Pirates Andrew McCutchen to be in Home Run Derby

Sunday July 8th, 2012

Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates will be in the Home Run Derby, replacing injured Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen will be in the Home Run Derby on Monday, replacing the injured Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins.

McCutchen is having an outstanding season for the first-place Pirates entering Saturday with a major league leading .359 batting average, a .413 on base percentage with 16 home runs and 56 RBIs. The other participants in the Home Run Derby for the National League are Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez.


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