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San Francisco Giants Could Pursue Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen could be on the radar for the San Francisco Giants. Photo Credit: David Hague
San Francisco Giants Could Pursue Andrew McCutchen
John Dreker

Jon Morosi from MLB Network tweeted on Wednesday afternoon that the San Francisco Giants have been in contact with the Pittsburgh Pirates regarding center fielder Andrew McCutchen. It appears that the Giants would like to acquire a top outfielder this off-season, with Giancarlo Stanton being their top target. Morosi doesn't say how many other options they have besides Stanton, but it is noteworthy that the Giants remain in contact with the Pirates now, just in case a Stanton deal can't be worked out. McCutchen has one year remaining on his contract before he reaches free agency.

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John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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