Daniel Thomas Murphy is an American professional baseball second baseman for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball.
The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League East division.
Major League Baseball is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding.
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While primarily a second baseman, he has also played first base, third base, and left field.
A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of four bases a baserunner must touch in succession to score a run.
First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner in order to score a run for that player's team.
In baseball, a left fielder is an outfielder who plays defense in left field.
En route to leading the New York Mets to their fifth World Series appearance in franchise history, he won the 2015 NLCS MVP award and set a record for consecutive postseason games with a home run with six.
The League Championship Series Most Valuable Player award is given in each of the two annual League Championship Series, for the American and National Leagues, to the player deemed to have the most impact on his team's performance.
In baseball, a home run is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team in the process.
The 2015 National League Championship Series was a best-of-seven playoff contested between the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets for the National League pennant and the right to play in the 2015 World Series.