BRADENTON, Fla. -- While playing baseball in High School at Fort Meade High School in Fort Meade, Fla., Andrew McCutchen's school colors were black and gold. Maybe it was kind of meant to be for McCutchen to be a Pittsburgh Pirate.

"Maybe I’m a little partial just because my colors were black and gold in high school too," McCutchen said during his contract press conference at McKechnie Field. "I didn’t have to change my colors. It was just meant to be. I’m definitely honored. I’m definitely humbled. They always say don’t let it change you, and I don’t believe that it will do that. I’m just going to remain the same. Just go out and show up everyday and give it 100 percent for my team, do everything I can do to help  my team win."

On Tuesday, the Pirates announced that they have agreed...

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