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Daniel Murphy

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  • Francesa rips Mets' Murphy for taking paternity leave

    Radio host Mike Francesa is mad at New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy. Why? Because Murphy has taken three days off to be with his wife during and after the birth of their first child. In Major League Baseball, a player is allowed to miss...
  • Dodgers' bullpen comes through, but Juan Uribe aggravates hamstring

    Dodgers' bullpen comes through, but Juan Uribe aggravates hamstring
    It was supposed to be one of the Dodgers’ great strengths this season. They had an impressive-looking group in the bullpen. A rising star in closer Kenley Jansen. Three former closers -- Brian Wilson, Chris Perez and Brandon League -- behind him....
  • Dodgers get 15 hits, beat the Mets, 9-4

    Dodgers get 15 hits, beat the Mets, 9-4
    ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett wasn't at his best but still won for the second consecutive time. He was charged with four runs and eight hits over five innings. Of the four runs, three came in the sixth inning on home runs by Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda....
  • Little goes right for Dodgers, Zack Greinke in 5-3 loss to Mets

    It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even Zack Greinke. Inevitable as a spring breeze. Greinke’s streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if...
  • Dodgers, Yasiel Puig are all thrills and rally-kills in 5-3 loss to Mets

    Dodgers, Yasiel Puig are all thrills and rally-kills in 5-3 loss to Mets
    Yasiel Puig made a diving catch in right-center field Thursday that was spectacular even by his standards. Manager Don Mattingly said no other player would have come close to making that second-inning play at Citi Field, which prevented an extra-base...
  • Howard lifts Phillies over Mets in ninth

    Howard lifts Phillies over Mets in ninth
    First baseman Ryan Howard's fourth hit of the night, an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, snapped a tie and lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field. The Phillies (17-18) won their...
  • Where does the Orioles' offseason go from here?

    Where does the Orioles' offseason go from here?
    With less than six weeks remaining until spring training, the Orioles are still trying to upgrade the team they will bring to Sarasota, Fla., in mid-February. The shopping list hasn’t changed much in recent weeks, and executive vice president...
  • Boomer Esiason apologizes for Daniel Murphy C-section comment

    Boomer Esiason apologizes for Daniel Murphy C-section comment
    Boomer Esiason apologized repeatedly on Friday for suggesting New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy's wife should have scheduled a C-section during spring training so her husband wouldn't have to miss any regular-season games for the birth of their...
  • Taking one for paternity leave

    Lambasted and celebrated, New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy faced the full gamut of reactions to his decision last week to miss the Mets' first two games of the season to be in Florida with his wife for the birth of their first child, and to stay...
  • Angels power past Mets, 14-2

    Angels 14, Mets 2 TURNING POINT: Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs in the first inning against Bartolo Colon, the first time the Angels have done that since July 27, 2009. Trout's went into the top of the trees beyond...
  • Being a grandfather, dealing with media pressure part of life for Jupiter's Ahern

    Jupiter softball coach Steve Ahern said Thursday his son-in-law, Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, cut his paternity leave short to play today. Ahern's daughter and Murphy's wife, Tori, gave birth Monday to the couple's first son. Murphy left the...