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Michael Cuddyer    \cuh-DIE-er\

Michael Brent Cuddyer (twitter: @mcuddy3)

Positions: Rightfielder, First Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: March 27, 1979 in Norfolk, VA
High School: Great Bridge HS (Chesapeake, VA)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1997 amateur draft.
Signed August 19, 1997. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 23, 2001 (Age 22.180, 15,608th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2003 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Twins/Rockies 2001-2014
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 2 yrs/$21M (15-16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 11.157, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Casey Close [*]
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Fine Details  · Last updated Nov 28, 2014 10:17PM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #895. Fred Luderus… #896. John Briggs… #897. Vince DiMaggio… #898. MICHAEL CUDDYER… #899. Denard Span… #900. Jose Offerman… #901. Jim Delahanty… 

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2001 22 MIN AL 8 20 18 1 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 6 .222 .300 .333 .633 67 6 1 0 0 0 0 /35D
2002 23 MIN AL 41 123 112 12 29 7 0 4 13 2 0 8 30 .259 .311 .429 .740 95 48 3 1 1 1 0 95/3D
2003 24 MIN AL 35 114 102 14 25 1 3 4 8 1 1 12 19 .245 .325 .431 .756 97 44 6 0 0 0 0 9/53D47
2004 25 MIN AL 115 382 339 49 89 22 1 12 45 5 5 37 74 .263 .339 .440 .779 100 149 8 3 2 1 2 453/97D
2005 26 MIN AL 126 470 422 55 111 25 3 12 42 3 4 41 93 .263 .330 .422 .752 97 178 19 3 1 3 5 594/3
2006 27 MIN AL 150 635 557 102 158 41 5 24 109 6 0 62 130 .284 .362 .504 .867 124 281 11 10 0 6 5 *9/3D7
2007 28 MIN AL 144 623 547 87 151 28 5 16 81 5 0 64 107 .276 .356 .433 .790 112 237 19 7 0 5 1 *9/3
2008 29 MIN AL 71 279 249 30 62 13 4 3 36 5 1 25 40 .249 .330 .369 .699 89 92 7 5 0 0 4 9/D38
2009 30 MIN AL 153 650 588 93 162 34 7 32 94 6 1 54 118 .276 .342 .520 .862 125 306 22 6 0 2 3 *93/8D4 MVP-21
2010 31 MIN AL 157 675 609 93 165 37 5 14 81 7 3 58 93 .271 .336 .417 .753 107 254 26 4 0 4 7 395/84
2011 ★ 32 MIN AL 139 584 529 70 150 29 2 20 70 11 1 48 95 .284 .346 .459 .805 120 243 18 4 0 3 3 934/D1 AS
2012 33 COL NL 101 394 358 53 93 30 2 16 58 8 3 32 78 .260 .317 .489 .806 102 175 12 0 0 4 1 93
2013 ★ 34 COL NL 130 540 489 74 162 31 3 20 84 10 3 46 100 .331 .389 .530 .919 136 259 13 2 0 3 5 *93/D AS,MVP-20,SS
2014 35 COL NL 49 205 190 32 63 15 1 10 31 3 0 14 30 .332 .376 .579 .955 149 110 5 0 0 1 0 93/5
14 Yrs 1419 5694 5109 765 1424 315 41 187 753 73 22 503 1013 .279 .347 .466 .813 114 2382 170 45 4 33 36
162 Game Avg. 162 650 583 87 163 36 5 21 86 8 3 57 116 .279 .347 .466 .813 114 272 19 5 0 4 4
MIN (11 yrs) 1139 4555 4072 606 1106 239 35 141 580 52 16 411 805 .272 .343 .451 .794 111 1838 140 43 4 25 30
COL (3 yrs) 280 1139 1037 159 318 76 6 46 173 21 6 92 208 .307 .362 .525 .886 126 544 30 2 0 8 6
AL (11 yrs) 1139 4555 4072 606 1106 239 35 141 580 52 16 411 805 .272 .343 .451 .794 111 1838 140 43 4 25 30
NL (3 yrs) 280 1139 1037 159 318 76 6 46 173 21 6 92 208 .307 .362 .525 .886 126 544 30 2 0 8 6

