Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 11 Days

Lucas Duda clubbed a two-run homer Friday against the Marlins.

It was his 14th home run of the season. There was much debate about whether the Mets should trade Duda or Ike Davis, but it looks like they made the right choice. The 28-year-old owns an .841 OPS through 86 games this season and is currently on pace for 20-plus homers and 80-plus RBI.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 13 Days

Lucas Duda went 3-for-3 with two walks, reaching base all five times he came to the plate, in Tuesday's win over the Braves.

Duda doubled twice among his three hits, including hitting an RBI double in the sixth inning. The 28-year-old is batting .260/.359/.485 with 45 RBI in his first extended run as the Mets' everyday first baseman.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 17 Days

Lucas Duda connected for a two-run homer Friday against the Rangers.

Duda also drew two walks and scored two runs. The 28-year-old is quietly putting together a nice season, batting .250/.345/.472 with 13 home runs and 43 RBI. With his power and multi-position eligibility, he's a worthwhile addition in deeper mixed leagues.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 24 Days

Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a two-run single in Friday's loss to the Pirates.

Duda has been an RBI machine, knocking in eight runs over his last five games. He drove in a pair Friday night with a fourth-inning single, staking the Mets to a shortly-held 2-0 lead. On the season, the first baseman is slashing .252/.347/.478 with 12 home runs and 41 RBI.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 25 Days

Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Pirates.

Duda belted a solo shot off of Vance Worley in the fourth inning, putting the Mets on the board. The first baseman has homered on back-to-back nights and four of his last seven games. Duda now carries an impressive .252/.346/.482 slash line with 12 home runs and 39 RBI.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 26 Days

Lucas Duda went 1-for-2 with a pinch-hit three-run home run in Wednesday's loss to the Athletics.

Duda was not in the starting lineup with the lefty Brad Mills on the mound. He pinch-hit for Gonzalez Germen in the eighth with two ducks on the pond and promptly belted a three-run home run to right-center off of Mills to put the Mets on the board, though still trailing at 8-3. The home run was his 11th of the season, and he's now slashing a respectable .252/.348/.473 with 38 RBI on the season.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 1 Month

Lucas Duda went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored Friday against the Padres.

Both of his hits were doubles. Duda was just 2-for-20 (.100) over his last seven games. The 28-year-old could push 20 home runs for the first time this season, but he hasn't been able to hit for average since 2011. He has limited appeal in mixed leagues.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 2 Months

Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Dodgers.

Duda hit his fifth home run of the season when he took Josh Beckett deep in the sixth inning. There was a bit of symmetry as Ike Davis, formerly his competition for the first base job with the Mets, also homered for the Pirates on Tuesday night. The Mets are still hoping to see increased production out of the position, as Duda has an uninspiring .250/.326/.411 slash line in 138 plate appearances.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 2 Months

Lucas Duda is in the Mets' lineup on Saturday.

Duda missed Friday's game with food poisoning, but he woke up feeling better Saturday morning and will start at first base in the Mets' night game against the Phillies.

Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 2 Months

Lucas Duda (food poisoning) will not be in the Mets starting lineup on Saturday.

Duda had hoped to be feeling good enough to go on Saturday after going to the hospital and getting IV fluids on Friday, but it appears that he'll be given another day to rest and get back to full strength. Josh Satin is likely to fill in again for him on Saturday.