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Daniel Murphy

Daniel Thomas Murphy (Murph)

Positions: Second Baseman, First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: April 1, 1985 in Jacksonville, FL
High School: Englewood Senior HS (Jacksonville, FL)
School: Jacksonville University (Jacksonville, FL)
Drafted
by the New York Mets in the 13th round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed June 9, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 2008 (Age 23.123, 16,997th in MLB history)   vs. HOU 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2008 season [*]
Team: Mets 2008-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$8M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 5.109, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: ACES [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2008 23 NYM NL 49 151 131 24 41 9 3 2 17 0 2 18 28 .313 .397 .473 .871 130 62 4 1 0 1 1 7
2009 24 NYM NL 155 556 508 60 135 38 4 12 63 4 2 38 69 .266 .313 .427 .741 96 217 13 0 4 6 4 37
2011 26 NYM NL 109 423 391 49 125 28 2 6 49 5 5 24 42 .320 .362 .448 .809 126 175 14 3 3 2 2 354/7
2012 27 NYM NL 156 612 571 62 166 40 3 6 65 10 2 36 82 .291 .332 .403 .735 103 230 12 1 0 4 5 *43
2013 28 NYM NL 161 697 658 92 188 38 4 13 78 23 3 32 95 .286 .319 .415 .733 108 273 13 2 0 5 2 *4/3
2014 ★ 29 NYM NL 143 642 596 79 172 37 2 9 57 13 5 39 86 .289 .332 .403 .734 110 240 15 2 0 5 3 *45/3 AS
2015 30 NYM NL 26 101 93 7 19 7 0 2 17 0 0 7 7 .204 .257 .344 .602 70 32 3 0 0 1 2 *4/5
7 Yrs 799 3182 2948 373 846 197 18 50 346 55 19 194 409 .287 .330 .417 .747 107 1229 74 9 7 24 19
162 Game Avg. 162 645 598 76 172 40 4 10 70 11 4 39 83 .287 .330 .417 .747 107 249 15 2 1 5 4

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2008 23 NYM NL 49 151 8 -1 -0 3 -1 9 0.9 5 14 1.3 .518 .506 1.0 0.2 11 7
2009 24 NYM NL 155 556 -4 2 -1 10 -7 -0 -0.1 17 17 1.6 .500 .500 0.5 0.3 7 $401,000 37
2011 26 NYM NL 109 423 14 -3 -2 8 -2 16 1.7 13 29 3.0 .516 .511 2.0 0.6 21 $422,000 354/7
2012 27 NYM NL 156 612 3 0 1 -10 3 -4 -0.3 19 16 1.5 .498 .498 2.4 -0.8 25 $512,198 *43
2013 28 NYM NL 161 697 5 5 1 -15 3 -1 -0.4 22 21 1.8 .499 .499 3.6 -1.5 36 $2,925,000 *4/3
2014 ★ 29 NYM NL 143 642 8 1 1 -11 3 3 0.0 19 22 1.9 .502 .502 3.3 -1.0 33 $5,700,000 *45/3 AS
2015 30 NYM NL 26 101 -4 -0 -0 -2 1 -6 -0.7 3 -3 -0.4 .474 .496 -0.2 -0.2 -1 $8,000,000 *4/5
7 Seasons 799 3182 29 4 -0 -17 0 16 1.0 99 115 10.7 .502 .501 12.7 -2.3 132 $17,960,198

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2008 23 NYM NL 151 97 24 6.6 106 .382 .313 .265 .397 .336 .473 .423 .871 .759 130 .636 6.4 0.6 .823 .282 .160 .0
2009 24 NYM NL 556 398 66 4.4 104 .284 .266 .262 .313 .335 .427 .416 .741 .751 96 .464 -3.0 -0.3 .662 .240 .161 6.0
2011 26 NYM NL 423 290 59 5.5 95 .345 .320 .254 .362 .321 .448 .396 .809 .717 126 .595 13.9 1.4 .709 .189 .128 5.5
2012 27 NYM NL 612 423 76 4.8 97 .329 .291 .255 .332 .320 .403 .405 .735 .724 103 .530 3.4 0.3 .656 .189 .112 7.5
2013 28 NYM NL 697 491 87 4.8 91 .315 .286 .251 .319 .315 .415 .390 .733 .705 108 .546 6.0 0.6 .673 .208 .129 16.6
2014 29 NYM NL 642 449 78 4.7 90 .322 .289 .251 .332 .314 .403 .387 .734 .700 110 .547 8.4 0.9 .651 .193 .114 10.6
2015 30 NYM NL 101 78 8 2.8 91 .200 .204 .251 .257 .314 .344 .390 .602 .704 70 .304 -3.5 -0.4 .506 .215 .140 .0
7 Yrs 3182 2226 398 4.8 96 .317 .287 .255 .330 .321 .417 .399 .747 .720 107 .534 31.5 3.2 .669 .208 .130 52.4
162 Game Avg. 645 451 81 4.8 96 .317 .287 .255 .330 .321 .417 .399 .747 .720 107 .534 6 1 .669 .208 .130 11

