Daniel Murphy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Puma defends voting Daniel Murphy first for MVP

    Larry Brown Sports "The only thing to come between Kris Bryant and a unanimous NL MVP award was Mike Puma. Puma, who writes for the New York Post, voted Daniel Murphy first in NL MVP voting. Murphy was second on 11 ballots and third on 10, just like the Dodgers’ Corey Seager. But Puma, unlike most of his comrades,..." November 18

  • Daniel Murphy has strained left buttocks, Stephen Strasburg’s playoff status still uncertain

    Washington Post "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..." September 24

  • Jose Altuve and Daniel Murphy could make MVP history for second basemen

    Fox Sports "Not once since the inception of the modern Most Valuable Player award in 1931 has the winner in both leagues been a second baseman. That could change this season if the Nationals' Daniel Murphy wins in the National League and the Astros' Jose Altuve in the American. I wrote Monday why the..." August 30

  • Nationals' Daniel Murphy: Removed due to leg injury

    CBS Sports "Manager Dusty Baker said Murphy was removed from Friday's game against the Giants for precautionary reasons after his leg "tightened up," Mark Zuckerman of MASN reports." July 30

  • Nationals' Daniel Murphy: Dealing with tight hamstring

    CBS Sports "Murphy was held out Friday with hamstring tightness that he first felt after Tuesday's All-Star game, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports." July 16