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Mets | Daniel Murphy unlikely for OD

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (intercostal) isn't expected to play in a game this weekend, which makes him unlikely to be ready by opening day. Murphy hasn't had any spring at-bats after having a cortisone injection Feb. 19. However, he did take batting practice Friday, March 22. He would have to miss the first five games of the regular season if he starts on the disabled list.

Fantasy Tip: With Justin Turner (ankle) also nursing an injury, Jordany Valdespin would be expected to start at second base to open the season if David Wright (intercostal) is ready to go. Valdespin should be considered for middle infield help in deep NL leagues.

2013-03-22 15:33:13 | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Adam Rubin

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