Daniel Murphy 28 | Second Base

New York Mets

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Mon. Apr 14, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Murphy was ejected from Sunday's loss to the Angels in the seventh inning for arguing balls and strikes. Impact: Murphy, who was called out on strikes on a questionable call in the sixth inning, got kicked out for arguing teammate Travis d'Arnaud's strikeout.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Murphy went 3-for-4, driving in three runs while scoring twice, in the Mets' 6-4 win over the Braves on Thursday. Impact: Murphy benefited from Eric Young's big day at the plate, capitalizing on the RBI opportunities afforded him. He drove in one run with a single to left and then blasted a double in the right-center gap to plate another, showing his ability to hit the ball to all fields. Murphy is entrenched in the two-hole and at second base for New York.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Murphy had three hits and drove in three runs in the Mets' 6-4 win over Atlanta on Thursday. Impact: Murphy was 6 for 24 (.250) with no RBIs in his first six games this season.(STATS, 7:11pm)
Thu. Apr 3, 2014
News: Murphy made his season debut Thursday, three days after the birth of son Noah. He called staying in Florida an extra day ''the right decision to make'' following wife Victoria's cesarean section and said ''we felt the best thing for our family was for me to stay.'' Impact: Major league rules allow up to three days of paternity leave, and WFAN broadcaster Mike Francesa said on the air Wednesday that Murphy should not have skipped the second game.(STATS, 4:05pm)
Thu. Apr 3, 2014
News: Murphy made his season debut Thursday against the Nats, going 1-for-3 at the dish with a single and a run scored. However, he made two errors in the field. Impact: Murph had missed the Mets' first two games of the season due to the birth of his child, but returned to his usual No. 2 spot in the order. As he's never been a great fielder, it's worth keeping an eye on Murphy's fielding to see if it regresses this year -- that could jeopardize his starting role.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 3, 2014
News: Murphy (personal) is in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Nationals. Impact: Murphy missed the first two games of the season following the birth of his child, but he will return to action Thursday afternoon. Murphy will play second base and bat second in his season debut.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 2, 2014
News: Murphy was placed on the paternity list Wednesday, ESPN.com's Adam Rubin reports. Impact: Murphy will spend time with his newborn son Wednesday, keeping him out of the lineup against the Nationals. He's expected to rejoin the team Thursday for their series finale.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 1, 2014
News: Murphy is slated to go on paternity leave due to the birth of his son Monday, Marc Carig of Newsday reports. Impact: Murphy left the Mets for the event prior to Monday's loss to the Nationals, which places Eric Young Jr. in a guaranteed role at second base (as well as Juan Lagares in center field). The team is also calling up Wilmer Flores, who could factor into the infield mix during Murphy's three-day stay with his family.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Mar 31, 2014
News: Murphy is in Florida awaiting the birth of his first child, and new outfielder Chris Young is sitting out Monday against the Washington Nationals because of a mild right quadriceps strain. Impact: General manager Sandy Alderson says Murphy is expected back for Wednesday's game.(STATS, 1:20pm)
Daniel Murphy
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 1"  Wt: 215  Age: 29
Bats: L  Throws: R
Born: 4/1/1985, Jacksonville, Florida
College: Jacksonville
Debut: 2008
Salary: $5,700,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury