Wrist watch on for Murph

August, 3, 2012
8/03/12
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SAN DIEGO -- Ronny Cedeño started at second base over Daniel Murphy on Friday. That's partly a reward for Cedeño's five-RBI performance a day earlier in San Francisco, especially considering the Mets are facing another left-hander, Clayton Richard, in the series opener at Petco Park.

But Terry Collins said Murphy also is dealing with a wrist injury. Murphy was hit directly on the bone with a first-inning pitch from Barry Zito on Thursday.

Murphy had his right wrist taped pregame Friday, but headed out to batting practice to participate with teammates.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
15 4.09 151 202
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .289
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187