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 NYM NL 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2008 23 NYM NL 151 1.3% 18.5% 11.9% 9.3% 34% 1.56 4.7 65.5 7.7 0.70 0.97 68% 31% 3.4% 2%
2009 24 NYM NL 556 2.2% 12.4% 6.8% 9.7% 40% 1.82 7.4 42.3 8.1 0.66 0.89 78% 20% 5.2% 13%
2011 26 NYM NL 423 1.4% 9.9% 5.7% 8.5% 29% 1.75 9.3 65.2 8.0 0.93 1.25 82% 20% 3.7% 10%
2012 27 NYM NL 612 1.0% 13.4% 5.9% 8.0% 30% 2.28 7.0 95.2 8.8 1.06 1.42 80% 22% 2.7% 7%
2013 28 NYM NL 697 1.9% 13.6% 4.6% 7.9% 29% 2.97 6.9 50.6 8.4 0.77 0.94 80% 23% 4.5% 11%
2014 29 NYM NL 642 1.4% 13.4% 6.1% 7.5% 28% 2.21 6.9 66.2 10.5 0.74 1.03 79% 31% 3.4% 10%
2015 30 NYM NL 101 2.0% 6.9% 6.9% 8.9% 47% 1.00 13.3 46.5 5.5 0.85 1.19 84% 25% 4.9% 13%
7 Yrs 3182 1.6% 12.9% 6.1% 8.3% 31% 2.11 7.2 59.0 8.5 0.81 1.08 79% 24% 3.9% 10%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.0% 8.2% 7.6% 33% 2.30 4.7 35.3 8.2 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2008 23 NYM NL 6.4 0.6 155 1.2 3.3 -2.1 .85 0.7 0.7 8.4 0.8 0.94 8.3 1.16 13
2009 24 NYM NL -3.0 -0.3 571 -0.6 9.0 -9.6 .97 -0.2 -0.4 -0.3 -0.0 0.95 -3.4 0.83 28
2011 26 NYM NL 13.9 1.4 435 0.6 8.0 -7.5 1.04 1.0 -0.5 10.8 1.1 0.98 8.6 1.25 19
2012 27 NYM NL 3.4 0.3 635 0.8 11.0 -10.1 1.00 0.6 0.3 19.2 1.9 0.95 8.6 1.34 16
2013 28 NYM NL 5.1 0.5 741 1.8 13.7 -11.9 1.04 1.0 0.7 18.4 1.9 0.92 12.4 1.37 6
2014 29 NYM NL 9.2 0.9 671 -0.2 10.6 -10.8 .98 0.8 -1.0 14.8 1.6 0.91 10.7 2.10 1
2015 30 NYM NL -3.5 -0.4 101 0.4 2.2 -1.8 1.12 -0.3 0.6 1.4 0.1 1.04 -3.1 2.94 1
7 Yrs 31.4 3.1 3309 4.0 57.7 -53.7 1.00 3.6 0.4 72.8 7.5 0.94 42.0 1.15 84

