Rockies’ Cuddyer signs on with Mets

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Rockies’ Cuddyer signs on with Mets

Veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer, the 2013 National League batting champion, has signed a two-year deal with the New York Mets, the National League club said Monday.

Cuddyer, 35, a two-time All-Star who hit a career-best .331 for the Colorado Rockies in 2013, was limited to 49 games last season due to three stints on the disabled list.

The early off-season signing by the budget-conscious Mets signaled a determination to improve a lackluster offense in support of their promising young pitching staff.

The right-handed hitter, who came up to the major leagues as an infielder with the Minnesota Twins, batted .332 with 10 home runs and 31 RBIs in 190 at-bats last season.

Terms of the deal for Cuddyer, a .279 career hitter, were not disclosed. Cuddyer also played some first base and third base for Colorado last season. AP

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