Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is dealing with knee soreness. He returned to the lineup April 12 after leaving the team's game against the Brewers on April 10 in the ninth inning and missing the game against Milwaukee the following day.
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McCutchen Returns to Lineup
Sunday, April 12
Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review confirmed that McCutchen would return to the lineup against Milwaukee.
McCutchen left the team's game on April 9 with the ailment and missed the team's game Saturday.
It was wise for Pittsburgh to exercise caution with the face of its franchise, because McCutchen has been extremely durable since emerging as a superstar.
It's a long season, and ensuring their superstar remains healthy for the long term is the best way to keep the Pirates competitive all season long.