I bet if most Mets fans took a guess as to who had the most errors on the team this season they probably would get it right. But, the answer to that question does not mean that the player with the most errors has played poor defense. In fact, for this particular team that player has actually met expectations and maybe even exceeded them.
Murphy has made some very nice plays this season
The player I am referring to is Daniel Murphy, but like I said that is not necessarily a bad thing.
Murphy has just 11 errors on the season, which is only one ahead of the franchise star David Wright who has 10. Murphy is third on the team behind Ike Davis and Josh Thole Mets in chances this season with 422. Daniel has 181 putouts, 231 assists and has fielded at a rate of 97% so far this year.
Daniel has made some improvements defensively and appears to be getting better as the season has gone along. To put his performance into perspective, David Wright has only 266 chances but has just on...