Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy #28

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 1"/215
  • Age: 30


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Daniel Murphy Stats

.283 14 73 2 .776

Daniel Murphy MLB Career Stats

.289 62 402 57 .756

Daniel Murphy Bio

  • Full Name: Daniel Thomas Murphy
  • Born: 4/1/1985 in Jacksonville, FL
  • Draft: 2006, New York Mets, 13th rd. (394th overall)
  • College: Jacksonville
  • Debut: August 2, 2008
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jon Murphy
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2015 Stats 495 56 140 14 73 2 .283 .324 .776
MLB Career Stats 3350 422 967 62 402 57 .289 .331 .756

Daniel Murphy 2015 Splits

Last 7 Games 28 8 10 1 5 1 2 0 .357 .379 .607
Last 15 Games 59 11 20 4 14 3 4 0 .339 .371 .695
Last 30 Games 111 18 31 4 21 5 6 1 .279 .305 .505
Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
9/30 @ PHI 5 1 1 1 3 0 0 0
10/3 vs WSH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/3 vs WSH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games
9/30 @ PHI
10/3 vs WSH
10/3 vs WSH
2015 Games by Position: 1B (17) 2B (68) 3B (42)

Daniel Murphy Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Mets NL 534 389 91.32 213.05 2.52 9.16 33.56
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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Daniel Murphy 2015 Projections

Rest of Season
2 9 1 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .333 .400 .444 .844
131 504 57 143 228 39 2 14 74 32 10 38 2 2 .284 .325 .452 .778
Rest of Season

Daniel Murphy News

Daniel Murphy Fantasy News

October 1, 2015 at 12:28 AM ET

Murphy belts 14th homer

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, a DraftKings Daily Pick, went 1-for-5 with a three-run homer against the Phillies on Wednesday.

September 30, 2015 at 7:00 AM ET

Murphy could perform well on Wednesday

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, a DraftKings Daily Pick, has a great chance to find success against the Phillies on Wednesday.


Daniel Murphy Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2014 NY Mets NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/02/2013 NY Mets NL

MLBPAA Mets Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2013 NY Mets NL
2014 NY Mets NL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2008 Peo Saguaros AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2008 Peo Saguaros AFL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Binghamton EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Binghamton EAS

Daniel Murphy Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2012 .291 18th in NL
2013 .286 21st in NL
2014 .289 13th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2013 78 25th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2013 23 7th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2013 92 8th in NL
2014 79 18th in NL


Season H Rank
2012 166 16th in NL
2013 188 2nd in NL
2014 172 9th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2009 38 12th in NL
2012 40 7th in NL
2013 38 7th in NL
2014 37 11th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2013 4 24th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2009 155 22nd in NL
2012 156 11th in NL
2013 161 3rd in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2012 571 23rd in NL
2013 658 2nd in NL
2014 596 9th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2013 697 6th in NL
2014 642 21st in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2013 273 8th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2014 5 25th in NL

Daniel Murphy Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 30, 2015 New York Mets activated 2B Daniel Murphy from the 15-day disabled list.
June 25, 2015 New York Mets sent 2B Daniel Murphy on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets.
June 24, 2015 New York Mets sent 2B Daniel Murphy on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.
June 5, 2015 New York Mets placed 2B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left quad
September 9, 2014 New York Mets activated 2B Daniel Murphy from the 15-day disabled list.
August 29, 2014 New York Mets placed 2B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 25, 2014. Strained right calf.
April 3, 2014 New York Mets activated 2B Daniel Murphy from the paternity list.
April 2, 2014 New York Mets placed 2B Daniel Murphy on the paternity list.
October 24, 2011 New York Mets activated 2B Daniel Murphy from the 60-day disabled list.
September 1, 2011 New York Mets transferred 1B Daniel Murphy from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 8, 2011 New York Mets placed 1B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list. Torn ligament in his left knee.
October 13, 2010 New York Mets activated 1B Daniel Murphy.
September 21, 2010 Buffalo Bisons activated 1B Daniel Murphy from the 7-day disabled list.
June 4, 2010 Buffalo Bisons placed 1B Daniel Murphy on the 7-day disabled list.
May 24, 2010 New York Mets optioned 1B Daniel Murphy to Buffalo Bisons.
May 21, 2010 sent 1B Daniel Murphy on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets.
April 4, 2010 Daniel Murphy roster status changed by New York Mets.

