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Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallet: Murphy Has Emerged As Mets’ Most Dangerous Offensive Weapon

In a tight situation, with the game on the line, ask yourself the following: Do you want David Wright or Daniel Murphy at the plate? If you’ve been paying attention, the answer should be Murph.

05/19/2014

Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the New York Yankees on May 15, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Raves About ‘Spectacular’ DeGrom After Bad-Break Debut

When David Wright signed his big contract to stay with the Mets, he cited the exciting young pitchers in the minor leagues as one of the main reasons. He got a pretty good glimpse against the Yankees.

05/16/2014

Eric Young Jr. of the New York Mets hits a double in the top of the fifth inning against the New York Yankees on May 12, 2014. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Still Intense: Mets, Banged-Up Yanks Put On Show In Subway Series Opener

After going 4-0 last year for their first season sweep of the Yankees, the Mets picked up right where they left off last May. “You know in this ballpark the game’s never over,” David Wright said.

05/13/2014

Ben Revere #2 of the Philadelphia Phillies steals second base in the first inning under the tag of Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets as Daniel Murphy #28 backs up the play during the game at Citi Field on May 10, 2014. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Phillies Get To Farnsworth, Hand Mets 5th Straight Defeat

Ryan Howard had four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, and Jimmy Rollins homered and scored four times to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping New York Mets 5-4 on Saturday night.

05/10/2014

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets hits a double and drives in a run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during their game on May 9, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Byrd Comes Back To Bite Mets; Phillies Win In 11

Marlon Byrd sliced an RBI double just inside the right field line in the 11th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 3-2 Friday night in a game of many squandered opportunities.

05/10/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 06: Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch during the first inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on May 06, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets Shut Out For 3rd Time, Fall To Marlins 3-0

Henderson Alvarez pitched a six-hitter for his second shutout this season, and the Miami Marlins won again at home, beating the New York Mets 3-0 Tuesday night.

05/07/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets is late with the tag as Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals steals second base in the ninth inning at Citi Field on April 22, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Wainwright Outpitches Gee, Cardinals Top Mets 3-0

dam Wainwright threw seven neat innings before leaving with a knee injury, and Jon Jay hit a two-run single that sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

04/23/2014

The Mets' Jenrry Mejia  pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field on April 21, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Mets Top Cards 2-0, Thanks To Strong Outing From Mejia, Wright RBI

Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, David Wright delivered another key hit and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Monday night.

04/22/2014

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets gathers his bats before returning to the clubhouse after being ejected from the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

David Wright After Getting Tossed: ‘We Have Each Other’s Backs’

Wright and Murphy were called out on strikes earlier in the game and both took exception with Basner’s strikeout call with Travis d’Arnaud at-bat. It was the fourth career ejection for Wright and the first for Murphy.

04/14/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Terry Collins: ‘No Easy Answer’ To Mets’ Offensive Woes

The Mets have two players hitting above .300. Three batters are averaging between .200 and .250. And everyone else — yes, everyone — is under the Mendoza line.

04/10/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Coleman: Still 90 And Counting After Mets’ Bullpen Blows Opening Day

And I picked this team to win 84 games. Who am I kidding? Probably myself.

04/01/2014

Mets right-hander Dillon Gee walks off the field as he is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bullpen Bails On Gee, Mets In Bad Opening Day Loss To Nationals

Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and drove in a career-high four runs, twice rallying the Washington Nationals against the New York Mets’ suspect bullpen for a 9-7 opening-day victory Monday.

03/31/2014

Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

Manager Terry Collins #10 directs Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets during a morning workout. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Season Preview: With New Faces, Mets Aiming To End 5-Year Losing Streak

Five straight losing seasons. That’s what the New York Mets have produced since moving into Citi Field. David Wright, for one, is tired of it.

03/27/2014

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Wright, Murphy Praise Bartolo Colon

What Wright learned most emphatically during an at-bat was this: If you try to guess along with Colon as a hitter, you’ll lose.

03/12/2014

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