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Birth Date4-1-1985
Height6' 1"
Weight221 lbs
Age34 years, 6 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
1.22015
4.92016
4.82017
1.02018
0.02019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2008 NYN 23 49 151 41 9 3 2 18 28 1 0 2 .313 .397 .473 104 1.0 -2.2 0.4 0.3
2009 NYN 24 155 556 135 38 4 12 38 69 0 4 2 .266 .313 .427 90 -5.0 3.4 4.6 1.1
2011 NYN 26 109 423 125 28 2 6 24 42 3 5 5 .320 .362 .448 111 5.8 -3.3 1.4 1.3
2012 NYN 27 156 612 166 40 3 6 36 82 1 10 2 .291 .332 .403 96 -2.9 4.0 -3.1 1.4
2013 NYN 28 161 697 188 38 4 13 32 95 2 23 3 .286 .319 .415 105 4.6 7.6 -8.1 2.3
2014 NYN 29 143 642 172 37 2 9 39 86 2 13 5 .289 .332 .403 106 4.6 -1.3 -5.1 1.6
2015 NYN 30 130 538 140 38 2 14 31 38 2 2 2 .281 .322 .449 103 3.7 -0.9 -5.4 1.2
2016 WAS 31 142 582 184 47 5 25 35 57 8 5 3 .347 .390 .595 151 36.7 1.4 -4.7 4.9
2017 WAS 32 144 593 172 43 3 23 52 77 4 2 0 .322 .384 .543 133 26.0 1.2 3.8 4.8
2018 CHN 33 35 146 41 6 0 6 7 23 0 2 0 .297 .329 .471 112 2.5 0.7 -1.1 0.6
2018 WAS 33 56 205 57 9 0 6 13 17 0 1 0 .300 .341 .442 114 4.1 -1.0 -3.5 0.4
2019 COL 34 132 478 122 35 1 13 32 74 2 1 1 .279 .328 .452 97 0.5 0.0 6.2 1.2
Career14125623154336829135357688256825.298.343.45811081.89.7-14.521.1

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2006 BRO A- NYP 8 34 .242 .308 .346 .269 85 0 0.9 -0.6 112 0 0.0 0.2 -0.3 0.0
2006 KNG Rk APL 9 37 .000 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 MTS Rk GCL 8 22 .202 .273 .254 .067 110 -2.7 0.7 -0.4 139 0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
2007 SLU A+ FSL 135 559 .259 .332 .378 .307 102 10.2 17.7 2.1 116 0 20.9 -0.8 10.9 4.9
2008 NYN MLB NL 49 151 .256 .324 .409 .382 93 7.6 4.4 -0.9 104 14 0.4 -2.2 1.0 0.3
2008 BRO A- NYP 3 14 .247 .325 .339 .583 92 1.7 0.4 -0.3 158 0 0.0 -0.3 0.5 0.0
2008 BIN AA EAS 95 407 .263 .337 .399 .324 102 17.3 12.0 -0.2 132 0 4.9 1.2 9.7 2.8
2008 NWO AAA PCL 1 5 .276 .366 .474 .250 81 -0.4 0.2 0 104 0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1
2009 NYN MLB NL 155 556 .261 .328 .413 .284 95 -1.3 16.0 -8.4 90 10 4.6 3.4 -5.0 1.1
2010 SLU A+ FSL 3 13 .243 .300 .604 .700 87 6.8 0.4 -0.2 300 0 0.4 0.0 2.6 0.3
2010 BUF AAA INT 8 35 .269 .333 .423 .290 106 -1.3 1.1 -0.6 101 0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
2011 NYN MLB NL 109 423 .252 .315 .394 .345 98 10.8 11.4 -3.2 111 9 1.4 -3.3 5.8 1.3
2012 NYN MLB NL 156 612 .254 .313 .401 .329 96 5 16.8 -1.2 96 7 -3.1 4.0 -2.9 1.4
2013 NYN MLB NL 161 697 .253 .311 .390 .315 98 2.4 18.3 -1.3 105 8 -8.1 7.6 4.6 2.3
2014 NYN MLB NL 143 642 .252 .310 .381 .322 97 8.5 16.6 -0.4 106 7 -5.1 -1.3 4.6 1.6
2015 NYN MLB NL 130 538 .258 .319 .406 .278 86 14.4 14.5 -1 103 9 -5.4 -0.9 3.7 1.2
2015 SLU A+ FSL 4 17 .244 .299 .328 .467 98 2.2 0.5 0.1 193 0 -0.2 -0.3 1.2 0.1
2015 MTS Rk GCL 1 2 .143 .402 .143 1.000 101 0.9 0.1 0 150 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 WAS MLB NL 142 582 .255 .321 .412 .348 90 57.6 16.5 -2 151 8 -4.7 1.4 36.7 4.9
