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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Day off Thursday

    Andrew McCutchen will sit Thursday against the Mets.McCutchen’s 34-year-old legs should see fairly frequent rest this season, and an early afternoon contest seems like the perfect opportunity for that. He’s struggled at the plate thus far, hitting .139/.279/.278 in 43 plate appearances. Matt Joyce will take over in left field in his absence.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Sitting Game 2

    Andrew McCutchen is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Mets.The 34-year-old went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts during the matinee, though he did score a run. He’ll take a seat for the nightcap while Matt Joyce starts in left field and bats leadoff.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Drills first homer

    Andrew McCutchen went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and two total runs scored Saturday in a loss to the Braves.McCutchen entered the contest with only one extra-base hit to his name for the season before doubling that number with a 444-foot shot to left field in the fifth inning. The long ball pushed the veteran outfielder’s batting average back over the Mendoza Line to .208. He also doubled his RBI total to two for the campaign.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Resting Tuesday

    Andrew McCutchen is not in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Mets, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.McCutchen started each of the first four games of the season, going just 2-for-12 at the plate but walking five times. Matt Joyce will make his first start of the season in his absence.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Looking good in spring games

    Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-3 with a walk, two doubles and two runs scored in Saturday’s game against the Tigers.The strong showing means the veteran outfielder has now gone 6-for-18 with three extra-base hits through seven Grapefruit League games. Entering the season healthy is what’s most important for the former MVP, who posted a career-low 103 wRC+ last season in his first year back from a torn ACL. Any boost he gets from a healthy offseason could be offset by the effects of aging for the 34-year-old, though he should still be a respectable cross-category contributor this season unless age hits particularly hard.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Nearly hits for cycle

    Andrew McCutchen went 4-for-5 with a home run, an RBI and three runs scored Saturday against the Rays but the Philadelphia Phillies still lost, 4-3.McCutchen led the way offensively for the Phillies, as he put up a four-hit night that was highlighted by a fifth-inning solo home run to left. The 33-year-old is hitting .258/.329/.441 with 10 home runs and 34 RBI in 56 games, as he’s had a nice bounceback season after suffering a torn ACL in June of 2019.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Collects three extra-base hits

    Andrew McCutchen went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, two doubles and two additional runs scored during 12-3 win over the Nationals.The veteran outfielder didn’t have any opportunities with runners in scoring position despite the Philadelphia Phillies posting 14 hits, but he set the table as the leadoff man. McCutchen has a .250/.325/.422 slash line with nine homers, 29 runs, 33 RBI and four stolen bases in 54 games

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Takes seat Monday

    Andrew McCutchen isn’t in the lineup for Monday’s game against the Nationals.McCutchen will retreat to the bench for Monday’s series opener in Washington after going 2-for-18 over the past five games. Adam Haseley will take over in left field.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Slugs eighth homer

    Andrew McCutchen went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during an 8-7 win over the Blue Jays in the second game of Friday’s doubleheader.After going 0-for-2 with two walks, a run scored and his fourth stolen base of the year in the matinee, McCutchen took Ross Stripling deep in the third inning of the nightcap for his eighth homer. The veteran outfielder is struggling to make consistent contact right now, going 4-for-29 (.138) with 10 strikeouts over his last eight games, but he’s still finding ways to contribute.

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    Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen: Drills seventh homer

    Andrew McCutchen went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday’s 6-2 loss to the Marlins.McCutchen led the game off with a homer off Pablo Lopez, but it wound up being the only blood the Philadelphia Phillies would draw off the right-hander. The long ball was the outfielder’s seventh of the season and it also gave him his 29th RBI.

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