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2008 23 NYM NL 3 0 38% 79 0 2 0% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 42% 12 8 4 3 1 2 4 2 2
2009 24 NYM NL 4 0 30% 166 4 2 67% 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 9 1 3 2 3 20 56% 27 14 12 5 1 3 13 3 10
2011 26 NYM NL 4 0 30% 162 5 5 50% 5 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 7 1 2 2 2 12 40% 26 20 6 6 0 6 15 8 7
2012 27 NYM NL 7 0 28% 273 10 2 83% 8 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 7 3 1 0 3 13 41% 34 25 9 10 5 5 12 2 9
2013 28 NYM NL 3 0 38% 285 23 3 88% 17 3 6 0 0 0 3 1 7 0 4 1 2 20 61% 32 16 16 9 4 5 21 4 17
2014 29 NYM NL 6 0 34% 246 13 5 72% 9 3 4 2 0 0 1 0 6 0 2 2 2 19 52% 34 21 13 11 5 6 17 4 13
2015 30 NYM NL 1 0 21% 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 33% 4 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 1
7 Yrs 28 0 32% 1242 55 19 74% 41 15 14 4 0 0 9 3 38 5 12 9 12 91 50% 169 107 61 44 16 27 84 24 59

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2008 23 NYM NL 151 91% 41 1 0 13 6 1 3 1.16 2 0 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0% 25 4 16% 12 2 17% 86 17 20% 7 2 29% 9 6 67% 0
2009 24 NYM NL 556 82% 135 7 1 28 7 1 5 0.83 12 0 11 8 4 7 5 0 5 4 80% 114 13 11% 63 27 43% 342 53 16% 29 16 55% 23 17 74% 0
2011 26 NYM NL 423 78% 125 9 0 19 5 1 4 1.25 6 0 7 4 2 2 4 0 3 3 100% 81 14 17% 38 12 32% 285 43 15% 20 11 55% 19 11 58% 0
2012 27 NYM NL 612 68% 166 19 0 16 4 0 1 1.34 6 0 10 5 1 1 5 0 0 0 116 12 10% 52 17 33% 373 62 17% 30 18 60% 22 12 55% 0
2013 28 NYM NL 697 68% 188 12 0 6 1 0 0 1.37 13 0 7 12 1 6 7 0 0 0 120 13 11% 83 25 30% 358 66 18% 27 20 74% 30 18 60% 0
2014 29 NYM NL 642 75% 172 16 1 1 0 0 0 2.10 9 0 4 7 2 4 5 0 0 0 127 15 12% 69 22 32% 329 51 16% 25 15 60% 28 18 64% 0
2015 30 NYM NL 101 80% 19 3 0 1 0 0 1 2.94 2 0 6 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 19 3 16% 12 6 50% 72 15 21% 7 5 71% 6 6 100% 0
7 Yrs 3182 75% 846 67 2 84 23 3 14 1.15 50 0 48 39 11 22 28 0 10 7 70% 602 74 12% 329 111 34% 1845 307 17% 145 87 60% 137 88 64% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2008 23 NYM NL 152 645 4.24 393 61.2% 32.6% 11.5% 29.5% 26.5% 67.4% 1.2% 41.3% 83.0% 21.7% 6.6% 10 0 17.8% 27 4 13.2% 20 7 5 22 17.9% 0 0 0
2009 24 NYM NL 557 2129 3.82 1354 64.0% 26.6% 9.3% 30.9% 33.2% 73.4% 1.9% 47.0% 87.3% 24.1% 5.4% 30 0 14.9% 83 34 8.8% 49 28 17 52 24.6% 0 0 0
2011 26 NYM NL 426 1571 3.69 986 63.1% 27.1% 8.2% 28.8% 35.9% 72.9% 1.4% 46.0% 88.7% 24.4% 4.0% 17 1 16.2% 69 40 9.4% 40 24 12 30 28.6% 0 0 0
2012 27 NYM NL 613 2262 3.69 1464 65.2% 29.0% 9.3% 28.0% 33.7% 71.0% 2.1% 46.3% 86.9% 23.8% 3.8% 23 1 14.0% 86 39 6.7% 41 24 17 65 20.7% 0 0 0
2013 28 NYM NL 698 2531 3.63 1622 64.3% 27.4% 9.6% 28.1% 35.0% 72.6% 0.8% 46.7% 86.8% 26.6% 4.7% 33 2 13.9% 97 46 7.9% 55 44 25 70 26.3% 0 0 0
2014 29 NYM NL 642 2346 3.65 1514 64.7% 25.8% 10.0% 30.1% 34.0% 74.2% 0.8% 48.0% 86.5% 29.0% 4.8% 31 1 12.5% 80 35 7.8% 50 25 18 68 20.9% 0 0 0
2015 30 NYM NL 101 345 3.42 223 66.2% 22.9% 6.3% 31.8% 39.0% 77.1% 6.6% 51.0% 91.9% 30.7% 4.0% 4 0 12.9% 13 9 6.9% 7 6 1 6 14.3% 0 0 0
7 Yrs 3189 11829 3.71 7556 64.2% 27.3% 9.4% 29.3% 34.0% 72.7% 1.5% 46.7% 87.1% 25.7% 4.6% 148 5 14.3% 455 207 8.2% 262 158 95 313 23.2% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.5% 27.7% 15.4% 27.1% 29.8% 72.3% 1.5% 45.9% 78.7% 26.8% 4.8% 14.2% 8.6% 24.5%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 23 49 151 131 24 41 9 3 2 17 0 2 18 28 .313 .397 .473 .871 130 62 4 1 0 1 1
2009 24 204 707 639 84 176 47 7 14 80 4 4 56 97 .275 .331 .437 .768 103 279 17 1 4 7 5
2010 25 204 707 639 84 176 47 7 14 80 4 4 56 97 .275 .331 .437 .768 103 279 17 1 4 7 5
2011 26 313 1130 1030 133 301 75 9 20 129 9 9 80 139 .292 .343 .441 .784 112 454 31 4 7 9 7
2012 27 469 1742 1601 195 467 115 12 26 194 19 11 116 221 .292 .339 .427 .766 109 684 43 5 7 13 12
2013 28 630 2439 2259 287 655 153 16 39 272 42 14 148 316 .290 .333 .424 .757 108 957 56 7 7 18 14
2014 29 773 3081 2855 366 827 190 18 48 329 55 19 187 402 .290 .333 .419 .752 109 1197 71 9 7 23 17
2015 30 799 3182 2948 373 846 197 18 50 346 55 19 194 409 .287 .330 .417 .747 107 1229 74 9 7 24 19

