Daniel Murphy

Is Daniel Murphy a trade chip?

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

  At 26, Daniel Murphy has proven himself a major league hitter. However, he hasn’t proven himself as a major league fielder. So, what should the Mets do with him? Do they actually have room in the outfield or infield to put him? Probably not, so why not think about trading [...]

Series Preview: Padres

August 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a four game series tonight against the Padres at 7:10. Here is what you should know about the Padres. San Diego has been awful this season, and at 51-64, they are 12 games back in their division and 15 back in the Wild Card. They are 28-28 on the road this season. [...]

News: Daniel Murphy done for season

August 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin, Daniel Murphy has a grade 2 MCL tear in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season. Murphy will not require surgery, but will need four months of rehab. He had the same injury in his right knee last June, causing him to miss the [...]

Reaction: Murphy and Reyes injuries

August 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

Daniel Murphy and Jose Reyes both left today’s game against the Braves with injuries. Jose, who was on the disabled list last month with a tight hamstring, aggravated the same injury today, sometime in the first two innings. Reyes has often had his name thrown around in National League MVP [...]

Murphy, Jose hurt, Parnell blows it again, Met lose 6-5

August 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets season was greatly altered in today’s game. Like…: Jose Reyes left the game very early with a tight left hamstring, the same one that landed Jose on the DL last month. It seemed to be a mild pull, but it required Jose to visit the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York for [...]

Bullpen struggles again as Mets lose 4-1

August 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Notable performances: R.A. Dickey- (L, 5-10) 7 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 5 SO, 98 pitches (64 strikes) David Wright- 2-4, 2B, RBI Jose Reyes- 0-4 Jason Bay- 1-4, SO Notes: In one of the most important games of the season, the Met stepped up to the plate and looked at a called third strike. [...]

Does Daniel Murphy’s bat make up for his defense?

August 3, 2011 // 2 Comments

  Dan Murphy has been fantastic for the Mets this season… at least with his bat. Murphy is hitting a stellar .319 this season, which is fifth in the National League. Originally competing for the starting second base job in Spring Training, Murphy showed promise with his bat, but his [...]
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