Found July 06, 2012 on Mets360.com:
Daniel Murphy was one of several Mets to have a big game in Thursday’s come-from-behind win against Jonathan Papelbon and the Phillies. Lost amid the ninth-inning heroics was the excellent defensive play he made in the top of the eighth that saved at least one run. Murphy ranged far to his right to snag a ball hit by Placido Polanco, planted and without even looking at the base, he threw as hard as he could to nip Polanco at first. But, as Murphy is an offensive player, everyone will remember the role he played in the comeback, as he battled back from an 0-2 count to drive in the tying run in the ninth. That clutch hit was one of many here lately, as Murphy has broken out of his slump with a vengeance. In his last eight games, covering 33 PA, Murphy has a .469/.455/.969 slash mark for a 1.423 OPS. And yes, that’s not a typo. Murphy has a higher average than he does on-base percentage. He has not drawn a walk or reached via hit batter in this streak but has a sacrifice fly....
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