Lucas Duda RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mets offense should be better with Jay Bruce, Lucas Duda tandem wearing on pitchers down in the lineup

    New York Daily News "Adam Wainwright was working hard to escape trouble, pounding Jay Bruce with sliders down and in until finally, on the seventh pitch of the at-bat, he struck him out swinging at an inside fastball. Now, with two outs and runners still on first and second, Wainwright approached Lucas Duda in a..." March 29

  • Lucas Duda's nagging back and hip issues may clear up the Mets' outfield logjam

    CBS Sports "After re-signing Yoenis Cespedes back in November, the Mets spent the rest of the offseason looking to trade a veteran outfielder. Jay Bruce was, by far, the most rumored to go. Curtis Granderson’s name came up a few times as well. Ultimately, the Mets were never able to trade an outfielder, so..." February 26

  • Mets Avoid Arbitration With Lucas Duda

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets have avoided arbitration with first baseman Lucas Duda, per Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (via Twitter). Duda will receive $7.25MM in the deal. That’s a fairly healthy bump over the MLBTR projection of $6.725MM, which would have been a repeat of Duda’s 2016 salary. Ultimately, he’ll get..." January 12