Andrew McCutchen eager for challenge of a tough right field

SAN FRANCISCO/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Andrew McCutchen figures San Francisco"s AT&T Park outfield is so big, playing right field will make him feel like a center fielder all over again.

Running catches, ricochets off the wall, tricky bounces and all.

And if he can save his legs a little bit from the action in center, he might just steal a few more bases.
The Giants acquired the popular McCutchen from Pittsburgh on Monday, and he will be their new starting right fielder. Manager Bruce Bochy quickly spoke to incumbent Hunter Pence about making the move from right to left.

"I"m looking forward to right field, that"s one place people can"t pick on me saying my defensive metrics are so bad," McCutchen said during a conference call Tuesday. "I"m looking forward to being able to play right field. I know there"s a lot of room out there to run. It"s definitely going to be a reminder almost like playing center. I"ve gotten to see H…

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