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Newark Star-Ledger Oct 16, 2014

Mets offseason questions: Should Daniel Murphy be traded?

There lies a dilemma for the Mets. While trading Murphy could be a prudent move for the long-term there could be a negative effect in the short term.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 15, 2014
Mets' Daniel Murphy's All-Star, but odd, year buoys team: Season in review grades

Mets' Daniel Murphy's All-Star, but odd, year buoys team: Season in review grades

Murphy hit .289 this season with nine home runs and .734 OPS -- with 49 multi-hit games -- but those numbers were diminished by a September swoon after he returned from the disabled list. Before he went on the DL, Murphy was hitting .301 with a .768 OPS and in the top-10 in the National League in batting average and hits. Nonetheless, only Neil Walker and Chase Utley had a higher OPS among NL second basemen.

Season review: Daniel Murphy

2014 season: 143 games; .289/.332/.403; 9 HR, 57 RBI Evaluation: Murphy was the Mets’ most consistent hitter this season, leading the NL in hits for a stretch before a calf strain late in the year removed him from contention. The …

Burning Questions: Why trade Murph?

Elsa/The Mets are interested in trading Daniel Murphy, their lone 2014 All-Star.NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy earned his first All-Star appearance this season. His 172 hits, 37 doubles and .289 average all led New York Mets regulars. So why do team officials seem so interested in trading him? After all, the Mets have been offensively deficient overall and Murphy has been deemed an ideal hitter for Citi Field by Terry Collins because he uses the entire field.
Newark Star-Ledger Sep 29, 2014

Mets' Daniel Murphy nominated for Hank Aaron award

Murphy led the Mets with a .289 average. He also hit nine home runs with a .734 OPS.
Newark Star-Ledger Sep 29, 2014
Would Mets' Daniel Murphy move positions next year?

Would Mets' Daniel Murphy move positions next year?

If Murphy does come back, where will he play? A New York Post report said the Mets had brought up the idea of playing left with Murphy, though he nixed it.

Murph nominated for Hank Aaron Award

Daniel Murphy #28 2BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM143 HR9 RBI57 R79 OBP.332 AVG.289 NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy is the Mets' nominee for the Hank Aaron Award, which annually recognizes "the most outstanding offensive performer in each league." With other NL nominees such as Giancarlo Stanton and Andrew McCutchen, Murphy probably should not hold his breath for claiming the award. The award was created in 1999. No Met has claimed it so far.
MetsBlog Sep 29, 2014

Daniel Murphy in left field… again?

The Mets have discussed moving Daniel Murphy to left field — again — in 2015, according to reporter Mike Puma (New York Post, Sept. 28). Murphy though, is “not in favor” of the move, and the team will not “press the issue.” Murphy previously played left field in 2008 and 2009. He moved to third […]
MetsBlog Sep 21, 2014

Murphy will stay at 3B, Flores will move to 2B

In the event Dilson Herrera misses the rest of the season with a quad injury, Daniel Murphy will continue to start at third base, while Wilmer Flores will shift to second base, Terry Collins told reporters Saturday. Herrera left Saturday’s game with a strained right quadriceps muscle, which he suffered running out an infield single […]

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