Murph on leave; Wilmer promoted

April, 1, 2014
Apr 1
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NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy, whose wife gave birth to the couple's first child Monday in Florida, will be placed on paternity leave Wednesday.

The Mets plan to promote infielder Wilmer Flores, who had been assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Murphy is entitled to miss one to three days while on leave.
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
14 4.02 143 190
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .295
HRL. Duda 27
RBIL. Duda 81
RD. Murphy 75
OPSL. Duda .821
ERAJ. Niese 3.55
SOZ. Wheeler 173