Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 5 Hrs
Lucas Duda is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Phillies.
Duda has been the hottest hitter in the Mets' lineup of late, but he'll take a seat against left-hander Cole Hamels. Eric Campbell will make the start at first base.
Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 2 Days
Lucas Duda hit his second game-winning home run in three days on Sunday, as his two-run homer proved to be the difference in the Mets' 2-0 win over the Brewers.
Duda tortured the Brewers in the four-game set, hitting three homers and driving in six. He's got four home runs in his last six games to give him 18 on the season. The first baseman is batting .259/.356/.500 with 56 RBI and has put himself into the mixed league discussion with his recent power surge.
Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 4 Days
Lucas Duda delivered a go-ahead two-run homer in a 3-2 win over the Brewers on Friday.
The Mets entered the top of the ninth inning down 3-0, but David Wright knocked in the first run with an RBI single and Duda followed with a long blast to right-center field. The 28-year-old has now gone deep three times in his last four games and is up to 17 home runs and 53 RBI on the year. It looks like the Mets made the right choice between him and Ike Davis.
Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 5 Days
Lucas Duda walked and homered in four at-bats in Thursday's loss to the Brewers.
Duda was the only one able to figure out Matt Garza, who dominated the Mets. Duda took Garza deep to center for a solo home run in the seventh inning, his club's only run of the evening. The first baseman has quietly been among the most productive at his position, at least offensively, as he is slashing .260/.360/.490 with 16 home runs and 51 RBI.
Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 7 Days
Lucas Duda went 2-for-4 and hit his 15th home run in Tuesday's tilt with the Mariners.
Duda had a nice all-around game. Not only did he smack an eighth inning home run, giving him fifty RBI even on the year, he also stole his third base of the season. You shouldn't hold your breath for another steal any time soon (please don't), but speedster abilities aside, Duda's slashing .261/.357/.485. He's really putting together a nice season.
Lucas Duda 1B/LF NYM 18 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 21 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 25 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 1 Month
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 1 Month
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.