Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.318
 
Career Avg.
.278
Name  Michael Cuddyer
Born  3/27/1979
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  3
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/24/2014 2:22:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list ... again.
Insight: Cuddyer just can't stay healthy. He already missed more than two months with a fractured shoulder before returning on Aug. 17. When actually on the field he's batting .331 with a .926 OPS. It's just he's only played 34 of his team's 127 games.
 
8/22/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) is not expected to return to the lineup until Sunday, according to Nick Groke of the Denver Post.
Insight: Cuddyer was hoping to return Friday, but the team will give him a few more days. "I'm NOT going on the DL. You can put that in bold letters," he said. Cuddyer missed more than two months with a fractured shoulder before returning on Aug. 17. He went 5-for-10, hit for the cycle and scored two runs during a doubleheader on that day but hasn't played since due to his hamstring injury.
 
8/20/2014 5:05:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) says he should be able to start Friday, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.
Insight: Cuddyer missed three months with a fractured shoulder before returning on Aug. 17, when he went 5-for-10 during a doubleheader and hit for the cycle in the second game. He's out of the starting lineup for a second straight game due to a hamstring injury but says he's available off the bench.
 
8/19/2014 5:39:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer is not in the lineup Tuesday due to hamstring soreness.
Insight: Cuddyer missed three months with a fractured shoulder before returning on Aug. 17, when he went 5-for-10 during a doubleheader and hit for the cycle in the second game.
 
8/19/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer is hitting a career 7-for-17 (.412) against Royals pitcher James Shields.
Insight: Cuddyer hit for the cycle on Sunday in his first big league action since suffering a shoulder injury on June 5. There looks to be a good chance he will kepp it up tonight.
 
8/18/2014 12:13:00 AM
Description: It didn't take long for Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer is find his swing.
Insight: Cuddyer had been out since June 6 due to a fractured shoulder, but hit for the cycle in Sunday's nightcap with a double in the eighth inning. He was 1-for-5 in the first game. He's not flashy, he's just a great hitter.
 
8/16/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer has been activated from the 60-day disabled list.
Insight: Cuddyer has been out since June 6 due to a fractured shoulder. His return will force Charlie Blackmon, Corey Dickerson and Drew Stubbs to compete for playing time at the other two outfield spots.
 
8/14/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (non-displaced fracture of the glenoid socket in his left shoulder) will be activated for Saturday's game, according to the team's website.
Insight: The defending NL batting champion was having a solid season before his injury (.317, 5 HR, 16 RBI in 31 games). Be ready to install him back into lineups.
 
8/11/2014 10:05:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (non-displaced fracture of the glenoid socket in his left shoulder) is tearing it up at Grand Junction going 11-for-19 in five games (.591).
Insight: The defending NL batting champion was having a solid season before his injury (.317, 5 HR, 16 RBI in 31 games). He'll head to Tulsa for a few games and could be back by the end of this week.
 
8/4/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer (non-displaced fracture of the glenoid socket in his left shoulder) started hitting off a tee last week and could begin a rehab assignment by mid-August.
Insight: The defending NL batting champion was having a solid season before his injury (.317, 5 HR, 16 RBI in 31 games), but can't be expected back before the last week in August.
 
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.