"Andrew McCutchen" by Matt Scheff November/december 2016 ar biography acttivity

" The team's top prospect was making his major league debut." (pg.4)

Based upon the context clues "debut" means there first game.

" The future looked bright for Pittsburgh's young superstar." (pg.6)

Based upon the context clues "superstar" means a great player.

"But Petrina persuaded him to become a minister instead." (pg.8)

Based upon the context clues "minister" means to act like an agent.

" As a senior, andrew batted a jaw dropping .709 with 16 homeruns." (pg.12)

Based upon the context clues "homerun" means to hit a ball over the fence.

"McCutchen reported to the gulf coast league Pirates to start his pro career at age 18." (pg.14)

Based upon the context clues "reported" means to go somewhere.

"His hot bat and slick feilding made him the centerpiece of the team." (pg.16

Based upon the context clues "centerpiece" means he was the star of the team.

"In 108 games as a rookie he batted .286 and slugged 12 home runs." (pg.18)

Based upon the context clues "slugged" means to hit the ball hard.

"But they faded late and missed the playoffs." (pg.20)

Based upon the context clues "faded" means to dissapear.

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