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2014 Avg.
.317
 
Career Avg.
.277
Name  Michael Cuddyer
Born  3/27/1979
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  3
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/17/2014 9:15:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer had to leave Thursday's game with a hamstring cramp. SOURCE: Thomas Harding, MLB.com
Insight: He went 0-for-3 before exiting. Brandon Barnes (.214, 0 HR, 0 RBI) has taken over for Cuddyer in right field.
 
4/15/2014 6:43:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer will start Tuesday night's game against the Padres. SOURCE: Rockies PR on Twitter
Insight: He bruised his elbow during Monday night's series opener. Cuddyer (.347, 3 HR, 10 RBI) has appeared in all 15 games for the Rockies in 2014.
 
4/12/2014 1:30:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Cuddyer is off to another good start, batting .386 with 3 homers and 10 RBI. Cuddyer hit .331 with 20 homers, 84 RBI and a .919 OPS last season - so its not a fluke.
 
3/5/2014 4:44:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer took a Jeff Samardzija slider off his left hand and had to leave Wednesday's game, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
Insight: The early indications were that Cuddyer didn't suffer a fracture, though he's headed for more examinations to determine the extent of his injury. Cuddyer hit .331 with 20 homers, 84 RBI and a .919 OPS last season, though he was helped immensely by a .382 BABIP. He won't have that type of good luck again.
 
10/6/2013 5:07:00 PM
Description: Apparently Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer will move to first base next season to take over for retiring Todd Helton.
Insight: Rockies owner Dick Monfort broke the news in a letter to ticket holders. Cuddyer had an excellent season with the bat, hitting .331 with 20 HR and 84 RBI in 489 at-bats and will be a fantasy-worthy first baseman.
 
Hot9/24/2013 1:35:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer is 7-for-22 (.318) with four homers and a 1.239 OPS against Boston starter John Lackey.
Insight: Cuddyer suffered a bruised forearm when making a diving catch last Wednesday and missed a couple of games, but he's back and swing a hot bat. Start him.
 
9/20/2013 6:31:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer (forearm) is not in the lineup Friday.
Insight: Cuddyer suffered a bruised forearm when making a diving catch Wednesday. He shouldn't be out more than a game or two.
 
9/20/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer left Wednesday's game against the Cardinals with a bruised right forearm after making a diving catch and is listed as day-to-day, according to the team site.
Insight: Cuddyer shouldn't be out long if at all from this injury. He's had a very good season with the bat, hitting .331 with 20 HR, 81 RBI and a .926 OPS over 125 games. He's a must start when on the field.
 
Hot9/3/2013 1:59:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer is 6-for-10 with a pair of home runs against Dodgers starter Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Cuddyer has seven hits in his last three games and is having a career year for the Rockies. His .329 batting average is second-best in the National League.
 
9/1/2013 7:42:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer went 4-for-4 Sunday in a win over Cincinnati.
Insight: Sunday was Cuddyer's first four-hit game since July 21st of last year. Cuddyer is having a career year for the Rockies. His .328 batting average is third-best in the National League.
 
8/14/2013 1:20:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (flu) was available to play Tuesday, but he wasn't in the starting lineup. He is, however, in Wednesday's lineup.
Insight: Cuddyer, who made a pinch-hitting appearance on Tuesday, couldn't eat for 36 hours and lost six pounds from his illness. He's produced very good numbers this season: .327 AVG, 17 HR, 66 RBI and a .935 OPS.
 
8/14/2013 10:54:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (flu) was available to play Tuesday, but he wasn't in the starting lineup.
Insight: Cuddyer couldn't eat for 36 hours and lost six pounds from his illness, but he did pinch hit last night. He's produced very good numbers this season - .327, 17 HR, 66 RBI, .935 OPS.
 
8/13/2013 5:56:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (flu) is available to play Tuesday, but he isn't in the starting lineup.
Insight: Cuddyer couldn't eat for 36 hours and lost six pounds from his illness, but his strength was better Tuesday. He'll likely make a pinch-hitting appearance.
 
8/12/2013 7:01:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer will miss his second straight game because of an illness. SOURCE: MLB.com
Insight: That leaves Charlie Blackmon to play right field for Colorado. The Rockies are hoping to have Cuddyer (.328, 17 HR, 66 RBI) back Tuesday against San Diego.
 
8/3/2013 7:05:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer missed Thursday and Friday's game due to a faimily matter, but is in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Cuddyer is having an excellent season, batting .329 with 17 HR and 62 RBI in 87 games. Be sure to get him back in your fantasy lineup.
 
8/2/2013 4:08:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer missed Thursday's game with a personal issue and his availability is unknown for Friday. Lates update: Cuddyer is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Cuddyer is tending to a family issue. His status for Friday is still uncertain.
 
8/2/2013 9:19:00 AM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer missed Thursday's game with a personal issue and his availability is unknown for Friday
Insight: Cuddyer is tending to a family issue. His status for Friday is still uncertain.
 
8/1/2013 5:35:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer is not expected to be in the lineup Thursday, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
Insight: Cuddyer is tending to a family issue. His status for Friday is uncertain.
 
7/28/2013 10:10:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer cracked his 17th homer of the season Sunday against Milwaukee.
Insight: Cuddyer has had a great year, hitting .330 with 60 RBI and a .964 OPS. He has a .365 BABIP so there's a chance he'll regress, but it hasn't happened yet.
 
7/15/2013 12:48:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer is on the Texas Rangers' wish list along with Giancarlo Stanton although the latter appears to be staying put in Miami.
Insight: Cuddyer is having an excellent season (.330, 16 HR, 55 RBI, 38 runs in 74 games) and has been a huge fantasy bargain. He'd be just as valuable in the Texas lineup as he is in Colorado.