Daniel Murphy
.289 9 57
Team: NY MetsHt / Wt: 6-1 / 215 NFBC ADP: 155.95
Position: 2BBorn: 4/1/1985 Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 13th Round by Mets (2006)

Latest News
Jan. 16 6:38 PM PT7:38 PM MT8:38 PM CT9:38 PM ET21:38 ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST10:08 PM VEN6:38 UAE (+1)8:38 PM CT-Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to an $8 million contract for next season.
Analysis: Murphy got a raise from $5.75 million after hitting a team-high .289 and earning his first All-Star selection. He and the Mets settled at the midpoint of their $1.2 million gap.
Sep. 20 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET15:14 ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST2:44 PM VEN23:14 UAE2:14 PM CT-Murphy had his second four-hit game of the season in a 5-0 win over Atlanta on Friday night.
Analysis: The New York Mets second baseman was batting .188 (6 for 32) in his first eight games since returning from the disabled list Sept. 9.
Sep. 11 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET22:32 ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST10:02 PM VEN6:32 UAE (+1)9:32 PM CT-Murphy was hit by a pitch on the left wrist on Thursday. He was replaced by Matt den Dekker.
Analysis: An X-ray of Murphy's wrist was negative.
Aug. 29 10:50 PM PT11:50 PM MT12:50 AM CT1:50 AM ET1:50 ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST1:20 AM VEN9:50 UAE12:50 AM CT-Murphy returned Tuesday and was 1 for 3.
Analysis: Murphy was on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf.
Aug. 26 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)5:54 PM CT-Murphy and David Wright are out of the Mets' lineup because of injuries, leaving New York without two of its top hitters for the opener of a three-game series against Atlanta.
Analysis: Both players left Sunday's 11-3 win at Dodger Stadium. Murphy, who leads the NL in hits, was removed late in the game due to tightness in his right calf and says he is day to day. He expected to be examined by a doctor Tuesday.
Aug. 6 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Murphy was 3 for 4 with his second triple of the season and drove in two runs Tuesday in a 6-1 win at Washington.
Analysis: Murphy enjoying a strong stretch, going 18 for 41 with eight extra-base hits over his last 10 contests.
Aug. 5 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Murphy was 2 for 5 with his ninth home run in a 4-3 loss to the Giants on Monday.
Analysis: Murphy has recorded multiple hits in six of his last nine games and has scored eight runs in that span.
July 31 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Murphy was 3 for 5 with his eighth homer of the season in an 11-2 win over the Phillies on Wednesday.
Analysis: Murphy has gone 12 for 25 over his last six games with five runs scored.
July 9 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST5:38 PM VEN2:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-Murphy was 2 for 5 with his 21st and 22nd doubles of the season Monday versus Atlanta.
Analysis: Murphy has recorded at least two hits in eight of his last 18 games.
June 30 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET16:59 ET20:59 GMT4:59 1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST4:29 PM VEN0:59 UAE (+1)3:59 PM CT-Murphy enjoyed a solid fantasy effort Sunday.
Analysis: Murphy had three hits and raised his average to .301.
June 23 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET18:09 ET22:09 GMT6:09 3:09 PM MST5:09 PM EST5:39 PM VEN2:09 UAE (+1)5:09 PM CT-Murphy enjoyed a strong fantasy effort Sunday.
Analysis: Murphy hit a three-run homer and owns a .770 OPS for the Mets.
June 9 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Murphy stayed hot by going 3 for 4 with two runs scored in Sunday's 6-4 loss at San Francisco.
Analysis: Murphy is batting .414 with a home run and two doubles in his last seven games.
May 4 4:47 PM PT5:47 PM MT6:47 PM CT7:47 PM ET19:47 ET23:47 GMT7:47 4:47 PM MST6:47 PM EST7:17 PM VEN3:47 UAE (+1)6:47 PM CT-Murphy went 4 for 6 with three runs scored in Saturday's 11-10 walkoff loss at Colorado.
Analysis: Murphy is batting .339 with 10 runs over his last 13 games.
Apr. 30 2:17 PM PT3:17 PM MT4:17 PM CT5:17 PM ET17:17 ET21:17 GMT5:17 2:17 PM MST4:17 PM EST4:47 PM VEN1:17 UAE (+1)4:17 PM CT-Murphy was 3 for 5 against Philadelphia on Tuesday to extend his hitting streak to 10 games.
Analysis: Murphy is batting .341 during his hitting streak.
Apr. 16 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET12:02 ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST11:32 AM VEN20:02 UAE11:02 AM CT-Murphy went 2 for 5 with two runs scored Tuesday.
Analysis: Murphy is 4 for 9 in the series.
Apr. 15 3:01 PM PT4:01 PM MT5:01 PM CT6:01 PM ET18:01 ET22:01 GMT6:01 3:01 PM MST5:01 PM EST5:31 PM VEN2:01 UAE (+1)5:01 PM CT-Murphy went 2 for 4 with two runs scored Monday.
Analysis: Murphy snapped a 0-for-10 slide.
Apr. 11 4:11 PM PT5:11 PM MT6:11 PM CT7:11 PM ET19:11 ET23:11 GMT7:11 4:11 PM MST6:11 PM EST6:41 PM VEN3:11 UAE (+1)6:11 PM CT-Murphy had three hits and drove in three runs in the Mets' 6-4 win over Atlanta on Thursday.
Analysis: Murphy was 6 for 24 (.250) with no RBIs in his first six games this season.
Apr. 3 1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT-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.''
Analysis: 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.
Mar. 31 10:20 AM PT11:20 AM MT12:20 PM CT1:20 PM ET13:20 ET17:20 GMT1:20 10:20 AM MST12:20 PM EST12:50 PM VEN21:20 UAE12:20 PM CT-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.
Analysis: General manager Sandy Alderson says Murphy is expected back for Wednesday's game.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
2008 NYM 49 131 24 41 9 3 2 17 18 28 0 2 .313 .397 .473
2009 NYM 155 508 60 135 38 4 12 63 38 69 4 2 .266 .313 .427
2011 NYM 109 391 49 125 28 2 6 49 24 42 5 5 .320 .362 .448
2012 NYM 156 571 62 166 40 3 6 65 36 82 10 2 .291 .332 .403
2013 NYM 161 658 92 188 38 4 13 78 32 95 23 3 .286 .319 .415
2014 NYM 143 596 79 172 37 2 9 57 39 86 13 5 .289 .332 .403
Career 773 2855 366 827 190 18 48 329 187 402 55 19 .290 .333 .419



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