McCutchen “benched” for tonight’s game?

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen will not be in tonight’s lineup against the LA Dodgers. McCutchen is believed to be “benched” by manager Clint Hurdle for not hustling in Wednesday’s game. Xavier Paul will start in CF and bat leadoff. Meanwhile, 2B Neil Walker will return to the lineup. Pedro Alvarez will move up to the No. 5 spot. Pirates Lineup: 1. Paul CF, 2.Tabata LF, 3. Jones RF, 4. Walker 2B, 5. Alvarez 3B, 6. Overbay 1B, 7. Snyder C, 8. Cedeno SS, 9. Morton P

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