Pittsburgh Pirates Could See Changes with Outfield

bill smithContributor IJune 23, 2009

BRADENTON, FL. - MARCH 12, 2006:  Andrew McCutchen #62 of the Pittsburgh Pirates catches the ball during the game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on March 12, 2006 at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. Devil Rays defeated the Pirates 7-4.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

The Pirates possibly will make a few changes in the outfield. After trading the whole Pittsburgh outfield, they lost almost all of its power. Slumping Brandon Moss and Nyjer Morgan are still placeholders for this year. But next opening day it could be Gorkys Hernandez, Andrew McCutchen, and Jose Tabata.

All us Pittsburghers loved the power we used to have. It is not necessarily gone— Andrew McCutchen may have some power potential—but considering he never hit more than 17 in a year there may be a slim chance, but hey look at Nate Mclouth's minors stats compared to his major league stats.

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