Tag: Lucas Duda

Collins Cites Outfield Defense In Decision To Option Duda To Triple-A

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Cites Outfield Defense In Decision To Option Duda To Triple-A

Mets have recalled Lucas Duda from his rehab and then optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game and it was clear the decision was based more on his defensive deficiencies more than anything else. “You know, with what we’ve got in the outfield and with what Ike (Davis) […]

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Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

In less than two months Eric Young Jr. has made himself a favorite among Mets fans. He plays with a dynamic of speed and hustle that this team has sorely missed and it has been fun to watch. Coming into the season, the outfield was the biggest question mark defensively and no one knew who […]

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Featured Post: Charting the Remainder of the Mets 2013 Season

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Charting the Remainder of the Mets 2013 Season

Larry Brooks penned a thought provoking column in the New York Post that magnifies the dilemma facing the Met front office in deciding how to play out the remainder of the 2013 season. A decent month of July baseball energized the Met faithful and made the Citi Field product a whole lot more satisfying to […]

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Why Is Duda Playing The Outfield Instead Of First Base During His Rehab?

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Why Is Duda Playing The Outfield Instead Of First Base During His Rehab?

Lucas Duda has moved into the third and final stage of his rehab from a strained intercostal muscle. He appeared as a pinch hitter in last night’s 5-2 win over the Memphis Cardinals, walking in his only plate appearance. Judging by how he’s performed thus far in the Gulf Coast League and Florida State League, he […]

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With Wilmer Flores Now A Met, Is Justin Turner Out?

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
With Wilmer Flores Now A Met, Is Justin Turner Out?

Now that Wilmer Flores has finally been promoted to the Mets, the big question now becomes who’s the odd man out? Gun to my head, I’d have to say Justin Turner is the man on the bubble… Yeah, yeah, yeah I know he’s gritty, he’s fun to watch, he’s got red hair, and sometimes he […]

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Royals vs Mets: Wheeler On Mound For Rubber Match, Satin Batting Third

An article by posted on August 4, 2013 0 Comments
Royals vs Mets: Wheeler On Mound For Rubber Match, Satin Batting Third

ROYALS (55-52) at METS (49-59) RHP Ervin Santana (7-6, 3.03) vs. RHP Zack Wheeler (4-1, 3.55) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game […]

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Saying No To Trumbo

An article by posted on July 30, 2013 0 Comments
Saying No To Trumbo

The Mets find themselves in a real tricky spot heading into 2014. Whether we like it or not, what we thought was a sure thing – is now far from it. The Mets have no answer at First Base anymore. It’s a rare moment when a franchise goes from thinking they have a cornerstone franchise […]

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Duda’s Rehab Moves To St. Lucie, But Questions Remain About His Future

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Duda’s Rehab Moves To St. Lucie, But Questions Remain About His Future

Attempting to comeback from an intercostal strain, Lucas Duda played another nine innings for the GCL Mets yesterday as he continues to work his way back to the big league team. Duda went 0-for-4, making him hitless in 16 plate appearances with one walk. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets left fielder […]

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D’Arnaud/Duda Rehabbed With GCL Team Today

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud/Duda Rehabbed With GCL Team Today

If you missed it on Monday, top prospect Travis d’Arnaud was cleared to begin game action again as he works his way back from a metatarsal fracture in his left foot. He did indeed take the field, alongside Lucas Duda, with the GCL team today and started at catcher, which is great news. Alderson himself […]

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Here Is The Math On Byrd…

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Here Is The Math On Byrd…

Yesterday, during the game, I tweeted the following after Marlon Byrd launched his 17th home run of the season: Marlon Byrd > Michael Bourn X 2 Marlon Byrd > Justin Upton + BJ Upton Marlon Byrd > Scott Hairston X 10 Marlon Byrd just freaking rocks! — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) July 21, 2013 Anybody disagree with me? […]

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