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Thursday, February 21, 2019

McCutchen ready to boost Phillies in all sorts of ways

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Andrew McCutchen is ready to boost the Philadelphia Phillies with his bat, glove and brain.

Signed to a $50 million, three-year contract, McCutchen said he enjoys his role as the veteran in the outfield and likes what he’s seen from his younger teammates.

The 32-year-old McCutchen is set to start in left. He returns to the National League after finishing up last season with the New York Yankees — he spent his first nine seasons in Pittsburgh, joined San Francisco last year and then was traded to the Bronx.

Mind you, that’s what the Giants thought last year, and look how well it worked for them….

 

QLE Posted: February 21, 2019 at 04:20 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: andrew mccutchen, phillies

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   1. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: February 21, 2019 at 04:33 PM (#5817184)
He didn't do that badly in San Francisco. He gave them 2.0 WAR over 130 games, 113 OPS+, plus a couple of lottery tickets from New York. If he can do that again it will be a big upgrade for the tire fire that was the Philly OF last year.

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