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Mets Sunday: I mustache the pitching staff a question

The Mets starting rotation showed up to First Data Field sporting mustaches on Saturday. Why? They wouldn't say. Also, Kevin Plawecki is injured on Saturday and Lucas Duda is battling a back injury again.
20 minutes ago

Mets alarms go off as Lucas Duda sits after shots

PORT ST. LUCIE — Lucas Duda’s spring is off to a troublesome start. The Mets first baseman was absent from the lineup in his team’s exhibition home opener Saturday, a day after he received a cortisone injection in each hip, according to manager Terry Collins. Duda missed most of last season with a stress fracture...
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

Does Mets' Lucas Duda's injury open the door for David Wright at first base?

Mets' first baseman Lucas Duda hasn't practiced in a few days. Could Plan B be David Wright? PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- There were new first basemen added to the list daily in the early weeks of Mets spring training this month. There was plan A, B, C, D and plan apocalypse. And it's a good thing they had all of those plans, because the Mets...
14 hours ago

Hips, back put Duda on shelf for time being

Spring Training is supposed to be a time to get ready for the upcoming season, but injuries can cause setbacks, and Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is hurting.
14 hours ago

Lucas Duda Dealing With Back Stiffness Again

New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda will have to sit out a couple of days after recently receiving an injection to help deal with soreness in his back and hips according to Marc Carig of Newsday. Duda didn’t play in the game on Thursday vs the Boston Red Sox because his back stiffened up following batting practice on Wednesday. The left-handed hitting slugger played just 47...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 hours ago

Lucas Duda’s make-or-break season starts with a big blast

PORT ST. LUCIE — It always is dangerous to make too much of what happens during spring training, and even more foolish to analyze one home run so soon after workouts have begun. Lucas Duda won’t ignore a reason for optimism, though, no matter how early. Duda crushed a long home run during batting practice...
Via New York Post
3 days ago

Will Mets' Lucas Duda be the odd man out at first base?

If David Wright has to move to first base and Michael Conforto needs at-bats, does that leave Lucas Duda as the odd-man out? In case you haven't heard, the Mets are trying out quite a few guys at first base this season. Even Jay Bruce has heard by now too. But what if Lucas Duda is healthy and productive and David Wright is healthy, but...
3 days ago

WATCH: Mets Video Recap: Feb. 21 - Conforto, Lagares, Nimmo, and Duda

MetsBlog's Matt Cerrone and SNY Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa discuss the day's events at New York Mets Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, Florida, including an up close look at Michael Conforto, Juan Lagares, Brandon Nimmo, and Lucas Duda.
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Duda, Mets agree to $7.25M deal after injury-plagued season

NEW YORK (AP) First baseman Lucas Duda and the New York Mets avoided arbitration when they agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract, a small raise after an injury-plagued season. Duda, who hit 57 home runs from 2014-15, missed four months last year and was limited to 47 games because of a stress fracture in his lower back. He returned Sept. 18 as a part-time player and finished...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda out 'at least 4-6 weeks' with stress fracture

The New York Mets will be without their first baseman for a while. Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting that Lucas Duda has a stress fracture in his back. Duda: stress fracture in his lower back — Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) May 23, 2016 ESPN’s Adam Rubin quoted manager Terry Collins, saying that the injury will keep Duda out for at least 4-6 weeks, while Anthony DiComo of MLB...
Via Sportsnaut
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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