2017 WAS MLB NL 144 593 .259 .327 .432 .341 97 33.6 17.3 -0.8 133 9 3.8 1.2 26.0 4.8
2018 CHN MLB NL 35 146 .242 .308 .398 .318 101 3.5 4.1 -0.3 112 9 -1.1 0.7 2.5 0.6
2018 WAS MLB NL 56 205 .244 .316 .400 .302 99 4.7 5.7 -1.2 114 9 -3.5 -1.0 4.1 0.4
2018 HAR AA EAS 10 44 .268 .335 .423 .226 104 2 1.3 -0.2 121 0 -0.4 0.5 1.0 0.2
2019 COL MLB NL 132 478 .245 .314 .419 .307 119 -6 14.4 -8.7 97 9 6.2 0.0 0.5 1.2
2019 ABQ AAA PCL 3 16 .266 .354 .455 .200 120 -1.8 0.6 -0.4 76 0 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2006 MTS Rk GCL 22 18 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 .056 .227 .056 .000 0 0
2006 BRO A- NYP 34 29 2 7 1 0 0 8 3 4 3 0 0 .241 .333 .276 .034 0 0
2006 KNG Rk APL 37 33 2 9 0 0 2 15 7 4 1 0 0 .273 .351 .455 .182 0 0
2007 SLU A+ FSL 559 502 68 143 34 3 11 216 78 42 61 6 3 .285 .345 .430 .145 0 0
2008 BIN AA EAS 407 357 56 110 26 1 13 177 67 39 46 14 5 .308 .380 .496 .188 1 1
2008 NYN MLB NL 151 131 24 41 9 3 2 62 17 18 28 0 2 .313 .397 .473 .160 1 0
2008 NWO AAA PCL 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .000 0 0
2008 BRO A- NYP 14 14 1 7 0 0 0 7 2 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 0
2009 NYN MLB NL 556 508 60 135 38 4 12 217 63 38 69 4 2 .266 .313 .427 .161 6 4
2010 SLU A+ FSL 13 11 2 8 1 0 1 12 6 2 0 0 0 .727 .769 1.091 .364 0 0
2010 BUF AAA INT 35 34 4 10 3 0 1 16 8 1 2 1 0 .294 .314 .471 .176 0 0
2011 NYN MLB NL 423 391 49 125 28 2 6 175 49 24 42 5 5 .320 .362 .448 .128 2 3
2012 NYN MLB NL 612 571 62 166 40 3 6 230 65 36 82 10 2 .291 .332 .403 .112 4 0
2013 NYN MLB NL 697 658 92 188 38 4 13 273 78 32 95 23 3 .286 .319 .415 .129 5 0
2014 NYN MLB NL 642 596 79 172 37 2 9 240 57 39 86 13 5 .289 .332 .403 .114 5
2015 SLU A+ FSL 17 15 2 7 2 0 0 9 4 2 0 0 0 .467 .529 .600 .133 0 0
2015 MTS Rk GCL 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 0 0
2015 NYN MLB NL 538 499 56 140 38 2 14 224 73 31 38 2 2 .281 .322 .449 .168 6 0
2016 WAS MLB NL 582 531 88 184 47 5 25 316 104 35 57 5 3 .347 .390 .595 .249 8 0
2017 WAS MLB NL 593 534 94 172 43 3 23 290 93 52 77 2 0 .322 .384 .543 .221 3 0
2018 CHN MLB NL 146 138 23 41 6 0 6 65 13 7 23 2 0 .297 .329 .471 .174 1 0
2018 WAS MLB NL 205 190 17 57 9 0 6 84 29 13 17 1 0 .300 .341 .442 .142 2 0
2018 HAR AA EAS 44 37 8 9 2 0 2 17 7 6 4 0 0 .243 .364 .459 .216 0 0
2019 ABQ AAA PCL 16 13 4 2 1 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 .154 .313 .231 .077 0 0
2019 COL MLB NL 478 438 56 122 35 1 13 198 78 32 74 1 1 .279 .328 .452 .174 4 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 630 0.5063 0.4063 0.8242 0.5266 0.2830 0.8929 0.6932 0.1758 -0.0045
2009 2071 0.4848 0.4679 0.8731 0.6185 0.3261 0.9420 0.7500 0.1269 -0.0068
2011 1557 0.4817 0.4560 0.8873 0.6333 0.2912 0.9263 0.8085 0.1127 -0.0017
2012 2242 0.4888 0.4630 0.8690 0.6214 0.3115 0.9207 0.7703 0.1310 0.0073
2013 2495 0.5150 0.4693 0.8676 0.6171 0.3124 0.9231 0.7513 0.1324 -0.0077
2014 2326 0.4931 0.4794 0.8646 0.6452 0.3181 0.9203 0.7547 0.1354 0.0003
2015 1854 0.4752 0.4935 0.9104 0.6720 0.3320 0.9645 0.8111 0.0896 -0.0040
2016 2038 0.4706 0.4681 0.8795 0.6371 0.3179 0.9378 0.7755 0.1205 0.0000
