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2014 Avg.
.289
 
Career Avg.
.290
Name  Daniel Murphy
Born  4/1/1985
Height  6-1
Weight  215
Number  28
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
9/14/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is a career .340 hitter with three home runs and eight RBI against Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann.
Insight: Murphy went 0-for-4 on Saturday after missing Friday's game with an injured wrist. A pitch hit his left wrist on Thursday. Murphy has had a great season and should be able take advantage of the matchup on Sunday.
 
9/14/2014 10:31:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy went 0-for-4 in his return to the lineup on Saturday.
Insight: Murphy missed Friday's game after getting hit with a pitch in his left wrist on Thursday. He should be fine going forward. Murphy is hitting .297 with nine home runs and 53 RBI this season.
 
9/9/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (calf) has been activated off the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: When he last played he was having a solid August, batting .318 for the month. Hopefully he can pick up where he left off.
 
8/29/2014 5:33:00 PM
Description: Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that Daniel Murphy (calf) is "looking at quite a lengthy DL stint."
Insight: General manager Sandy Alderson added that the MRI on Murphy's right calf showed "a significant issue". With only 28 games left, it is certainly possible that Murphy's season is over. That's too bad too as Muprhy made his first All-Star team and leads the NL with 159 hits. The Mets called up Dilson Herrera to take over second base.
 
8/28/2014 7:25:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy will undergo an MRI on his hurt right calf.
Insight: Murphy left Sunday's game with soreness in his right calf and has not returned to the lineup since then. At this point, it looks likely he will end up on the disabled list, but the MRI will confirm whether that's necessary. Wilmer Flores is playing second base for the Mets in Murphy's absence.
 
8/28/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (sore right calf) was not in the lineup Wednesday and is questionable for Thursday's game against Atlanta.
Insight: Murphy left Sunday's game with soreness in his right calf and has been out of the lineup since then. Despite the missed time, Murphy still leads the NL in hits (159).
 
8/27/2014 6:00:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (calf) is not in the lineup Wednesday. Wilmer Flores is starting at second base again.
Insight: Murphy left Sunday's game with soreness in his right calf and has been out of the lineup the last two games.
 
8/26/2014 5:29:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (calf) is out of the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Murphy left Sunday's game with soreness in his right calf and he's scheduled to see a doctor at the stadium Tuesday. Wilmer Flores is starting at second base. The Mets are playing without Murphy and David Wright so Atlanta starter Alex Wood (3.05 ERA) could have a pretty easy time.
 
Hot8/26/2014 9:38:00 AM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy left Sunday's game with a sore right calf and is questionable for Tuesday's game against Atlanta.
Insight: Murphy, the NL leader in hits, has a modest five-game hitting streak (8-for-21) and a favorable matchup with Braves starter Alex Wood (5-for-11), so is a viable fantasy option if in the lineup.
 
8/24/2014 7:33:00 PM
Description: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy left Sunday's game with a sore right calf, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.
Insight: Murphy, the NL leader in hits, went 2-for-5 with one RBI and two runs Sunday against the Dodgers before exiting.
 
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.