Michael Morse hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami Marlins’ five-game winning streak with a 3-1 comeback victory Monday night.
Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon.
Murphy was hit by a pitch by David Price in the second inning against Detroit on Friday. X-rays on his right hand came back negative.
MLB’s inclusion ambassador says his visit to Mets camp was “100 percent successful” despite the controversial comments about his so-called “lifestyle” made afterward by Daniel Murphy.
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Billy Bean did not take offense to Daniel Murphy’s comments. In fact, he embraced them.
Murphy’s mouth is as powerful as his bat. And he should know better than most about the accidental tripwires of the limelight.
All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy, known for being an ardent Christian, raised some eyebrows when he addressed what Bean had to say.
The early reviews from some of the Mets’ top batters have been positive. “It’s been a pretty easy adjustment for me,” said Long, who was fired by the Yankees last October.
The 29-year-old agreed last month to an $8 million, one-year contract. He is eligible for free agency after the World Series.
Young, who had been eligible for arbitration, batted .229 with 30 stolen bases in 100 games this year, when his salary was $1.85 million.
The Mets have the pitching, from top to bottom, and they need as much offense as they can get. They need to keep Murphy.
As far as anyone knows, Mets brass have yet to consider the possibility. But here it is, anyway. Unloading David Wright in the offseason, once unthinkable, might not be a bad idea.
The general manager dishes on Wilmer Flores’ potential, why Noah Syndergaard wasn’t called up, what to do with Dilson Herrera when Daniel Murphy returns and much, much more.