Lucas Duda

Curtis Granderson #3 and Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrate the 7-5 win over the Miami Marlins on April 16, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Collins On Mets’ Fifth Straight Victory: ‘A Year Ago, We Don’t Win’

For a team with tremendous expectations after a long run of losing, the Mets are off to a fast start.

04/17/2015

Lucas Duda hits a seventh-inning single against the Miami Marlins on April 16, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: So Far, So Good For Mets’ Duda

Lucas Duda could well become the face of the offense, at least until David Wright gets back. Think about that for a second.

04/17/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets heads for first after he hit a single in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins on April 16, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Duda’s Hot Bat Leads Mets Over Marlins For 5th Straight Win

Lucas Duda got three more hits and the New York Mets overcame Giancarlo Stanton’s blast and Ichiro Suzuki’s ballet to beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Thursday night for their fifth straight win.

04/17/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Eric Cambell #29 of the New York Mets scores a run in the second inning against Cameron Rupp #29 of the Philadelphia Phillies during their game at Citi Field on April 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

D’Arnaud, Duda Go Yard As Mets Finish Sweep Of Phillies

Travis d’Arnaud homered after assuming David Wright’s spot in the lineup, Lucas Duda also went deep and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.

04/16/2015

Harvey Picks Up ‘W’ As Mets Beat Phillies 6-5 On Wild Night In Queens

Matt Harvey won his first home start in almost 20 months, and Lucas Duda hit a three-run double to lead the New York Mets past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Tuesday night for their third straight victory.

04/15/2015

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches against the  Washington Nationals during the first inning on Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Colon, Duda Deliver Big In Mets’ Season-Opening Win Over Nationals

Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 on Monday.

04/07/2015

Lucas Duda (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Strange Stats To Impress Your Pals On Opening Day

Lucas Duda will be the Mets’ first baseman on Monday. Three other players have started at three different positions on Opening Day for the Amazin’s.

04/06/2015

Curtis Granderson poses for a picture with a fan prior to a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Palladino: Young-Gun Mets In Position To Take Over City

No one can guarantee it will ever happen. These are the Mets, after all. But the foundation exists. The Yanks have left the door wide open.

04/03/2015

The Mets’ Michael Cuddyer takes a swing during the second inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Duda And Cuddyer Go Deep, Montero Shines As Mets Dominate

Michael Cuddyer hit his sixth home run this spring and Lucas Duda homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Monday.

03/30/2015

Lucas Duda (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mets, Slugger Lucas Duda Discussing Long-Term Contract Extension

The New York Post reports that Duda’s agent has been negotiating with the Mets in camp. But if a deal is not finalized by opening day next week, the talks will be put on hold until after the season.

03/30/2015

Matt Harvey of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Harvey, Mets Look To Contend In Wake Of Tommy John Epidemic

The big names for the New York Mets this season: Matt Harvey, David Wright, Tommy John.

03/27/2015

The Mets’ Michael Cuddyer takes a swing during the second inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Kallet: Outside Of Wright, Red-Hot Cuddyer Is Mets’ Offensive X Factor

If New York’s top offseason acquisition plays 140-plus games and hits like he’s capable of at the dish, the Mets will compete for a playoff spot.

03/23/2015

Lucas Duda (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Mets First Baseman Lucas Duda Recovering From Mild Left Intercostal Strain

“It’s just a little sore, it’s really a non-issue,” the slugger said Tuesday, when Mets position players were due to report to spring training.

02/24/2015

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson takes a question from CBS2 sports director Otis Livingston on Feb. 24, 2015. (Credit: Joe McLaughlin/CBS2)

Granderson: Mets Are ‘Primed And Ready’ To Take Over New York

Is the city’s baseball landscape about to shift? Curtis Granderson, who played for the Yankees from 2010-13 and is entering his second season with the Mets, certainly thinks so.

02/24/2015

Lucas Duda hits a home run, scoring teammate Daniel Murphy, in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field on September 28, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lucas Duda And Mets Avoid Arbitration, Agree To $4.2 Million Deal

First baseman Lucas Duda and the New York Mets have agreed to a $4.2 million, one-year contract and avoided arbitration.

02/02/2015

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