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Report: Mets playoff hero, former Valley Leaguer Daniel Murphy to sign with Nats

daniel murphyESPN.com is reporting that New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy will sign with the Washington Nationals.

The terms of the deal have Murphy agreeing to a three-year, $37.5 million contract with the Nats, who finished second to the Mets in the National League East in 2015.

Murphy, who turns 31 on April 1, turned down a one-year, $15.8 million offer from the Mets.

He had a .281/.332/.449 slash line in 2015 with a career-high 14 homers and 73 RBI, and set an MLB record with homers in six consecutive playoff games.

Murphy was the 2005 Valley League Most Valuable Player as a member of the Luray Wranglers.


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