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Jul 18, 2014
New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy has not had any contract extension talks with the ...
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Murphy wins Mets’ Heart & Hustle Award

Daniel Murphy is the Mets’ recipient of the MLBPAA Heart & Hustle Award, the league announced Tuesday (MLB.com, July 22). The players’ association, including former and active players, vote on an honoree for each club who “demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values, spirit and traditions of the game,” according to […]
KFFL Jul 18, 2014

Mets | No contract talks with Daniel Murphy

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy has not had any contract extension talks with the ...
MetsBlog Jul 18, 2014

Murphy and Mets have yet to talk contract extension

Daniel Murphy says the Mets have not talked to his agent about a contract extension (Newsday, July 18). “I think that anybody would be willing to listen to an extension,” Murphy said. Murphy, 29, is expected to earn around $9 million through salary arbitration in 2015, after which he can become a free agent. According to MLB […]
Newsday Jul 17, 2014

Daniel Murphy would be amenable to contract extension

When he missed Opening Day for the birth of his first son, Noah, Daniel Murphy recalled the support he received "from the top of the organization to the bottom."
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 16, 2014
PHOTOS: Mets' Daniel Murphy has 'blast' at All-Star Game

PHOTOS: Mets' Daniel Murphy has 'blast' at All-Star Game

Daniel Murphy entered his first All-Star Game in the bottom of the seventh inning, taking over at second base. In the eighth, he struck out against Fernando Rodney in his only at-bat. Still, he considered his experience a fun...
New York Post Jul 16, 2014

Despite whiff, Daniel Murphy had ‘a blast’ in All-Star debut

MINNEAPOLIS — Their great recent homestand notwithstanding, it fit this Mets season quite well that their one All-Star Game matchup led to failure with runners in scoring position. Daniel Murphy’s...
MetsBlog Jul 15, 2014

Murphy strikes out in only AB in ASG

Daniel Murphy struck out in his only at bat in the 2014 All-Star Game. Fernando Rodney struck struck Murphy out to end the 8th inning, with runners on first and second base and the National League down two runs. Murphy entered the game as a defensive substitute in the seventh inning. After first baseman Freddie […]

Murph Ks in lone All-Star at-bat

NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy's first All-Star Game is in the books. Murphy, the lone Mets representative, entered at second base in the bottom of the seventh at Target Field. A half-inning later, he faced Seattle right-hander Fernando Rodney with two outs and two on base and with the National League trailing by two runs. Murphy struck out. That score held as the American League ultimately won, 5-3.

Twinsights: Mets all-star Daniel Murphy tells Twins-farmhand brother to stay home

Twins minor-league outfielder Jonathan Murphy wanted to make the four-hour drive up from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to watch his older brother at his first All-Star Game. The Kernels even had a rare off day, which made the idea seem like even more of a no-brainer. “I talked him out of it,” New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy said. “I know how precious off days can be in the minor leagues. They really jam that 140-game season into five months. I told him, ‘Just stay there with your wife. Enjoy the off day.’ ” The Kernels only have one more off day the rest of the Midwest Lea......
MetsBlog Jul 15, 2014

David Wright had doubts about Daniel Murphy at 2B

Daniel Murphy made his big-league debut August 2, 2008. He entered the league as a corner infielder. He later moved to the outfield, failed and was asked to learn second base in 2011. “Quite frankly, I had my doubts,” David Wright said about Murphy playing second base (MLB.com, July 15). “I saw him fumble a lot of […]

Papa Murph humbled by All-Star nod

Elsa/Daniel Murphy works out at Target Field on Monday with the NL All-Star squad.NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy's season began with the birth of his first child, Noah, an hour before the first pitch on Opening Day. After his paternity leave became the target of neanderthal talk-radio criticism, Murphy visited the White House in June to discuss the value of fathers’ workplace rights. And now the eventful year includes his first All-Star appearance.
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 15, 2014
Mets: Daniel Murphy makes All-Star Game with devotion to hitting and friendship from the scout who signed him

Mets: Daniel Murphy makes All-Star Game with devotion to hitting and friendship from the scout who signed him

Murphy is the Mets' lone All-Star and has been their most consistent player. He's made it to the majors by having a close relationship with the scout that signed him.
Newsday Jul 14, 2014

Daniel Murphy, Mets' only All-Star, a modest guy

From the White House to Target Field for the All-Star Game, it's already been quite a season for Daniel Murphy.
New York Daily News Jul 14, 2014
All-Star Murphy and Mets are hot stuff

All-Star Murphy and Mets are hot stuff

Daniel Murphy was going to savor these couple of days anyway, as he makes his first All-Star appearance. But he said that arriving here fresh from the Mets’ 8-2 home stand made it all a little more enjoyable.

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