McCutchen enjoying sudden rise to stardom Now that Andrew McCutchen is the face of the Pirates and rapidly becoming one of the faces of baseball, it’s fascinating to look back on his 2007 season with the Curve and consider just how significant of a role it played in his rise to stardom.Kamagra Australia Customs McCutchen was not a great Double A player. Far from it. In fact, he was lousy for a good bit of his first full season in Altoona.He failed, really for the first time in his career,Kamagra Australia Online for a good bit with the Curve. That failure turned out to be one of the best things that could have happened to McCutchen.He started the 2007 season 0 for 15 with the Curve. At the end of April he was hitting .189. On May 21, after 40 games, he was hitting a woeful .181. http://www.pharmacyface.com Many players come up to Double A with a lot of hype and wind up struggling some even stinking at this level. It is a very difficult level to adjust to, as countless supposed standout prospects have found out when they got to Altoona.
It was easy to see the great physical ability in the 20 year old McCutchen back in 2007, but through 40 games, he was a Double A dud. We’ve seen a bunch of Curve players struggle over the years,Kamagra Australia Paypal and that kind of prolonged slump has been essentially the end for many of them.For McCutchen, it was merely the beginning.He started hitting on May 22, 2007 going 3 for 5 with two doubles against Akron and pretty much hasn’t stopped.”For me to have the start I did, it wasn’t that great at the time,” McCutchen said Saturday during the Pirates’ visit to Altoona. “But now, when you look back on it,Kamagra Australia Perth it definitely is something that helped because if I would ever struggle now, I know how to handle it.The most important thing every professional baseball player has to learn is to take the game one day at a time. McCutchen learned that in Altoona in 2007.McCutchen’s turnaround with the Curve went from hitting .189 in April to .230 in May to .266 in June to .309 in July and .304 in August. He finished up at .258 with 10 homers,http://www.pharmacyface.com 48 RBIs and 17 steals in 118 games, numbers that don’t put him anywhere near the best players in Curve history.
McCutchen became a bona fide star in 2012 when he hit .327 with 31 homers and 96 RBIs and won his first Gold Glove in center field.Kamagra Australia Shop He’s now reaping the rewards of stardom as he’s become a recognizable figure throughout Major League Baseball, no small feat when playing for a small market team like the Pirates,Kamagra Brisbane let alone a team that has lost for 20 consecutive years.”To see him transform in front of my eyes as a teammate for the last four years is really impressive,” Walker said. “It’s no surprise that he did what he did last year with his talent level. I’m one of his biggest fans, and he deserves every accolade that he’s gotten.”To show how big of a star he has become,http://www.pharmacyface.com during ESPN’s broadcast of the MLB season opener Sunday night between the Astros and Rangers, McCutchen was featured in his own commercial. Of all the players the network could have shown in that coveted spot, singling out McCutchen is a great show of respect.