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Lucas Duda

31-Year-Old First Baseman – Tampa Bay Rays

2017 Stats

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.240

HR

22

RBI

46

R

40

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

What first appeared to be a balky back ended up costing Duda nearly four months of 2016 season. The veteran first baseman was off to a slow start, slashing .231/.297/.431 with seven homers when he was...

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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, $7.25 million contract with the Mets in January of 2017, avoiding arbitration.

August 19, 2017  –  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 47 172 153 20 35 14 7 0 7 23 0 0 15 36 0 2 2 .229 .302 .412 .714
2017 31 A+ ST. 5 19 16 5 4 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .250 .368 .625 .993
2017 31 MAJ NYM 75 291 252 30 62 38 21 0 17 37 0 0 37 73 0 0 2 .246 .347 .532 .879
2017 31 MAJ TB 22 87 69 10 15 8 3 0 5 9 0 0 13 24 0 2 3 .217 .356 .478 .834
2017  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ NYM/TB 97 378 321 40 77 46 24 0 22 46 0 0 50 97 0 2 5 .240 .349 .520 .869
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3-Year Averages     111 440 379 53 93 43 22 0 21 62 1 1 50 103 0 3 8 .245 .343 .470 .813
Career  (View All)     782 2,982 2,563 335 629 282 149 3 130 387 5 7 345 707 1 22 51 .245 .344 .458 .802

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Lucas Duda Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 20 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .356 .478 .834
Aug. 19 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .361 .500 .861
Aug. 18 Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .226 .367 .468 .835
Aug. 17 @Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .382 .483 .865
Aug. 16 @Tor 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .366 .500 .866
Aug. 15 @Tor 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .368 .491 .859
Aug. 14 @Tor 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .381 .460 .841
Aug. 13 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .217 .373 .457 .830
Aug. 12 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .382 .488 .870
Aug. 11 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .412 .538 .950
Aug. 10 Cle 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .447 .600 1.047
Aug. 9 Bos Did not play.
Aug. 8 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .452 .656 1.108
Aug. 6 Mil 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .463 .677 1.140
Aug. 5 Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .296 .459 .667 1.126
Aug. 4 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .455 .708 1.163
Aug. 3 @Hou 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .464 .800 1.264
Aug. 2 @Hou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .522 1.000 1.522
Aug. 1 @Hou 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .375 .500 1.000 1.500
Jul. 31 @Hou 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .471 1.083 1.554
Jul. 30 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .583 1.286 1.869
Jul. 29 @NYY 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .571 2.000 2.571
Jul. 28 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.666
Jul. 27 @NYY Did not play.
Jul. 26 @SD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .347 .532 .879
Jul. 25 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .345 .534 .879
Jul. 24 @SD 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .350 .543 .893
Jul. 23 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .348 .539 .887
Jul. 22 Oak 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .353 .549 .902
Jul. 21 Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .350 .547 .897
Last 7 Games 23 2 5 1 0 2 5 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 .217 .321 .522 .843
Last 14 Games 42 3 7 2 0 2 5 6 16 0 0 1 2 0 .167 .275 .357 .632
Last 30 Games 89 10 20 4 0 5 10 14 29 0 0 3 2 0 .225 .343 .438 .781

Lucas Duda: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 82 8
2016 45
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
20176984120.217.478.764
2016304150.133.267.454
2015123137210.285.545.878

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172523218340.246.532.897
2016123166180.252.447.776
20153485420520.230.466.823

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171652012290.236.515.850
20166012470.233.467.790
20152294119420.275.6111.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171562010170.244.526.889
20169383160.226.376.665
2015242268310.215.368.684
Lucas Duda vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Chris Archer TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Chris Rowley TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .667 .000 .667

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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% .335 .135
2009 23 AA BIN 462 391 13% 19.3% 0.67 77% .342 .148
2010 24 AA BIN 197 161 14.7% 13.7% 1.07 83% .310 .217
2010 24 AAA BUF 298 264 10.4% 19.1% 0.54 78% .346 .296
2010 24 MAJ NYM 92 84 6.5% 23.9% 0.27 74% .220 .215
2011 25 AAA BUF 157 129 14.6% 17.2% 0.85 79% .309 .295
2011 25 MAJ NYM 347 301 9.5% 16.4% 0.58 81% .326 .190
2012 26 AAA BUF 107 96 9.3% 19.6% 0.48 78% .301 .136
2012 26 MAJ NYM 459 401 11.1% 26.1% 0.43 70% .301 .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% .388 .049
2013 27 MAJ NYM 384 318 14.3% 26.6% 0.54 68% .276 .192
2014 28 MAJ NYM 596 514 11.6% 22.7% 0.51 74% .283 .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% .285 .242
2016 30 MAJ NYM 172 153 8.7% 20.9% 0.42 76% .250 .183
2017 31 A+ ST. 19 16 15.8% 31.6% 0.50 63% .250 .375
2017 31 MAJ NYM 291 252 12.7% 25.1% 0.51 71% .278 .286
2017 31 MAJ TB 87 69 14.9% 27.6% 0.54 65% .238 .261
2017  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ NYM/TB 378 321 13.2% 25.7% 0.52 70% .270 .280
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3-Year Averages     440 379 11.4% 23.4% 0.49 73% .279 .225
Career     2,982 2,563 11.6% 23.7% 0.49 72% .285 .213

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Lucas Duda Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 1127.7 5 108 7 2 3 595 3 253 2 0 3 4
2016 1B 354 1 33 1 0 1 149 -1 76 1 3 0 -2
2017 1B 104 3 10 3 0 3 36 2 20 0 1 0 2
2017 1B 597 -2 60 -2 0 -2 328 -2 106 -2 2 -2 -1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B -1 0 1 4 0 4
2016 1B -1 0 0 1 0 0
2017 1B 0 0 0 2 0 2
2017 1B 1 0 1 -2 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Lucas Duda    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.52 BB/K
GOOD
13.2% BB Rate
ELITE
25.7% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.869 OPS
GREAT
.349 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.240 AVG
POOR
.270 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.520 SLG
GREAT
.280 ISO
ELITE

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

Duda went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Blue Jays.

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Duda went 2-for-4 in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Blue Jays, snapping an 0-for-14 slump.

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Duda (thumb) is batting second and serving as the designated hitter for Thursday's game against the Indians, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Duda has been scratched from Wednesday's game against the Red Sox due to a left thumb contusion.

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Duda is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.

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Duda is out of the lineup Wednesday against Houston, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.

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Duda went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Monday's 14-7 loss to the Astros.

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Duda went 1-for-3 with a solo homer Friday against the Yankees.

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Duda will make his debut in a Tampa Bay uniform during Friday's game against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Duda was traded to Tampa Bay on Thursday, with reliever Drew Smith heading to New York, Joel Sherman of the MLB Network reports.

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Duda is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the A's.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 fall only nine points from the previous season, and he led the team in home runs for a second straight year. He also improved upon his already stellar on-base percentage in his age-29 season, maintaining a walk rate right around 12 percent, good for 17th among all qualified hitters in Major League Baseball (ninth in the NL). The strikeouts were up slightly, but he made more consistent contact than he did in 2013 or 2014 his 76.9% contact rate was below average, but respectable for a player with Duda's power. While he can be a frustrating player to own in fantasy given his streaky tendencies, Duda is a perennial 30-homer threat and his spot in the middle of the lineup is secure.

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.