Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/24/12
Here are some excerpts from the weekend you may have missed and might want to read to catch up on things. Mets Notes Mets manager Terry Collins said he’s impressed with the play of Daniel Murphy in his first season as a full-time second baseman. Murphy was a corner infielder in college, but played first, third and left field throughout his first two seasons with the Mets. He made strides as a first baseman, but New York was set on Ike Davis. So Murphy made the transition to second. ”I think anytime you’re a guy who’s trying to learn a new position, you spend a lot of time at that position to get comfortable, and Dan has worked very, very hard,” Collins said. “I think he’s done a very good job defensively, he’s really done a good job around the bag.” – Mets.com Through the first 75 home games this year, the Mets have sold 2,083,794 tickets, 3.9 percent less than the same period last year, according to Baseball-Reference.com. With only seven home games remaining, against the Miami Marlins
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