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Outside Pitch Feb 18, 2017

Washington Nationals lineup: Daniel Murphy the best clean-up option

The 2017 Washington Nationals lineup offers few surprises. We know the players. Only the place each will hit remains questionable. When it comes to the clean-up spot, the Nationals seem to have two choices: Daniel Murphy or Bryce Harper. Harper may look like the more obvious choice. He has a better track record of hitting […] The post Washington Nationals lineup: Daniel Murphy the best clean-up option appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
New York Post Feb 18, 2017
‘Power is real’: Murphy lauds Tim Tebow’s hitting potential

‘Power is real’: Murphy lauds Tim Tebow’s hitting potential

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Ex-Met Daniel Murphy is a hitting guru. He also knows power. After all, he did hit home runs in six straight postseason games in 2015, an MLB record. Considering all that, this is what the Nationals second baseman told The Post on Friday at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches...
New York Post Feb 18, 2017
Ex-Met Daniel Murphy says he’s always rooting for David Wright

Ex-Met Daniel Murphy says he’s always rooting for David Wright

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Nationals won the NL East after signing Daniel Murphy away from the Mets to a three-year, $37.5 million contract. Murphy batted .347, missing out on the NL batting title by one point. He led the league in doubles (47), slugging percentage (.595) and OPS (.985), and built a bond...
Boston Herald Feb 17, 2017
Nationals 2B Murphy on Tebow's batting: 'The power is real'

Nationals 2B Murphy on Tebow's batting: 'The power is real'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — No less an authority on hitting than last seasons runner-up for NL MVP thinks Tim Tebow has some ability with a bat — he just needs more work.Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy said Friday at spring training that he recently spent some time working on batting with Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback who now is pursuing a baseball career. Tebow is expected to be in minor league camp with the New York Mets next month.Murphy said he and Tebow live about 15 houses apart in Jacksonville but had never met.Hes quite an impressive...

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Call to the Pen Feb 7, 2017

Washington Nationals: Why Haven’t They Done More This Winter?

The Washington Nationals have spent big money in free agency in recent years, bringing in Max Scherzer at the beginning of 2015 and 2016 NL MVP runner-up Daniel Murphy last January. They’ve made big trades to improve the club, adding Adam Eaton as their crowning jewel this winter, but there just haven’t been enough upgrades made […] Washington Nationals: Why Haven’t They Done More This Winter? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsNet New York Feb 3, 2017

Tebow has turned to Daniel Murphy as his baseball mentor

Mets minor league OF Tim Tebow has turned for former-Met Daniel Murphy of the Nationals as his mentor.
MetsBlog Feb 3, 2017

Tebow has turned to Daniel Murphy as his baseball mentor

Mets minor league OF Tim Tebow has turned for former-Met Daniel Murphy of the Nationals as his mentor.
New York Post Feb 3, 2017
Tim Tebow turns to ex-Met as baseball mentor

Tim Tebow turns to ex-Met as baseball mentor

HOUSTON — As part of his pursuit of becoming a future big-league Met, Tim Tebow has turned to a former Met. Tebow has been training this winter with former Mets and current Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy in Florida in preparation for spring training. Tebow said the two are “next-door neighbors” in Jacksonville, Fla., and...
Outside Pitch Feb 2, 2017

Daniel Murphy versus New York Mets: Forecasting another terrific year

Daniel Murphy never had a chance to experience what it was like to face the New York Mets until 2017. The Washington Nationals gave him this opportunity and he took advantage of punishing his former team on a regular basis. In 2017, we should expect Murphy versus New York to continue as one of the […] The post Daniel Murphy versus New York Mets: Forecasting another terrific year appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
MASN Sports Jan 29, 2017

With Eaton added to lineup, WAR numbers for Nationals get boost - Byron Kerr

FanGraphs defines WAR (Wins Above Replacement) as "an attempt by the sabermetric baseball community to summarize a player's total contributions to their team in one statistic." It comes as no shock that second baseman Daniel Murphy had the highest WAR...
numberFire Jan 25, 2017
​Fantasy Baseball: Why Daniel Murphy's Power Surge Is Legit

​Fantasy Baseball: Why Daniel Murphy's Power Surge Is Legit

Murphy has transformed from a contact hitter to a power threat. Here's why he can put up similar numbers this season.
Washington Post Dec 31, 1969
Daniel Murphy had a career season; he’s planning, relentlessly to have another

Daniel Murphy had a career season; he’s planning, relentlessly to have another

Meticulous preparation and focus led to a breakthrough for Nationals second baseman; he’s not letting up.

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