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Topic - Daniel Murphy
Already in trouble with Major League Baseball, Alex Rodriguez now faces a penalty from his own team.
David Wright agreed to the richest contract in Mets history, Tommy Hanson was traded to the Angels and Brian Wilson became a free agent on a busy day in baseball when dozens of players were dumped by their teams.
David Wright agreed to the richest contract in Mets history Friday and Tommy Hanson was traded to the Angels on a busy day in baseball when dozens of players were dumped by their teams.
The face of the New York Mets plans to stick around for quite a while.
Bryce Harper had his first four-hit game and pinch-hitter Tyler Moore launched a go-ahead homer off R.A. Dickey in the seventh inning to send the Washington Nationals past the punchless New York Mets 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his major league debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory Thursday as Jordany Valdespin misplayed Tyler Colvin's leadoff drive in the eighth into a game-changing triple.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia left Monday's game with a jammed right thumb. Pedroia apparently was injured while diving for Danny Worth's grounder at the end of the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers. He was replaced by Nick Punto. Pedroia was batting .294 with five homers and 20 RBI.
Previewing the National League.
Rick Ankiel's new batting stance is already paying dividends. Ankiel hit his first spring homer and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday.
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will salute military families in a Veterans Day fundraising special featuring stars including Jewel, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams, the Associated Press reports.
Mets shortstop Jose Reyes has a strained left hamstring and his return to lineup will be determined later while infielder Daniel Murphy is likely done for the season because of a knee injury.
The New York Mets have put star shortstop Jose Reyes on the disabled list with another hamstring problem and say infielder Daniel Murphy is likely done for the season because of a knee injury.
Chipper Jones tossed the ball to first base for the final out and pumped his fist emphatically.
Mets shortstop Jose Reyes left Sunday's game against Atlanta because of stiffness in his left hamstring, the same spot that landed him on the disabled list last month.
Justin Verlander slowed down the rampaging Mets, pitching seven solid innings Thursday to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over New York.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets have put star shortstop Jose Reyes on the disabled list with another hamstring problem and say infielder Daniel Murphy is likely done for the season because of a knee injury.
"We have a pitching machine in the batting cages, so I go in there and turn it on and work on transfers and some of my footwork without it being too taxing or worrying about finishing the play and throwing it, so it's not too tiring on my arm," Murphy said.