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Michael Cuddyer back to disabled list with re-injured oblique

Aug 19, 2012, 12:36 PM EDT

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Michael Cuddyer missed the first couple weeks of August while in recovery from a strained right oblique. Now he’ll also miss the final two.

Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that Cuddyer re-injured his right oblique on Saturday night in the Rockies’ 6-5 loss to the Marlins and was placed back on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning after just three games on the active roster.

“It’s beyond frustrating,” Cuddyer told the Post on Sunday. “I felt so good. Felt good on the rehab. Felt good the past two days. Felt good my first two at-bats. Then one swing… This is worse. It really grabbed.”

The 33-year-old can be ruled out until probably mid-September. He’s batting .260/.317/.489 with 16 home runs and 58 RBI in 101 games this season after signing a three-year, $31.5 million contract over the winter.

The Rockies have recalled outfielder Charlie Blackmon from Triple-A Colorado Springs to fill the roster spot.

  1. spudatx - Aug 19, 2012 at 12:50 PM

    You know Cuddy is burning up inside over this. Guy is a gamer. He wants to be out on the field.

  2. jsally430 - Aug 19, 2012 at 1:12 PM

    glad the twins went with Willingham over cuddy. sorry cuddy I love but you are overpaid for what you do

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