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Daniel Murphy

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – New York Mets

2014 Stats

AVG

.301

HR

9

RBI

53

R

73

SB

13

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 adver...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Calf     EST. RETURN:  9/12/2014
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:

Signed a one-year, $5.7 million contract with the Mets in January of 2014, avoiding arbitration.

August 29, 2014  –  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 126 568 528 73 159 45 34 2 9 53 13 5 36 76 0 4 0 .301 .343 .424 .767
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3-Year Averages     142 576 540 67 159 46 35 3 8 64 12 3 30 73 1 3 2 .294 .332 .415 .747
Career  (View All)     756 3,007 2,787 360 814 253 187 18 48 325 55 19 184 392 7 22 7 .292 .335 .424 .759

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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
Aug. 28 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 27 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 26 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 24 @LAD 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .343 .424 .767
Aug. 23 @LAD 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .343 .424 .767
Aug. 22 @LAD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .341 .424 .765
Aug. 20 @Oak 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .299 .341 .425 .766
Aug. 19 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 18 ChC 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .339 .425 .764
Aug. 17 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .339 .424 .763
Aug. 16 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .342 .427 .769
Aug. 15 ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .345 .431 .776
Aug. 14 Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .303 .345 .432 .777
Aug. 13 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .346 .434 .780
Aug. 12 Was 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .349 .437 .786
Aug. 11 @Phi 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .347 .437 .784
Aug. 10 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .303 .346 .434 .780
Aug. 9 @Phi 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .303 .348 .436 .784
Aug. 8 @Phi 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .351 .440 .791
Aug. 7 @Was 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .349 .440 .789
Aug. 6 @Was 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .347 .437 .784
Aug. 5 @Was 4 1 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .346 .436 .782
Aug. 4 SF 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .296 .341 .429 .770
Aug. 3 SF Did not play.
Aug. 2 SF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .340 .423 .763
Aug. 1 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .341 .422 .763
Jul. 30 Phi 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .343 .425 .768
Jul. 29 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .340 .416 .756
Jul. 28 Phi 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .343 .420 .763
Jul. 27 @Mil 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .340 .412 .752
Last 7 Days 17 4 7 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 .412 .474 .412 .886
Last 14 Days 41 5 10 1 0 0 2 2 11 1 0 0 1 2 .244 .273 .268 .541
Last 30 Days 105 15 35 7 1 2 14 4 18 2 1 0 1 3 .333 .355 .476 .831

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Daniel Murphy: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 1 125
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
2014124172103.290.403.737
2013216191196.273.324.616
2012187171250.283.369.680

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144045674310.304.431.777
201344273125917.292.459.790
20123844554010.294.419.761

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014234334228.265.380.697
20133203663412.263.381.679
2012273291326.322.440.800

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014294405315.330.459.824
20133385674411.308.447.785
2012298335334.262.369.674
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 568 528 6.3% 13.4% 0.47 86% .339 .123
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3-Year Averages     576 540 5.2% 12.7% 0.41 86% .329 .121
Career     3,007 2,787 6.1% 13% 0.47 86% .326 .132

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2014 Stat Review for Daniel Murphy    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.301 AVG
GREAT
86% Contact Rate
GREAT
.339 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.424 SLG
AVERAGE
.123 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.47 BB/K
AVERAGE
6.3% BB Rate
WEAK
13.4% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.767 OPS
GOOD
.343 OBP
GOOD

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Daniel Murphy: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Murphy (calf) will be placed on the disabled list, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

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Murphy (calf) will undergo an MRI on Thursday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Murphy (calf) will remain out of the lineup Thursday against the Braves, ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin reports.

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Murphy (calf) is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Braves.

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Murphy was diagnosed with a mild calf strain after consulting with doctors Tuesday, Marc Carig of Newsday reports.

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Murphy (sore right calf) is not in Tuesday's lineup and will see a doctor about the injury, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

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Murphy left in the ninth inning of a Sunday's win over the Dodgers with a sore right calf, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

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Murphy is out of the lineup Tuesday, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

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Murphy went 2-for-4 with two singles and one RBI in Friday's 5-4 win over the Phillies.

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Murphy pounded out his fourth straight multi-hit game Thursday, going 3-for-6 with an RBI double in an extra-innings loss to Washington.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.