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Friday, March 15, 2013
Murph playing minor league game

By Adam Rubin

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- For the first time this spring training, Daniel Murphy is playing in a game Friday.

Murphy is manning second base in a minor league game this afternoon back in Port St. Lucie. He is not batting -- only playing in the field.

Murphy suffered a strained intercostal muscle on his right side early in camp. He received a cortisone shot Feb. 19.