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Nationals | Daniel Murphy out, Jayson Werth in

Tue, 16 May 2017 14:12:07 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (leg) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 16, versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. OF Jayson Werth (groin) returns to the lineup, though, and will bat second. INF Wilmer Difo will start in Murphy's place and bat eighth.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy scratched Thursday

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:22:16 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (leg) was scratched from the lineup Thursday, April 20, due to tightness in his right leg. Manager Dusty Baker hopes to have him back Friday, April 21.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy on track for playoffs

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:41:21 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (leg) participated fully in the team workout Tuesday, Oct. 4, and he is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the National League Division Series Friday, Oct. 7.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy remains out of action

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:39:41 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (leg) won't play during this weekend's games as he continues to recover from a buttocks strain. Murphy hasn't played since Sept. 17.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy has sore leg

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:52:17 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (leg) was not in the starting lineup for the third straight game on Tuesday, Sept. 20, due to soreness in his left leg. He's expected to return as early as Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy available to pinch-hit

Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:29:05 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (leg) is available to pinch-hit Saturday, July 30, against the San Francisco Giants, according to manager Dusty Baker. Ideally, though, he will be given the full day off. Murphy has been dealing with tightness in his left leg.

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Nationals | Anthony Rendon scratched Tuesday

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:06:32 -0700

Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon (flu) is out of the lineup again Tuesday, July 19, due to the flu. 2B Daniel Murphy will start at third base and SS Trea Turner will fill in for Murphy at second against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Scott Kazmir.

Fantasy Tip: This is the second straight game Rendon has missed, so stay tuned and see how much more time Rendon will be out. This should not be a long-lasting ailment requiring time on the disabled list. Murphy has hits in each of his last five games, and assuming he stays healthy Murphy's fantasy value will be high. As for Turner, he hasn't seen enough steady action to recommend putting him in your lineup.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy remains sidelined Sunday

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 08:03:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Chad Kuhl Sunday, July 17. 1B Clint Robinson will bat fifth and play first base, while INF Stephen Drew will bat seventh and play second base.

Fantasy Tip: With 1B Ryan Zimmerman (rib cage) on the disabled list, Robinson is seeing the bulk of the action at first base but he should be viewed as a low-end option in the majority of fantasy formats. Drew is 6-for-18 (.333) during the month of July and makes a productive source of cap relief in DFS.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy likely for 1B Sunday

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 21:00:13 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (hamstring) is likely to return Sunday, July 17, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. However, manager Dusty Baker said he expects Murphy to play first base "because it's less grueling and twisting than at second base."

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners in seasonal formats will want to see Murphy officially return and make it through a full game before trusting him again.

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Nationals | Daniel Murphy day-to-day

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 05:26:55 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (hamstring) is considered day-to-day because of hamstring tightness and is not sure if he will be able to play against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, July 16.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy probably will not need to be placed on the disabled list but could miss a few more games because of the injury. Trea Turner and Stephen Drew are candidates to start at second base and are solid options in daily fantasy leagues.

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