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Andrew McCutchen Shines In His Debut

Published by on June 5, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

One of the main reasons the Pirates traded CF Nate McLouth, was to make room for super prospect and fellow CF, Andrew McCutchen. Why the Pirates didn’t just move McLouth to RF so they could have an outfield with Morgan, McCutchen, and McLouth is beyond me. But I guess that is for a different post. Back to the matter at hand.

McCutchen made his major league debut yesterday against the Mets, and it couldn’t have gone any better. McCutchen went 2-for-4 with three runs scored, one RBI, a walk, a stolen base, and saw a team high 19 pitches in his five plate appearances. I would say that is one heck of a day.

McCutchen is about 5-11 and 175 lbs, so he is not as wiry as, let’s say, Rockies CF Dexter Fowle...

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