Tag: Lucas Duda

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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Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

At one point in his career, David Wright was the young prospect looking to make a name for himself with the big club, the new kid on the block surrounded by veterans. Marc Carig of Newsday writes that even though the Mets had the key players to make a run at the title during Wright’s early years, […]

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Can Mets Own This City As Long As Wilpons Own This Team?

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Can Mets Own This City As Long As Wilpons Own This Team?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says the Mets are in the perfect position to take back control of New York from the Yankees. “You may remember how they were going to be carried back into the warm embrace of this city by Generation K. It was an idea that so frightened George Steinbrenner […]

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Mets Power Surge Offers a Glimmer of Hope

An article by posted on July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Power Surge Offers a Glimmer of Hope

With Travis d’Arnaud’s 7th inning home run in last night’s ball game, the Mets have homered in 9 consecutive contests at Citi Field. This marks the longest such streak since the club moved over from Shea in 2009. Despite an overhaul of the sprawling dimensions at Citi Field prior to the 2012 season, the spacious […]

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Murphy Earns First All Star Selection, Lone Mets Representative

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Earns First All Star Selection, Lone Mets Representative

July 6 – Updated 8:00 PM Major League Baseball tonight announced that Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy was selected to his first All-Star team as National League Manager Mike Matheny’s selection. The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will take place July 15 at Minnesota’s Target Field. Murphy is the third Mets second baseman named to […]

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MMO Game Recap: Brewers 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Brewers 3, Mets 1

The Mets (29-36) lost to the Brewers (39-27) by a score of 3-1 on Wednesday night at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and was decent, but nothing more. DeGrom gave up 3 runs on 9 hits and a walk in 5.2 innings, striking out 4 and throwing 107 pitches. DeGrom […]

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