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Greg McCutcheon saw confidence boosted in college; Played three pro seasons

Greg McCutcheon 1990 Erie Sailors card

Kent State's Greg McCutcheon came on in relief in this April 1988 game and got the save - by pitching 3.1 innings while giving up just two hits, The Akron Beacon-Journal wrote.

Kent State coach Danny Hall cited the starter's competitiveness, then turned to his reliever McCutcheon to The Beacon-Journal.

"But it was nice to see McCutcheon come in and do a nice job," Hall told The Beacon-Journal. "Her really threw the ball well and it was big boost for his confidence."

McCutcheon went on from Kent State to the pros. He saw three campaigns. He topped out at short-season.

McCutcheon's career began in 1988, taken by the Blue Jays in the 27th round of the draft out of Kent State.

At Kent State, McCutcheon picked up a win in an April 1986 game. He picked up another win in a May 1988 game.

McCutcheon started with the Blue Jays at short-season St. Catharines. He saw four games, one start in 1988. He went 0-1, with a 5.06 ERA.

He returned to St. Catharines for 1989 and saw 19 starts. He ended 4-12, with a 3.55 ERA. He then played 1990 at co-op short-season Erie. He saw 10 outings, six starts, He went 1-0, with a 3.27 ERA to end his career.

Greg McCutcheon 1990 Erie Sailors card

1990 Minor League Tally 
Players/Coaches Featured:4,240
Made the Majors:1,385-32.7%
Never Made Majors:2,855-67.3%-X
5+ Seasons in the Majors:562
10+ Seasons in the Minors:345

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