Category: ‘First Basemen’

Lucas Duda Resumes Baseball Activities for First Time Since May
July 21st, 2016 at 4:10 PM
One of the often forgotten injuries for the New York Mets is first baseman Lucas Duda's back. Duda has been sidelined since May 23rd with a stress fracture in his back, an injury that was initially projected to require 4-6 weeks of rest before he could resume baseball activities. It...

Minor League Mondays: Dilson Herrera, Dominic Smith Will Represent Mets at All Star Futures Game
July 4th, 2016 at 9:40 AM
The All Star Game is next week, and there are a lot of unique activities associated with the Mid-Summer Classic. One of the more underrated aspects of All Star Week is the Futures Game, where a collection of the brightest prospects in baseball play an All Star Game divided into...

New York Mets Sign Second Round Pick Peter Alonso
June 30th, 2016 at 8:50 AM
The New York Mets agreed to terms with another one of their draft picks yesterday. Peter Alonso, the Mets' second round pick from the University of Florida, has signed a contract with the Mets worth $909,000 dollars,'s Jim Callis reports. The Mets will assign Alonso, a first baseman, to...

James Loney Has Been Everything New York Mets Could Have Hoped for at First
June 25th, 2016 at 10:20 AM
When Lucas Duda went down with a stress fracture in his back, many pundits figured the New York Mets would take a look at James Loney as a stop gap option. Loney was playing in the San Diego Padres' farm system and having a strong year after being cut by...

New York Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso in Second Round
June 10th, 2016 at 12:04 AM
After spending their first two draft picks on starting pitchers, the New York Mets finally selected a college bat. The Mets used their second round draft pick, the 64th overall, on first baseman Peter Alonso. Alonso, 21, plays for the University of Florida and is hitting .368 with 12 homers...