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7 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Mets' Duda Seeks Right Swing Against Lefties

Lucas Duda, here hitting an RBI single in the seventh inning off of Nationals right-hander Drew Storen on Tuesday night, went 0-3 against starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez, a southpaw.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Drew Storen, Ross Detwiler

McCovey Chronicles

San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 8/6

A world where the link dumps rule America, or where your dreams of being a link dump came true, or where San Francisco is a maximum security link dump Hey, remember how Andrew McCutchen got hit by a pitch in the back because Kirk Gibson was being a whiny baby, and then he got injured and it was supposed to be his oblique? Now it turns out he has a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Wheeler shows signs of maturity, Harvey throws 20 pitches

Zack Wheeler struggled with his control yesterday but was able to work around those issues and actually made a mechanical change on the fly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Zack Wheeler, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Dillon Gee

Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Bullets Examines The Second Baseball Theory

We're getting close to naming a new commissioner. The Padres name a new GM. Andrew McCutchen is injured.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Lucas Duda, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Tue Aug 05, 2014

MSNBC

A reporter questions his objectivity regarding the Lucas Duda vs. Ike Davis battle

This is a fascinating story. It's from Andy Martino of the Daily News and it's unlike anything I've seen from a baseball writer who works the beat or writes a column for a major media outlet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda

Mon Aug 04, 2014

CBS Local

Mets Designate Bobby Abreu For Assignment, Recall Kirk Nieuwenhuis

New York announced that it has designated veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu for assignment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Rant Sports

Ike Davis Is Key To The Pittsburgh Pirates' Second-Half Success

The Pittsburgh Pirates are in the middle of an intense pennant race and are hoping to make the playoffs for a second straight season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bradenton.com

Niese outpitched by Vogelsong in Mets' loss

The San Francisco Giants' right-hander held the New York Mets to two hits in a swift 5-1 win Friday night for his first nine-inning complete game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jonathon Niese, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Juan Lagares

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