Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen Named NL Player Of The Week

This has been a very good week for Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen. In Kansas City for his second All-Star appearance, McCutchen was also named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. The team announced the news via Twitter.

From July 2-8, McCutchen hit .517/.548/.931 with three home runs and nine RBI. For the season, McCutchen leads the National League with a .362 batting average. He has 18 home runs and 60 RBI through 81 games. Thanks in part to his production at the plate, the Pirates lead the NL Central by a game at the break.

McCutchen will get more exposure on Monday night as one of four NL players competing in the Home Run Derby. He was a late addition, named to replace the injured Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton.

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