Daniel Thomas Murphy Bio Info

Daniel T. Murphy graduated from Englewood High School (FL) in 2003...Hit .395 during his senior year. Earned All-Gateway honors as a senior, junior and sophomore in high school...Also was a four-year letter winner for the Englewood Swim team. Named the 2006 Atlantic Sun Player of the Year and was named First Team All-Conference after finishing second in the A-Sun with a .398 batting average and 55 RBI while playing for Jacksonville University. During his sophomore season, he hit .410 during conference play to lead the Dolphins. Finished his freshman season (2004) with a .377 average to lead the team. Received the Thurman Rising Star Award at the Thurman Munson Awards Dinner on January 31, 2012. Appeared on the ABC television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition A Veterans Day Special" on November 11, 2011...Joined Shane Victorino and Clay Buchholz to shine a light on heartwarming military stories. His brother, Jonathan, is an outfielder in Minnesota's system.


Named to his first All-Star team, going 0-1 in the AL's victory at Minnesota...Became the third Mets second baseman to make an All-Star team (Edgardo Alfonzo, 2000; Ron Hunt, 1964 and 1966)...Went to the 15-Day Disabled List with a right calf strain on August 29, retroactive to August 25...Reinstated on September 9...Was tied for ninth in the NL with 172 hits...Hit .322 (103-320) on the road, second best in the NL and third best among major league qualifiers...The 103 road hits led the NL...Tied his career-high hit total of four twice, May 3 at Colorado and September 19 at Atlanta...Has 12 games with four or more hits, third most in franchise history...Finished with 37 doubles, his third consecutive season with at least 35 two-base hits...Is one of three major leaguers to accomplish that feat (Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt and Seattle's Robinson Cano)...It was his fourth season with at least 35 doubles, the second-most such seasons in franchise history...David Wright has seven...Moved into sole possession of eighth place on the team's all-time double list with his 188th two-base hit on September 19 at Atlanta...Passed Darryl Strawberry...Made starts at second base and third base, and made one appearance at first base...Started at second base 126 times, before starting his final 16 games at third base...Those were his first starts at third since July 21, 2011 vs. St. Louis...Hit .185 (12-65) as a third baseman, but handled all 32 of his chances at the position cleanly...Hit in a career-high 14 straight, September 19, 2013-April 5, 2014...Hit .352 (19-54) over this stretch...Went 0-4 on April 6 to end the streak. Walked a career-high 39 times...Successful on 28 consecutive steal attempts, June 9, 2013-April 29, 2014, the second-longest streak in team history...Was caught on May 2 at Colorado to end the run...Became the seventh Mets player to have 100 or more hits through the club's first 82 games...Jose Reyes (three) and David Wright (two) are the only two Mets to do it more than once...Had 113 hits prior to the All-Star break, the fourth most in franchise history...Jose Reyes holds the franchise record with 124 in 2011...Hit seven home runs in the first half, the most he ever hit prior to the All-Star break...Had multiple hits in a career high-five consecutive games, August 4-August 8, becoming the first Mets player with such a streak since David Wright went seven straight, July 24-July 30, 2011...Hit .305 (149-489) from the second spot in the order...Hit .205 (15-73) from the three hole...Hit clean-up six times...Had 42 first-inning hits, tied for the second most in the NL and one off the lead...Hit .311 (42-135) in that inning.


