Colorado Rockies
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
4/19/2014 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.
 
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.