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MLB hot stove: Oakland Athletics trade for Ike Davis, make room on roster by cutting another ex-Met

It was the end of a tumultuous 2014 season for Davis. He came into spring training vying to be the Mets' starting first baseman but losing a competition with Lucas Duda.
MetsBlog Nov 20, 2014

Duda goes 3-3 in Japan finale

Lucas Duda, playing right field, went 3-3 with a double and a walk in the finale of the Japan All-Star Series. For the full box score >> Click here…

Duda finishes trip 3-for-3, in right field

Lucas Duda #21 LFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda went 3-for-3 with a walk and started in right field in the final game of the MLB All-Stars' trip to Japan. MLB lost the game, 6-4, in Okinawa. The Japan squad won four of the six games during the exhibition tour.
MetsBlog Nov 18, 2014

Duda goes 1-3 in Japan…

Lucas Duda went 1-3 with a double and a run scored as the MLB All-Stars beat the Japan Samurai on Tuesday. Duda played left field and scored on a passed ball. For the boxscore >> Read more……

Duda, MLB All-Stars no-hit in Japan

Lucas Duda #21 LFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- After watching the previous two Japan Series games from the bench, Lucas Duda started at first base on Saturday at the Tokyo Dome. He went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts and a walk as the MLB All-Stars were no-hit by their Japanese counterparts in a 4-0 loss. Duda may now see more action. Robinson Cano, who was hit by a pitch, reportedly has a broken toe and is done for the Japan Series, which should further open up the DH spot.

Duda appears on NL MVP ballot

Lucas Duda #21 LFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Lucas Duda's 30-homer season netted him an appearance on one of 30 NL MVP ballots. Hal McCoy of the Dayton (Ohio) Daily News voted Duda eighth on the 10-man ballot. Duda currently is in Japan with a team of MLB All-Stars.
MetsBlog Nov 11, 2014

Duda in Japan…

Lucas Duda went 0-2 with two strikeouts in the first game of the Japan All-Star Series. He played left field for the MLB All-Stars, who won 8-7 >> Read more at MLB.com.…

Duda plays LF in initial Japanese action

PHOENIX -- Lucas Duda won't be playing outfield with the Mets in 2015, especially after the signing of Michael Cuddyer. But Duda was back in his old, uncomfortable position Monday as the MLB All-Stars beat a Hanshin/Yomiuri squad in an exhibition, 8-7, in Koshien, Japan to kick off the Asian tour. Duda went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts and left three men on base after coming off the bench to play left field for the final five innings. The second ball in play by the Japanese squad after Duda entered was a lineout to him for the second out of the fifth inning.

Duda will play some outfield in Japan

Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- MLB has announced its official squad for its All-Star tour of Japan, which begins with an exhibition game Tuesday in Koshien against members of the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants. And one thing jumped out: Lucas Duda is listed as an infielder/outfielder. A Mets official confirmed that Duda will see action at first base, the outfield and DH during the seven games in Japan that run through Nov.

Duda on All-Star team; roster moves

Mets first baseman Lucas Duda will be part of the MLB All-Star team that will play five games against Japan’s National Team from Nov. 12-18. Duda had a breakout year in 2014, hitting a career-high 30 homers and driving in …
MetsBlog Oct 31, 2014

Lucas Duda will travel to Japan for All-Star Series

Lucas Duda will participate in the MLB All-Star tour of Japan, the team announced. “It’s an honor for me to be part of this team,” Duda said in a release. “I hear the stadiums will be packed and the …

Duda officially on Japan trip

Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda officially will be participating in the major league All-Star tour of Japan, which includes games Nov. 11-20. The event includes games in Koshien, Osaka, Tokyo, Sapporo and Okinawa.

Salary projection: Lucas Duda

John Bazemore/Associated PressLucas Duda is projected to earn $4.25 million in 2015. First up, this detailed report from the Pace Law team on Lucas Duda's projected 2015 salary ... Lucas Duda entered 2014 in a first-base platoon with Ike Davis. Duda ended the season entrenched at the position. While Davis failed to take advantage of his opportunity and was dealt to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Duda established himself as the Mets’ top power-hitting threat after David Wright turned in an injury-plagued campaign.

Lucas Duda may head to Japan

Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda may participate in the MLB All-Star tour of Japan, although a team official said it has not firmly been decided. The event includes games in Koshien, Osaka, Tokyo, Sapporo and Okinawa from Nov. 11-20. Among the high-profile players participating are Bryce Harper, Jose Altuve and Justin Morneau.

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