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  1. The Duda Astounds: Mets' Lucas speaks softly, carries big batRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | New York Daily News

    ... they see. Since the All-Star break, Duda has done more than prove the front office correct for picking him over Ike Davis as the first baseman of the future. He has a career-high 26 home runs, second in the NL among first baseman entering Monday's ...

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  2. Duda's success a matter of timing, ex-coach saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | New York Post

    ... a solo home run against Dodgers relief pitcher Jamey Wright. A season that began with the Mets questioning whether Ike Davis or Duda should be the team's starting first baseman could end with the latter regarded among the National League's elite ...

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  3. Duda Launches Another OneRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | USC Trojans

    ... home runs on Sunday. The Southern California native was called up to the New York Mets in 2010; however, it took Ike Davis being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates at the beginning of the 2014 season for Duda to earn a full-time starting position at ...

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  4. Lucas Duda sure is making the Mets look smartRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | MSNBC

    At the beginning of the year the Mets hemmed and hawed over first base. They seemed to want Ike Davis to fulfill the promise he showed a couple of seasons ago, but Lucas Duda had flashed some nice power potential here and there over the past couple of years too, so at least they had options.

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  5. New York Mets' Lucas Duda Continues to Impress in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Rant Sports

    ... and his progression will certainly be noticed. He has made Mets GM Sandy Alderson look like a genius for dealing Ike Davis and giving Duda the position. The Mets need him to be this big time power threat for years to come. He has been a pleasant ...

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  6. Former Mets utilityman Justin Turner shining with DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... write it anyway." Sadly, this is nothing new to the Mets and stature has little to do with it. Ruben Tejada and Ike Davis have drawn the wrath of those in the organization in recent years. Even Carlos Beltran , perhaps the best all-around player New ...

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  7. USC slugger Lucas Duda providing the power for New York MetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... of the previous four seasons trying to show to the Mets - and even himself - he was worthy of a full-time job. Ike Davis, one of his good friends and a former first-round pick of the Mets, manned first base - the position Duda profiled best at. As a ...

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  8. Mets' lack of home run power is nothing newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... 20 homers in a season, Marlon Byrd (21) and Scott Hairston (20). They also made the correct decision to trade Ike Davis over Lucas Duda , who has hit 23 homers in a breakout season. With the offseason rapidly approaching, the Mets may have only a ...

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  9. Lucas Duda vs. Ike Davis: Dog Days editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Rising Apple

    ... Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports Twice this season we've examined the fallout of Lucas Duda 's ascension and Ike Davis 's trade. The first time , the Mets appeared to have made the correct decision. The second time , that decision was reinforced. ...

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  10. Mets make first-rate call sticking with Lucas DudaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | NorthJersey.com

    ... The league average is about 30 percent. That trust in Duda's abilities allowed the Mets in April to trade Ike Davis - who hit 32 homers just two seasons ago - and commit to Duda. Although their offense has underperformed this season, Duda has ...

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  11. Mets: Lucas Duda is having a breakout year but won't tell you about itRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | NJ.com

    ... 17 at-bats. All this despite being given the full-time job at first base in late April following the trade of Ike Davis and platooning against left-handed pitchers for most of the season. At 28, after a stop-and-start career with the Mets where he's ...

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  12. Opinion: Lucas Duda is two-thirds the player the Mets need him to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Metsblog.com

    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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  13. Mets ride Duda's bat, Wheeler's arm to win vs. A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Major League Baseball

    ... two young players with peers in high places. In mid-April, the organization took a significant risk when it traded Ike Davis to the Pirates, effectively choosing Duda over Davis. While Davis, a former first-round Draft pick, has struggled in ...

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  14. Cole hoping to boost Bucs vs. surging BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... options. We have to find [Alvarez] some at-bats. Is third base the optimum place to get them? No, it is not." Ike Davis got the start at first on Tuesday, and Hurdle said he has a method in mind of how to split at-bats between Davis, Alvarez and ...

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  15. Lucas Duda lets his bat do the talking, and it's been loud this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Newsday

    ... defensive mistakes, Duda often felt compelled to make up for his shortcomings at the plate. When the Mets traded Ike Davis to the Pirates on April 18, it cleared the path for Duda to play regularly at first base. "That just raises him a level right ...

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  16. Kallet: Unlikely Trio Is Making Mets' Future Look Even BrighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | CBS Local

    ... Mets fans scratching their heads over why this kid was such a highly touted prospect. Neither Lucas Duda nor Ike Davis wanted the job at first, it seemed, as both players struggled mightily. And while Juan Lagares showed glimpses of brilliance, it ...

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  17. Cole turns in strong fourth rehab outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... way things were shaping up for the Pirates, one could have safely bet against the likelihood of Pedro Alvarez and Ike Davis again starting at opposite corners of the infield under normal circumstances. Current circumstances being anything but normal ...

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  18. Mets' top pick tearing up minors, in no time at allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | New York Post

    ... don't put a whole lot of stock in short-season performance right after we draft guys," DePodesta said. "Guys like Ike Davis, [Triple-A catcher] Kevin Plawecki, [Double-A outfielder] Brandon Nimmo, they didn't have great short seasons when they first ...

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  19. Alvarez returns to field at third base, not first baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    The way things were shaping up for the Pirates, one could have safely bet against the likelihood of Pedro Alvarez and Ike Davis again starting at opposite corners of the infield under normal circumstances.

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  20. Bucs fortunate to claim possible treasure in AxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... way things were shaping up for the Pirates, one could have safely bet against the likelihood of Pedro Alvarez and Ike Davis again starting at opposite corners of the infield under normal circumstances. Current circumstances being anything but normal ...

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