Tag: Lucas Duda

MMO Game Recap: Mets 10, Nationals 2

An article by posted on March 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 10, Nationals 2

The Mets (15-11) crushed the Nationals (9-12) on Saturday afternoon, winning 10-2 at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom pitched for the Mets and was terrific, allowing just 1 run on 4 hits in 7 innings, striking out 4 and walking 2. The Mets got a runner on in the bottom of the first against Stephen Strasburg […]

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Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

Adam Rubin (ESPN) reported that the Mets now plan on starting Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching this year.  “He just faced two of the best lefties in the game and went up there with a great approach,” said manager Terry Collins, who was referring to Duda’s recent success against AL veteran southpaws David Price and […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

The Mets (11-9) beat the Yankees (12-8) by a score of 6-0 on Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey (!!!) got the start for the Mets and was awesome, throwing 5.2 scoreless innings of 2-hit ball, striking out 4 and walking none while throwing 60 pitches. The Mets got it going early against CC […]

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Injury Updates: Duda Making Progress, d’Arnaud Making Trip To Disney

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
Injury Updates: Duda Making Progress, d’Arnaud Making Trip To Disney

Here are some injury updates from Port St. Lucie: Catcher Travis d’Arnaud, who cut his left ring finger Sunday did not play, but will make the trip Tuesday to Disney against Atlanta. Lucas Duda was cranking them out Monday in batting practice. Duda, who was sidelined for nearly three weeks with a strained left intercostal […]

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Duda Swings A Bat For First Time In Weeks

An article by posted on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Swings A Bat For First Time In Weeks

Some good news out of Port St. Lucie as first baseman  Lucas Duda finally hit off a batting tee on Wednesday. It was the first time he’s swung a bat in almost four weeks since straining an intercostal muscle near his rib cage. Duda received a cortisone shot for the strain, which he dealt with once […]

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Beyond the Mets ‘Core Four’

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Beyond the Mets ‘Core Four’

Despite Winter Storm Watches in the Northeast and the gloomy fog and cold that has encapsulated my Atlanta home for the past 3 months, it is finally time to play ball in South Florida, and I am abuzz with excitement! Yes, every Spring I reach for what are usually unrealistic expectations regarding our Mets, and […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

Very few backstops have the ability to manipulate the strike zone and manufacture K’s like Travis d’Arnaud. That talent immediately caught the eye of the Mets front office following his 2013 debut.  His quick hands translates at the plate into raw power and bat speed. There were obstacles and defensive flaws that d’Arnaud had to hurdle last […]

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Mets Captain Is Locked On, Wright Says Playoffs Or Bust

An article by posted on January 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Captain Is Locked On, Wright Says Playoffs Or Bust

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post caught up with David Wright who is swinging a bat again pain free and insists he is right where he needs to be for 2015, a season in which he expects to be playing in October. “I fully expect us to be in the playoffs,” the 32-year-old Wright said. […]

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Murphy, Duda, Mejia, Gee, Tejada File For Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy, Duda, Mejia, Gee, Tejada File For Arbitration

As expected, Jenrry Mejia, Dillon Gee, Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada were among the 172 players who filed for salary arbitration on Tuesday. MLB teams now have until Friday to submit their bids for each player, although keep in mind both sides can still negotiate before their arbitration hearings and agree to a deal. […]

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