2017 2156 0.4763 0.4722 0.8625 0.6563 0.3047 0.9303 0.7297 0.1375 0.0000
2018 1275 0.5122 0.5075 0.8686 0.6815 0.3248 0.9236 0.7475 0.1314 0.0000
2019 1818 0.4873 0.4824 0.8495 0.6343 0.3380 0.9057 0.7492 0.1505 0.0000
Career204620.48900.47260.87110.63600.31640.92820.76130.1289-0.0014

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-12 2014-09-13 DTD 1 1 Left Forearm Contusion HBP -
2014-08-25 2014-09-09 15-DL 15 13 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2013-02-19 2013-03-28 Camp 37 0 Right Trunk Strain Intercostal and Recieved Cortisone Injection - -
2012-09-13 2012-09-14 DTD 1 0 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2012-08-27 2012-08-28 DTD 1 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2011-08-08 2011-09-29 60-DL 52 49 Left Knee Sprain MCL - -
2010-06-03 2010-09-07 Minors 96 0 Right Knee Sprain MCL - Player Collision -
2010-03-31 2010-05-24 15-DL 54 45 Right Knee Sprain MCL -
2008-11-20 2008-11-20 WIN 0 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-10-24 2008-10-24 WIN 0 0 Forearm Laceration -
2008-06-16 2008-06-30 Minors 14 0 Right Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2021 COL $6,000,000
2020 COL $8,000,000
2019 COL $10,000,000
2018 WAS $17,500,000
2017 WAS $12,000,000
2016 WAS $8,000,000
2015 NYN $8,000,000
2014 NYN $5,700,000
2013 NYN $2,925,000
2012 NYN $512,196
2011 NYN $422,000
2010 NYN $419,000
2009 NYN $401,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$55,879,196
2019Current$10,000,000
11 yrPvs + Cur$65,879,196
2 yrFuture$14,000,000
13 yrTotal$79,879,196

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 109 dACES2 years/$24M (2019-20), 2021 option

Details
  • 2 years/$24M (2019-20), plus 2021 mutual option. 19:$10M, 20:$8M, 21:$12M mutual option ($6M buyout). $3M of buyout to be deferred. Buyout increases to $7M, with $4M deferred, with any award bonus (All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, MVP, WS MVP, LCS MVP).
  • 3 years/$37.5M (2016-18). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/6/16. 16:$8M, 17:$12M, 18:$17.5M. $5.5M of 2018 salary is deferred without interest, to be paid $2.5M on 1/15/19 and $3M on 1/15/20. Deferrals reducing contract's present-day value to $37,270,849, according to MLB calculation. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 8/21/18 with $3,763,441 remaining on contract. As part of the deal, Nationals paid Cubs an undisclosed amount of cash.
  • 1 year/$8M (2015). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.6M-$7.4M).
  • 1 year/$5.7M (2014). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2013). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/29/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.55M).
  • 1 year/$512,196 (2012). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/12.
  • 1 year/$0.422M (2011). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2010). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10.
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/09 (split contract).
