Category: ‘First Basemen’

New York Mets Hoping Lucas Duda’s Strong Game 4 Performance Carries Over to World Series
October 23rd, 2015 at 1:49 PM
For most of the postseason, New York Mets' first baseman Lucas Duda has been in a horrible slump. Entering Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday night, Duda had gone just 3 for 24 with one RBI and 13 strikeouts in eight games. Duda managed to turn his playoffs around...

Lucas Duda’s Struggles Hurting New York Mets in NLDS
October 14th, 2015 at 8:39 PM
The New York Mets have to win tomorrow night or else their season is over. With no margin for error, the Mets can't afford to have any automatic outs in their lineup. The Mets' worst hitter by far in this series has been first baseman Lucas Duda, who is just...

Minor League Mondays: Dominic Smith Improving for Port St. Lucie
June 22nd, 2015 at 2:31 PM
As another top draft pick joined the system this weekend, Mets 101 thought it would be a good time to check up on another top draft pick in the Sandy Alderson era. With everyone being inundated of stories about how Michael Conforto is tearing up the minors (he's hitting .377...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, May 2015: Lucas Duda
June 3rd, 2015 at 2:16 PM
Despite the fact the New York Mets finished below .500 for the month of May, there was a lot of competition for our Met of the Month Award. April's winner, closer Jeurys Familia, certainly had the stats to make a compelling argument. Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey also pitched very...

New York Mets Will Need Lucas Duda to Keep Hitting with David Wright Out
April 16th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
One of the New York Mets' hottest hitters at the start of the season has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Entering Wednesday night's game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Duda was hitting .345 to lead the team. Duda also has driven in five runs even though he has yet to homer,...