Pirates Andrew McCutchen to be in Home Run Derby
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen will be in the Home Run Derby on Monday, replacing the injured Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins.
McCutchen is having an outstanding season for the first-place Pirates entering Saturday with a major league leading .359 batting average, a .413 on base percentage with 16 home runs and 56 RBIs. The other participants in the Home Run Derby for the National League are Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez.
Looks like i'll be participating in the HR Derby.pretty pumped to be apart of it.—
andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) July 08, 2012