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Michael Cuddyer and Coors Field: A Match Made In Fantasy Baseball Heaven

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Michael Cuddyer 2012 Fantasy Baseball Sleeper

Michael Cuddyer will produce beyond expectations in 2012.

The fantasy career of Michael Cuddyer has been nothing but average. A lifetime .272 hitter with averages of 20 homeruns, 82 RBI and 86 runs makes for a pretty average fantasy baseball commodity. His last two years with the Twins were, well, still pretty average. However, considering he spent those two years in the pitcher-friendly Target Field, where batter statistics drop significantly, he could have actually had a decent stat line. In 2009, the Twins’ last year at the Metrodome, Cuddyer hit .276 with 32 home runs, 94 RBI and 93 runs and when the Twins moved to Target Field, Cuddyer averaged a similar .273 average with 23 home runs, 88 RBI and 93 runs.  So even though these numbers are pretty similar, they tell me that Cuddyer has actually improved. (more…)