|Feb. 24 11:47 AM PT12:47 PM MT1:47 PM CT2:47 PM ET14:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE1:47 PM CT-Duda will not swing a bat for the next few days as he recovers from a left intercostal strain.
Analysis: Duda did not know when the strain occurred. He said has not swung a bat "for a couple weeks" and received a cortisone injection. He took infield practice Tuesday and said he doesn't have any discomfort throwing. While he hasn't been able to swing, Duda has been in the batting cage every day tracking pitches.
|Feb. 2 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-Duda and the New York Mets have agreed to a $4.2 million, one-year contract and avoided arbitration.
Analysis: Duda hit .253 with 30 homers and 92 RBIs last season, when he made $1,637,500. He asked for $4.7 million in arbitration and had been offered $3.75 million.