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2014 Avg.
.253
 
Career Avg.
.248
Name  Lucas Duda
Born  2/3/1986
Height  6-5
Weight  255
Number  21
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  R
9/28/2014 4:02:00 PM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda gets to the 30 homerun mark in final game.
Insight: He was 2-for-4 with four RBI as well. Duda finishes off an impressive season with a .253/.349/.481 line, along with 92 RBI. He will have a solid chance at repeating those numbers in 2015.
 
9/27/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda hits two-run walk-off homer against Houston.
Insight: He did it off Tony Sipp with two outs. Duda has had a heck of a season, now with 29 homers and 88 RBI. Target him in the middle, to late rounds in 2015.
 
9/3/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is a career .118 hitter against Miami starter Tom Koehler.
Insight: Duda is in the midst of a breakout season. He has been a tremendous surprise for the offensively challenged Mets with his 26 home runs and 77 RBI, but should not be started Wednesday.
 
Hot8/26/2014 11:45:00 AM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is a career .364 hitter with a home run against Braves ace pitcher Julio Teheran.
Insight: Duda has been on a tear as of late. Even though he went 0-for-3 on Tuesday, the first baseman is still hitting .417 with three home runs and six RBI in his last three games. Duda has been a tremendous surprise for the offensively challenged Mets with his .258/.352/.504, 26 home runs and 76 RBI.
 
Hot8/24/2014 7:50:00 PM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda went 3-for-5 with two homers and five RBI Sunday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Duda has hit five balls out of the park and driven in 11 runs in his last six games and he's produced 12 homers and 27 RBI in 123 at-bats since the All-Star break. He's still available in 33 percent of Yahoo leagues.
 
8/20/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda hit his 23rd homer of the season and drove in three runs Wednesday against the Athletics.
Insight: Duda has driven in 69 runs and scored 57 this season. His previous highs were 15 home runs, 57 RBI and 43 runs.
 
8/18/2014 9:11:00 PM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk Monday afternoon against the Cubs.
Insight: Duda already has a career high 22 homers and 66 RBI, shattering his previous highs of 15 home runs and 57 RBI. His .839 OPS ranks 12th in the NL.
 
8/10/2014 5:32:00 PM
Description: Mets first baseman Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk Sunday against the Phillies.
Insight: Duda has cooled off in August after hitting .293 with seven homers, 19 RBI and a 1.006 OPS in July. On the season, he has a .261 average, 21 home runs, 64 RBI and an .852 OPS in 360 at-bats.
 
8/9/2014 11:14:00 AM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda should probably be avoided in Saturday's matchup against Phillies tough left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: Duda is just 1-for-13 with seven strikeouts. He has walked five times, but that's not enough to play him Saturday.
 
Hot8/4/2014 9:33:00 AM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is 11-for-28 (.393) versus Giants Monday starter right-hander Tim Hudson.
Insight: Duda has been the team's best hitter since the beginning of July with a 1.013 OPS over the 26-game span. Hot hitter plus favorable matchup equals must start.
 
Hot8/3/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda will sit Sunday against Madison Bumgarner, according to Anthony DiComo of mlb,com.
Insight: The Mets will go with an all right-handed hitting lineup versus the left-handed Bumgarner. Duda's seven-game hitting streak came to an end Saturday, but he has six homers in the last 11 games.
 
Hot8/1/2014 9:27:00 PM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda went yard again Friday against the Giants.
Insight: Duda is locked in at the plate and daily fantasy owners should be taking advantage. He's hit six home runs in his last nine games and is up to 20 homers and 61 RBI on the year.
 
Hot7/30/2014 3:54:00 PM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda went deep again Wednesday against the Phillies.
Insight: That makes five home runs in his last eight games and 19 on the season to go with 60 RBI and an .864 OPS. Duda walked in 14.3 percent of his plate appearances last year but he may have been too patient. He's become more aggressive this season and he's lowered his strikeout rate from 26.6 percent to 21.4 percent.
 
7/29/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is just 1-for-13 (.077) with seven strikeouts versus Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: Duda has 18 home runs (three in six games) to go with 57 RBI on the season. He's hitting just .260 but has reached base at a .358 clip and slugged .498. Too bad this matchup must be avoided. Update: Duda is not in the starting lineup.
 
7/29/2014 9:44:00 AM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is just 1-for-13 (.077) with seven strikeouts versus Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: Duda has 18 home runs (three in six games) to go with 57 RBI on the season. He's hitting just .260 but has reached base at a .358 clip and slugged .498. Too bad this matchup must be avoided.
 
Hot7/27/2014 6:50:00 PM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda has homered in four of the past six games.
Insight: Duda has 18 jacks to go with 56 RBI on the season. He's hitting .259 but has reached base at a .356 clip and slugged .500.
 
Hot7/25/2014 11:15:00 PM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda has homered in three of the past four games.
Insight: Duda launched his 17th homer and drove in two runs Friday at Milwaukee. He's hitting .260 with 53 RBI and an .855 OPS, making the Mets' decision to jettison Ike Davis in favor of him look smart.
 
7/25/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is a career 5-for-10 with a double and two home runs versus Milwaukee right-hander Yovani Gallardo.
Insight: Duda has been good this season with 16 home runs and 51 RBI and an .850 OPS.
 
7/11/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a homer Friday against the Marlins.
Insight: Duda has 14 home runs and 48 RBI to go with an .841 OPS this season.
 
7/11/2014 10:13:00 AM
Description: Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is just 2-for-15 against Miami right-hander Henderson Alvarez.
Insight: Duda has probably been the Mets best hitter this season, batting .257 with 13 HR, 46 RBI and an .835 OPS, but Friday is an unfavorable matchup.