Set career-high totals in games (161), at-bats (658) runs (92), hits (188), home runs (13), RBI (78) and stolen bases (23)...Finished ninth in the NL with 273 total bases. Finished second in the NL in hits and at-bats, tied for seventh in doubles (38) and stolen bases, and eighth in runs...Had 53 multi-hit games, the fourth most in the National League. Was one of six players in the majors with 35 doubles, 10 home runs, 70 RBI and 20 stolen bases...One of five players to do it in franchise history, with David Wright being the last to do so in 2009 (also, 2006 and 2007)...The others are Carlos Beltran (2008), Brian McRae (1998) and Howard Johnson (1989, 1990). Had 74 RBI as a second baseman, third most in franchise history and trailing only Edgardo Alfonzo, who had two better seasons (1999-2000). One of four NL players to play at least 161 games...Hunter Pence and Joey Votto played 162 and Starlin Castro played 161...The only game he didn't play in was August 18 at San Francisco... Murphy became the sixth Mets player to appear in at least 161 games, joining Felix Millan (162 in 1975), John Olerud (162 in 1999), Robin Ventura (161 in 1999), Jose Reyes (161 in 2005) and Carlos Beltran (161 in 2008). Finished with 38 doubles...Over the last two seasons, tied for the second most two-base hits (78) in the NL with Jay Bruce and Martin Prado...Paul Goldschimdt (79) leads...Also has the third most hits (354). Stole 22 consecutive bases to end the season, the second-longest streak in team history...Howard Johnson went 27 straight in 1989. Ended the season on an 11-game hitting streak, which dated to September 19...Hit .349 (15-43) during the run, which was his third hitting streak of at least 10 games in 2013...Also went 10 games, August 27-September 6 and July 6-July 20. Had two hits in a career high-tying four straight games twice during the season (July 24-July 26 and August 29-September 1)...Had done it three times previous and last on July 24-July 27, 2011. Had two hits on Opening Day, April 1 vs. San Diego. Hit in five straight (.400, 8-20), April 5-April 9...Had an extra-base hit in all five games (three doubles, a triple and two home runs), tied for the longest streak of his career...Also had one in five straight, July 9- July 17, 2011...Ty Wigginton holds the franchise record with one in eight straight in 2004. Collected his first game-winning RBI of the season, April 6 vs. Miami...Finished with a team-high 13 gamewinning RBI...That amount tied for the eighth most in the NL. Tied his career-high with four hits, April 12 at Minnesota...Had three other four-hit games (May 16, July 26, August 29). Hit his first home run of the season, April 5 vs. Miami (off Chad Qualls)…His only 2012 home run at Citi Field came on August 7, also against Miami (off Wade LeBlanc)...Hit six in Flushing this season. Collected his 20th double on June 15 vs. Chicago (NL)...Became the seventh Mets player to get to 20 doubles in the club's first 63 games. Had 20 July RBI, tied for third-most in the NL. Hit two home runs on July 26 at Washington (Game 1, Jordan Zimmermann)...It was his second career multi-home run game (last, June 27 at Chicago-NL)...Had double-digit home runs for the second time in his career (also, 12 in 2009)...Also drove in five runs to tie his career high. Homered off Bruce Chen on August 3 vs. Kansas City for his first home run against a lefthander since August 7, 2012 vs. Miami (off Wade LeBlanc)…Went 196 at-bats between home runs against lefties. Was the NL Player of the Week for the period ending September 1...Hit .448 (13-29) with five doubles and seven RBI. Went a career-long 32 games without a double, July 26-August 28.

