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Lucas Duda

28-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2014 Stats

AVG

.268

HR

3

RBI

9

R

8

SB

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 an...

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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   

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Duda is not in the lineup Monday against the Cardinals, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin 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 19 63 56 8 15 4 1 0 3 9 1 0 5 17 0 0 2 .268 .349 .446 .795
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3-Year Averages MAJ   107 395 340 41 85 31 17 1 13 46 0 1 46 93 0 3 6 .250 .347 .421 .767
Career  (View All) MAJ   369 1345 1160 142 287 109 59 3 47 162 3 3 150 318 1 11 23 .247 .342 .425 .767

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

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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
Apr. 22 StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .349 .446 .795
Apr. 21 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .350 .453 .803
Apr. 20 Atl 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 .269 .356 .462 .818
Apr. 19 Atl 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .340 .468 .808
Apr. 18 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .333 .465 .798
Apr. 16 @Ari Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Ari 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .275 .341 .500 .841
Apr. 14 @Ari 5 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .359 .556 .915
Apr. 13 @LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .294 .516 .810
Apr. 12 @LAA 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .303 .533 .836
Apr. 11 @LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .259 .440 .699
Apr. 10 @Atl 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .280 .478 .758
Apr. 9 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .250 .455 .705
Apr. 8 @Atl 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .250 .500 .750
Apr. 6 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .571 .821
Apr. 5 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .267 .615 .882
Apr. 4 Cin 3 2 2 0 0 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .364 .889 1.253
Apr. 3 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143
Apr. 2 Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 31 Was 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 20 2 4 1 0 0 2 2 4 1 0 2 0 0 .200 .333 .250 .583
Last 14 Days 42 6 13 1 0 1 5 3 10 1 0 2 0 0 .310 .383 .405 .788
Last 30 Days 56 8 15 1 0 3 9 5 17 1 0 2 0 0 .268 .349 .446 .795

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Lucas Duda: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 14 1 1 2
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
201393103110.183.301.610
2012134124110.239.358.662
20116250110.274.387.705

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132253212220.240.462.831
20122673111461.240.404.745
20112393310391.297.506.888

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013174219170.207.402.742
2012197239220.239.396.739
2011142172211.317.451.846

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013144216160.243.431.796
2012204206351.240.382.697
2011159218290.270.509.857
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 63 56 7.9% 27% 0.29 70% .333 .178
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Lucas Duda
3-Year Averages MAJ   395 340 11.6% 23.5% 0.49 73% .308 .171
Career MAJ   1345 1160 11.2% 23.6% 0.47 73% .302 .178

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2014 Stat Review for Lucas Duda    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.268 AVG
AVERAGE
70% Contact Rate
POOR
.333 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.446 SLG
GOOD
.178 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.29 BB/K
POOR
7.9% BB Rate
AVERAGE
27.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.795 OPS
GOOD
.349 OBP
GOOD

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Best Matchups for Lucas Duda (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kameron Loe KC 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 .750 1.750 2.500
Juan Oviedo TB 4 2 2 3 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Mike Leake CIN 8 6 2 5 2 1 0 .750 1.625 2.425
Chien-Ming Wang CIN 6 5 1 4 1 0 0 .833 1.500 2.250
Kyle Lohse MIL 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 .500 1.250 1.850
Yovani Gallardo MIL 10 5 2 3 2 3 0 .500 1.200 1.783
Stephen Strasburg WAS 4 1 1 1 2 1 0 .250 1.000 1.500
Homer Bailey CIN 5 3 0 3 0 0 0 .600 .800 1.467
Julio Teheran ATL 7 3 1 1 0 1 0 .429 1.000 1.429
Vance Worley PIT 11 5 1 2 2 3 0 .455 .818 1.357

Worst Matchups for Lucas Duda (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ryan Dempster BOS 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000 .000 .200
Clayton Kershaw LA 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000 .000 .200
Tyler Clippard WAS 8 0 0 1 2 4 0 .000 .000 .182
Josh Johnson SD 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .143
James McDonald CHI-N 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tom Koehler MIA 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
A.J. Ramos MIA 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Capuano BOS 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Kenley Jansen LA 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Logan Ondrusek CIN 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000

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

Ike Davis was traded to the Pirates for Zack Thornton and a PTBNL, opening up the everyday first base job for Duda.

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Duda isn't in the Mets' lineup Wednesday at Arizona, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Duda went 4-for-5 with two RBI, and made an unexpected appearance in left field Monday against the Diamondbacks.

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Duda, who went 2-for-5 with a home run as the designated hitter Saturday, is out of the lineup Sunday with C.J. Wilson on the hill, ESPN New York reports.

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Duda is out of the lineup again Friday, Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports.

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Duda is not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Braves, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Duda, who started three straight games and was given the day off Sunday, will be back in the starting lineup Tuesday against Atlanta, ESPN New York reports.

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Duda, who has started three consecutive games, will not start Sunday, ESPN.com reports.

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Duda was 2-for-3 with a walk and a pair of home runs accounting for all four Mets runs in a 4-3 win over Cincinnati on Friday night.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.