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  1. Jenrry Mejia, Mets agree to dealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... inning he's assigned this season. The reliever is the fifth Met to avoid arbitration, leaving first baseman Lucas Duda as the only arbitration-eligible player without a deal. The Mets previously agreed to deals with Parnell, second baseman Daniel ...


  2. Did the New York Mets Do Enough to Contend This Winter?Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    ... Flores at shortstop, and if he can't handle every day duty that spot becomes a big black hole in the lineup. Lucas Duda is also a player who could regress a bit after posting career highs in home runs (30) and RBI's (92) last season. Given ...


  3. Mets avoid arbitration with Jenrry MejiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Rising Apple

    ... of grounders he induces combined with the Mets' poor infield defense up the middle and the lack of range of Lucas Duda at first base. In any event, in Mejia, the Mets have a very good young arm whose repertoire out of the pen should be invaluable to ...


  4. Dilson Herrera and Dominic Smith Also Rank in Top 10 of MLB.Com Positional Rankings for ProspectsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sports Media 101

    ... Historic Grayson Stadium. Smith remains a few years away for the Mets, but he could be ready to go by the time Lucas Duda is eligible for free agency in two years. Like Smith, Herrera ranks as the fourth best prospect at his position (2B). Herrera, ...


  5. Flores focused on improving, doing jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Major League Baseball

    Most of the compliments fell to Lucas Duda last summer, and rightfully so. But perhaps no Mets player benefited from trainer Mike Barwis' voluntary Michigan fitness camp more than Wilmer Flores , who showed up to Spring Training noticeably lighter, trimmer and quicker than he had been the previous year.


  6. New York Mets Should Offer Lucas Duda A Multi-Year ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rant Sports

    Less than a month before the start of Spring Training, the New York Mets have yet to settle on a contract for 2015 with first baseman Lucas Duda . One possible solution to this would be for the Mets to offer Duda a multi-year contract to cover at least the next three seasons.


  7. New York Mets: profiling Lucas DudaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 |

    ... the controversy over whether or not David Wright struggled last year with his bad shoulder, it leaves room for Lucas Duda to fill the gap needed and to step into his own. Last season the New York Mets struggled with two first basemen, Ike Davis, and ...


  8. Lucas Duda Could Take Over as Offensive Leader of New York Mets in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Rant Sports

    ... to conclude whether it was Wright's age or injury (or both) that led to the performance. However, the emerging Lucas Duda is actually entering camp with very few question marks, and he could be poised for a big season. While Wright still has six ...


  9. Zack Wheeler must lead Mets turnaround against Washington NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Rising Apple

    ... career averages this coming season, or the Mets will not contend in 2015. Rounding out the middle of the order, Lucas Duda must additionally sustain the production level he set for himself in 2014 . Nothing short of a validating season will do. ...


  10. Mets' Wright happy to welcome fellow local to clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... first time, several Mets teammates attended this year's version, including catcher Travis d'Arnaud, first baseman Lucas Duda and left-hander Jon Niese. "David's a good teammate, and it's obviously for a good cause: the kids," said Niese, a ...


  11. Mets can contend in 2015, but fan negativity is understandableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Rising Apple

    In 2014, the Mets won more games than the previous season for the first time since 2010. Jacob deGrom emerged from out of nowhere to win the Rookie of the Year award, the bullpen came together, Lucas Duda finally hit his stride, Travis d'Arnaud showed flashes of being the heir-apparent at catcher, and a young center fielder named Juan Lagares made plays that defied expectation en route to a Gold Glove award.


  12. Citi Field dimensions will affect fantasy ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | USA Today

    ... base pool. It's still safe to expect 15 homers from him and hope he supplements his power numbers with steals. Lucas Duda 's power already was pull-heavy, and this could ease the likely trip back to earth he'll suffer in 2015. The new dimensions ...


  13. Mets aim to corner market with Duda, WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Major League Baseball

    ... still one of his best ever. First base was a mess, with Ike Davis the favorite for a job that ultimately went to Lucas Duda . A year later, first base appears set, even if Duda has improvements to make. Third base is the one with questions, foremost ...


  14. Eddie C's Mets Notebook: Cuddyer Believes Amazin's Can Win This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBS Local

    ... with the Twins. Cuddyer will spend most of his time in right field, and occasionally fill in at first base for Lucas Duda against certain lefties. He hasn't spoken with manager Terry Collins yet about the breakdown, but he's willing to play wherever ...


  15. Why does Daniel Murphy struggle when it matters the most?Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... Forty-four times last year, Curtis Granderson and Daniel Murphy were batting 1-2 in the order. David Wright and Lucas Duda were usually behind them. When it came to pivotal moments in a game, teams could use just one lefty to buzz through Granderson ...


  16. Michael Cuddyer doesn't think of himself as injury proneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    ... -year, $21 million deal. He is expected to bat fifth, play right field and occasionally fill-in at first base for Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching.


  17. Ranking the 5 Most Underrated Mets Prospects Heading into 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | BleacherReport

    Over the past few years, the New York Mets have done a very good job developing a great minor league farm system to build upon for the future. Quite a few current Mets have come up through this system under current general manger Sandy Alderson, including Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, Lucas Duda, Wilmer Flores, Juan Lagares and Travis d'Arnaud.


  18. New York Mets Must Solve Washington Nationals Problem In Order To Reach PostseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Rant Sports

    ... - at all. David Wright has struck out 30 percent of the time against Strasburg and Zimmermann in his career; Lucas Duda hit exactly zero of his 30 home runs in 2014 against Washington; Curtis Granderson is a career-.250 hitter, with only two home ...


  19. Kallet: Assuming Offseason Is Complete, Mets Are Not A Playoff TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CBS Local

    ... makes the lineup stronger, Wright and Curtis Granderson should have better years and up-and-coming players like Lucas Duda, Travis d'Arnaud and Juan Lagares should continue to come into their own. The bullpen looks solid and the pitching staff, ...


  20. Juan Lagares Must Be New York Mets' Rock In Center FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Rant Sports

    ... get his average closer to .300 and his OBP over .340 would be ideal. Getting on base for Wright, Granderson, and Lucas Duda will be Lagares' primary job at the plate. It would be even better if he can steal some additional bases in 2015. For all his ...