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2014 Avg.
.299
 
Career Avg.
.292
Name  Daniel Murphy
Born  4/1/1985
Height  6-2
Weight  205
Number  28
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
Hot8/13/2014 12:33:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy has batted .364 with five doubles and three homers in 44 at-bats against Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann.
Insight: The Mets faced Zimmermann on Aug. 7 and Murphy went 3-for-6 with a double. He's red hot, having batted .417 (30-for-72) with seven doubles, a triple and two homers in his last 17 games.
 
Hot8/7/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is a career .317 hitter with three home runs versus Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann.
Insight: The 2014 All-Star has been a top-10 fantasy second baseman for a second straight season. He's batting .302 for the season, but .444 with a 1.201 OPS over the past two weeks to raise his value even higher. Start him in this favorable matchup.
 
Hot8/4/2014 9:11:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy hit his ninth homer of the season Monday against the Giants.
Insight: Murphy has been a top-10 fantasy second baseman for the second straight season. Through 109 games, he's hitting .296 with 41 extra-base hits, 45 RBI, 65 runs, 12 steals and a .770 OPS. He leads the NL in hits.
 
Hot8/1/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is 4-for-8 against Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong.
Insight: Murphy has gone 18-for-50 (.360) over the past two weeks (12 games). Hot hitter plus favorable matchup equals must start.
 
Hot7/30/2014 3:52:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy went 3-for-5 with a homer, three RBI and two runs Wednesday against Philadelphia.
Insight: Murphy has gone 12-for-25 (.480) with four doubles and a homer in his last six games. His 130 hits lead the NL.
 
7/13/2014 12:54:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is out of the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Murphy made the All-Star team this year by batting .294 with seven homers, 37 RBI, 56 runs and 11 steals.
 
6/26/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is a stunning 12-for-17 (.706) against Pittsburgh right-hander Vance Worley.
Insight: Murphy is quietly having another solid season. He's hitting .297 with six homers, 30 RBI, 48 runs, 11 steals and a .764 OPS.
 
Hot6/22/2014 5:25:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy had his third multi-hit effort in his last four games Sunday at Miami. Before that, he failed to collect multiple hits in nine straight games.
Insight: Murphy went 2-for-5 with a homer, three RBI and two runs against the Marlins Sunday. He's hitting .298 with six homers, 29 RBI, 47 runs, 11 steals and a .770 OPS.
 
Hot6/10/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: New York second baseman Daniel Murphy has gone 13-for-37 (.351) in June.
Insight: Murphy went 1-for-3 with a homer and two RBI Tuesday against Milwaukee. With a .305 average, five homers, 25 RBI, 40 runs and 10 steals, he's been a top-five fantasy second baseman for the second straight season.
 
6/8/2014 8:30:00 PM
Description: New York second baseman Daniel Murphy ripped three hits in Sunday's loss to the Giants.
Insight: Murphy went 6-for-13 in the series with two RBI. Though not a power hitter by any stretch, Murphy (.305, 4 HR, 23 RBI) makes enough contact to be a useful fantasy contributor.
 
Hot6/1/2014 10:38:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy has been a .298 hitter this season and a .425 hitter in his career against Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: Murphy bats from the left side, but he's hitting .360 against southpaws this season and is 17-for-40 lifetime against Hamels, Sunday's scheduled starter.
 
Hot5/18/2014 9:54:00 AM
Description: New York second baseman Daniel Murphy owns a .991 OPS against Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann.
Insight: Over his last 30 games, Murphy has hit .341 with three homers, 14 RBI, 25 runs and eight steals while not going more than one game without a hit. He's collected 12 hits, including four doubles and three homers, in 38 at-bats (.316) against Zimmermann.
 
Hot5/13/2014 11:13:00 PM
Description: New York second baseman Daniel Murphy went 1-for-3 with a homer, four RBI, a walk and two runs scored Tuesday against the Yankees.
Insight: Murphy has been destroying the ball in May, going 18-for-51 (.353) with seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and eight RBI. He's quietly having another terrific season, hitting .320 with three homers, 27 runs and eight steals.
 
Hot5/11/2014 7:47:00 PM
Description: New York second baseman Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 Sunday in a win over Philadelphia.
Insight: Murphy's ninth inning home run was his second of the season. The 29-year-old has drawn five walks over his last three appearances. He had just seven walks in his first 31 games of the season.
 
Hot5/7/2014 9:51:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy has hit safely in 17 of his past 19 games while batting .341 in that span.
Insight: Murphy homered for the first time this season Tuesday at Miami and he'll face Tom Koehler on Wednesday. The second baseman is 5-for-13 (.385) with a homer lifetime against Koehler.
 
5/4/2014 10:12:00 AM
Description: New York second baseman Daniel Murphy provided four hits in Saturday's loss to Colorado.
Insight: He was a home run away from the cycle. Murphy's .308 batting average this season is his highest since 2011 (.320 in 391 at bats).
 
4/22/2014 11:47:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is 6-for-11 (.545) against Cardinals ace right-hander Adam Wainwright.
Insight: Murphy is off to a decent start, batting .293, but without much power (.650 OPS).
 
Hot4/18/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is 6-for-14 (.428) against Braves starter Aaron Harang.
Insight: Five of Murphy's six hits against Harang have gone for extra bases. He's posted three consecutive multi-hit games entering Friday's action and with a favorable matchup is a must start.
 
4/14/2014 11:14:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is 6-for-13 (.462) against Arizona right-hander Bronson Arroyo.
Insight: Murphy missed some time due to paternity leave, but he's back and a viable fantasy option on Tuesday. He's hit safely in eight of 11 games this season.
 
4/8/2014 12:49:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is 6-for-11 (.545) with five extra base hits and a 1.727 OPS versus Atlanta starter Aaron Harang.
Insight: Murphy missed some time due to paternity leave, but he's back and a viable fantasy option on Tuesday plus multi-position eligible.
 

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