Pirates notebook: McCutchen relishes center-field responsibilities
Starling Marte's 80-game suspension for using PEDs enabled Andrew McCutchen to move back to center field. It also created a revolving door in right field. Over the past six games, Jose Osuna (three games), John Jaso (two) and Adam Frazier started in right.
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Outfield has a day to forgetAltoona Mirror
Greg Huston: Marte suspension raises even more questions for PiratesNew Castle News
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Sean Gentille: Leave Andrew McCutchen in center field for good
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In 2004, you got to watch Rob Mackowiak hitting home runs in both ends of a doubleheader on the day he became a father. In 2006, you got to watch Freddy Sanchez win a batting title. And, in 2017, you get to watch Andrew McCutchen play center field again.
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Pirates' Andrew McCutchen: Returning to center
As Starling Marte exits after PED bust, Pirates, McCutchen aim to salvage '17USA TODAY
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A consensus opinion heading into the 2017 season was that for the Pittsburgh Pirates to return to playoff contention, they needed Andrew McCutchen to get fixed. McCutchen's disappointing 2016 was one of the main reasons the Pirates fell under .500. On ...
McCutchen regains swagger in Pirates loss to CardinalsTribune-Review
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Andrew McCutchen Sure Seems To Think He Still Belongs In Center
Andrew McCutchen became a reluctant transplant to right field this season after he pretty much bombed out of center. The move happened after a long and cold standoff between McCutchen and the Pirates—one that very nearly led to him being traded—but ...
Pirates Perspective: Andrew McCutchen, for all that he was put through in the off-season, should have stayed in
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Starling Marte is out; what's next for the Pirates?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Washington Times

Pirates' Andrew McCutchen: Picks up homer and steal
McCutchen got the Pirates on the board with his first-inning homer. He's hitting just .262 this month, and so far he's looking like the same hitter he was during his disappointing 2016 campaign. Until he shows signs of a breakout, he'll be difficult to ...
Pirates' defensive struggles on display in defeat to YankeesPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Chris Carter shows up and starts sudden Yankees onslaughtNew York Post
Yankees storm past mistake-plagued PiratesTribune-Review -Bucs Dugout
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Cutch not only hit a jack, he honored Jackie
The gesture is specifically to acknowledge his wife, Maria, but McCutchen picked it up from Jackie Robinson -- the version of Robinson depicted in the movie "42," at least. McCutchen watched Robinson tip his cap toward his wife, Rachel, after homering ...
Fellow Pirates Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison talk about Jackie Robinson's legacy –

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McCutchen's homer keys Pirates' rally over Cubs
McCutchen's .315 batting average at the Friendly Confines is second best among active big leaguers. Nobody has a higher on-base percentage there. With the Pirates trailing the Chicago Cubs by one run in the seventh inning Saturday, McCutchen went to ...
McCutchen's 3-run homer helps Pirates beat Cubs,
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Andrew McCutchen's fresh start doesn't work out well
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
BOSTON — Andrew McCutchen couldn't have picked a better place to start the 2017 season. His first opening day as the Pirates right fielder was at Fenway Park, the only stadium in the majors, other than Atlanta's new one, McCutchen had yet to visit.
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Andrew McCutchen strikes out three times MondayFantasyPros
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Andrew McCutchen not fretting about being hitless in first two games of season
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
BOSTON — When Andrew McCutchen was asked in late February to imagine the PNC Park opener Friday, which could be his last in a Pirates uniform, he hazarded this guess: “I'll probably be excited like always. We'll be three games in, so hopefully I'm ...
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