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On the Daniel Murphy infield screw-up

“I should not be by home plate, ideally,” said Murphy, who hit a two-run homer, accounting for the Mets’ only runs of the forgettable evening, and upping his team-leading RBI total to 22. “I was watching Reynolds over there. With the base open, I thought they may try that. When he broke, I broke. It was the wrong play.” Collins said: “There are times that players try...
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Daniel Murphy: The Agony and the Ecstasy

It was a night of give and take for second baseman Daniel Murphy on Tuesday night. The Mets lost to the Cardinals by a score of 10-2 and Murphy played a big part on both sides of the scoring. Murphy, who is a free agent at the end of this season, accounted for both Mets runs on a two-run homer in the fourth inning that came within inches inside the right-field foul pole. At the...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Dad barehands foul ball with baby strapped to his chest

Crazy stuff tends to happen during sports events in Philadelphia. During Sunday’s Mets-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, a Phillies fan made a barehanded catch on a foul ball hit by Daniel Murphy…with his damn baby strapped to his chest. This guy deserves a medal. That’s awesome. The kid is going to have one hell of a story to tell growing up too. “Oh, you went to Disney...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Murphy Produces Hitting Third

We can’t assume the Mets’ heretofore stagnant offense is suddenly vibrant after one game, but we can conclude Daniel Murphy should remain hitting third for the foreseeable future. The Mets are hoping Murphy’s three hits in today’s 7-4 victory over Philadelphia can jumpstart an offense that has scored three or fewer runs in 16 of their 31 games. The offense broke through today...
Via New York Mets Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

At Phillies game, dad shows infant son how to catch foul ball

PHILADELPHIA -- The best catch at Citizens Bank Park on Mother's Day came from a daring dad -- with a baby strapped to his chest. Phillies fan Mike Capko snagged a hard foul ball off the bat of the Mets' Daniel Murphy with his left hand Sunday while sitting in the second deck behind home plate. The 30-year-old Capko made the play with 7 1/2-month-old son Kolton cradled in a baby...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dad catches foul ball with baby strapped to chest (VIDEO)

One particular dad became a star on Mother’s Day by protecting his baby son and snagging a foul ball during the Mets-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday. When Daniel Murphy fouled off a pitch, the 30-year-old Phillies fan had decisions to make being that his son was strapped to his chest in a baby carrier. As the foul ball went flying in his direction, his fatherly...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Murphalicious! Murphy Blasts Game Winning Home Run

2015 has been a rough year Daniel Murphy, but Monday night’s performance could be a major turning point for him and the team as well. Murphy crushed a dramatic three run shot off of Marlins closer Steve Cishek in the 9th inning to give the Mets a 3-1 lead over their division rivals. He followed that up with a great defensive stab in the bottom of the ninth to keep the Marlins...
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Matters: Who’s On Second?

The Mets are the talk of the baseball world with a blazing hot start to their season. The Mets currently are in 1st place in the NL East with a commanding lead of 4.5 games over 2nd place Atlanta. Everything seems to be falling in place, as each Mets player has had a role in their amazin’ winning record of 14-4. There has not been many complaints of players underachieving or not...
Via Mets Merized Online
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 04, 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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