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Pirates' Andrew McCutchen has broken bone in rib cage
Pirates' Andrew McCutchen has broken bone in rib cage

Andrew McCutchen has a broken bone in his rib cage, but the Pittsburgh Pirates' All-Star center fielder hopes to avoid the disabled list. McCutchen, last year's National League MVP, was hit in the back by a pitch from Arizona reliever Randal Delgado Saturday night and left Sunday's loss to the Diamondbacks at Phoenix in the eighth inning after feeling pain in his side when he swung at a pitch. He had to be helped down the dugout steps to the clubhouse and also needed help getting dressed after the game. He said he couldn't be sure that getting hit had caused the injury but wouldn't rule it out. While McCutchen was not in the lineup for Tuesday's home game...

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