PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to place center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list.
Our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report McCutchen could be out at least three weeks or a month because of what appeared to be a serious oblique muscle injury.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 34-Year-Old, At-Risk Woman Hope Lewis
Cutch was injured Sunday while swinging at a pitch and hitting a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning of the game against Arizona.READ MORE: Man Killed, Woman Wounded In Shooting In Parking Lot Of Ohio Movie Theater
The move could hurt the Pirates chances of making the postseason for the second consecutive year.
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