Tag: Lucas Duda

Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

A simple search of my Twitter feed, or my comment history on this site will reveal a strong dislike for Lucas Duda (as a baseball player, I don’t know the man). This spring when the Mets were auditioning both Duda and the since traded Ike Davis for the everyday first base spot, I strongly backed […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Hollywood Hulk

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Hollywood Hulk

The Mets continued their West Coast road trip and stopped by Los Angeles for a 3 game set against the N.L. West leading Dodgers. NY dropped 2 of 3, but unlike previous series, there were great individual takeaways for players looking to lock up their positions for 2015 and beyond. Conversely, the veterans were showed […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Dodgers 3

An article by posted on August 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Dodgers 3

The Mets (61-70) were able to salvage the final game of their road trip this afternoon at Dodger Stadium, defeating the Dodgers (74-58) by a score of 11-3. What you should know: The Dodgers got on the board first in the bottom of the first inning, as Adrian Gonzalez hit a two out double and […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Bay Watch

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Bay Watch

The Mets concluded their brief two game set against the Oakland A’s and yet again, walked away with a split.  To quote ACDC’s late Bon Scott, “I’m hot, and when I’m not, I’m cold as ice”.  That pretty much sums up this series, this season and this team.  Below is a 3 up/3 down review […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 4, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 4, Mets 1

The Mets (57-65) lost to the Nationals (66-53) by a score of 4-1 on Thursday night at Citi Field. Dillon Gee got the start for the Mets and was decent, but got punished for his mistakes. Gee left one out over the plate to Adam LaRoche in the 1st and had a pitch cut out […]

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Collins Says Duda Needs To Earn The Everyday First Base Job

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Duda Needs To Earn The Everyday First Base Job

So as you may have noticed, Lucas Duda started at first base for the Mets on Tuesday against lefthander Gio Gonzalez and went 0-for-3 before contributing a two-out RBI single once Gonzalez left the game. So what? Does that mean we give up trying to get the big guy on track against lefthanded pitching, the final […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Brewers 0

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Brewers 0

The New York Mets took on the Milwaukee Brewers this afternoon at Miller Park. The Mets were looking for the series split against Milwaukee, and to finish .500 on their ten game road trip. Jacob deGrom took the mound for the Amazin’s, as Jimmy Nelson got the start for the Brewers. What you should know: […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Brewers 2

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Brewers 2

Bang… Bang… Boom!!! The Mets delighted fans on Friday night, with a thrilling come from behind win to even up the series against the Brewers.  Yovani Gallardo had the Mets searching for answers all night until the ninth when Brewers brought in K-Rod.  Murphy led the inning off with a double and later came in […]

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Lucas Duda: The Mets Most Pleasant Surprise in 2014

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda:  The Mets Most Pleasant Surprise in 2014

Nobody wanted Ike Davis patrolling the first base bag at Citi Field this year more than me. In several posts over the off-season I outlined my arguments why I believed that if the Mets chose to go within the organization at first base it made baseball sense that Davis was their man. Recent history with […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Padres 4

An article by posted on July 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Padres 4

The New York Mets (46-50) took on the San Diego Padres (41-55) tonight at PETCO Park, with Bartolo Colon facing off against Ian Kennedy. After going 8-2 in their last homestand going into the All-Star Break, the Mets were looking to keep the momentum going in the second half. What you should know: The Mets […]

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