Tag: Lucas Duda

Mets Fans Have Dusted Off Their Gear

An article by posted on May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fans Have Dusted Off Their Gear

Until this passed weekend, it had been almost three years since the last time I was in New York City and at Citi Field. It was August 6th, 2013: The MLB debut of soon-to-be-folk-hero Wilmer Flores, a game started by Jenrry Mejia, won by Scott Atchison, and saved by LaTroy Hawkins. At that moment, the Mets were […]

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Granderson And His iPad

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson And His iPad

Curtis Granderson has brought more to the New York Mets besides his power bat, keen eye at the plate, and his penchant for coming through in the clutch. Granderson has the grand distinction of being an amateur videographer, in the social media aspect anyway. He along with Daniel Muno and John Mayberry Jr. started the […]

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Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

USA Today Sports/Photo by Anthony Gruppuso With the scent of Sunday’s winning streak coming to an end still fresh in the Citi Field air, Mets elder statesman Bartolo Colon reached into his bag of tricks to pull off a milestone on Monday. Pitching 8 innings of shutout ball, Colon captured his 220th career victory surpassing […]

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Could Lucas Duda Be Ready To Break Out?

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Could Lucas Duda Be Ready To Break Out?

During last night’s 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves, Lucas Duda hit a bomb in his first at-bat. Normally when Duda hits a homer, its the beginning of another hot streak. Lucas is sure to continue to benefit from a lengthy Mets lineup that includes Yoenis Cespedes, and new teammates Neil Walker and Asdrubal Cabrera. “Those […]

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The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

After a slow start to the season for many of the New York Mets, it seems they’ve found their groove over the last two weeks, having gone 9-2 before Wednesday night’s finale against the Cincinnati Reds. Most of the players in Mets lineup were off to slow starts to begin the year, including Yoenis Cespedes […]

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Lucas Duda Implementing New Pregame Regimen

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Implementing New Pregame Regimen

Lucas Duda had an addiction that not too many of us knew about, swinging. Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Duda and his hitting coach, Kevin Long on the issue. Duda, was said to take an average of 200 swings between batting practice and the cage on any given day. It took […]

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Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

Every so often you might peruse through the Mets minor league statistics, see who’s on a hitting streak, latest pitching highlights, or how the teams are faring in the standings. I for one love to go on MiLB.com and dissect some minor league numbers, as all of us try to predict who might have a […]

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Duda Still Haunted By Errant Game 5 Throw, Looking For Redemption

An article by posted on February 19, 2016 0 Comments
Duda Still Haunted By Errant Game 5 Throw, Looking For Redemption

It was Game 5 of the 2015 World Series the Mets were holding onto a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the ninth inning with one out when Salvador Perez hit a ground ball to David Wright. The ball was cleanly fielded and Wright looked back Eric Hosmer to third before throwing to Lucas Duda […]

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Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

A year ago, the Mets showed up to Spring Training bursting with enthusiasm and swagger, with many of the players going on record saying they were going to be in the postseason and playing October baseball. It was David Wright, Terry Collins and Matt Harvey who first started talking about playing in the postseason as far back as December of […]

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Mets 2016 Payroll Projects To $139 Million

An article by posted on January 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Payroll Projects To $139 Million

Here is the most current Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($120.125 Million) Yoenis Cespedes – $27.5 Million David Wright - $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson - $16.0 Million Asdrubal Cabrera – $8.25 Million Bartolo Colon – $7.25 Million Lucas Duda - $6.725 Million Alejandro De Aza - $5.75 Million Antonio Bastardo – $5.375 Million Addison Reed – $5.3 Million Matt […]

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