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by NY Mets 8/2/08.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2006 (13-394) (Jacksonville University).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 43 13 3 0 2 4 6 0 0 .333 .395 .564 154 4.1 1B 0 0.0
80o 29 8 2 0 1 2 4 0 0 .308 .357 .500 148 2.5 1B 0 0.0
70o 19 5 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 .294 .368 .529 144 1.5 1B 0 0.0
60o 10 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .400 .444 141 0.8 1B 0 0.0
50o 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 138 0.1 1B 0 0.0
Weighted Mean310000000.333.333.3331380.21B 00.0

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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-07-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)First Answer: 1:04pm Chat time Temperature: 95 degrees (Heat Index 106) Wind blowing out to CF at 8mph
(Mike Ferrin from Baltimore)
Did you know: Daniel Murphy's in the Top 10 in hitting in the NL? I sure didn't... (Mike Ferrin)
2011-07-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Where do you think Daniel Murphy ends up, both position and team-wise?
(bigcity from NY)
I love the super utility roll for him. Let you spell guys all over. He certainly doesn't hurt you offensively as an extra guy. If you needed to play him everyday at 2B, does it kill you? I guess the big question is: Is 2B REALLY a defensive position? If not, well, the bat certainly plays there. (Mike Ferrin)
2011-06-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Where would you rank Allen Craig amongst NL 2B once he gets eligibility?
(KD from Loop)
Depends how much they play Schumaker. If the PT gets split relatively evenly, he's probably somewhere in the middle, ahead of guys like Daniel Murphy and Jonathan Herrera, maybe in line with a guy like Darwin Barney. It really depends on the PT, though. (Derek Carty)
2011-03-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who will be playing 2B for the Mets this year?
(bfitzge3 from Upstate NY)
Head says Daniel Murphy, since they've seen him before and at least know his bat, although his glove may be suspect. Gut says Brad Emaus, because they have to keep him on the roster as a Rule 5 pick, he'll be superior defensively, and shouldn't be too much less than Murphy with the bat. (Cory Schwartz)
2010-05-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi John How much time do you think Chris Carter is going to have with the Mets? Thanks
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
That's a great question. I would say until they are ready to bring Daniel Murphy back from Buffalo, where he has been optioned after being activated from the DL. I'd like to see Carter get a shot to show what he can do. (John Perrotto)
2010-03-23 16:30:00 (link to chat)Ike Davis is way better than Daniel Murphy... why are the Mets burring this guy? I know he needs more time at Triple A... but it can't be any worse than Murphy and .133 avg so far.
(Jquinton82 from NY)
I really wouldn't read into Spring Training stats much at all. I'd look only at power numbers if anything for hitters, and maybe K/BB for pitchers. There's too much noise there. Here's the thing about calling up Ike Davis-- do you think he'll be better in 2016 or 2010? Because the Mets get him for six years without needing to pay the market price of his talent. They can pick the six years as 2010-2015 or 2011-2016. Are the Mets going to be more competitive in 2016? Maybe that's another reason. (Matt Swartz)
2009-11-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Jack Cust make any sense for the Mets? What would be Oakland's asking price, maybe Daniel Murphy in a straight swap?
(Robin from NJ)
I have no idea why the Mets would want Jack Cust. He can't play the outfield, the NL doesn't have a DH, and unless they were going to use him in a Matt Stairs with the Phillies type of role, it makes no sense. And even if they did want him to be their Stairs, there are plenty of freely available guys like Andy Tracy who could do the same thing without expensing much. (Eric Seidman)
2009-05-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)Starts Jermey Reed at 1b and Daniel Murphy in LF and Gary Sheffield in RF (go get 'em Carlos!) as Ryan Church sits the bench. Starts Gary Sheffield in RF at bats him 4th. Omir Santos starts again! Sacrifice bunts with no one out and a runner on second IN THE FIRST INNING. Pinch hits for Daniel Murphy with Angel F. Pagan with the bases loaded and one out in the 8th inning down by two. These are all things Jerry Manuel did JUST LAST NIGHT. Was he this bad in Chicago? BTW- Mets didn't score in the first (or ever for that matter.) Pagan grounded into a double play. Sheffield went 0 for 4 and left 4 on base.
(Dave from NJ)
He was, and he will be. That the Mets were impressed with him was proof they didn't remember that this was what happened last time around: Manuel aced his interview, says all the right things in a conference room, and then handicapped his ballclub with his fascination with ways of insinuating himself into the ballgame. I know it means something to Mets fans if I label the man "Torborgian," but that's what you're working with, with a dash of braggadocio to spice things up a bit. (Christina Kahrl)


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