Brewers Add Depth in the Outfield

Five-Time All-Star Agrees to One-Year Contract
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers today signed free-agent outfielder Andrew McCutchen to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by President of Baseball Operations David Stearns.

“We are excited to have Andrew continue his tremendous Major League career in Milwaukee,” said Stearns. “Andrew brings a quality right-handed bat to our lineup, a wealth of experience, and a valuable veteran clubhouse presence.”

McCutchen, 35, is a career .280/.373/.476 hitter with 270 HR, 933 RBI and 197 stolen bases in 1,761 games over 13 seasons with Pittsburgh (2009-17), San Francisco (2018), New York-AL (2018) and Philadelphia (2019-21). He is a five-time All-Star (2011-15), four-time Silver Slugger Award winner (2012-15), a 2012 Gold Glove Award winner and the 2013 National League Most Valuable Player.

McCutchen batted .222/.334/.444 with 27 HR and 80 RBI in 144 games with the Phillies last season. His home run and RBI totals were his most since 2017. He hit .293/.405/.622 with 15 HR against left-handed pitching in 2021 (48-for-164) and is a career .307/.403/.552 hitter with 84 HR against lefties (474-for-1,543). 

The longtime division rival is a career .289/.350/.581 hitter with 23 HR and 61 RBI in 77 games at American Family Field.