Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon
The Official Site of the Pittsburgh Pirates

news

Pirates News

McCutchen exits early with stomach flu

ST. LOUIS -- Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen left Thursday's game at St. Louis in the bottom of the fourth inning with a case of stomach flu.

McCutchen, who entered the game with a lifetime .377 batting average at Busch Stadium, was given the day off on Wednesday by manager Clint Hurdle. McCutchen was the only Pittsburgh player to start the first 23 games of the season.

Nate McLouth replaced McCutchen in the lineup on Thursday. McCutchen grounded out in his two trips to the plate.

ST. LOUIS -- Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen left Thursday's game at St. Louis in the bottom of the fourth inning with a case of stomach flu.

McCutchen, who entered the game with a lifetime .377 batting average at Busch Stadium, was given the day off on Wednesday by manager Clint Hurdle. McCutchen was the only Pittsburgh player to start the first 23 games of the season.

Nate McLouth replaced McCutchen in the lineup on Thursday. McCutchen grounded out in his two trips to the plate.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.