Lucas Duda requested $7.4 million and was offered $5.9 million by the Mets when arbitration figures were exchanged Friday.
Lucas Duda went 2-for-3 with an RBI single in Wednesday's 7-1 loss to the Royals in Game 2 of the World Series.
Lucas Duda homered and drove in five total runs to help the Mets advance to the World Series via an 8-3 win over the Cubs in Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday.
Lucas Duda is in the lineup for Game 3 of the NLCS against the Cubs on Tuesday.
Manager Terry Collins confirmed Lucas Duda will be back in the Mets lineup Sunday for Game 2 of the NLCS against the Cubs.
Lucas Duda is not in the Mets starting lineup for Game 1 of the NLCS against the Cubs on Saturday.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson hinted Friday that Lucas Duda may sit Game 1 of the NLCS against Jon Lester and the Cubs.
Lucas Duda is batting fifth for the Mets in Game 5 of the NLDS Thursday against the Dodgers.
Lucas Duda went yard twice, but the Mets still lost to the Phillies on Tuesday.
Lucas Duda is absent from the Mets' lineup Sunday.
Lucas Duda slugged a grand slam in the Mets' defeat of the Reds on Saturday afternoon in Cincinnati.
Lucas Duda hit a pair of three-run homers in Friday's win over the Reds.
Lucas Duda doubled twice and walked versus the Reds on Thursday.
Lucas Duda went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double in Friday's win over the Yankees.