Patrick Reddington: Murphy the right choice for Nats in offseason - Nationals Buzz

Daniel Murphy started 44 games and appeared in 46 of the Washington Nationals' first 47 games before Dusty Baker gave the veteran infielder a night off in the series opener against the St. Louis Cardinals last night. In those 46 games, the 31-year-old former New York Met, who signed a ... Read More
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Daniel Murphy’s Hitting Evolution

Although FP won’t be successful in making Daniel “Hits” Murphy happen, give him credit for trying because the sentiment stands. Murphy has been the best and most consistent hitter on the Nationals this far in the 2016 season. In fact, he’s been one of the best and most consistent hitters in all of baseball. He’s tied for the seventh-highest WAR in the majors according to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy gets day off Thursday against Cardinals

Daniel Murphy had two more hits Wednesday, the 24th time this season he has had more than one in a game. Murphy has played in 46 games, and has 69 hits. That is undoubtedly a positive, as is Murphy’s .394 average, but the not-so-positive by-product of those numbers is that Murphy is nearly always on […]
Via Nationals Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy owns up to costly error after loss to Mets

The margin for error is always going to be slim when you're facing your most closely-matched division rival and when they've got a pitcher as lethal
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dusty Baker Compares Daniel Murphy to Baseball Legends

WASHINGTON — If the hot streak that Daniel Murphy is on–and has been on for almost a full calendar year–continues, the Washington Nationals will have done more than just filled a hole in free agency. They may have acquired one of the best hitters in a long time. But for now, they’ll settle for enjoying one of the best-sustained performances in the history of the game. In...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Reddington: Murphy's return to New York a successful one - Nationals Buzz

Daniel Murphy arrived in New York for Washington's three-game set with the Mets a .400 hitter after 37 games with the second organization he's known as a professional. Murphy signed a 3-year/$37.5M free agent deal with the Nationals in January after seven seasons with the Mets, who drafted him in ... Read More
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy, Nationals’ hitting machine, refuses to come back down to earth

NEW YORK — When Daniel Murphy was hitting over .400 after the first three weeks of the season, it was inevitable to ask, “Can he keep this up?” It was early but Murphy was a career .288 hitter entering the season and fresh off his Ruthian display in the playoffs. Three more weeks later, Murphy is […]
Via Nationals Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy fakes out Yoenis Cespedes on this brilliant play, then smirks at him

Daniel Murphy was the New York Mets playoff star last year, but now he seems intent on tormenting his former club.The Washington Nationals second baseman got the better of Yoenis Cespedes in the second inning. With Cespedes on first, Neil Walker hit a line drive over Murphy's head and into right-center field. But instead of Murphy leaping in vain for the smash, he instead pretended...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Juan Lagares makes incredible over-the-shoulder catch

Ever since Yoenis Cespedes joined the New York Mets, the role of Juan Lagares has lessened. But with the chance to start in center field on Wednesday, he showed why he was so worthy of the Gold Glove he earned in 2014. With Daniel Murphy up in the top of the seventh, the former Met (and current National) hit a drive to the deepest part of Citi Field — seemingly over Lagares...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy returns to New York and receives NL championship ring

NEW YORK — Daniel Murphy walked into the Mets’ press conference room at Citi Field on Tuesday afternoon, three hours before his first game here since signing with the Nationals in the offseason. The room was jammed with nearly 50 people waiting to hear from the longtime Met, the hitter that powered New York to the World […]
Via Nationals Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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