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2014 Avg.
.317
 
Career Avg.
.278
Name  Michael Cuddyer
Born  3/27/1979
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  3
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/10/2014 9:10:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer has a non-displaced fracture of the glenoid socket in his left shoulder.
Insight: Cuddyer won't play for 6-8 weeks according to the Denver Post. The defending NL batting champion was having a solid season before his injury (.317, 5 HR, 16 RBI in 31 games).
 
6/9/2014 5:23:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer is expected to go on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.
Insight: Cuddyer hasn't played since Thursday due to a sore left shoulder. He already spent a month on the DL this season due to a hamstring strain. With Carlos Gonzalez on the disabled list as well, two players from the trio of Corey Dickerson, Drew Stubbs and Brandon Barnes will be in the lineup every day.
 
6/9/2014 4:24:00 PM
Description: Michael Cuddyer is once again not in the starting lineup. He last played Thursday night.
Insight: Cuddyer has been dealing with a sore left shoulder, but says its getting better. He is batting .317 with five homers and 16 RBI in 31 games.
 
6/7/2014 3:04:00 PM
Description: Michael Cuddyer is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury that we know of, just a routine day of rest. Cuddyer is batting .317 with five homers and 16 RBI in 31 games. He should return for Sunday's game.
 
5/31/2014 4:02:00 PM
Description: Michael Cuddyer made a rare start at third base Saturday against the Indians.
Insight: Cuddyer, who began his career as a corner infielder in the early 2000s, could see time there while Nolan Arenado recovers from a broken finger. Prior to Saturday, Cuddyer's last start at third came in 2010 as a member of the Twins.
 
5/27/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer has historically struggled versus Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels, with just one hit in 13 at-bats.
Insight: Cuddyer was out from April 18 through May 19 due to a left hamstring strain, but has come back strong batting .321 in the seven games since his return. Despite that, this is an unfavorable matchup which should probably be avoided.
 
5/20/2014 5:28:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) will return from the DL on Tuesday.
Insight: Cuddyer has been out since April 18 due to a left hamstring strain. The team didn't miss him much because Corey Dickerson and Drew Stubbs performed so well in his absence as a platoon. Both players will go back to reserve roles while Cuddyer takes back the starting right field job.
 
5/13/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) is expected to play in some extended spring training games starting on Thursday, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Cuddyer is hoping to be back on May 20. He's been out since April 18 due to a left hamstring strain.
 
4/21/2014 5:04:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 18.
Insight: Cuddyer has been a fantasy stud since joining the Rockies. He is batting .317 with three homers, 10 RBI and 11 runs scored. Corey Dickerson and Drew Stubbs should see more at-bats in his absence.
 
4/19/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) took batting practice Saturday but he's still sore and may have to go on the DL, according to the Denver Post.
Insight: "You can probably carry a player like that 3-4 days before you make a call," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "He’s still pretty sore. So we’ll have to watch him pretty close the next few days." Cuddyer tweaked his left hamstring Thursday and missed the last two games.
 
4/18/2014 4:35:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer had to leave Thursday's game with a hamstring cramp and is not in Friday night's starting lineup.
Insight: The Rockies will go with an outfield or Carlos Gonzalez, Drew Stubbs and Charlie Blackmon. Stubbs has nothing nothing to date, batting .136 in 22 at-bats this season and shouldn't be in any fantasy lineups.
 
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.