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The One Where Lucas Duda Almost Killed A Guy

Noah Syndergaard strokes his third hit of the day, a single for which he was cruelly robbed of an RBI when Tim Teufel put up the stop sign. They say a bad day at the ballpark is better than a good day at work. I guess that would make a good day at the ballpark better than anything else on earth. I’ll whole-heartedly go with that. This was a notable day for me for two reasons...
Via Metstradamus
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duda, Syndergaard Lead New York Mets to Victory

New York Mets Noah Syndergaard hits a second-inning single during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in New York, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Syndergaard also hit a fourth-inning solo home run in the game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Noah Syndergaard was hyped as a pitching prospect, though maybe he should have been a hitter as well. The young man known as Thor added a...
Via The Sports Journal
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda is Turning Into a Legitimate All-Star First Basemen

Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets hits a home run scoring teammate Daniel Murphy #28 in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Last season Lucas Duda made a name for himself by putting up 30 homeruns and driving in 95 RBIs. He proved to the Mets that they made the right decision in choosing him over Ike Davis for their...
Via The Sports Journal
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

On Memorial Day, Lucas Duda crushed a HR into the stands that bounced right to a military member

Mets first baseman Lucas Duda crushed a solo home run into the stands in right-center field against the Phillies as a member of the military celebrates his look what I found souvenir.On Memorial Day.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Duda, Lagares Being Evaluated Today

Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares who both missed Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh are hoping to return to the lineup on Monday. (New York Post) Duda had tightness in his right hamstring from running the bases on Saturday’s game and Lagares had a relapse on the arm soreness that he suffered from that diving catch at Citi Field two weeks when he nearly ran into Cuddyer who was also running...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda, Everyday Player

Over the last six months, Lucas Duda has probably heard a lot about last season’s .180 batting average against left-handers. A quick search reveals more than half a million hits for “Lucas Duda .180” and all the results in the first five pages were relevant. Fortunately for Duda, that unsightly .180 batting average in just […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Lack of Flash, Lucas Duda Driving Mets

New York Mets’ Lucas Duda hits a home run off Chicago Cubs’ Jon Lester during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 11, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) When the Mets traded away Ike Davis in favor of making Lucas Duda their everyday first baseman, fans could be forgiven for being concerned. Duda had never been the splashy prospect Davis was, and yet...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

In yesterday’s start against Cub’s lefty Travis Wood, Lucas Duda continued to thrive against southpaws. Duda hit a double and a single in three at-bats off of Wood, who’s held left handed batters to a .216 average during his career. Duda now has his slash line up to .410/.452/.615 with two home runs against lefties in 39-bats. However, Duda’s splits against right handed...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda is your Mets MVP candidate

Disclaimer, this article was written before Sunday’s game. When discussing pure power, Lucas Duda measures toe to toe with some of the elite hitters in the game. His two home runs so far this season have traveled 369 ft and 436 ft, and his average home run traveled over 403 ft last year, well above league average according to Hittrackeronline. Duda’s weakness has always been...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better

After the conclusion of the 2012 season, fans of the New York Mets finally got to see the potential that Ike Davis had. He hit 32 home runs, drove in 90 runs, and had a decent wRC+ of 112. The season before, Davis was tearing it up but an injury prevented him to playing only 36 games. At the time of his injury, Davis has a wRC+ of 153. It was a good 2 years for Davis. While Davis...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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