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Daniel Murphy

30-Year-Old Second Baseman – New York Mets

2015 Stats

AVG

.268

HR

3

RBI

24

R

12

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The epitome of the non-sexy sexy fantasy baseball player. Over the past two seasons, only two second baseman have hit at least .280 while scoring 75-plus runs and driving in at least 50: Robinson Cano...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 4/1/1985   BORN: Jacksonville, FL   COLLEGE: Jacksonville   DRAFTED: 13th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Daniel Murphy Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $8 million deal with the Mets in January 2015, avoiding arbitration.

May 23, 2015  –  Daniel Murphy News

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Daniel Murphy Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 23 AA BIN 95 407 357 56 110 40 26 1 13 67 14 5 39 46 1 7 3 .308 .374 .496 .870
2008 23 AAA NEW 1 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
2008 23 MAJ NYM 49 151 131 24 41 14 9 3 2 17 0 2 18 28 0 1 1 .313 .397 .473 .871
2009 24 MAJ NYM 155 556 508 60 135 54 38 4 12 63 4 2 38 69 4 6 0 .266 .313 .427 .741
2010 25 A+ ST. 3 13 11 2 8 2 1 0 1 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .727 .769 1.091 1.860
2010 25 AAA BUF 8 35 34 4 10 4 3 0 1 8 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .294 .314 .471 .785
2011 26 MAJ NYM 109 423 391 49 125 36 28 2 6 49 5 5 24 42 3 2 3 .320 .362 .448 .810
2012 27 MAJ NYM 156 612 571 62 166 49 40 3 6 65 10 2 36 82 0 4 1 .291 .332 .403 .735
2013 28 MAJ NYM 161 697 658 92 188 55 38 4 13 78 23 3 32 95 0 5 2 .286 .319 .415 .734
2014 29 MAJ NYM 143 642 596 79 172 48 37 2 9 57 13 5 39 86 0 5 2 .289 .332 .403 .735
2015 30 MAJ NYM 46 178 164 12 44 13 10 0 3 24 1 1 12 14 0 1 1 .268 .320 .384 .704
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3-Year Averages     153 648 608 77 175 50 38 3 9 66 15 3 35 87 0 4 1 .288 .326 .405 .730
Career  (View All)     819 3,259 3,019 378 871 269 200 18 51 353 56 20 199 416 7 24 10 .289 .332 .417 .749

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Daniel Murphy Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 25 Phi 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .320 .384 .704
May. 24 @Pit 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .316 .381 .697
May. 23 @Pit 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .310 .380 .690
May. 22 @Pit 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .299 .370 .669
May. 21 StL 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .299 .371 .670
May. 20 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .294 .367 .661
May. 19 StL 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .301 .378 .679
May. 18 StL 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .303 .360 .663
May. 17 Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .301 .366 .667
May. 16 Mil 3 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .303 .374 .677
May. 15 Mil 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .297 .367 .664
May. 14 @ChC 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .299 .363 .662
May. 13 @ChC 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .244 .293 .358 .651
May. 12 @ChC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .279 .342 .621
May. 11 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .272 .336 .608
May. 10 @Phi 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .281 .348 .629
May. 9 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .267 .336 .603
May. 8 @Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214 .268 .340 .608
May. 6 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .259 .340 .599
May. 5 Bal 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .269 .354 .623
May. 3 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .257 .344 .601
May. 2 Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .268 .360 .628
May. 1 Was 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .269 .365 .634
Apr. 30 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .258 .346 .604
Apr. 29 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .271 .364 .635
Apr. 28 @Mia 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .272 .370 .642
Apr. 27 @Mia 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .247 .333 .580
Apr. 26 @NYY 3 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .169 .247 .292 .539
Apr. 25 @NYY 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .145 .217 .242 .459
Apr. 24 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .234 .263 .497
Last 7 Days 25 2 10 0 0 1 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 .400 .423 .520 .943
Last 14 Days 48 4 18 3 0 1 6 5 6 1 1 0 0 0 .375 .434 .500 .934
Last 30 Days 111 7 35 7 0 2 15 6 10 1 1 1 0 3 .315 .356 .432 .788

Daniel Murphy: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 31 12
2014 1 126 16
2013 7 150
2012 12 138
2011 52 24 28 1 1
2009 101 27 27

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Daniel Murphy Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015341020.206.206.469
2014146182113.274.370.695
2013216191196.273.324.616

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015130113221.285.431.766
20144506174610.293.413.747
201344273125917.292.459.790

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20158982160.225.360.641
2014276374248.250.351.652
20133203663412.263.381.679

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015754181.320.413.779
2014320425335.322.447.805
20133385674411.308.447.785
Daniel Murphy Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 23 AA BIN 407 357 9.6% 11.3% 0.85 87% .326 .188
2008 23 AAA NEW 5 4 20% 0% 0.00 100% .250 .000
2008 23 MAJ NYM 151 131 11.9% 18.5% 0.64 79% .386 .160
2009 24 MAJ NYM 556 508 6.8% 12.4% 0.55 86% .288 .161
2010 25 A+ ST. 13 11 15.4% 0% 0.00 100% .700 .364
2010 25 AAA BUF 35 34 2.9% 5.7% 0.50 94% .290 .177
2011 26 MAJ NYM 423 391 5.7% 9.9% 0.57 89% .347 .128
2012 27 MAJ NYM 612 571 5.9% 13.4% 0.44 86% .331 .112
2013 28 MAJ NYM 697 658 4.6% 13.6% 0.34 86% .318 .129
2014 29 MAJ NYM 642 596 6.1% 13.4% 0.45 86% .325 .114
2015 30 MAJ NYM 178 164 6.7% 7.9% 0.86 91% .279 .116
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3-Year Averages     648 608 5.4% 13.4% 0.40 86% .324 .117
Career     3,259 3,019 6.1% 12.8% 0.48 86% .321 .128

