Cuddyer honors Killebrew with number choice

New Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer annoucned that he will wear No. 3 to honor a friend and former Twins great, the late Hall-of-Famer Harmon Killebrew. His introductory press conference at Coors Field starts soon.

Cuddyer wore No. 5 with the Twins, for whom he played 11 seasons.

“Strictly as a human being, he’s one of the greatest human beings I’ve ever come in contact with,” Cuddyer said. “One of the first things I did was look at the roster, see if 3 was available and ask for it. I’m very happy to get it.”

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Hi,I am trying to figure out when opening day 2012 is. Is it April 9,2012???

Rockies open at Houston on April 6 and at home against the Giants on April 9.
Here is a regular-season schedule. Thanks for the question.

http://colorado.rockies.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp?c_id=col#m=4&y=2012&calendar=DEFAULT

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