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Mets don’t plan to trade Lucas Duda

Mets don’t plan to trade Lucas Duda

Duda is firmly a part of the Mets’ 2017 plans. There had been a lot of speculation at the Winter Meetings about whether or not the Mets would trade Jay Bruce or Curtis Granderson—or both. But one thing the Mets won’t do is trade Lucas Duda and move an outfielder to first base. Sandy Alderson shot down the idea this morning, saying the Mets are “not contemplating” such a move. Duda, who is set to be a free agent after the 2017 season, spent most of last year on the disabled list with a stress fracture in his back. When he did see the field, his production was hampered by his...
Amazin Avenue Dec 3, 2016
Lucas Duda is Good

Lucas Duda is Good

A stress fracture in his back was not. Like fellow starting infielders Neil Walker and David Wright, Duda missed a huge chunk of the 2016 season with a back injury, as a stress fracture forced him to the disabled list on May 20. Unlike Walker and Wright, Duda finished the season with some semblance of health, returning as a part-time first baseman and pinch hitter for the final two weeks of the regular season. He was left off the Wild Card game roster, both because he was not fully up to game speed and because dominating lefty Madison Bumgarner started the game for the Giants. Before his...
Mets 360 Nov 23, 2016

A first base plan for the Mets in 2017

In 2014 Lucas Duda took over as the Mets starting first baseman. He played 153 games that year, and in 2015 he played 135 games. However, in 2016 he was limited to only 47 games due to a back injury,…Read more →

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