|2013 Regular Season|
The Pirates are being cautious with a day off before starting a three-game set Tuesday against the division rival Cubs.
McCutchen raised his average at PNC Park to .333 - significantly higher than his .203 mark on the road.
McCutchen is batting .353 with three long balls over his last 13 games.
McCutchen has gone 12 for 24 with two two homers and four RBIs over his last six games.
McCutchen has gone 7 for 13 with two homers over the last three games, raising his average 40 points to .257.
The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was 2 for 26 over his previous seven games and had seen his average drop from .273 to .217. Tuesday's performance boosted it back up to .247.
He's hit safely in eight of 10 games with a .265 batting average.
McCutchen is 5 for 21 with a homer and four RBIs on the season.
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