Lucas Duda has asked for $1.9 million through arbitration, and the Mets countered with $1.35 million (Rubin).
If the two sides cannot agree to terms, they will go before an arbitrator in St. Petersburg, Florida in February.
Duda hit .223 with 15 home runs and 42 RBI in 384 plate appearances for the Mets in 2013. He is in his first year of arbitration eligibility – he earned $519,240 in 2013.
According to MLB Trade Rumors, Duda is projected to earn $1.8 million through arbitration in 2014.