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2001 22 MIN AL 8 20 -1 0 -0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .491 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /35D
2002 23 MIN AL 41 123 -1 1 -0 5 -2 4 0.4 5 8 0.8 .509 .502 0.3 0.3 3 95/3D
2003 24 MIN AL 35 114 -0 -0 -1 -4 -1 -7 -0.6 4 -3 -0.2 .481 .496 0.1 -0.5 1 $302,500 9/53D47
2004 25 MIN AL 115 382 3 -1 -1 -16 0 -14 -1.3 14 -0 0.1 .488 .492 1.5 -1.4 16 $307,500 453/97D
2005 26 MIN AL 126 470 -3 -1 -3 -5 1 -11 -1.0 18 7 0.7 .492 .493 1.2 -0.4 12 $347,500 594/3
2006 27 MIN AL 150 635 18 1 2 -11 -7 3 0.4 24 27 2.7 .502 .502 3.8 -1.7 38 $1,300,000 *9/3D7
2007 28 MIN AL 144 623 13 3 -2 1 -6 9 0.9 23 32 3.1 .506 .505 3.0 -0.4 31 $3,575,000 *9/3
2008 29 MIN AL 71 279 -1 -1 -0 -2 -3 -7 -0.7 10 3 0.3 .489 .495 0.5 -0.5 5 $5,916,666 9/D38
2009 30 MIN AL 153 650 20 -2 -1 -7 -7 3 0.4 24 28 2.8 .502 .502 3.5 -1.4 35 $7,666,666 *93/8D4 MVP-21
2010 31 MIN AL 157 675 5 3 -3 -20 -7 -22 -2.1 25 3 0.3 .485 .486 2.3 -2.8 23 $9,416,666 395/84
2011 ★ 32 MIN AL 139 584 19 2 -1 -16 -6 -3 -0.2 22 19 1.9 .498 .498 3.6 -2.3 35 $10,500,000 934/D1 AS
2012 33 COL NL 101 394 7 -1 -1 -7 -5 -6 -0.6 12 6 0.6 .494 .496 1.2 -1.2 13 $10,500,000 93
2013 ★ 34 COL NL 130 540 24 0 0 -16 -6 2 0.0 18 20 1.8 .502 .501 3.7 -2.6 36 $10,500,000 *93/D AS,MVP-20,SS
2014 35 COL NL 49 205 13 0 -1 -5 -2 6 0.5 7 12 1.2 .512 .504 1.8 -0.9 17 $10,500,000 93/5
14 Seasons 1419 5694 116 6 -11 -103 -52 -44 -3.9 206 162 15.9 .497 .498 26.4 -15.6 265 $70,832,498
MIN (11 yrs) 1139 4555 73 5 -10 -75 -39 -46 -3.9 170 124 12.4 .496 .497 19.7 -11.0 199 $39,332,498
COL (3 yrs) 280 1139 43 0 -1 -28 -13 2 -0.1 36 38 3.5 .501 .500 6.7 -4.7 66 $31,500,000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2002 23 MIN AL ALDS OAK W 5 16 13 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 .385 .500 .462 .962 6 0 0 0 0 1
2002 23 MIN AL ALCS ANA L 3 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003 24 MIN AL ALDS NYY L 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004 25 MIN AL ALDS NYY L 4 15 15 1 7 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 .467 .467 .467 .933 7 0 0 0 0 0
2006 27 MIN AL ALDS OAK L 3 12 12 2 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .667 .917 8 1 0 0 0 0
2009 30 MIN AL ALDS NYY L 3 14 14 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .429 .429 .429 .857 6 0 0 0 0 0
2010 31 MIN AL ALDS NYY L 3 11 11 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 .182 .182 .545 .727 6 0 0 0 0 0
6 Yrs (7 Series) 22 78 74 5 25 2 1 2 8 0 2 4 18 .338 .372 .473 .845 35 1 0 0 0 1
6 ALDS 19 72 69 5 24 2 1 2 8 0 2 3 17 .348 .375 .493 .868 34 1 0 0 0 1
1 ALCS 3 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2011 ★ 32 MIN AL 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 6.02 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00 AS
1 Yr 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 6.02 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
162 Game Avg. 0 0 0.00 68 0 68 0 0 0 68 136 0 0 0 68 0 0 0 0 0 408 6.02 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2011 ★ 32 MIN AL 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 5.00 -0.67 -0.38 118.0 6.24 1 0.1 .0 -0.0 0.1 1 .576 .500 $10,500,000 AS
1 Season 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 5.00 -0.67 -0.38 118.0 6.24 1 0.1 .0 -0.0 0.1 1 .576 .500 $10,500,000

