Red-hot Andrew McCutchen kept it going last night. Cutch singled and doubled in four at-bats.  His 2-run double in the 9th inning tied the game. All this after getting bumped up from 6 to 3 in the batting order, and that change was prompted when McCutchen reached out to Clint Hurdle on Monday. Hurdle was willing to listen, “I got a text from Andrew yesterday and picked up the phone and called him. We had a conversation. I think it was beneficial and therapeutic for him to hit in the 6th spot for over a month. I think he got to watch things develop in front of him. He got to watch other players hit, succeed and struggle. He feels confident and convicted that he can go back to the 3-spot and impact our offense.”

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