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Daniel Murphy
AVG HR RBI
.387 7 30
Team: WashingtonHt / Wt: 6-1 / 222 NFBC ADP: 165.36
Position: 2BBorn: 4/1/1985 Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 13th Round by Mets (2006)


Latest News
May 15 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-Murphy has been scratched from the lineup due to illness in Sunday's series finale against the Marlins.
Analysis: Murphy's .403 batting average leads the majors, and he also has five homers and 23 RBI in 36 games played. Originally slated to hit cleanup for Washington, he was replaced at second by Stephen Drew, who is batting seventh.
May 12 3:21 PM PT4:21 PM MT5:21 PM CT6:21 PM ET18:21 ET22:21 GMT6:21 3:21 PM MST5:21 PM EST5:51 PM VEN2:21 UAE (+1)5:21 PM CT-Murphy stayed hot with three hits and two RBIs in Wednesday's win over Detroit.
Analysis: Murphy's banner postseason with the Mets continues to carry over into his tenure with Washington. He's a scorching 21 of 42 with 10 RBIs over his last 10 games and leads the majors with a .409 average.
May 7 12:03 PM PT1:03 PM MT2:03 PM CT3:03 PM ET15:03 ET19:03 GMT3:03 12:03 PM MST2:03 PM EST2:33 PM VEN23:03 UAE2:03 PM CT-Murphy had four hits for the second time in three games in an 8-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
Analysis: Murphy, who boosted his MLB-best average to .406, is 12 for 21 (.571) with five extra-base hits in his last five games.
May 5 4:02 PM PT5:02 PM MT6:02 PM CT7:02 PM ET19:02 ET23:02 GMT7:02 4:02 PM MST6:02 PM EST6:32 PM VEN3:02 UAE (+1)6:02 PM CT-Murphy finished a triple shy of the cycle Wednesday and drove in three runs in a 13-2 rout of Kansas City.
Analysis: The Washington Nationals second baseman boosted his average to an MLB-best .398. He is 11 for 21 (.524) with two homers, three doubles and seven RBIs in his last five games.
May 3 11:59 AM PT12:59 PM MT1:59 PM CT2:59 PM ET14:59 ET18:59 GMT2:59 11:59 AM MST1:59 PM EST2:29 PM VEN22:59 UAE1:59 PM CT-Murphy kept the good times rolling Monday.
Analysis: Murphy had three hits and is sizzling at .382.
Apr. 12 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Murphy went 2 for 4 with a two-run home run on Monday.
Analysis: He has tallied two hits in four of his five games.
Apr. 11 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Murphy went 2 for 2 with a pair of singles on Sunday.
Analysis: He also walked twice and scored a run.
Apr. 8 11:41 PM PT12:41 AM MT1:41 AM CT2:41 AM ET2:41 ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST2:11 AM VEN10:41 UAE1:41 AM CT-Murphy went 2 for 4 with three RBIs in a 6-4 loss to Miami on Thursday.
Analysis: The Washington Nationals' new second baseman is 4 for 11 with three extra-base hits and five RBIs in his first three games.
Apr. 5 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Murphy picked up where he left off from last year's postseason with a double, home run and two RBIs in his first game with Washington on Monday.
Analysis: The Nationals signed Murphy after he hit seven home runs in the New York Mets' 2015 run to the World Series, including one in six straight games.

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