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2001 MIN AL 22 1B 5 5 2 40.0 40 37 2 1 4 .975 0 15 8.78 7.80 .993 9.38 9.32
2001 MIN AL 22 3B 2 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.70
2001 MIN AL 22 DH 1 1
2002 MIN AL 23 OF 25 20 12 164.1 49 47 1 1 0 .980 4 28 2.63 1.92 .985 2.35 2.32
2002 MIN AL 23 RF 25 20 12 164.1 50 48 1 1 0 .980 4 28 2.68 1.96 .982 2.12 2.10
2002 MIN AL 23 3B 10 4 2 57.0 15 5 10 0 2 1.000 0 4 2.37 1.50 .951 2.68 2.65
2002 MIN AL 23 1B 6 5 1 38.0 33 28 5 0 0 1.000 1 25 7.82 5.50 .993 9.33 9.23
2002 MIN AL 23 DH 3 0
2003 MIN AL 24 OF 18 16 14 140.0 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -2 -3 -17 1.61 1.39 .985 2.35 2.33
2003 MIN AL 24 RF 17 16 14 139.0 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -2 -3 -17 1.62 1.47 .980 2.11 2.09
2003 MIN AL 24 3B 7 5 3 52.1 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 0 0 9 0 1.55 1.29 .956 2.67 2.64
2003 MIN AL 24 1B 5 3 1 27.0 32 30 1 1 2 .969 -2 -2 -111 -84 10.33 6.20 .993 9.53 9.46
2003 MIN AL 24 DH 2 1
2003 MIN AL 24 2B 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 4.50 4.90
2003 MIN AL 24 LF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 2.10
2004 MIN AL 25 2B 48 40 21 327.1 170 54 113 3 17 .982 -4 -5 -14 -17 4.59 3.48 .982 4.95 4.91
2004 MIN AL 25 3B 43 36 32 338.0 91 33 51 7 6 .923 -6 -12 -20 -42 2.24 1.95 .951 2.64 2.62
2004 MIN AL 25 OF 15 8 5 84.0 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 -0 0 -4 0 1.71 1.07 .985 2.30 2.28
2004 MIN AL 25 1B 10 2 2 35.0 36 34 2 0 3 1.000 1 1 38 31 9.26 3.60 .994 9.31 9.25
2004 MIN AL 25 RF 8 5 4 49.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 0 -1 7 -24 2.39 1.63 .983 2.22 2.21
2004 MIN AL 25 LF 7 3 1 35.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -1 1 -21 34 0.77 0.43 .983 2.03 2.03
2004 MIN AL 25 DH 5 4
2005 MIN AL 26 3B 95 92 77 816.0 260 56 189 15 14 .942 3 -9 4 -13 2.70 2.58 .957 2.76 2.73
2005 MIN AL 26 OF 20 18 16 159.0 35 35 0 0 0 1.000 2 3 18 22 1.98 1.75 .986 2.30 2.28
2005 MIN AL 26 RF 20 18 16 159.0 35 35 0 0 0 1.000 2 3 18 22 1.98 1.75 .982 2.12 2.10
2005 MIN AL 26 2B 11 6 3 55.0 30 12 18 0 7 1.000 1 1 13 17 4.91 2.73 .983 4.96 4.90
2005 MIN AL 26 1B 8 3 2 33.0 38 37 1 0 8 1.000 1 0 25 0 10.36 4.75 .994 9.60 9.49
