Tag archive for ‘Daniel Murphy’
The Mets would love to work out a trade for Colorado Rockies shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki. (Scott Cunningham/Getty)
By Kahlil Thomas On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Are The Mets Willing To Trade Their Arms To Get A Good Shortstop?

The Mets would love to work out a trade for Colorado Rockies shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki. (Scott Cunningham/Getty) The 2014 New York Mets season was a season of ups and downs. After a 79-83 showing and injuries at More...

Daniel Murphy's name floated around at the MLB Trade Deadline, but no deal was made. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
By Guy Kipp On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Standing Pat May Have Been Best Move for Mets

Neither buyers nor sellers. Neither contenders nor also-rans, quite yet. The baseball purgatory in which the New York Mets find themselves in as the trade deadline passes contributed, in part, to their transaction More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

The Exhilarating, Exasperating Enigma of Daniel Murphy

Mets fans seem to have a special place in their hearts for Daniel Murphy. The sentiment is understandable. The veteran second baseman is affable, plays hard, almost never misses a game, is one of the best hitters More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Subway Series 2014: Looking on the Bright Side for the Yankees

Two days in, and it looked like it was going to be déjà vu all over again. The Yankees had once again been beaten by their crosstown and supposedly inferior rivals two nights in a row on home turf, making it six More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Too much patience is no virtue for passive Mets hitters

(Jason DeCrow, AP) There were several stunning aspects to Ruben Tejada’s game-winning single in the 11th inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday and end the Mets’ five-game losing streak. Of course, More...

By Jason Radowitz On Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Luke Lang: Losing Is Not An Option

In March of 2013, six-year-old Luke Lang, living in North Bellemore, New York was diagnosed with Philadelphia chromosome – positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph-positve ALL). This disease can be controlled More...

(Photo: Ross D. Franklin, AP)
By Guy Kipp On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Believe It: Mets Arrive Home With Winning Record

(Photo: Ross D. Franklin, AP) Somehow — after enduring a cross-country trip, no days off, an exhausted bullpen, two extra-inning games, a meltdown by closer Jose Valverde, a ghastly start by Bartolo Colon and More...

New York Mets v Washington Nationals
By Jason Radowitz On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

How The Mets Could Make a World Series Run

Yes, you read the title correctly. The Mets can make a World Series run this year. Many things will need to go their way, such as good play from their shortstop, first baseman, and their entire pitching staff. I’m More...

Ruben Tejada has not shown the ability to be the starting shortstop. (AP Photo)
By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

The Mets’ Black Hole at Shortstop

Ruben Tejada has not shown the ability to be the starting shortstop. (AP Photo) It’s the middle of March, and the New York Mets still don’t have a shortstop. It has been plain to any casual observer—and More...

By Guy Kipp On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013


(USA Today Sports) While the headline-making events in the New York Mets last week include Zack Wheeler’s extremely promising major league debut against the Atlanta Braves, Jon Niese’s potentially damaging partial More...

By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013


Jim McIsaac/Getty Images It’s nice to see that Daniel Murphy still cares. The oft-overlooked but remarkably steady Mets second baseman has batted .397 in his last 63 at-bats since breaking an 0-for-18 skid that More...

By Justin Mears On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Dickey Trade Outlines Alderson’s Master Plan

The Mets are hoping Brandon Nimmo will be an important piece to their future. Many Mets fans were troubled, and even outraged by the club’s controversial decision to move defending National League Cy Young winner More...