• Mets, Murphy avoid arbitration for $2,925,000

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 29, 2013
    Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,925,000, avoiding salary arbitration. Murphy's deal, reportedly worth $2.925 million, falls almost exactly in the middle of the $3.4 million he had asked for in arbitration and the $2.55 million the Mets countered with. Murphy was the last Mets player awaiting an arbitration hearing next month. The Mets on Tuesday reached an agreement with second baseman Daniel Murphy on a one-year deal, avoiding arbitration. He had asked for $3.4 million in arbitration and had been offered $2.55 million. First baseman Ike Davis and pitcher Bobby Parnell the only other Mets players to file for arbitration agreed to one-year deals earlier this month for $3.125 million and $1.7 million, respectively. Free-agent pitcher Shaun Marcum took a physical Tuesday and the Mets hope to finalize his agreement on Wednesday.
    Sources: ESPN.com MLB.com
    • Daniel Murphy, Mets agree on 1-year, $2.925M deal

      NEW YORK (AP) -- Second baseman Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,925,000, avoiding salary arbitration.
      Source: CNNSI.com

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