• Pirates' McCutchen leaves game with leg injury

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 27, 2012
    McCutchen then was taken out of the game. It's not broken or anything," McCutchen said. "It'll be fine. I'm ready to go." After the game, McCutchen seemed optimistic that the injury was not a serious problem. Andrew McCutchen bruised his left knee, came out of Pittsburgh's 6-5 loss to the New York Mets on Thursday and dropped out of the NL batting lead. McCutchen charged in for Daniel Murphy's sinking liner, but his lunge resulted only in the ball short-hopping into his glove. San Francisco's Melky Cabrera, serving a 50-game drug suspension, is hitting .346 but will fall one appearance short of qualifying after the rule for qualifying was changed last week by Major League Baseball and the players' union at Cabrera's request.
    Sources: ESPN.com MLB.com

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