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Andrew McCutchen Named NL Player of the Month

Andrew McCutchen Named NL Player of the Month

Andrew McCutchen, who was named to his second straight All-Star game on Sunday, was named the National League Player of the Month for June on Monday.

McCutchen had a huge month for Pittsburgh. The outfielder hit for a .370 average over 27 games -- the third-highest batting average in the Majors and the second-best in the NL. His 73 total bases were tied with Robinson Cano for the most in the Majors, his 40 hits led the N.L., and his seven home runs were tied for third. McCutchen also sported the fourth-best slugging percentage (.732) and sixth-highest on-base percentage (.420), while his 19 runs scored were tied for sixth.

McCutchen became the first Pirate to be named NL Player of the Month since Jason Bay during May of 2006....

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