Tag: Lucas Duda

Mets Opening Day Payroll Currently At $108 Million

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Payroll Currently At $108 Million

With the New York Mets recently reaching pre-arbitration settlements with five of their eligible players, and the addition of free agent Alejandro De Aza to a one year deal worth $5.75 million dollars, here is the most current Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($78.05 Million) David Wright – $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson – […]

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Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

According to Mets manager Terry Collins, infielder Wilmer Flores could possibly get some playing time at first base during Spring Training because there’s a good chance he’ll be the primary backup to Lucas Duda this season barring any new additions. “We’re got to give Wilmer a chance to play around the infield a little bit […]

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Mets Checked In With 1B/OF Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Checked In With 1B/OF Ryan Raburn

According to Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record, the Mets have checked in on free agent outfielder Ryan Raburn. I wrote about Raburn last week as a potential option for the Mets as a bench player who could give Terry Collins some valuable flexibility as a player who can play both corner outfield spots as well […]

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Ask MMO: Trading Duda and Wheeler for Todd Frazier

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Ask MMO: Trading Duda and Wheeler for Todd Frazier

Derek G. asks… I saw this trade proposed by MetsBlog and wanted to get one of your opinions on it. Would you trade Lucas Duda and Zack Wheeler to the Reds for Todd Frazier? Frazier could replace Duda at first base and immediately give the Mets a more consistent hitter that can bat third or […]

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Mets Not Looking To Deal d’Arnaud or Plawecki

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Looking To Deal d’Arnaud or Plawecki

I wanted to update this post in which I argued that the Mets should not trade either of their two young catchers for the reasons I outlined below. The question came up last night at the Boca Raton Hotel and Resort, the site of the GM Meetings. Assistant GM John Ricco was asked if the […]

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Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

An article by posted on November 10, 2015 0 Comments
Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

New York Mets captain David Wright has played third base in his entire major league career so far and has been pretty solid at it. He is a two time Gold Glover who won the award at third base back in 2007 and 2008 and his defense has been good for a long time. Until […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Player Will Shine and Bust Out In The World Series?

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Player Will Shine and Bust Out In The World Series?

Which Mets player will bust out in the World Series like Daniel Murphy did in the NLCS? Brian Greenzang – This is Yoenis Cespedes’ time to shine. This is his final chance to showcase himself to show the player he is as he gets ready to enter a big free agency opportunity for himself. As long as […]

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Opinion: What Are The Odds Murphy Accepts Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Opinion: What Are The Odds Murphy Accepts Qualifying Offer?

I guess we should start getting used to a constant cycle of these types of posts as each beat writer and national journalist take turns over the next five weeks confirming what is now the common sense decision that the Mets are leaning toward extending Daniel Murphy a one-year qualifying offer. The latest confirmation of said […]

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Duda Rewards Collins With Huge Night At The Plate

An article by posted on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Rewards Collins With Huge Night At The Plate

After battling through a slump for the entire postseason, Lucas Duda broke out in epic fashion last night. He blasted a three run shot off Jason Hammel in the first inning, and he later crushed a two run double in the third that gave the Mets a 5-0 lead. His five RBI performance ties a […]

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Lucas Duda’s Struggles In Postseason Have Hurt Mets

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda’s Struggles In Postseason Have Hurt Mets

Before flying out in his final at-bat during Tuesday night’s game four, Lucas Duda had struck out in six consecutive plate appearances. Overall, Lucas has gone 2-for-15 in the NLDS with 0 HR and 0 RBI’s. Duda is a big part of this line-up and the Mets need to have him get it going in […]

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