As I watched Wilson Ramos land awkwardly and crumple to the ground pointing at his knee Monday night, a lot was going through my mind. I was mad that the Nationals had to play in the sloppy conditions in DC that night. I was frustrated with Dusty Baker for not giving Ramos more time off. I cursed the baseball gods who clearly had a hand in sending first Stephen Strasburg then Daniel...
Anthony Kay With Daniel Murphy signing the Washington Nationals, the Mets had two first round draft picks for the first time since 2012. That was the year Jose Reyes signed with the Florida Marlins, and the Mets used their first round compensation pick to draft Kevin Plawecki. The Mets focus in the draft this year was collegiate arms. Six of the first 10 players the Mets drafted...
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PITTSBURGH — Daniel Murphy, whose left leg injury was not responding to treatment, has a mild strain in his left buttocks, Nationals Manager Dusty Baker said Friday. Murphy underwent an MRI, which revealed the strain, an issue that plagues him most when he is running. Baker said the Nationals are going “to have to shut […]
Washington Nationals’ second baseman Daniel Murphy has been diagnosed with a strain in his buttocks, which has shut him down for the near future. Murphy hasn’t started a game since September 17 and has just two pinch-hitting appearances since then. The veteran infielder is in the midst of making his case to be named the […] The post Nationals’ Daniel Murphy out with strained...
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MIAMI - Second baseman Daniel Murphy will miss his fourth straight start tonight for the Nationals as they finish their series against the Marlins in Miami. Manager Dusty Baker listed the injury as leg soreness on Monday, but progress to recovery has been slow the past couple of days, even ... Read More
MIAMI — Daniel Murphy is out of the starting lineup again Wednesday, the fourth straight day he hasn’t started. Murphy pinch hit Monday and Tuesday, and Nationals Manager Dusty Baker said he hoped Murphy could return Wednesday. He has not, because the left leg injury neither he, nor his team, will identify is not […]
MIAMI — Daniel Murphy, who would tie for the National League batting title if the season ended today, who is tied for the team record for hits in a season, who has blown away all of his career power numbers, is out of the Washington Nationals lineup for the second straight game. Murphy injured himself […]
The Nationals went after Phillies southpaw Adam Morgan in the first inning. Trea Turner singled to lead off the frame. With one out, Daniel Murphy doubled down the right field line. Turner scored all the way from first base and the Nationals lead 1-0 after one inning. Left-hander Gio Gonzalez ... Read More
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will recognize second baseman Daniel Murphy as the Nationals' 2016 Heart and Hustle Award winner before tonight's game against the Braves. The award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game. ... Read More
Nationals fans are having fun watching their team move closer to its third division title in the past five seasons, but an even more exciting race is in full swing between the Nats' Daniel Murphy and Colorado's DJ LeMahieu for the National League batting title. The two second basemen came ... Read More
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