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Andrew McCutchen has oblique injury

Updated: August 5, 2014, 10:20 AM ET
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The Pittsburgh Pirates' playoff hopes might have just taken a serious hit.

The team is expected to place All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list due to an oblique muscle injury, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Monday. McCutchen could be out at least three weeks or a month, according to the report.

During Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, McCutchen hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and grabbed his left side as he jogged ...

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