Michael Cuddyer Officially Joins Colorado Rockies On Tuesday

The Colorado Rockies officially announced the signing of free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer on Tuesday.

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Michael Cuddyer, Colorado Rockies Agree To Three-Year, $31.5 Million Contract , According To Report

The Colorado Rockies had been targeting free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer for weeks now, and now the team has agreed to terms with Cuddyer on a three-year, $31.5 million deal, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Here is exactly what Heyman had to say about the deal, via Twitter:

Cuddyer was known to be looking to make more than $30 million over three years, which eliminated the Twins and their  three-year, $25 million offer from his consideration. Looks like Cuddyer got what he wanted out of the market and will be happy to join the Rockies. Cuddyer, 32, played 11 seasons with the Minnesota Twins and hit .284/.346/.459 with 20 home runs and 70 RBI in 2011. He is expected to start in left field for the Rockies.      

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