2012 Set career-highs in games played, at-bats, runs, hits, doubles, RBI and stolen bases...Became the seventh Mets player in franchise history to record a 40-double season...David Wright has five, Edgardo Alfonzo has two, and Carlos Beltran, Bernard Gilkey, Gregg Jefferies and Howard Johnson each have one...His 40 doubles were the seventh most in the National League...Hit .322 (88-273) at home, 10th-best in the NL...Finished third in the NL with a .338 day batting average...Hit in a career-best 11 straight games, May 4-May 15...Hit .455 (20-44) with seven RBI during the run...Hit his first two home runs of the season on June 27 at Chicago (NL) (off Jeff Samardzija, Casey Coleman)...It was his first career multi-home run game, snapping a string of 352 at-bats, dating to July 16, 2011, without a home run...The last player to end a homerless streak as long as Murphy's with a multi-home run game was San Diego's Chris Gomez on June 1, 1998 (374 at-bats)...Drove in a career high-tying five runs on June 29 at Los Angeles-(NL)... Finished 2-5 with a home run in the Mets' 9-0 win...Also drove in four runs on June 27 at Chicago (NL) and July 3 vs. Philadelphia...Hit five of his six home runs on the road...Hit his first Citi Field home run since July 16, 2011 on August 7 vs. Miami (off Wade LeBlanc)...Snapped a string of 221 home at-bats without a Citi Field home run...Tied his career-high with four hits in consecutive starts: July 20 and July 22 vs. Los Angeles (NL)...Finished with five, four-hit games, tied for the secondmost in the majors...Pittsburgh Andrew McCutchen had six games of at least four hits to lead the majors...The only Mets player in history with more than five games of at least four hits was Keith Hernandez, who had seven in 1985...Singled home the winning run with no outs in the ninth inning on April 9 vs. Washington...It was Murphy's second career walk-off game-winner; his first was on August 16, 2009 (also a single)...Walked a career-best three times on April 14 at Philadelphia...Tied that mark on August 1 at San Francisco...Snapped a 0-19 skid with a fifth-inning single on June 7 at Washington...Had four RBI three separate times over a six-game span from June 27-July 3...Became the first player in team history to drive in four runs three separate times in a six-game span...Was sixth in the NL in batting average (.360) in July and was tied for second in the NL with 11 doubles for the month...Hit .523 (23-44) at home in July, the highest home batting average in team history for a calendar month...The previous mark was held by Darryl Hamilton who batted .486 (18-37) at home in August, 1999...The last major leaguer to hit over .500 (min. 40 plate appearances) at home was Cleveland's Jamey Carroll (.525) in June, 2008...Did not fan on August 31 to snap a career-high 11-game skid with a strikeout (13 total), August 18-August 30...Hit a home run on September 3, his first extra-base hit since August 7 (also a home run)...Collected his 39th double on September 28 at Atlanta to set his career-high total and surpass his 2009 mark...Also doubled on September 30 to finish with his 40 doubles. 2011 Hit a career-best .320, but his season was cut short after he suffered a sprain of the medial collateral ligament of his left knee on August 7 vs. Atlanta...At the time of his injury, was among the league leaders in several categories: His .320 average was the sixth-highest in the majors...His 28 doubles were tied for fifth in the National League, while his .364 (40-110) batting average with runners in scoring position was fifth...Hit .446 (25-56) in the first inning, second-best in the majors...Over 69 games, from May 21 until the day of his injury, he hit .360 (96-267), the second best average in the major leagues...Only Boston's Adrian Gonzalez was better (.362)...Collected multiple hits in a career-high four consecutive games three times during the season: May 29-June 1 (10-18, .556); June 26-June 30 (9-19, .474); July 24-July 27 (.647, 11-17)...Collected a career-best four hits on July 27 at Cincinnati in an 8-2 win...Finished with two doubles and two singles in that game...Made starts at first base (46), second base (19) and third base (25)...Also appeared in a game in leftfield...Scored a career-best three runs on July 28 at Cincinnati, a 10-9 victory...Drove in a season-best four runs on June 29 at Detroit, a 16-9 win...Hit a run-scoring, ground-rule double for his first hit and RBI of 2011 on April 3 at Florida, a 9-2 win...Made his first career start at second base in that game...Hit a game-tying, pinch-hit home run in the eighth off Tyler Clippard on April 27 at Washington, a 6-3 win...It was his third career pinchhit home run...Added a two-run double in the ninth inning...Scored two runs in three consecutive games from June 25-June 28...It was the longest such streak of his career...Had a season-best nine-game hitting streak from July 24-August 1...Hit .474 (18-38) during that span. 2010 His season was cut short by two separate injuries...On April 5, he was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to March 31, with a Grade One strain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee...Injured the knee while running the bases in an exhibition game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Port St. Lucie on March 30...His year came to an end during a major league rehabilitation game for Buffalo (AAA) of the International League against Syracuse on June 2...Sustained a high grade MCL tear of the right knee in a collision play, while at second base, with the Chiefs' Leonard Davis...Missed the final 90 games of the season...Originally activated from the DL on May 21...Played three games with St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League...Went 8-11 (.727) which included a 5-5 performance at Lakeland on May 23...Had four, two-hit games in the eight contests with Buffalo from May 25-June 2...Played first base and second base for the Bisons...Appeared in 28 games with Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League...Made 19 starts at second base, four starts at third base and three at first base...Hit .320 (33-103) with nine runs scored, six doubles, four home runs and 22 RBI...Hit .448 (13-29) against lefthanded pitching while in the Dominican Winter League. 