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Scouting Mets Prospect #39: Richard Lucas

Lucas has promise with the bat

It has been a trying two seasons for Richard Lucas. Recurring injuries have cost the third baseman the better part of the last two years, forcing him to appear in just 75 games in that span. However, Lucas made his mark in limited time in 2009, blazing a trail through the Appalachian League before making his first appearance in Brooklyn. Can he keep the momentum going? Look inside to find out.

To discuss all of the scouting reports, head to the Subscribers Forum Vital Statistics Name: Richard Lucas DOB: November 2, 1988 Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right Status: 4th Round (2007) – Wolfson High School (FL) Watch Richard Lucas play, and one will see the promise within in the 21-year-old third baseman. He has size, has a well-constructed swing, a natural ability to... Recommended Stories