Tag: Lucas Duda

How About Some Offense, Please?

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
How About Some Offense, Please?

  According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, manager Terry Collins suggested he might give our current lineup a month — with Curtis Granderson No. 2, Daniel Murphy No. 4 and Lucas Duda No. 6 — before eventually placing Duda in the cleanup spot. “We’ve put a lot on Lucas’ plate in the past week,” Collins said about the reluctance to […]

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MMO Morning Grind: The Cautionary Tale of John Buck

An article by posted on April 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Cautionary Tale of John Buck

Good morning, Mets fans! Nice win yesterday! We’re over 500. Can we get to 90? Time will tell. Anyway, we’ve reached the point in the season where we can start to throw around terms like “good start” and “bad start” for certain players. But stats at this point in the season can still be incredibly […]

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Duda is Mashing the Ball, Will Not Play in the Outfield

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Duda is Mashing the Ball, Will Not Play in the Outfield

After sustaining injuries to Juan Lagares and Curtis Granderson on Monday night, Terry Collins said on Tuesday that he is not planning to use Lucas Duda in the outfield moving forward. “We made the commitment to play him there,” Collins said about Duda playing only first base. “I think putting him back in left field will take away […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Reds 3

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Reds 3

The New York Mets defeated the Cincinnati Reds tonight at Citi Field by the score of 4-3. This was the first win of the season for the Mets, now with a 1-3 record on the season. Jenrry Mejia started for the Mets and had a solid outing despite some control issues. He allowed just one […]

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Did We Do Enough To Improve The Offense?

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Did We Do Enough To Improve The Offense?

The moving trucks are leaving Florida. The hopes of a last second deal have faded. In just a matter of days, our beloved Mets, with a near certain 25 man-roster, will take the field in Queens and the 2014 MLB season will commence. So the question becomes, is this team as we know it, improved […]

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From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

So it’s looks as though the Mets will be carrying both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda on the 25-man roster come Monday’s Opening Day. The injuries to both this spring precluded the team from being confident in naming a starter. It does look like though that Davis will get the first crack at the position. […]

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Both Duda and Davis Will Be On Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Both Duda and Davis Will Be On Opening Day Roster

March 25 Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will share time at first and also designated hitter. Josh Satin will still get […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Twins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Twins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets are in Fort Myers today to take on the Minnesota Twins at 1:05 PM. Dillon Gee will oppose Ricky Nolasco. Unfortunately, the game will not be broadcast on TV or radio. But MMO is on site and I asked Dave to jump into our game thread and share any insights, quotes, images, etc. […]

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ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

The first base battle between Ike Davis and Lucas Duda has yet to get underway in Grapefruit League games, but both players seem to be nearing a return to the lineup. Yesterday, they both got at-bats in minor-league camp, with Duda (hamstring) going 3-for-4 with a homer, double and a walk, and Davis (calf)was 1-for-4 […]

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The Underwhelming Mets First Base Battle

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
The Underwhelming Mets First Base Battle

We’re a week into spring training games and the big position battle we’ve been anticipating all winter has thus far been, shall we say…. underwhelming? Ike Davis has calf tightness. Lucas Duda has leg stiffness. Pardon the pun, but are we dealing with a couple of stiffs? In a battle for their Major League lives with […]

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