|Pirates OF McCutchen exits early with ailing side|
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|Sunday, 03 August 2014 13:02|
McCutchen left Sunday's game at Arizona in the middle of the eighth inning.
McCutchen drove in the tying run in the top of the eighth with a sacrifice fly. The NL MVP didn't take his spot in center field in the bottom half.
A day earlier, McCutchen was hit in the lower back with a pitch. He said he thinks that was in retaliation for Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri hitting Arizona star Paul Goldschmidt in the hand on Friday, ending his season with a broken bone.