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Andrew McCutchen Putting Up MVP Numbers

Andrew McCutchen Putting Up MVP Numbers

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- In front of our very own eyes, Pittsburgh fans are seeing an All-Star develop into a superstar. Andrew McCutchen can do it all. He showcased his unbelievable talent against the San Francisco Giants on Friday picking up three hits and driving in a pair of runs.

"He very well could be," Manager Clint Hurdle said on whether McCutchen is becoming a superstar. "I think we just need to give him time and let him play and he’ll show us what he’s going to become. You’re getting to see a young man grow up right in front of your eyes in a city that’s very deserving of having that kind of player. The commitment that he’s made to our organization is significant. The commitment that we’ve made to him is significant. The passion that he goes out and plays with. You’re talking about a win-win opportunity to watch a young man grow up and take this game where he’s going to take it. We’re all fortunate to be along for the ride."

McCutchen's second hit of the game drove in his sec...

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