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Kurkjian: 'McCutchen is a big upgrade for Giants outfield.'

Tim Kurkjian joins SVP to discuss the Giants' acquisition of Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen.

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Pirates GM explains how tough it was to deal McCutchen.

Pirates general manager Neal Huntington calls trading Andrew McCutchen "the hardest decision I've had to make" because of how good a person and player McCutchen is.

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Former MVP McCutchen traded to Giants.

Tim Kurkjian breaks down how Andrew McCutchen can help the Giants and reflects on the former MVP's legacy in Pittsburgh.

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Ngoepe trains and gives advice to Africa's youth.

Blue Jays 2nd baseman Gift Ngoepe was home in South Africa to hold training sessions for kids interested in the game of baseball.

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Top names for 2018

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  • 18 for '18: Ranking this year's most interesting names in baseball

    A Japanese sensation who landed in L.A. A Miami MVP shipped to the Bronx. A D.C. superstar on the cusp of free agency. All are among the players, managers, executives, agents and, um, commissioners, on our list of MLBers to watch in 2018.

Where will Martinez land?

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  • Where's the best fit for J.D. Martinez?

    Martinez is the best offensive free agent on the market and would help a number of teams. But is he really one of the best players in baseball?