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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Murph scratched with stiff back

By Adam Rubin

Daniel Murphy, who was due to bat second and play second base on Wednesday night, has been scratched from the lineup.

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."