The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Andrew McCutchen on the disabled list Monday, retroactive to August 4, the team announced.
McCutchen has not played since leaving in the eighth inning of Pittsburgh's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 3. He was diagnosed last week with an injury of his rib cartilage and was initially considered day-to-day. The injury is not believed to be a result of McCutchen being hit by a pitch August 2.
McCutchen, the 2013 NL MVP, was named to his fourth consecutive All-Star team this season. He is batting .311 with a .536 slugging percentage.
- Dan Gartland