Minnesota Exercises Michael Cuddyer’s 2011 Option

Posted: 7th November 2009 by Jeremiah Graves in MLB
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The Minnesota Twins announced today that the club has exercised Michael CuddyerÆs 2011 option valued at $10.5 million. á The option is part of the four-year deal Cuddyer signed in 2008. The right fielder will make $8.5 million in 2010, the third year of the $33.5 million pact. á "Obviously, I was excited," Cuddyer said. "This is where I want to be, I've made no secret about that. To know that I'm going to be here at least two more years is gratifying." á Cuddyer, 30, is coming off a career year in which he batted .276 with 32 home runs, 94 RBI, and 73-extra base hits. á The slugging outfielder was a major contributor to the surge that propelled the Twins past the rival Detroit Tigers to win the American League Central pennant. á Cuddyer moved from his customary right field to first b ...

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