Found February 26, 2012 on Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest:
Lucas Duda isn’t Albert Pujols, not yet. But I am sure Mets fans could only dream that he will be 75% as good as Pujols. As Michael Salfino wrote at the Wall Street Journal, “Duda’s second-half rookie surge puts him in the company of MVPs Albert Pujols, Ryan Howard, Joey Votto and Ryan Braun plus perennial All-Stars Mike Piazza and Todd Helton….  The Mets outfielder had an on-base plus slugging percentage of .957  in 205 at bats after the All-Star Break. That’s 100 percentage points better than what David Wright posted in the second half of his 2004 rookie season and it’s the 11th best among all rookies since 1990 (minimum 200 at bats).” Duda’s total second half numbers were: Split G GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS 2nd Half 64 56 242 205 30 66 14 1 10 38 27 39 .322 .411 .546 .957 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table Generated 2/26/2012. Our good friends at Baseball Think Factory used advanced metrics
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