2006 MIN AL 27 OF 143 137 134 1229.1 260 244 11 5 2 .981 -14 -10 -14 -9 1.87 1.78 .986 2.30 2.27
2006 MIN AL 27 RF 142 137 134 1227.1 260 244 11 5 2 .981 -14 -10 -14 -10 1.87 1.80 .984 2.20 2.17
2006 MIN AL 27 1B 6 6 4 52.0 51 48 3 0 4 1.000 -0 -1 -12 -23 8.83 8.50 .994 9.54 9.40
2006 MIN AL 27 DH 2 1
2006 MIN AL 27 LF 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.00
2007 MIN AL 28 OF 140 140 137 1224.1 279 256 19 4 2 .986 -10 0 -10 0 2.02 1.96 .987 2.30 2.28
2007 MIN AL 28 RF 140 140 137 1224.1 279 256 19 4 2 .986 -10 0 -10 0 2.02 1.96 .985 2.08 2.06
2007 MIN AL 28 1B 4 4 4 39.0 34 30 4 0 4 1.000 1 1 37 34 7.85 8.50 .995 9.37 9.28
2008 MIN AL 29 OF 58 58 55 509.2 134 126 7 1 5 .993 1 -2 1 -4 2.35 2.29 .986 2.31 2.28
2008 MIN AL 29 RF 58 57 55 501.2 130 123 6 1 4 .992 0 -2 1 -5 2.31 2.22 .985 2.15 2.13
2008 MIN AL 29 DH 8 5
2008 MIN AL 29 1B 2 2 2 18.0 24 22 1 1 5 .958 -2 0 -100 0 11.50 11.50 .994 9.25 9.20
2008 MIN AL 29 CF 1 1 0 8.0 4 3 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 45 0 4.50 4.00 .990 2.70 2.70
2009 MIN AL 30 OF 117 114 107 1008.2 216 209 5 2 0 .991 -14 -7 -16 -8 1.91 1.83 .987 2.33 2.30 MVP-21
2009 MIN AL 30 RF 117 112 107 991.2 206 199 5 2 0 .990 -14 -8 -16 -10 1.85 1.74 .982 2.13 2.10 MVP-21
2009 MIN AL 30 1B 34 34 32 296.0 296 278 14 4 27 .986 -5 0 -19 0 8.88 8.59 .994 9.13 9.02 MVP-21
2009 MIN AL 30 CF 3 2 0 17.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 0 71 5.29 3.33 .992 2.75 2.70 MVP-21
2009 MIN AL 30 DH 3 3 MVP-21
2009 MIN AL 30 2B 1 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 18.00 2.00 .985 4.50 4.70 MVP-21
2010 MIN AL 31 1B 84 81 78 721.1 802 760 39 3 70 .996 -5 -8 -8 -13 9.97 9.51 .994 9.32 9.23
2010 MIN AL 31 OF 67 61 57 550.1 125 118 5 2 0 .984 -0 -10 -0 -21 2.01 1.84 .986 2.30 2.28
2010 MIN AL 31 RF 66 60 56 539.1 124 117 5 2 0 .984 -0 -10 -0 -22 2.04 1.85 .984 2.10 2.08
2010 MIN AL 31 3B 14 13 7 107.0 25 3 21 1 1 .960 -3 -1 -29 -10 2.02 1.71 .956 2.64 2.61
2010 MIN AL 31 CF 2 1 1 11.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0.82 0.50 .990 2.70 2.70
2010 MIN AL 31 2B 1 1 0 8.0 6 3 3 0 0 1.000 -0 -1 -45 -150 6.75 6.00 .983 4.84 4.80
2011 MIN AL 32 OF 77 73 64 639.1 152 142 6 4 1 .974 -3 -10 -6 -18 2.08 1.92 .986 2.28 2.26 AS
2011 MIN AL 32 RF 77 73 64 639.1 152 142 6 4 1 .974 -3 -10 -6 -19 2.08 1.92 .986 2.09 2.07 AS
