Lucas Duda

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets celebrates his two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves that scored Daniel Murphy #28 at Turner Field on September 19, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mets Extend Braves September Swan Song

Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but were eliminated from playoff contention.

09/19/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets runs out his ninth inning triple against LaTroy Hawkins #32 of the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A Grand Finish

Curtis Granderson hit a tying triple off former-Met LaTroy Hawkins and scored two pitches later on Wilmer Flores’ sacrifice fly, giving New York a 3-2 win Monday night that stopped the Colorado Rockies’ four-game winning streak.

09/08/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 5:  Dilson Herrera #2 of the New York Mets tags Todd Frazier #21 of the Cincinnati Reds while attempting to steal second base to end the third inning at Great American Ball Park on September 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Mets Embarass Reds

Curtis Granderson and Travis d’Arnaud each hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs on Friday night, powering the New York Mets to their third straight victory, 14-5 over the Cincinnati Reds.

09/05/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 22: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets drops a pop up for an error during the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Mets Have No Luck Out West

Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.

08/23/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20: Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets runs up the first base line after he hit a home run in the third inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Hold A’s At Bay

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

08/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets hits a home run against the Chicago Cubs in the fourth inning  during their game on August 18, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Hits Remain A Rare Commodity

Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Mets on Monday.

08/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 09: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets singles and scores Curtis Granderson #3 during the 11th inning in a game at Citizens Bank Park on August 9, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Duda’s Hit In 11th Lifts Mets Over Phillies 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Lucas Duda singled home the go-ahead run with one out in the 11th inning to lead the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. It […]

08/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 01:  Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets reacts after getting doubled off second base on a line drive by Jonathon Niese #49 (not pictured) in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field on August 1, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Down And Out

Ryan Vogelsong pitched a two-hitter for his second career complete game, Hunter Pence emerged from a deep funk with a triple and three RBIs and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Friday night for their second straight win after a six-game skid.

08/01/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 25: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a two run homer in the top of the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 25, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The ‘Duda’ Is Good

Closer Jenrry Mejia extended his arms in front of him and kneeled quickly as he let out a yell with the final out secured in first baseman Lucas Duda’s glove.

07/28/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 25: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a two run homer in the top of the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 25, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Just Call Him ‘The Duda’

The first baseman hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to lead the Mets to a thrilling come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

07/26/2014

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