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Yesterday | FakeTeams

Is Lucas Duda For Real?

Is Lucas Duda's breakout a sign of things to come? What can we expect from the Mets first baseman in 2015? The Mets made the right choice shipping off Ike Davis in favor of Lucas Duda.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Oswaldo Arcia, Jose Abreu

Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

MLB:

Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1: Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors as Los Angeles beat Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Gordon Beckham, Rougned Odor, Colby Lewis

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pocono Record

Davis' homer gives Pirates victory -

Ike Davis wasn't able to play meaningful late-season games during his time with the New York Mets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Pinch-hitter Ike Davis hits 3-run HR in 8th, Pirates top Cardinals 5-2 after losing McCutchen

Ike Davis didn't complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Tony Watson, Jon Jay, Lance Lynn, Shane Robinson

CBS Local

Schwei's Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New York Mets close out the month of August with a six-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies after going 2-3 on their California road trip.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, David Wright, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Zack Wheeler, R.A. Dickey, Weird

Mon Aug 25, 2014

New York Daily News

The Duda Astounds: Mets' Lucas speaks softly, carries big bat

With Lucas Duda putting up some startling numbers, reporters filtered into the clubhouse trying to learn something - anything - about the big, quiet first baseman.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, David Wright

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rant Sports

New York Mets' Lucas Duda Continues to Impress in 2014

Looking back to the beginning of the 2014 season, the New York Mets had a glaring hole at first base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Daniel Murphy

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Former Mets utilityman Justin Turner shining with Dodgers

Known primarily as the Met who would deliver whipped-cream pies following walk-off wins, Justin Turner has found a home in his own backyard with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Turner, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Yasiel Puig

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Mets' lack of home run power is nothing new

Since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager for the New York Mets , the offense, which has often struggled generally, has lacked power in particular.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Scott Hairston

Rising Apple

Lucas Duda vs. Ike Davis: Dog Days edition

Aug 12, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda singles to deep right during the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Pittsburgh Pirates

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Metsblog.com

Opinion: Lucas Duda is two-thirds the player the Mets need him to be

Lucas Duda has exceeded expectations since Ike Davis was traded to the Pirates in May. To date, the 28-year-old Duda has an 11.8 percent walk rate with 22 home runs spanning 450 plate appearances, as well as a park-adjusted 136 wRC+.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, George Springer, Jon Singleton, Pedro Alvarez, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Major League Baseball

Mets ride Duda's bat, Wheeler's arm to win vs. A's

Considering all the things that have gone wrong for the Mets this season, those that have gone right have stood out in stark relief.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Zack Wheeler, Eric Campbell, Jeurys Familia

Pittsburgh Pirates

Cole hoping to boost Bucs vs. surging Braves

The Pirates had one major piece return to their lineup Tuesday night when Andrew McCutchen came off the disabled list.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, Alex Wood, Pedro Alvarez

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newsday

Lucas Duda lets his bat do the talking, and it's been loud this season

If anybody kept track of such things, Lucas Duda would lead the National League in the fewest words spoken per nine innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

Kallet: Unlikely Trio Is Making Mets' Future Look Even Brighter

But seriously, who expected much from the Mets this season? We all knew that 90 wins was a ridiculous notion, and the additions of Curtis Granderson, Chris Young and Bartolo Colon weren't going to propel this club into the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler, Vic Black

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Cole turns in strong fourth rehab outing

The Pirates had resisted the temptation to plug Cole back into their rotation following his previous sharp start for Indianapolis because he had logged only 74 pitches.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Jordy Mercer, John Axford, Pittsburgh Pirates

New York Post

Mets' top pick tearing up minors, in no time at all

After being selected by the Mets with the 10th overall pick in June's MLB draft, left fielder Michael Conforto didn't immediately start his professional career, as the Mets and his agent, Scott Boras, wrestled with contract negotiations.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Amazin' Avenue

The transformation of Mets first baseman Lucas Duda

With no guarantees of playing time coming into the 2014 season, Duda has rewarded the Mets for their faith in him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, David Wright, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Lucas Duda: Career Year or First Baseman of the Future?

The Mets can be criticized for a number of decisions in what's shaping up to be another losing season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Edwin Encarnacion

CBS Sports

Mets skipper Collins likely coming back for 2015

Terry Collins is likely to be brought back for a fifth season as Mets manager in 2015, sources familiar with the situation say.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Juan Lagares, Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia

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