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Looks like the new walls at Citi Field are working out just fine…
Lucas Duda smacks his first home run of the day in the fourth inning against Jair Jurrjens of the Atlanta Braves.
Duda muscles an absolute bomb in the 7th inning against Chad Durbin to put the Mets up 4-2.
David Wright also homered in the game, his first of the season.
BEST OF MAXIM
Lucas Duda Bubbles pop, as home runs fly and blown saves continue. Opening day has been a little crazy so far, well, with 4 different opening days around the league things seemed to be a bit hectic. The first couple of “opening days” saw the 2011 “The Year of the Pitcher” overflow into 2012. However it wasn’t until yesterday when the hitters decided to join the party...
The Dude abides…
“I’d put him up against anybody in the league as far as power.”
That’s what manager Terry Collins had to say after today’s 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves.
Collins also said that he expects Duda to surpass Jason Bay in the batting order, and that he will be going from the six spot in the lineup to the No. 5 hole beginning with the next series against...
There's a downside to this 162 home run season that Lucas Duda is on pace for.It's that you people don't know how to behave yourselves. I'd love for Lucas to hit 35 HR's. Hell I'd be happy with 25. Even if it means putting up with Camptown Races and Working On The Railroad puns. But please, planet earth, the puns have jumped the shark already and he hasn&...
RA Dickey had a good start and the pen once again held down Atlanta's bats. Lucas Duda went 2-4 with 2 solo homers and David Wright went 3-5 with a solo bomb of his own. Kirk Nieuwenhuis got 2 hits in his debut and Josh Thole also kept his hot bat going. The Blob was most impressed with Bobby Parnell who is starting to finally look like a pitcher relying more on location and smarts than brut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lucas Duda homered twice and became the first player to take advantage of the pulled-in fences at Citi Field, leading R.A. Dickey and the New York Mets over the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Saturday.
David Wright kept hitting with a homer and two singles as the Mets improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Coming off a down year and injury-interrupted spring training...
Lucas Duda homered twice and became the first player to take advantage of the pulled-in fences at Citi Field, leading R.A. Dickey and the New York Mets over the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Saturday.
David Wright kept hitting with a homer and two singles as the Mets improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Coming off a down year and injury-interrupted spring training, the All-Star had...
The Mets look for the three game season opening sweep against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday afternoon at 1:1o p.m. Yesterday the Mets defeated the Braves by the score of 4-2 as Lucas Duda hit a pair of solo home runs and David Wright went 3-for-5 at the dish, meanwhile on the mound R.A. Dickey pitched six innings allowing just a two run home run to Martin Prado.
Today the Mets...
Whether you are a New York Mets or New York Yankees fan, as you begin to converse with friends about the performance of your favorite team this past weekend, one phrase you are likely to hear is “it’s only one series.” For Mets fans, whose team sits a perfect 3-0 and alone atop the National League East, the phrase is one of tempered optimism.
Look, we want to believe that...
Before Opening Day, there was a ton of negativity surrounding the Mets. Regardless of the positive resolution to the Madoff lawsuit, fans and the media alike continued to be negative about the team and the Wilpons.
With the team now going into their second series of the season against the Nationals, Mets fans actually have something to be very happy about.
The Mets swept all three...
Sorry I haven't posted in a while. Somebody was paying me to write for a while, so it was tough to find the time to write for the blog here. But, as it turns out, I kinda suck, so they stopped paying me. So, I stopped writing. Cause and effect.Which means you guys are now stuck with me. Just pretend I never skipped a beat.So the Mets are 2-0. The pennant is within reach. Kinda...
Ruben Tejada, ss
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Ike Davis, 1b
Jason Bay, lf
Lucas Duda, rf
Scott Hairston, cf
Mike Nickeas, c
Jonathon Niese, lhp
The Mets go for the series sweep today at Citi Field as the Mets take on the Braves for game 3 of the season. Yesterday the Mets beat the Braves 4-2 thanks to a good outing by Dickey, a strong bullpen, and homers...