurer
2Carter Capps
3Brad Hand
4Ryan Buchter
5Miguel Diaz
6Craig Stammen
7Buddy Baumann
8Kevin Quackenbush
9Jose Torres