2011 MIN AL 32 1B 46 41 36 352.2 380 355 23 2 31 .995 -0 1 -1 4 9.65 8.22 .993 9.30 9.24 AS
2011 MIN AL 32 2B 17 17 14 140.0 88 35 52 1 7 .989 -4 -7 -33 -60 5.59 5.12 .984 4.76 4.73 AS
2011 MIN AL 32 DH 8 8 AS
2011 MIN AL 32 P 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.60 0 0 0 AS
2012 COL NL 33 OF 74 68 60 593.1 131 122 6 3 3 .977 -8 -8 -17 -16 1.94 1.73 .987 2.11 2.09
2012 COL NL 33 RF 74 68 60 593.1 131 122 6 3 3 .977 -8 -8 -17 -16 1.94 1.73 .984 2.01 1.99
2012 COL NL 33 1B 26 24 19 205.2 234 217 15 2 22 .991 -1 1 -4 6 10.15 8.92 .992 9.29 9.18
2013 COL NL 34 OF 118 113 106 992.0 199 191 6 2 1 .990 -16 -19 1.79 1.67 .986 2.13 2.13 AS,MVP-20,SS
2013 COL NL 34 RF 118 113 106 992.0 199 191 6 2 1 .990 -13 -16 -16 -19 1.79 1.67 .985 2.08 2.08 AS,MVP-20,SS
2013 COL NL 34 1B 15 13 10 109.0 118 112 6 0 15 1.000 1 0 11 0 9.74 7.87 .994 9.42 9.41 AS,MVP-20,SS
2013 COL NL 34 DH 1 1 AS,MVP-20,SS
2014 COL NL 35 OF 35 35 25 279.1 61 56 5 0 1 1.000 -1 -2 -6 -8 1.97 1.74 .985 2.12 2.11
2014 COL NL 35 RF 35 35 25 279.1 61 56 5 0 1 1.000 -1 -2 -6 -9 1.97 1.74 .987 2.05 2.05
2014 COL NL 35 1B 14 11 8 92.0 100 92 7 1 6 .990 -3 -1 -35 -13 9.68 7.07 .993 9.29 9.27
2014 COL NL 35 3B 3 2 2 18.1 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 -1 -2 -82 -131 2.45 1.67 .962 2.50 2.50
13 Seasons OF 907 861 792 7573.2 1682 1586 72 24 15 .986 -45 -64 -7 -10 1.97 1.83 .986 2.26 2.24
13 Seasons RF 897 854 790 7499.2 1665 1570 71 24 14 .986 -58 -66 -9 -10 1.97 1.83 .984 2.11 2.09
14 Seasons 1B 265 234 201 2058.2 2218 2080 123 15 201 .993 -12 -8 -7 -4 9.63 8.31 .994 9.30 9.23
7 Seasons 3B 174 152 123 1391.2 405 100 282 23 23 .943 -6 -24 -5 -21 2.47 2.20 .955 2.71 2.68
6 Seasons 2B 79 64 38 532.1 296 105 187 4 32 .986 -7 -12 -17 -27 4.94 3.70 .983 4.90 4.87
9 Seasons DH 33 24
3 Seasons LF 9 3 1 38.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -1 1 -19 31 0.71 0.33 .983 2.04 2.03
3 Seasons CF 6 4 1 36.0 15 14 1 0 1 1.000 0 1 10 33 3.75 2.50 .991 2.72 2.70
1 Season P 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.60 0 0 0
14 Seasons TOT 1426 1311 1154 11557.1 4601 3871 664 66 271 .986 -71 -107 -7 -11 3.53 3.18 .987 3.69 3.74 0 0 0
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2009 AL (21, 1%)
2013 NL (20, 1%)
0.02 Career Shares (1413th)

