Andrew McCutchen Just Picked Up His First RF Assist, Nailing Sandy Leon at the Plate!

After a down 2016 season, Andrew McCutchen – one of baseballs finer gentleman – made the transition to right field in favor of the younger, defensively more capable Starling Marte, with pure grace and class:

And in just his second game, he’s showing that the move has already paid off.


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With two outs in the bottom of the third inning and Sandy Leon on second base – or, what he thought was scoring position – Dustin Pedroia hit a sharp ground ball out to right field.

Enter, McCutchen:

Exit, Leon.


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You know when announcers say, “Woah … he was out by a mile!!!”?

They were talking about this play:

And as a fan of baseball, awesome plays at the plate, and Andrew Wutherford McCutchen (that’s probably not his middle name), I think this play is awesome.

https://twitter.com/Pirates/status/849774058447286273

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