Category: ‘First Basemen’

Lucas Duda Shut Down for Another Month After Back Flares Up
August 3rd, 2016 at 5:11 PM
The New York Mets won't be able to expect any contributions from first baseman Lucas Duda any time soon. Duda, who has been on the disabled list since mid-May with a stress fracture in his back, has been shut down for 30 days after his back flared up again, Kristie...

Minor League Mondays: Peter Alonso Gets Off to Fast Start for Brooklyn
August 1st, 2016 at 8:29 AM
The New York Mets have seen some of their 2016 draft picks make their professional debuts in recent days, and one guy who has hit the ground running is first baseman Peter Alonso. Alonso, the Mets' second round pick from the University of Florida, was known for his offensive ability...

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...