"I thought he was quick to the plate," McCutchen said after the game. "I asked him three times, and I got one. It's all about safety for me. They'd buzzed me earlier. I want to be ready."
'Cutch' shakes off argument, helps Bucs to 5-2 win over Reds →
"I was ready to go the whole game," he said. "If they needed me, I was ready. At the same time, I don't need to be doing something and making it worse. You've got to be safe."
1st West Point grad in majors wins debut as Jays top Pirates →