Silver Sluggers
2013 NL (OF)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2009 Sep 20th AL Player of the Week

Offensive WARs c a p y
Active  26.4 (48th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2013 NL  .331 (1st)

On-Base% s c a p y
2013 NL  .389 (9th)

Slugging % s c a p y
2013 NL  .530 (4th)
Active  .466 (44th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2013 NL  .919 (5th)
Active  .813 (44th)

Games Played s c a p y
Active  1,419 (38th)

At Bats s c a p y
Active  5,109 (37th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
Active  5,694 (41st)

Runs Scored s c a p y
Active  765 (31st)

Hits s c a p y
Active  1,424 (34th)

Total Bases s c a p y
2009 AL  306 (9th)
Active  2,382 (34th)

Doubles s c a p y
2006 AL  41 (9th)
Active  315 (31st)

Triples s c a p y
2009 AL  7 (10th)
2010 AL  5 (9th)
Active  41 (26th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2009 AL  32 (10th)
Active  187 (39th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
Active  753 (32nd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
Active  503 (45th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2006 AL  130 (9th)
Active  1,013 (39th)

Singles s c a p y
Active  881 (45th)

Runs Created s c a p y
2013 NL  99 (9th)
Active  809 (39th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2006 AL  70 (10th)
2009 AL  73 (6th)
Active  543 (29th)

Times On Base s c a p y
Active  1,972 (37th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2013 NL  .743 (7th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2005 AL  19 (9th)
2009 AL  22 (4th)
2010 AL  26 (2nd)
Active  170 (17th)
Career  170 (190th)

SB % s c a p y
Active  76.84 (46th)
Career  76.84 (119th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
Active  105.0 (43rd)

Outs Made s c a p y
2010 AL  477 (8th)
Active  3,914 (39th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2013 NL  37.74 (10th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
2005 AL  15 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2008 AL  1 (5th)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 AL  142 (3rd)
Active  897 (9th)
Career  897 (85th)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 AL  244 (5th)
Active  1,570 (9th)
Career  1,570 (96th)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 AL  11 (1st)
2007 AL  19 (1st)
Active  71 (5th)
Career  71 (83rd)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 AL  5 (4th)
2011 AL  4 (4th)
Active  24 (11th)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 AL  2 (2nd)
2008 AL  4 (1st)
2012 NL  3 (2nd)
Active  14 (7th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
2007 AL  19 (1st)
Active  72 (14th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2008 AL  5 (1st)
2012 NL  3 (5th)
Active  15 (20th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
2010 AL  9.97 (2nd)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
2010 AL  9.51 (1st)

Total Zone Runs as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2002 AL  4 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as RF (s.1954)s c a p y
Active  1.97 (18th)
Career  1.97 (91st)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
Active  1.83 (18th)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2007 AL  .986 (5th)
2009 AL  .990 (2nd)
2013 NL  .990 (4th)
Active  .986 (10th)
Career  .986 (34th)

             

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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 4 (430), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 15 (1209), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 26 (696), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 19 (799), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Right Field (150th), 15.9 career WAR/14.2 7yr-peak WAR/15.0 JAWS
Average HOF RF (out of 24) = 73.2 career WAR/42.9 7yr-peak WAR/58.1 JAWS

Transactions

  • June 3, 1997: Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed August 19, 1997.
  • October 30, 2011: Granted Free Agency.
  • December 16, 2011: Signed as a Free Agent with the Colorado Rockies.
  • October 30, 2014: Granted Free Agency.
  • November 10, 2014: Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2003 24 Minnesota Twins $302,500 ? 4/3/03 AP
2004 25 Minnesota Twins $307,500 ? 4/7/04 AP
2005 26 Minnesota Twins $347,500 ?
2006 27 Minnesota Twins $1,300,000 ?
2007 28 Minnesota Twins $3,575,000 ?
2008 29 Minnesota Twins $5,916,666 ?
2009 30 Minnesota Twins $7,666,666 ?
2010 31 Minnesota Twins $9,416,666 6.157
2011 32 Minnesota Twins $10,500,000 7.157
2012 33 Colorado Rockies $10,500,000 8.157 contracts
2013 34 Colorado Rockies $10,500,000 9.157 contracts
2014 35 Colorado Rockies $10,500,000 10.157 contracts
201536New York Mets$8,500,00011.157
201637New York Mets$12,500,000
Earliest Free Agent: 2017
Career to date (may be incomplete)$70,832,498Does not include future salaries ($21M)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name + "Statistics" Translations



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French: Michael Cuddyer statistiques
Japanese: マイケル・カダイアー 統計
Korean: 마이클 커다이어 통계
Polish: Michael Cuddyer Statystyki

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