The New York Mets may be without standout second baseman Daniel Murphy for the remainder of this season, as the current MLB hits leader has landed on the disabled list with a strained right calf.
2013 record: 74-88, 3rd place in NL East
Manager: Terry Collins, 4th season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $85 million
NEW YORK -- The storyline, and the comparison, was too obvious to ignore.
It's another scorcher on South Capitol Street, with the temperature (as I type this at 3:30 p.m.) reading 101 degrees and the heat index a very comfortable 109.