Found October 07, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
With Todd Helton riding off into the sunset, the Colorado Rockies will need a new first baseman.  Fortunately, they already have a pretty good one on the roster.  Michael Cuddyer has the experience, he has the bat, and it looks like he will be the guy. Troy Renck of the Denver Post says Cuddyer would give the Rockies the opportunity to replace Helton at first with a proven bat, but it also will allow the team to put a power bat in right field.  If Cuddyer were to move back to the infield, the Rockies could look at someone like Yoenis Cespedes or another big name trade target. Cuddyer won the National League batting title this season by hitting .331.  He made his second-career All-Star Game this year as well.  Overall, Cuddyer has been as much or more than the Rockies hoped since joining them.  He spent the previous 11 years in Minnesota before coming to Colorado in 2012. In his 13-year Major League career, Cuddyer is a .277/.345/.462 hitter.  The Rockies have him under contract through next season, so if they don't end up bringing him back after 2014, they'll need to keep an eye out for a long-term replacement at first base.  However, Cuddyer seems to be a nice short-term fix. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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