Murph scratched with stiff back
New York Mets
Terry Collins said Murphy was suffering from lower-back stiffness.
Ronny Cedeno enters the lineup in place of Murphy.
"It's nothing I think is going to take very long," Murphy said. "I just kind of woke up sore -- lower-back soreness. It's just a reminder that 140 games is a lot of baseball."
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