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Upping our expectations after incredible start to the Mets season

Many years ago there was a scandal at some parimutuel race tracks. It seems the scammers had worked out a method of getting their bets in just a couple of seconds after the gates flew open and the horses started down the track. Now that would not seem on the face of it to be a huge advantage but apparently it was enough. If you had your eye on a 50-1 longshot and knew that he came...
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Murphy Gets Three Hits, Collins Expects Him In Opening Day Lineup

Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 with a double and a walk in a minor league game at Tradition Field on Friday. Murphy played second base on Thursday in a minor league game as well and had a home run and a sac fly in five at-bats. Murphy is expected to join the Mets in Washington, and manager Terry Collins is expecting him to be in the Opening Day lineup at D.C. against the Nationals....
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Rush On Murphy?

Sure, I want the Mets to play Daniel Murphy as much as anybody. I’ve long advocated keeping him while there have been voices to trade him. We all know he’s gone after this season, because there’s no way the Mets will extend his $8-million contract. But putting him on the Opening Day roster now – they will decide Saturday – is pushing the envelope when they don’t have...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins Says Murphy Could Be Ready For Opening Day

According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets now expect Daniel Murphy will be starting at second base on Opening Day, on Monday against the Washington Nationals in D.C. “At the trainer’s recommendation after playing four straight days on the minor league side as he works back from a pulled right hamstring, Murphy is off Thursday. He is expected to...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Murphy Says Hamstring Not Serious, Muno To Get Look While He’s Out

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy was removed from Thursday’s split squad game against the St. Louis Cardinals after pulling up lame while running the bases. The team announced that Murphy suffered some right hamstring tightness. Murphy suffered the injury after he singled and scored a run in the top of the first inning. He was replaced by Phillip Evans who took over at second...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets: Murphy will no longer discuss his religious beliefs

The New York Mets on Wednesday announced through a team spokesman that Daniel Murphy will stick with talking baseball and the future and no longer will discuss his religious beliefs, according to a report from ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. The Mets second baseman caused waves with comments made following the team’s meeting on Tuesday...Read More The post Mets announce Daniel Murphy...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Card of the Week: 2015 Daniel Murphy

2015 TOPPS DANIEL MURPHY A few weeks back I bowed out of an online auction for this card when the price hit $10. By the time the virtual hammer fell, the price stood at just over $25 with shipping. So why is a 2015 Daniel Murphy card going for the price of a well-worn T206 Danny Murphy? One magic word: sparkle. Back in 2011, Topps celebrated its 60th anniversary in the baseball...
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

With Teams Expressing Interest in Murphy, Would Mets Trade the Popular Second Baseman?

A Mets insider told Andy Martino of the Daily News that an extension deal with second baseman Daniel Murphy is “possible” but that it is more likely to happen “this winter.” The deal would likely buy out Murphy’s final arbitration season and a few free agent years. Murphy enters his final year of arbitration in 2015 and it’s expected he can earn about $9 million dollars...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy makes between-the-legs throw to first (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy made the highlight reel of Sunday's spring training game against Washington with a between-the-legs throw to first base for an out in the sixth inning.Murphy fielded a Bryce Harper bunt and made the shortarm throw for the out. Murphy had a big smile on his place after pulling the Harlem Globetrotters...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets have a 'Santa Curse' and Daniel Murphy could be next victim

If there’s one team that doesn’t need any kind of curse, no matter how offbeat and silly, it’s the New York Mets. According to multiple reports, the Mets have something called the “Santa Curse” that afflicts any player on the team who dons St. Nick’s outfit for the team’s annual children’s Christmas Party. According […]The post Of course the New York Mets have something...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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