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Daniel Murphy gets cortisone shot

Updated: February 19, 2013, 5:57 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy received a cortisone injection after feeling a "subtle tug" on his right side from an intercostal muscle in his ribs.

Murphy got the shot during Tuesday's trip to the Hospital for Special Surgery, according to a major league source.

Manager Terry Collins said Murphy is being cautious after third baseman David Wright and outfielder Scott Hairston experienced side-muscle issues last spring training in Mets ...

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