Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 3 weeks ago

Murphy is out of the lineup Saturday.

Murphy's average has dipped from .285 to .276 so far in July and has slugging percentage has also dropped from .420 to .393 this month. Eric Campbell will get the start at third base Saturday.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

In his return from the DL, Murphy went 1-for-4 with a double.

Murphy hadn't played since June 4 due to a quad injury. Now manning third base for the David Wright-less Mets, Murphy holds a .282 batting average with 29 RBI in 202 at bats.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy (quad) has been activated from the DL.

As expected, Murphy was activated Tuesday afternoon after making one final rehab appearances at High-A St. Lucie earlier this week. In a corresponding move, the Mets optioned Dilson Herrera to Triple-A Las Vegas to free up a roster spot.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy (quad) will make one final rehab appearance at High-A St. Lucia before his expected activation Tuesday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

Murphy will play for St. Lucie on Sunday afternoon with the expectation that he'll rejoin the Mets prior to their upcoming series with the Cubs, which kicks off Tuesday following an off day.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

The Mets are now eyeing a Tuesday return for Murphy (quad), ESPN New York reports.

Murphy is in the midst of a rehab stint at High-A St. Lucie. The Mets have an off-day Monday before kicking off a series against the Cubs on Tuesday with Murphy in the lineup.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy (quad) began a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday, Marc Carig of Newsday reports.

Murphy went 1-for-1 with a walk in his only two at-bats of a Gulf Coast League game Wednesday, which was called early due to rain. The rehab stint is expected to be short, barring a setback, but at this point Murphy is without a firm return date.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy (quad) did some running Tuesday, and he should start a rehab assignment within the next day or two, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

Murphy's projected return date has already been pushed back twice, but it looks as if he could rejoin the Mets this weekend, or possibly even Friday. His return will likely push Ruben Tejada back to the bench, as Mets manager Terry Collins said he wants to keep Dilson Herrera at second base.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy's, whose return date was moved from Saturday to Tuesday, now may not be back Tuesday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

No specific reason has been given but it's likely that his quad injury is not yet healed. However, manager Terry Collins was cryptic in his reasons for why Murphy may not be back, so the reason is up in the air.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy's (quad) return date is now targeted for Tuesday and not Saturday, as originally reported, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

Murphy will get a few more days to make sure he is fully healthy before rejoining the Mets. When he does return, Murphy should slide in as the full-time third baseman with David Wright (hamstring), replacing Ruben Tejada while Dilson Herrera remains at second base.

Daniel Murphy 2B/3B NYM 1 month ago

Murphy (quad) is still expected to return after the 15-day minimum for Saturday's game against the Braves, Matt Ehalt of The Record reports.

Murphy will likely serve as the regular third baseman until David Wright (back) returns, with Dilson Herrera expected to get most of the playing time at second base. That leaves Ruben Tejada as the odd man out, though he could still garner a decent number of at-bats in a utility role. Wright is unlikely to return before the All-Star break.