To the Twins, Rockies and Mets, thank you for always treating me with class and respect. Thank you to my managers and coaches both in the minor leagues and major leagues. Thank you to my teammates. Every one of you holds a special place in my heart. Thank you to all of the front office workers, PR departments, clubhouse attendants, head clubhouse guys, and trainers for the wonderful relationships we formed. Thank you to all of the stadium workers and security that took care of my family while I was playing. Thank you to the fans, for loving me, celebrating me and especially for holding me accountable for times I didn’t live up to your standards.
Everyone always said good things about Cuddyer and it’s easy to understand why. It’s too bad that by the time he got to the Mets that his career was on its last legs. Five years from now, most fans will have forgotten that he ever played for the club, no different from Rod Barajas or Frank Catalanotto from the 2010 club.
If you prefer longer articles, that’s our specialty here at Mets360. Just click on “Perspectives” or “Minor Leagues” or “History” on the grey menu bar above this article’s headline and you will be taken to a list of over 2,400 articles written since the beginning of 2010.
If you enjoy the quick hitters, click on “Quotes” in the same menu bar to see our archive.