"Lucas has played pretty well in left field," Collins explained. "Can he play first? Absolutely. If something happened to Ike? Sure." However, he added, "If I go to him and tell him to take balls at first, I'm not sure what kind of message that sends."
Duda is hitting .273 with a .475 OBP, 5 HR and 8 RBI in 44 at bats for the Mets this season. Meanwhile, Davis is batting just .178 with 3 HR in 60 at bats.