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Lucas Duda

29-Year-Old First Baseman – New York Mets

2014 Stats

AVG

.253

HR

30

RBI

92

R

74

SB

3

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Finally removed from the shadow of Ike Davis at first base and no longer miscast as an outfielder, Duda had a breakout campaign in 2014. There's little reason to believe he'll ever be able to hit left...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Chest
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 254   DOB: 2/3/1986
BORN: Riverside, CA   COLLEGE: USC  DRAFTED: 7th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Lucas Duda Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.2 million deal avoiding arbitration in February 2015

March 4, 2015  –  Lucas Duda News

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Duda (intercostal muscle) took swings off a tee Wednesday for the first time in three weeks, Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger reports.

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Lucas Duda Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 21 A BRO 67 268 234 32 70 27 20 3 4 32 3 5 34 45 0 0 0 .299 .398 .462 .860
2008 22 A ST. 133 552 483 58 127 40 26 3 11 66 2 7 66 129 0 3 0 .263 .358 .398 .756
2009 23 AA BIN 109 462 391 49 111 39 29 1 9 53 2 2 60 89 1 5 5 .284 .382 .432 .814
2010 24 AA BIN 45 197 161 30 46 23 17 0 6 34 1 0 29 27 0 1 6 .286 .411 .503 .914
2010 24 AAA BUF 70 298 264 44 83 42 23 2 17 53 0 0 31 57 0 1 2 .314 .389 .610 .999
2010 24 MAJ NYM 29 92 84 11 17 10 6 0 4 13 0 0 6 22 0 1 1 .202 .261 .417 .678
2011 25 AAA BUF 38 157 129 22 39 18 8 0 10 24 0 0 23 27 0 2 3 .302 .414 .597 1.011
2011 25 MAJ NYM 100 347 301 38 88 34 21 3 10 50 1 0 33 57 1 5 7 .292 .370 .482 .852
2012 26 AAA BUF 25 107 96 12 25 7 4 0 3 8 0 0 10 21 0 1 0 .260 .327 .396 .723
2012 26 MAJ NYM 121 459 401 43 96 30 15 0 15 57 1 0 51 120 0 3 4 .239 .329 .389 .718
2013 27 R GUL 4 16 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 .000 .188 .000 .188
2013 27 A+ ST. 7 30 28 4 7 3 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 .250 .300 .429 .729
2013 27 AAA LAS 18 78 62 13 19 3 3 0 0 8 1 0 14 15 0 2 0 .306 .423 .355 .778
2013 27 MAJ NYM 100 384 318 42 71 31 16 0 15 33 0 3 55 102 0 2 9 .223 .352 .415 .767
2014 28 MAJ NYM 153 596 514 74 130 57 27 0 30 92 3 2 69 135 0 4 9 .253 .349 .481 .830
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3-Year Averages     124 479 411 53 99 39 19 0 20 60 1 1 58 119 0 3 7 .241 .342 .433 .775
Career  (View All)     503 1,878 1,618 208 402 162 85 3 74 245 5 5 214 436 1 15 30 .248 .344 .442 .786

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Lucas Duda Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 28 Hou 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .349 .481 .830
Sep. 27 Hou 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .348 .473 .821
Sep. 26 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .349 .468 .817
Sep. 25 @Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .349 .470 .819
Sep. 25 @Was 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .352 .474 .826
Sep. 24 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .351 .475 .826
Sep. 21 @Atl 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .354 .479 .833
Sep. 20 @Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .352 .475 .827
Sep. 19 @Atl 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .353 .478 .831
Sep. 17 Mia 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .354 .474 .828
Sep. 16 Mia 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .349 .472 .821
Sep. 15 Mia 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .348 .469 .817
Sep. 14 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .248 .347 .472 .819
Sep. 13 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .348 .475 .823
Sep. 12 Was 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .349 .478 .827
Sep. 11 Was 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .348 .479 .827
Sep. 10 Col Did not play.
Sep. 9 Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .347 .477 .824
Sep. 8 Col 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .248 .347 .479 .826
Sep. 7 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .346 .478 .824
Sep. 6 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .346 .481 .827
Sep. 5 @Cin 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .346 .484 .830
Sep. 3 @Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .343 .478 .821
Sep. 2 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .342 .480 .822
Sep. 1 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .341 .483 .824
Aug. 31 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .342 .485 .827
Aug. 30 Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .345 .489 .834
Aug. 29 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .346 .492 .838
Aug. 28 Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .349 .496 .845
Last 7 Days 25 2 6 1 0 2 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .240 .520 .760
Last 14 Days 49 7 14 3 0 3 11 5 14 0 0 1 1 1 .286 .357 .531 .888
Last 30 Days 103 13 25 5 0 4 16 15 33 0 0 2 1 4 .243 .347 .408 .755

Lucas Duda: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 146 1 1 3
2013 34 58 58 2
2012 6 105 24 81 5
2011 43 46 4 42 1
2010 24 24

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Lucas Duda Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201411162101.180.252.516
201393103110.183.301.610
2012134124110.239.358.662

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144036828822.273.543.915
20132253212220.240.462.831
20122673111461.240.404.745

