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Reaction Roundup: Mets trade Lucas Duda to the Rays

The Good first baseman is no longer a member of the New York Mets.

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The New York Mets have made their first of what is expected to be a couple of deadline deals, trading Lucas Duda to the Tampa Bay Rays for reliever Drew Smith. Here’s Duda and manager Terry Collins reflecting on his time as a New York Met:

His teammates weren’t happy to see him leave:

Don't Go Lucas!!!!! Gonna miss you buddy!!!

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Some thanks from the big league club:

You never know what you have until it’s gone:

Good luck to Duda with his new team!