The Giants acquired five-time All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates on Monday, sending Kyle Crick and Bryan Reynolds to Pittsburgh. He tweeted out a heartfelt thank you to the organization and fans, as his time in the Steel City came to an end.
With the news traveling, his new teammates showed their excitement on Twitter.
Mark Melancon highlighted one of McCutchen's workout videos where he ran 26 mph (!) and figured if he could maintain that pace, he should be in San Francisco in about 98 hours:
Right fielder Hunter Pence sent out a tweet to McCutchen that's for the birds:
And the new Giants outfielder himself sent out some love on social media to show he's looking forward to meeting his new teammates and fans:
Now...I'm a Giant!💪Ive always enjoyed watching the success of the @SFGiants and I look foward to being apart of more this season. Can't wait to meet my new teammates and fans. This is just the beginning...- andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) January 15, 2018