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2008 23 49 150 130 23 40 9 3 2 17 0 18 28 .308 .393 .469 .863 24 49
2009 24 155 560 511 62 138 39 4 12 65 4 39 69 .270 .318 .432 .751 71 155
2011 26 109 434 400 55 134 30 2 6 55 5 26 42 .335 .378 .465 .843 70 109
2012 27 156 624 581 68 176 42 3 6 71 11 38 82 .303 .345 .417 .761 84 156
2013 28 161 719 677 108 207 42 4 14 91 25 35 95 .306 .339 .442 .781 102 161
2014 29 143 664 614 93 190 41 2 10 67 14 43 86 .309 .354 .432 .786 94 143
2015 30 26 104 95 8 21 8 0 2 20 0 8 7 .221 .279 .368 .647 10 26
7 Yrs 799 3255 3008 417 906 211 18 52 386 59 207 409 .301 .345 .435 .781 455 799
162 Game Avg. 162 660 610 85 184 43 4 11 78 12 42 83 .301 .345 .435 .781 92 799



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2013 Sep 1st NL Player of the Week

Batting Average s c a p y
Active  .287 (28th)

Games Played s c a p y
2013 NL  161 (3rd)
2015 NL  26 (8th)

At Bats s c a p y
2013 NL  658 (2nd)
2014 NL  596 (9th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2013 NL  697 (6th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2013 NL  92 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  188 (2nd)
2014 NL  172 (9th)

Total Bases s c a p y
2013 NL  273 (8th)

Doubles s c a p y
2012 NL  40 (7th)
2013 NL  38 (7th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2015 NL  17 (5th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2013 NL  23 (7th)

Singles s c a p y
2012 NL  117 (8th)
2013 NL  133 (2nd)
2014 NL  124 (5th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2015 NL  2 (8th)

SB % s c a p y
2013 NL  88.46 (1st)

AB per SO s c a p y
2014 NL  6.9 (8th)
2015 NL  13.3 (4th)
Active  7.2 (28th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2013 NL  491 (2nd)
2015 NL  78 (9th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 23 (959), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 10 (1240), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 9 (1727), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (178th), 10.7 career WAR/10.7 7yr-peak WAR/10.7 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 20) = 69.3 career WAR/44.4 7yr-peak WAR/56.9 JAWS

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