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142383714432.227.462.793
2013174219170.207.402.742
2012197239220.239.396.739

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142763716491.275.496.861
2013144216160.243.431.796
2012204206351.240.382.697
Lucas Duda Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 21 A BRO 268 234 12.7% 16.8% 0.76 81% .357 .163
2008 22 A ST. 552 483 12% 23.4% 0.51 73% .338 .135
2009 23 AA BIN 462 391 13% 19.3% 0.67 77% .348 .148
2010 24 AA BIN 197 161 14.7% 13.7% 1.07 83% .313 .217
2010 24 AAA BUF 298 264 10.4% 19.1% 0.54 78% .347 .296
2010 24 MAJ NYM 92 84 6.5% 23.9% 0.27 74% .224 .215
2011 25 AAA BUF 157 129 14.6% 17.2% 0.85 79% .315 .295
2011 25 MAJ NYM 347 301 9.5% 16.4% 0.58 81% .333 .190
2012 26 AAA BUF 107 96 9.3% 19.6% 0.48 78% .306 .136
2012 26 MAJ NYM 459 401 11.1% 26.1% 0.43 70% .305 .150
2013 27 R GUL 16 13 18.8% 50% 0.38 38% .000 .000
2013 27 A+ ST. 30 28 6.7% 23.3% 0.29 75% .300 .179
2013 27 AAA LAS 78 62 17.9% 19.2% 0.93 76% .404 .049
2013 27 MAJ NYM 384 318 14.3% 26.6% 0.54 68% .279 .192
2014 28 MAJ NYM 596 514 11.6% 22.7% 0.51 74% .287 .228
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3-Year Averages     479 411 12.1% 24.8% 0.49 71% .290 .192
Career     1,878 1,618 11.4% 23.2% 0.49 73% .296 .194

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2014 Stat Review for Lucas Duda    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.253 AVG
WEAK
74% Contact Rate
POOR
.287 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

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.481 SLG
GREAT
.228 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

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0.51 BB/K
GOOD
11.6% BB Rate
GREAT
22.7% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.830 OPS
GREAT
.349 OBP
GOOD

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Lucas Duda

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Lucas Duda: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Duda (intercostal muscle) could take swings Wednesday, Matt Ehalt of The Bergen Record reports.

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Duda (intercostal muscle) will not swing for another week, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports.

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Mets manager Terry Collins said he is not worried about the injury to Duda's left intercostal muscle, NJ.com reports. "I don't foresee it being a big issue," Collins said of Duda's injury. "Should be ready in a couple days or so."

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Duda (oblique) recently had a cortisone shot, and he has not been swinging a bat for the past couple of weeks, Newsday's Marc Carig reports.

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Duda will not hit for the next few days because of an oblique issue, Mike Puma of the NY Post reports.

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Duda and the Mets avoided arbitration, agreeing on a one-year, $4.2 million contract early Monday morning, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Duda, who made $1.64 million in 2014, is eligible for salary arbitration and looking at a big increase after a 30-homer, 92-RBI season, ESPN New York reports.

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2015

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2014

Duda opened the season as the Mets' starting left fielder, but proved unable to handle the task defensively while providing less production than expected at the plate by hitting .235 with 11 homers and 23 RBI through mid-June. He was shifted to first base when Ike Davis was demoted, but after just a few days there, a quad injury sidelined him until late August. Duda had four home runs and 13 RBI in September, but hit just .202 for the month. His future value hinges on whether he or Davis is dealt, as Duda has shown he can't play the outfield. Additionally, he continues to struggle against lefties, and now has a career .224/.302/.341 line against them in the big leagues.

2013

Duda was counted on to provide power to the Mets after his solid 2012 season, but he seemingly struggled throughout the year. Those struggles became even more magnified after the All-Star break, where he hit just .214 with three homers and 13 RBI in 112 at-bats after having a decent first half (.249, 12 homers, 44 RBI). Those second-half struggles landed Duda in the minors, but he was recalled after a month in Triple-A. Duda fractured his right wrist moving furniture this offseason, but he is expected to be ready with no restrictions for spring training. The big question is: can Duda adapt to the outfield and not take his defensive problems to the plate?

2012

The last three months of the year Duda made the most of the opportunity opened up by the injury to Ike Davis and trade of Carlos Beltran. Duda hit all 10 of his home runs and drove in 41 of his 50 runs in that stretch, showing power to center and right field, though all of his long balls came against righties. The only negative was that Duda suffered a concussion running into the fence in St. Louis on September 21, missing the last week of the season, but his headaches cleared up in late October and he is feeling healthy. Duda is penciled in as the starting right fielder and should bat fifth for the Mets.

2011

Duda, a seventh-round pick out of USC in 2007, had a breakout season, hitting a career-high 23 home runs between Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Buffalo, with a .999 OPS in 264 at-bats for the latter affiliate. He struggled mightily his first few weeks in the majors before having a big last two weeks. Duda also has a good eye at the plate, walking in more than 10 percent of his plate appearances at every minor league stop. His best position may be first base, but with Ike Davis entrenched there Duda will head to spring training with a shot at earning the fourth outfielder spot in New York.