Tag: Lucas Duda

Top 10 Met Moments From the First Half

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Top 10 Met Moments From the First Half

As we prepare for the final 73 games of the New York Mets’ (regular) season, this seems like as good a time as any to take a quick look back at the club’s ten best moments of the first three months of 2015. Honorable Mention: Noah Syndergaard’s Debut (May 12) Though it may have been […]

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Lucas Duda Sighting At Citi Field… No Not That One, The Good One

An article by posted on July 11, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Sighting At Citi Field… No Not That One, The Good One

He’s Baa-aack… Or maybe not, but during the Mets 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was an actual Lucas Duda sighting at Citi Field No, not that wind-sucking Lucas Duda we’ve seen over the last two months, but the deluxe version we remember from April and May when he boasted a .989 OPS. For the […]

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A Frustrated Lucas Duda Owns Up To Offensive Struggles

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
A Frustrated Lucas Duda Owns Up To Offensive Struggles

Lucas Duda continues to struggle mightily at the plate and Wednesday night’s 0-for-5 performance with four strikeouts might have been his worst showing yet. He followed that up with another hitless performance and two more strikeouts in the 6-1 loss in the series finale against the Cubs. “It’s a pretty prolonged stretch for me, just […]

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Duda And Cuddyer Are Struggling To Produce

An article by posted on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Duda And Cuddyer Are Struggling To Produce

During the just concluded Mets road trip that included a seven game losing streak, the team received very poor production from Lucas Duda or Michael Cuddyer. While many of the lineup’s struggles could be blamed on injuries, the middle of the order is simply failing to step up during the absences of David Wright and […]

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Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

The Mets are hanging tough with the Nationals at the top of the division after two months of play. But unlike the last Mets team to win the NL East (2006), this year’s team doesn’t feature elite position players anywhere on the diamond. It’s not a coincidence that, while the ’06 Mets accounted for half […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 3

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 3

The Mets (25-21) beat the Phillies (19-28) by a score of 6-3 on Monday afternoon at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon pitched well for the Mets after a horrendous performance his last time out. The newly-minted 42 year-old allowed three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings, striking out six. The Mets got […]

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Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

The following is a conversation between Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez that I transcribed from Sunday’s Mets vs Pirates broadcast. The two of them spent about 15 minutes discussing why Mets players suffer so many injuries to their muscles, joints and ligaments. Gary: For all that this Mets organization has done to minimize injuries, including […]

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No Time Like The Present To Honor Our Past

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
No Time Like The Present To Honor Our Past

Ready? Set? Go!!! Quick. Name FIVE San Diego Padres to have their number retired. A few weeks back I needed to get recharged and drove one hour north of Las Vegas to Valley of Fire State Park. One of the many things to see amongst the 42,000 acres of red sandstone formations, shifting sand dunes […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Cardinals 1

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Cardinals 1

Tonight, a game that looked like it would be all about Matt Harvey turned into a marathon in which the Mets’ ace was practically an afterthought. After 14 innings (and 4 hours and 14 minutes), the Mets (23-16) edged out the Cardinals (25-13) by a score of 2-1. Early on, the game looked like a […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Brewers 1

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Brewers 1

The Mets (22-16) beat the Brewers (13-25) by a score of 5-1 on Sunday afternoon  in the rubber game of their three-game set at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard shined in his second MLB start, allowing three hits, a walk, and a hit batsman in six innings of one-run ball. After the rookie struck out two […]

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