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‘Returned Captain’ McCutchen, 2000 hits in front of ‘2 remaining’

Andrew McCutchen (37, Pittsburgh Pirates), the ‘pirate captain’ who returned to his former team, is close to achieving 2,000 hits in his personal career.

McCutchen added one hit in a home game against the Oakland Athletics on the 8th (hereinafter Korean time). This was his 50th hit of the season and his 1998th hit of his career.

This put McCutchen just two away from reaching 2000 hits in his personal career. This is very likely to be achieved within this week.

His 2000 career hits ranks fifth among active players. Miguel Cabrera passed the 3,000 mark, followed by Joey Votto, Nelson Cruz and Elvis Andres.

Also, Freddie Freeman trails close behind McCutchen with 1,985, while Jose Altuve and Evan Longoria have more than 1,900 hits.

However, it will be the 294th in major league history. In other words, before McCutchen, there were as many as 293 players in major league history who had exceeded 2,000 hits.

McCutchen, who has been in his 15th year in the major leagues, returned to his former team, Pittsburgh, ahead of this season. It has been six years since the last 2017 season.

grades are good Although it fell compared to his prime, he recorded a batting average of 0.269, 8 homers, 23 RBIs, an on-base percentage of 0.381, and an OPS of 0.816 in 54 games by the 8th.

Also,안전놀이터 Pittsburgh has a 32-29 win rate of 0.525 through the 8th, and is running second in the Central Division of the National League. This is a significant increase from last year’s win rate of 0.383.

Pittsburgh will have three home games against the New York Mets from the 10th to the 12th. McCutchen is likely to reach 2000 hits in front of home fans through this three-game series.

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