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Murphy tied his career-high in home runs, blasting his 12th in the Mets' 5-4 win over the Phillies on Saturday.
Gee allowed four runs over six innings and was the winning pitcher Saturday against the Phillies.
Wheeler has been shut down
for the remainder of the season.
Turner (hamstring) is not yet ready to return to game action, MLB.com
reports. "He's getting better," Collins said. "As I told [reporters Thursday], I went to the trainers and asked if he could hit, and they didn't think he should."
Wright was 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two RBI in his return to the Mets lineup Friday night.
Matsuzaka allowed four runs (two earned) on four hits, walking three and striking out six over six innings of a 6-4 win over Philadelphia on Friday night.
Duda is not in the lineup Friday against the Phillies, MLB.com
Niese (7-8) pitched well Thursday against the Giants, allowing just two runs over seven innings, but took the loss. He struck out four while allowing seven hits and two walks.
Manager Terry Collins suggested the starting shortstop gig for 2014 will be Tejada's (leg) for the taking, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo
reports. "My message is real simple: the job is his," Collins said. "But he's got to show everybody that he wants it desperately."
Wright (hamstring) completed running and fielding drills Thursday for the third consecutive day, MLB.com
Tovar will join the Mets on Friday, ESPN.com