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Andrew McCutchen

#22 | DH/RF/CF
Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates
Andrew McCutchen
Name: Andrew Stefan McCutchen
Born: Oct 10, 1986 in Fort Meade, FL
High School: Fort Meade (Fla.) HS
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 1st round (11th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2005 (signed for $1,900,000)
McCutchen's star has risen all spring, and he could go in the first 15 picks. Like Volstad, he was an AFLAC All-American last summer, and while he struggled with Team USA in the World Junior Championship, he has followed up with a stellar senior season. McCutchen's game isn't all about tools, though his tools are plus across the board. That starts with the most important tool: the bat. McCutchen has quick hands and a compact swing, producing surprising raw power for his size and giving him the bat speed to lash line drives to all fields. His athletic ability, speed and frame earn comparisons to Mets prospect Lastings Milledge, but he's more polished at the plate, earning 60 and 70 grades from scouts (on the 20-80 scouting scale) with 50 raw power. A former state champion in track as a relay runner, McCutchen has well-above-average speed and should have no trouble playing center field. The biggest question about him is his size and a perceived lack of durability, as some scouts wonder if he can maintain his bat speed over a 140-game professional schedule.
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