Tag: Daniel Murphy

Terry Collins Says Mets Are The Hunted Ones Now

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Says Mets Are The Hunted Ones Now

Check out this interview reporter Jon Santucci conducted with Terry Collins for TC Palm. Here are two quotes I thought were pretty fascinating. The first one is Terry talking about what the message will be in spring training after a surprising World Series run in 2015. “There has to be a confidence,” Collins said. “That’s […]

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Murphy Thankful For His Time With Mets, Excited To Join Nats

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Murphy Thankful For His Time With Mets, Excited To Join Nats

After spending his entire seven year career with the Mets, Daniel Murphy has officially joined their biggest rival. Yesterday, he was formally introduced as a member of the Washington Nationals, and was excited about joining his new team. “They have laid the foundation of a very competitive team here,” Murphy said. “I have gotten to […]

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MMO Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

An article by posted on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

Neil Walker, 2B Bats/Throws: S/R DOB: September 10, 1985 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 3rd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $10.7 million) 2015 Recap After a career year in 2014, Neil Walker saw a big drop in offensive production with the Pirates. In 2014, Walker slashed .271/.341/.467 with 23 home runs in 137 games. He saw his […]

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Nationals Sign Daniel Murphy To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Daniel Murphy To 3-Year Deal

According to multiple sources, but first reported by Jim Bowden of ESPN, Daniel Murphy has signed a 3-year deal with the Washington Nationals worth  $37.5 million dollars . The deal is pending a physical. The Nationals will forfeit their first round pick in next year’s draft, while the Mets pick up a compensation pick between […]

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Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Nationals are now “moving on” from Brandon Phillips and will pursue other options, including Howie Kendrick and former Met Daniel Murphy to a lower degree. Phillips reportedly wanted an extension as part of a condition to him accepting the trade to Washington, according to Jon […]

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A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 13, 2015 0 Comments
A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

The least talked about thing surrounding the signing of second baseman Neil Walker last week, is that it officially ended the seven year tenure of Daniel Murphy with the New York Mets. Citi Field will sound a little bit different next season without the melodic sound of “I’m Shipping Off To Boston” playing 4-5 times per […]

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Mets Monitoring Daniel Murphy In Case Zobrist Pursuit Falls Through

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Monitoring Daniel Murphy In Case Zobrist Pursuit Falls Through

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters today at the winter meetings that the Mets are still in contact with representatives for Daniel Murphy and are interested in re-signing him if a deal with Ben Zobrist doesn’t materialize. Ricco also said the team is willing to go into next year with Dilson Herrera as the starter […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Howie Kendrick, 2B

An article by posted on November 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Howie Kendrick, 2B

Howie Kendrick Bats: Right — Throws: Right Position: Second Base Born: July 12, 1983 (Age 32) I have heard many people say that former Angels and Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick is the right-handed Daniel Murphy. While I disagree on some levels, I can absolutely see where they are coming from. Kendrick has been one […]

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Featured Post: Would You Rather Sign Daniel Murphy or Ben Zobrist?

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Would You Rather Sign Daniel Murphy or Ben Zobrist?

Throughout the playoffs, Mets fans were in awe with Daniel Murphy‘s incredible play. Quite frankly, they had ample reason to. Whether it was the seven home runs, the timely base knocks, head’s up base running, and even some rare stellar defense, there was a lot to be excited about. Then the World Series began, and […]

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Assistant GM John Ricco Says Daniel Murphy Could Be Back

An article by posted on November 10, 2015 0 Comments
Assistant GM John Ricco Says Daniel Murphy Could Be Back

While not clearly saying it, New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman indicated on Monday that the Yankees are not planning to aggressively pursue New York Mets free-agent second baseman Daniel Murphy. Cashman said that the Yankees already have Rob Refsnyder and Dustin Ackley as second base options. Both of them are offensive-minded players. ‘I think […]

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Mets Extend $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer To Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Extend $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer To Daniel Murphy

It’s official. The New York Mets have extended a qualifying offer to second baseman Daniel Murphy. He will now have seven days to decline or accept the one year, $15.8 million offer. The Mets will receive a compensation pick between the first and second rounds in next year’s draft if Murphy declines the offer as expected […]

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