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Camp notes: Mets show confidence in Murphy

Updated: February 23, 2009, 11:20 AM ET
By Jason Grey, ESPN.com

• Mets manager Jerry Manuel told the New York Daily News there wouldn't necessarily be a platoon in left field between Daniel Murphy and Fernando Tatis. Manuel feels Murphy can hit left-handed pitching, even going so far to say that if he wanted to get Tatis' bat in the lineup against southpaws, it might be right fielder Ryan Church who sits, and not Murphy. This would also allow Manuel to keep Tatis as a right-handed option off the bench. The bottom line is that the projected bump in Murphy's ...

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