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2015 Stat Review for Daniel Murphy    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.268 AVG
AVERAGE
91% Contact Rate
ELITE
.279 BABIP
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Power

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.384 SLG
WEAK
.116 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.86 BB/K
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6.7% BB Rate
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7.9% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.704 OPS
WEAK
.320 OBP
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Daniel Murphy: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Murphy went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in a loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday.

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Murphy went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in the 14-1 win against Milwaukee on Saturday.

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Murphy will move back to second base with Dilson Herrera (finger) headed to the 15-day DL, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Murphy is out of the lineup Thursday.

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Murphy was 2-for-4 with three RBI in the Mets' 4-0 win over the Nationals on Friday night. His timely bases-loaded double in the eighth inning broke open a 1-0 game.

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Murphy may move to third base with David Wright (hamstring) sidelined so that the newly promoted Dilson Herrera can play second, the New York Daily News reports.

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Murphy played the hero Monday night, launching a three-run home run off of Steve Cishek in the ninth inning of the Mets' 3-1 victory.

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Murphy went 2-for-3 with a bases-clearing double, an RBI single and a walk in Thursday's win over the Braves.

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Murphy is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Braves.

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Murphy is out of the lineup Sunday against the Braves, Adam Rubin of ESPN reports.

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Murphy (hamstring) is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Nationals, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

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2015

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2014

Murphy set career highs in runs, runs batted in and stolen bases, capped by a big September, and had another solid season at the plate. The main negative was a sharp drop in his walk rate, which adversely impacted his on-base percentage. In addition, his BABIP fell for the second straight year, which caused a slight drop in his batting average. Murphy has become a passable second baseman, but his main value is in his offense and durability. Now arbitration-eligible, there is a growing chance that the Mets will shop Murphy's services.

2013

Murphy finally settled in at a primary position last season, logging 138 games at second base despite grading out as one of the weaker regulars at the keystone (-9.0 UZR). Offensively, little changed in Murphy's numbers as he walked at the same six-percent clip as he did in 2011 while maintaining a steady contact rate (84 percent). Now 28, it is hard to envision significantly more power coming from him as he slugged just .403 last season. Further, Murphy has not shown progress against left-handed pitching, and remains susceptible to being platooned at second base if the Mets can find someone to complement his splits (.294/.341/.419 vs. RHP, .283/.311/.369 vs. LHP).

2012

Murphy, who suffered a "high-grade" MCL tear in his right knee that sidelined him for the year in July 2010, had a brilliant spring training to break camp with the Mets. He opened the year hitting, forcing the Mets to dump Brad Emaus and make him an everyday player. Murphy saw action at first and third, but settled in as the starting second baseman. However, he suffered an MCL tear for the second straight year, this time to his left knee. Murphy still struggles with mental mistakes and a lack of baseball instincts, but he is penciled in as the starting second baseman and occasional leadoff hitter. Don't expect much power, but Murphy should post a solid batting average with lots of doubles and a good on-base percentage if healthy.

2011

Murphy, who failed to meet the hype in 2009, was battling Mike Jacobs to open 2010 as the Mets' first baseman before spraining his right MCL late in camp. Once he returned to action in the minors, Ike Davis was set as the team's first baseman, so Murphy was to be groomed as a utility player. In his first start at second base, Murphy suffered a "high-grade" MCL tear in his right knee that sidelined him for the year. Murphy had a big winter league season playing second base before getting shut down with a slightly strained left hamstring but is expected to be healthy for spring training, where he will contend to open the year as the starter at second.

2010

Murphy, the Mets' Golden Boy entering 2009, got off to a strong start with a home run on Opening Day, but it was mainly downhill from there. His fielding struggles while trying to play left field impacted his confidence at the plate, landing him on the bench. Murphy was shifted to first base with Carlos Delgado out. After bottoming out at .234 in mid-June, Murphy hit .281 to finish at .262 and looked extremely comfortable defensively at first base. His role in 2010 will depend on what the Mets do in free agency; if the team adds a big bat in left, Murphy could remain the starter at first, but the more likely scenario has him platooning with a right-handed bat at the position.

2009

Murphy exploded out of the chute at Double-A Binghamton and made a brief pit stop at Triple-A before being promoted to the Mets in early August. The knock on Murphy in his career has been his defense, as he played third in the minors before seeing time at second and ended up playing left in the majors. His bat looked major league ready in a 131 at-bat trial, so one possible role for him in 2009 is that of a super-utility player similar to Tony Phillips early in his career, enabling the Mets to find a regular position for him over time. Murphy injured his forearm in the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars game and then suffered a Grade 2 strain of the right hamstring, but he is expected to be ready for spring training, where he is slated to platoon in left with Fernando Tatis, though that will depend on what the Mets do in free agency.