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Apr 16, 2014
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said 1Bs Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are ...
Apr 15, 2014
Lucas Duda went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in Monday's win against Arizona.

Time for Lucas Duda to prove he belongs

NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda knows his job isn't really safe. It’s a little safer than it was prior to Friday, when the New York Mets traded Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates and thus made it official that Duda is their chosen first baseman. But if the Mets thought the trade would take away any pressure Duda felt, well, it may not work. "Maybe a little bit," Duda said Saturday afternoon, before the Mets played the Atlanta Braves. "But I still have to produce.
Mets 360 Apr 18, 2014

Lucas Duda swings, Jeurys Familia’s opponents don’t, Anthony Recker wins

One of the unsung stars of the early going for the Mets has been the offensive production of Lucas Duda. Slowed by an injury in Spring Training, Duda has also suffered somewhat from management’s refusal to solve the three-headed first baseman issue. But when he’s got on the field, Duda has been a productive offensive player. Among those with at least 20 PA, Duda leads the Mets with a 133 OPS+. We’ve seen a much more aggressive Duda at the plate here in the early going. After a 38.5 Swing% last year, Duda currently sports a 45.8 Swing%, which would be a career high. His current best mark...
KFFL Apr 16, 2014

Mets | Lucas Duda, Ike Davis unlikely to be demoted

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said 1Bs Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are ...
MetsBlog Apr 16, 2014

Lucas Duda will not play in the OF, says Terry

Terry Collins said Tuesday that he is not planning to use Lucas Duda in the outfield, as a way to deal with recent injuries on the team. Duda played left field Monday, after Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares were removed from the game. Instead, Eric Young Jr., Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Andrew Brown started for the Mets on […]
Newsday Apr 15, 2014

Lucas Duda will stay at first base, even with Juan Lagares on DL

Lucas Duda has thrived since being named the Mets' starting first baseman, which is why manager Terry Collins has no plans of moving Duda into the outfield.

TC nixes Duda as outfield consideration

PHOENIX -- Although Lucas Duda finished Monday's series opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks out of necessity in left field, Terry Collins said he is not currently considering having Duda see any additional time in the outfield. Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM14 HR3 RBI7 R6 OBP.359 AVG.306 The Mets instead are using an outfield of Eric Young Jr. in left field, Kirk Nieuwenhuis in center and Andrew Brown in right field on Tuesday night.
KFFL Apr 15, 2014

Mets | Committed to Lucas Duda at 1B

New York Mets manager Terry Collins said he's committed to 1B Lucas Duda at first ...
MetsBlog Apr 15, 2014

Lucas Duda is batting .333 since being named primary 1B

Lucas Duda is batting .306 with a .359 OBP, a team-leading three home runs and six RBI in 39 plate appearances this season. He tied a career high with four hits in Monday’s win against the D-Backs, during which he also had two RBI. Duda has started five of nine games since being named the […]
MetsBlog Apr 15, 2014

Video highlights from Monday’s win in Arizona

Lucas Duda’s RBI double in the top of the third >> Watch here on SNY.TV. Curtis Granderson’s RBI single in the top of the fifth >> Watch here on SNY.TV. Duda’s RBI single in the top of the fifth >>  Watch here on SNY.TV.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 15, 2014

Lucas Duda 'looking forward to playing in the outfield' as Mets may need to put him there

Duda seems open to returning to left field, batting away any hint of disappointment that he would have to move there after getting the first sustained crack at first base after a spring training battle with Ike Davis to start there.
Newsday Apr 15, 2014

Lucas Duda has four hits as Mets top Diamondbacks

Of the eight position players that Mets manager Terry Collins penciled into his lineup against the Diamondbacks Monday night, four entered play with batting averages below the Mendoza Line (.200).
Rotoworld Apr 15, 2014

Duda goes 4-for-5 with two RBI in win over AZ - Lucas Duda (1B) New York Mets

Lucas Duda went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in Monday's win against Arizona.
MetsBlog Apr 13, 2014

Video highlights from last night’s win: Duda and Recker homer

Lucas Duda’s solo home run, his third of the season, in the second inning evens the score at one against the Angels. >> Watch at SNY.tv Omar Quintanilla delivers a two-run single in the top of the ninth to extend the Mets’ lead to 6-3 over the Angels. >> Watch at SNY.tv Anthony Recker drives […]
New York Post Apr 11, 2014

Lucas Duda is starting first baseman, except when he isn’t

ATLANTA — The script still calls for Lucas Duda to receive the majority of starts at first base for the Mets. Despite the fact Ike Davis started at first base...
New York Daily News Apr 11, 2014
Mets Insider: Lucas remains Mets Duda at first

Mets Insider: Lucas remains Mets Duda at first

Even though he has played two out of the six games since Lucas Duda has been named the Mets’ starting first baseman, Ike Davis is not in a position to be challenging for the job. Terry Collins said before Davis started in the Mets’ 6-4 win over the Braves Thursday night that the club is committed to Duda.

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