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Dilson Herrera Making Bid to Stay at Second Even After Daniel Murphy Returns
June 14th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
With the rash of injuries the New York Mets have suffered on offense this season, it has created opportunities for younger players to step up. One guy who is taking full advantage of his chance is second baseman Dilson Herrera. Herrera looked poised to run away with the second base...

New York Mets Set to Get Three Injured Players Back This Week
June 8th, 2015 at 2:44 PM
The New York Mets have had more than their fair share of injuries this season, as 13 different players have hit the disabled list since spring training. Of those 13, only Dillon Gee has come back from the DL and the Mets weren't thrilled to get him back. That will...

Daniel Murphy Heads to Disabled List with Strained Quad
June 5th, 2015 at 5:23 PM
The hits just keep on coming for the New York Mets offense. Already down two regulars to injury, the Mets lost a third to injury last night. Daniel Murphy, who moved to third base to fill in for the already injured David Wright, pulled his quad muscle and was forced...

New York Mets Pull Another Half Measure with Defensive Maneuvering
June 5th, 2015 at 9:53 AM
Over the last several years, the New York Mets have become kings of the half measure move. The Mets can never seem to make up their minds about anything, and instead of firmly committing to a plan of action they implement half measures that do nothing but waste time and...

Report: New York Mets Weighing Daniel Murphy Trade Before Matt Reynolds Promotion
May 17th, 2015 at 9:24 AM
The New York Mets have been weighing their options to improve their defense at shortstop. Wilmer Flores' offense has been fine thus far as he leads the team in homers (6), including a key grand slam last night. Defense, however, has been another story. Flores leads all shortstops with nine...

Dilson Herrera Could Make Things Interesting for New York Mets
May 7th, 2015 at 1:34 PM
With Eric Campbell struggling at the end of last week, the New York Mets called up top prospect Dilson Herrera in hopes of boosting the offense. Herrera, who made his major league debut last season, has been playing second base while Daniel Murphy slid over to third in place of...

New York Mets Promote Dilson Herrera to Majors
May 1st, 2015 at 2:10 PM
The New York Mets are in a bit of an offensive funk, having scored more than three runs in a game only once in the last week. David Wright, who the Mets were hoping to get back over the weekend, now appears to need at least another week of rehab...

Daniel Murphy Could Be Ready for Opening Day
April 2nd, 2015 at 8:29 AM
In a surprising turn of events, it appears that Daniel Murphy might be ready to go on Opening Day after all. Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Mets believe Murphy will be ready to go on Opening Day. If Murphy can't go, the Mets...

New York Mets Concerned Daniel Murphy Won’t Be Ready for Opening Day
March 28th, 2015 at 8:22 AM
The New York Mets have gotten good news about half of their middle infield as Wilmer Flores has returned to action. Flores has looked just fine after missing a few days with a bone bruise on his right foot. Flores' double play partner, Daniel Murphy, is still missing in action...

New York Mets Have Injury Concerns in Middle Infield
March 23rd, 2015 at 2:53 PM
As the calendar moves closer to Opening Day, teams are starting to finalize how their rosters will look. The New York Mets are doing just that, but their situation has become more complicated due to injuries in the middle infield. Daniel Murphy left Friday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals...

Dilson Herrera and Dominic Smith Also Rank in Top 10 of MLB.Com Positional Rankings for Prospects
January 27th, 2015 at 3:32 PM
MLB.com has been releasing their positional rankings for minor league prospects over the past week and a half as they get ready for the 2015 season. As we reported earlier in the week, three Mets prospects (Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Kevin Plawecki) ranked inside the top 10 at their...

New York Mets not Interested in Long Term Deal with Daniel Murphy
January 17th, 2015 at 1:05 PM
The New York Mets settled their arbitration case with second baseman Daniel Murphy yesterday. Murphy will earn an eight million dollar salary in 2015, the final year he is eligible for salary arbitration. With Murphy slated to be a free agent at the end of the season and coming off...

New York Mets Listening to Trade Offers for Daniel Murphy
November 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Entering the offseason, Daniel Murphy was expected to be one of the biggest trade chips for the New York Mets, who are looking to quickly turn themselves into a playoff contender and seek to be rid of the eight million dollars that they owe their starting second baseman. Murphy will...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Daniel Murphy
November 3rd, 2014 at 8:06 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Dilson Herrera
October 28th, 2014 at 5:51 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

New York Mets Have Considered Daniel Murphy in Left Field Again
September 30th, 2014 at 12:59 PM
The status of Daniel Murphy is a key story to watch for the New York Mets this winter. Murphy is coming off an All Star season and was one of the most productive players on the team for a second straight year. Murphy is, however, due a big raise in...

Reviewing Dilson Herrera’s First Week in the Majors
September 4th, 2014 at 3:32 PM
New York Mets' second baseman Dilson Herrera's major league debut was highly anticipated. The Mets recalled Herrera after placing second baseman Daniel Murphy on the disabled list August 28th, and he made his major league debut the very next night. Herrera has had a wild week, but he has shown...

Daniel Murphy Could Lead National League in Hits for 2014 Season
August 10th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
The New York Mets don't usually have offensive players lead the league in many categories. The Mets have been known as a pitching rich franchise since they were established in 1962, and that pitching has helped them win two World Series titles. The Mets' last offensive league leader of note...

Mets 101 First Half MVP: Daniel Murphy
July 16th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
The New York Mets have had an interesting first half to say the least. The Mets came out of the gates strong in April, struggled mightily in May and June, but appeared to find their way right before the All Star Break. While the Mets dealt with injuries and inconsistent...

What Does Daniel Murphy’s All-Star Selection Mean for His Mets Future?
July 13th, 2014 at 8:33 PM
When Daniel Murphy was named to his first MLB All-Star team this past week, it marked a high point in a season that has been a bit tumultuous away from the field for the Mets second baseman. From public criticism for missing Opening Day while on paternity leave, to rampant...