Welcome to the third installment of MMN’s offseason Organizational Depth Chart. Each week, we’ll take a look at the top players at each position in the Mets organization. We hope to provide Mets fans with some insight to what the Mets currently have at the major-league level, as well as some players they can expect to hear about from the minor-leagues in the coming years.
For the third part of the series we’ll take a look at second base.
Murphy is a converted corner infielder whose bat played a role in landing in the middle infield. Brought through the system as a third basemen, his hitting proved too valuable to leave off of the lineup card. With the corner spot taken by David Wright, the Mets needed to find somewhere for him to play. After a failed experiment in the outfield, Murphy has settled in nicely at second base. The transition came with a learning curve, but over the last few years his defense has turned from a liability, to a very serviceable attribu...