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Lucas Duda

30-Year-Old First Baseman – New York Mets

2016 Stats

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.241

HR

7

RBI

23

R

20

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

It was another season of peaks and valleys for Duda, but the final numbers look remarkably similar to those from 2014. Despite hitting below .190 in two separate months, Duda saw his batting average f...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Back
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 256   DOB: 2/3/1986
BORN: Riverside, CA   COLLEGE: USC  DRAFTED: 7th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Lucas Duda Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $6.725 million contract with the Mets in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

September 28, 2016  –  Lucas Duda News

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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
2015 29 AA BIN 2 7 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .571 .500 1.071
2015 29 MAJ NYM 135 554 471 67 115 60 33 0 27 73 0 2 66 138 0 3 14 .244 .352 .486 .838
2016 30 MAJ NYM 45 164 145 20 35 14 7 0 7 23 0 0 15 33 0 2 2 .241 .317 .434 .751
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3-Year Averages     129 510 434 61 105 49 25 0 24 66 1 2 63 125 0 3 10 .242 .349 .465 .814
Career  (View All)     683 2,596 2,234 295 552 236 125 3 108 341 5 7 295 607 1 20 46 .247 .344 .451 .795

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Lucas Duda Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Mia 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .317 .434 .751
Sep. 26 @Mia 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .302 .423 .725
Sep. 25 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 24 Phi 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .295 .421 .716
Sep. 23 Phi 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .291 .426 .717
Sep. 22 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .291 .421 .712
Sep. 21 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 20 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 19 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 18 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .293 .424 .717
Sep. 17 Min Did not play.
Sep. 16 Min Did not play.
Sep. 14 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 13 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 12 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 4 Was Did not play.
Sep. 3 Was Did not play.
Sep. 2 Was Did not play.
Sep. 1 Mia Did not play.
Aug. 31 Mia Did not play.
Aug. 30 Mia Did not play.
Aug. 29 Mia Did not play.
Aug. 28 Phi Did not play.
Last 7 Games 13 4 5 2 0 0 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .529 .538 1.067
Last 14 Games 15 4 5 2 0 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .474 .467 .941
Last 30 Games 15 4 5 2 0 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .474 .467 .941

Lucas Duda: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 43
2015 129
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
2016304150.133.267.454
2015123137210.285.545.878
201411162101.180.252.516

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016115166180.270.478.827
20153485420520.230.466.823
20144036828822.273.543.915

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20166012470.233.467.790
20152294119420.275.6111.000
20142383714432.227.462.793

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20168583160.247.412.724
2015242268310.215.368.684
20142763716491.275.496.861
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
2015 29 AA BIN 7 6 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .600 .000
2015 29 MAJ NYM 554 471 11.9% 24.9% 0.48 71% .288 .242
2016 30 MAJ NYM 164 145 9.1% 20.1% 0.45 77% .267 .193
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3-Year Averages     510 434 12.4% 24.5% 0.50 71% .284 .223
Career     2,596 2,234 11.4% 23.4% 0.49 73% .292 .204

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2016 Stat Review for Lucas Duda    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.241 AVG
POOR
77% Contact Rate
POOR
.267 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.434 SLG
AVERAGE
.193 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
GOOD
9.1% BB Rate
GOOD
20.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.751 OPS
AVERAGE
.317 OBP
WEAK

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

Duda hit a bases-clearing double in the seventh inning of the Mets' 12-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday.

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Duda is not in the lineup Monday against the Marlins.

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Duda is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Braves, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo.

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Duda, who was activated Saturday off the disabled list, is in the starting lineup at first base Sunday, batting seventh.

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Duda (back) was activated from the DL on Saturday, ESPN.com reports.

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Duda (back) will return to the Mets on Saturday in a pinch hitting role, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

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Duda, shut down from baseball activities for 30 days in early August due to his back injury, will take batting practice Saturday and could rejoin the Mets before the end of the season, James Wagner of the NY Times reports.

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Duda (back) will be shut down from baseball activities for 30 days as he's still having discomfort, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports.

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Duda (back) has progressed to additional baseball activities, yet he remains without a timetable for return, the New York Daily News reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

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-handed pitching (32.8 K%, .516 OPS v. LHP last season), but his numbers against righties were elite (.915 OPS) and he showed power to all fields last season after previously being a predominantly pull hitter. The power potential has always been there with Duda, and his first 30-homer season wasn't simply the result of a spike to his HR/FB rate (16.0% in 2014, compared to a 13.5% career mark). If he can maintain the progress that he made with former hitting coach Lamar Johnson, Duda should be primed for another big year in the heart of the Mets' lineup in his age-29 campaign.

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.