Cuddyer underwent surgery for a core muscle injury Thursday, Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com reports. There wasn't any indication during the season that Cuddyer was dealing with this issue, but everything appears to have gone smoothly with the surgery. He should be back in time for the start of spring training, though it's unclear what role he'll fill for the club next season.
Outfielder Michael Cuddyer is not in the Mets' lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS on Monday against the Dodgers, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports. Even with the left-handed Brett Anderson taking the hill for the Dodgers, Cuddyer will remain on the bench once again. Yoenis Cespedes will get the start in left field while Juan Lagares will take over in center.
Michael Cuddyer is not in the Mets' lineup for Game 2 of the NLDS Saturday against the Dodgers, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Cuddyer will be swapped out for Michael Conforto with the Mets taking on right-hander Zack Greinke on Saturday night. He could be back in action for the third game of the series with the Mets scheduled to face left-hander Brett Anderson.
Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer has returned tot he starting lineup for Monday's series opener against the Marlins. Cuddyer had not started a game since Sept. 1 due to left wrist tendinitis. But he was able to pinch hit a couple of times, including Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. With Curtis Granderson getting the night off, Cuddyer will be in right field and bat sixth on Monday.
The Mets are targeting Friday's contest at Atlanta for the return of outfielder Michael Cuddyer, reports ESPNNewYork.com. Cuddyer has not played since last Wednesday due to a wrist injury.