Category: ‘First Basemen’

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,...

New York Mets, Lucas Duda Shelve Contract Talks for Now
April 6th, 2015 at 9:15 AM
The New York Mets and Lucas Duda were unable to reach agreement on a long term extension before the season began. As a result, both sides have chosen to shelve the talks for now, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The talks were halted so that Duda could focus on...

Report: New York Mets Talking Contract Extension with Lucas Duda
March 29th, 2015 at 5:43 AM
In an interesting development, it appears the New York Mets are willing to discuss a contract extension with first baseman Lucas Duda. The talks, first reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post, could see the Mets looking to lock Duda up to a contract that will buy out...