2009 Finished 12th in the National League in doubles...Had 19 doubles in his last 42 games...Led the Mets in home runs and games played...Made 97 starts at first base and 27 in leftfield...Batted .345 (19-55) with 21 RBI with runners in scoring position and two outs...Hit .327 (34-104) leading off an inning...Made the Mets Opening Day Roster for the first time in his career...Hit his first home run of the season on Opening Day, April 6th at Cincinnati off Aaron Harang...Hit safely in 12 of his first 13 games of the year...Batted .315 (17-54) over that span...Batted third in the Mets order on April 29th...It was the first time in his major league career that he batted third...Went 1-3 with his first stolen base of the year...From Opening Day through May 8th, he hit .311 (28-90) with 18 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, three home runs and 11 RBI while hitting safely in 23 of these 26 games...Hit leadoff for the first time in his major league career on May 22nd at Boston...Went 0-3 with a walk...Made his first career start at first base on May 20th at Los Angeles (NL)... Appeared in 13 games at first base with Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League during the 2008 season...Had a then career-high nine-game hitting streak from April 27th-May 8th...Hit .333 (9-27) over that stretch...Hit home runs in consecutive games for the first time in his career on May 1st and May 2nd at Philadelphia...Established a career-high with five RBI on May 27th vs. Washington...After the All-Star break, he hit .282 (75-266) with 30 runs scored, 27 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 35 RBI in 73 games...Hit fourth in the order on July 25th at Houston...Hit in all nine spots in the batting order during the season...Collected the first walkoff hit of his career, August 16th vs. San Francisco ...His RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Jeff Francoeur to give the Mets a 3-2 win over the Giants...It was his sixth game-winning RBI of the year. •Had a career-high 10-game hitting streak from August 15th-August 24th...Batted .366 (15-41) with six doubles, one triple, and four RBI over that stretch...His previous high was a nine game span from April 27th-May 8th...Batted .321 (27-84) with 12 runs scored, eight doubles, two triples, three home runs and 13 RBI in his last 24 games...From July 20th-end of the season, he batted .294 (74-252) with 29 runs scored and 34 RBI...Tied for fourth in the NL with 15 extra-base hits in September...Joey Votto was first with 20 for the month...Also tied for fourth in the NL with nine doubles...Went 3-4 with a triple and a home run while driving in all four runs in the Mets' 4-2 victory over the Cubs on September 6th...Tied his career high with three hits on September 17th at Atlanta...Also had three hits on April 10th at Florida, April 19th vs. Milwaukee, May 27th vs. Washington, June 17th at Baltimore, June 19th vs. Tampa, August 23rd vs. Philadelphia and September 6th vs. Chicago...Hit his second career pinch-hit home run, October 2nd vs. Houston (off Doug Brocail). 2008 His contract was selected from New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on August 2nd...Made his major league debut that evening in Houston, going 1-4 with a run scored, while collecting an outfield assist...Collected his first hit in his first atbat, a single off Roy Oswalt...Made his first start at Shea on August 5th vs. San Diego...Picked up his first RBI and extra-base hit with a double in the seventh inning...Was hitting .500 (10-20) after the games of August 9th...Only four players who made their major league debut with the Mets were hitting .500 in as many at-bats into their career: Gregg Jefferies (24 at-bats), Ty Wiggington (22 at-bats), Mike Vail (20 at-bats) and Alex Ochoa (20 at-bats)...Reached base safely in his first nine games...Collected his 30th hit in the major leagues on September 5th vs. Philadelphia in his 81st at-bat...The only player in franchise history who required fewer at-bats to record 30 hits was Gregg Jefferies (74 at-bats) in 1988...Was on base safely in 41 of his 49 games...Had a hit in 23 of his 30 starts...Had a seven-game hitting streak from August 2nd-August 10th, hitting .478 (11-23) over the stretch...Hit his first major league home run pinch-hitting on August 9th vs. Florida (off Renyel Pinto)...Became the first Met to connect on his first major league home run as a pinch-hitter since Mike Jacobs accomplished the feat on August 21, 2005 vs. Washington...Tied his career-high with a 3-6 effort at Washington on August 13th...Knocked in a season-best three runs in that game...Also went 3-5 with a run scored, a triple and an RBI on August 6th vs. San Diego...Had an RBI double in the eighth inning against Brad Lidge on August 27th that gave the Mets the lead in a game they would eventually win, 6-3, at Philadelphia...Had a seven-game hitting streak from August 27th-September 5th...Over that span, he hit .440 (11-25) with six runs scored, five doubles, and one RBI...His two-run double in the eighth inning broke a 5-5 tie and led the Mets to a 9-5 win in Atlanta on September 19th...For the season, he had eight games with two hits and two contests with three hits...Made 30 starts in leftfield...Became the fifth non-pitcher from the 2006 draft to appear in a major league game...The others were the Giants' Emmanuel Buris and Brian Bocock, the Rangers' Chris Davis, and the Rays' Evan Longoria...Appeared in one game with New Orleans on August 1st after being promoted from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League the previous day...Played in 95 games with Binghamton (AA)...Appeared in four games as an outfielder while the rest of his starts came at first base, second base and third base...Was named to the 2008 Eastern League All-Star team...Went 1-2 as the Northern Division's starting third baseman...Named to the Eastern League's postseason All-Star team...Was the Sterling Award Organizational Co-Player of the Year with Nick Evans...Was the desginated hitter for three games as part of a rehabilitation assignment with Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League from June 27th-June 29th...Played for Peoria of the Arizona Fall League following the season...Hit .397 (25-63), which was fifth best in the league, while playing 15 games at second base...Also finished third in the AFL with a .487 on-base percentage...Named to the Arizona Fall League's Top Prospects team. 2007 Was named the Sterling Award winner for the St. Lucie Mets (A) of the Florida State League, emblematic of the team's MVP.