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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this July 8, 2012, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen watches his second two-run home run leave the park during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Pittsburgh. All around the majors, center fielders are taking center stage this season. With a group of players, including McCutchen, either leading their teams to playoff bids or providing exciting glimpses of the future, this toughest of outfield positions suddenly seems loaded with terrific athletes and talented, young hitters. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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