| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:22 PM
NEW YORK With young aces Jose Fernandez and Matt Harvey starting Saturday’s Citi Field matinee, the odds of a pitching duel appeared pretty good. Both allowed a run over six and seven innings, respectively.
It took 14 more pitchers throwing 371...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:26 PM
The scoreboard must be a depressing place for the Arizona Diamondbacks these days. Every time they look at it, it must seem the Dodgers are winning.
Because clearly, that is all the Dodgers do these days. Win against the weak and strong, against the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:42 PM
Yeah, right, and apparently pigs can fly. Because the Dodgers can seemingly win every kind of ridiculous game known to man, and a few never before known.
The Dodgers won again Wednesday, won in perhaps their most unlikely fashion yet. They won when they...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:29 PM
MIAMI The inning should have ended with Marlon Byrd’s bat on his shoulder.
With two out and the Marlins clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh Tuesday, Daniel Murphy bolted for second. Catcher Jeff Mathis made another great throw and Donovan...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:29 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:43 AM
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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason's evident dismay over New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy's audacious decision to take a few days off early in the season to spend time with his wife and newborn child is yet more proof that pro sports today is as...