Three games into the 2013 season the Pirates are 1-2 and for the most part have not been able to consistently put the ball into play.
Andrew McCutchen leads Major League Baseball with four stolen bases. Photo credit: David Hague
Andrew McCutchen, not surprisingly, has not been one of the players that hasn't had that problem. Yesterday in the Pirates Pregame we talked about his commitment to being aggressive when he gets on base, and McCutchen promptly stole two more bases in the Pirates' 3-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Those brought his total to four stolen bases in three games -- the most in Major League Baseball entering the season's first weekend and two more than any other player in either league.
At the plate, McCutchen has been the only Pittsburgh player that hit with any cons...
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