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MetsBlog Dec 6, 2014

ICYMI: Lucas Duda is a good bet to repeat his strong 2014

This post was originally published on Dec. 4… Brian P. Mangan: In order for the Mets to be successful next season, they will need Lucas Duda to repeat his career year from 2014. Thankfully, no matter where I look, I …
New York Post Dec 5, 2014
One weak spot that could cost Mets’ Duda an everyday 1B job

One weak spot that could cost Mets’ Duda an everyday 1B job

Lucas Duda wants to be the Mets’ everyday first baseman in 2015, but even a 30-homer season hasn’t inflated his ego enough to make him believe he’s entitled to such...
New York Daily News Dec 5, 2014
Mets' Lucas Duda out to get righted vs. lefties

Mets' Lucas Duda out to get righted vs. lefties

After a breakout 2014, Lucas Duda was quickly reminded there is still work to do when the Mets signed Michael Cuddyer.
Newsday Dec 4, 2014

Even after breakout season, Lucas Duda willing to platoon with Mets

Lucas Duda says he's willing to do whatever it takes to propel the Mets toward the postseason next year, even if it means sharing duties at first base as part of a platoon.
Newark Star-Ledger Dec 4, 2014

Would Mets' Lucas Duda be fine with platoon at first base?

Duda could also benefit from working with new hitting coach Kevin Long, who had success helping Curtis Granderson with similar troubles during their time with the Yankees. Long says he has some ideas on how to minimize those struggles.

Duda looking to improve vs. lefties

When the Mets acquired Michael Cuddyer, they solidified their outfield while also adding a right-handed bat who could serve at first base against lefties, at needed. How much the Mets use Cuddyer at first will depend on Lucas Duda’s performance …
MetsBlog Dec 4, 2014

Lucas Duda is confident, but OK with platoon if it helps Mets win

Lucas Duda is confident he’ll hit left-handed pitching in 2015, but he’s OK platooning with Michael Cuddyer if that is what is best for the team, he told reporters during a conference call Thursday. “I have confidence in myself,” Duda …

Duda still believes he can hit southpaws

Yuki Taguchi/Lucas Duda is welcomed back to the dugout by other MLB All-Stars after scoring on a passed ball at the Sapporo Dome on Nov. 18.NEW YORK -- The Mets can use new acquisition Michael Cuddyer at first base against left-handed pitchers next season if Lucas Duda struggles. Still, Duda suggested Thursday he has confidence he can succeed against southpaws. Duda hit .180 with two homers and 10 RBIs in 111 at-bats against left-handers this past season.
KFFL Dec 4, 2014

Mets | Lucas Duda unlikely to platoon next season

The New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda is unlikely to be platooned at first base ...
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 23, 2014

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.

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