Andrew McCutchen (born October 10, 1986 in Fort Meade, Florida) is an outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He is considered one of the top outfield prospects and according to Baseball America he is the Pirates number one prospect.[1]

Early yearsEdit

During McCutchen's senior year at Fort Meade High School in 2004 he batted .474 with 8 Home runs, 40 RBI, 45 stolen bases, and only 5 strikeouts. He also played football and ran track.

Baseball careerEdit

McCutchen, who had signed with the University of Florida, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates 11th overall in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft and signed with the Pirates instead of going to Florida. He started for the South Atlantic League's All-Star team in 2006, his first full season as a professional.[2] At the end of that year, Baseball America tabbed him as the best prospect in that league, and the Pirates named him the organization's Minor League Player of the Year.[3]


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