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Can Cutch stay clutch?

Think twice about betting against the remade Andrew McCutchen

Updated: July 30, 2012, 12:16 PM ET
By Eddie Matz | ESPN The Magazine

LAST SUMMER, Andrew McCutchen was a 24-year-old kid trying to do everything but accomplishing nothing. The small-market Pirates, owners of the National League's lowest payroll, had shocked everyone by entering the All-Star break four games over .500. Two weeks later, they were six games over, tied with the Cardinals for first place in the Central. Maybe, just maybe, the laughingstock franchise with a streak of 18 straight losing seasons -- a North American pro sports record -- ...

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