|Apr. 27 4:21 PM PT5:21 PM MT6:21 PM CT7:21 PM ET19:21 ET23:21 GMT7:21 4:21 PM MST6:21 PM EST6:51 PM VEN3:21 UAE (+1)6:21 PM CT-Daniel Murphy went 3 for 6 with a double, a home run and three RBIs Thursday as the Washington Nationals topped the Colorado Rockies 16-5. The homer was his fifth of the season. Murphy scored three times. He ended the game with a .340 batting average.
Analysis: Murphy had his third straight multi-hit game - including a homer - Thursday at Colorado and went 8 for 16 with two homers, six RBIs and five runs in the final three games of the series. He took over the major league lead with 25 RBIs.
|Apr. 27 9:58 AM PT10:58 AM MT11:58 AM CT12:58 PM ET12:58 ET16:58 GMT0:58 9:58 AM MST11:58 AM EST12:28 PM VEN20:58 UAE11:58 AM CT-Murphy had a three-run homer, a single and two runs Wednesday.
Analysis: Murphy has driven in a whopping 12 runs in the last four games to tie teammate Bryce Harper for the major league lead with 22 RBIs.
|Apr. 26 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-Murphy had a big night, tying a career best by driving in five runs with three hits in the Nationals' 15-12 win in Denver.
Analysis: Murphy had 10 RBIs in his first 16 games and has nine in his last three.
|Apr. 24 11:36 AM PT12:36 PM MT1:36 PM CT2:36 PM ET14:36 ET18:36 GMT2:36 11:36 AM MST1:36 PM EST2:06 PM VEN22:36 UAE1:36 PM CT-Murphy staked the Nationals to an early lead in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Mets by delivering a grand slam in the first inning.
Analysis: A return to Citi Field seemed to get the former Met back on track, as he went 2 for 5 in Saturday's game after going through a 1-for-20 rut over his previous five contests. Murphy is still hitting .324 overall, however, and has knocked in 14 runs in 17 games.
|Apr. 21 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET0:00 ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST11:30 PM VEN8:00 UAE11:00 PM CT-Murphy was scratched from Thursday's lineup with right leg tightness. Manager Dusty Baker said he could tell Murphy wasn't following through with his swing during Wednesday's 14-4 win.
Analysis: The Nationals hope he will be available when they open a series at the New York Mets on Friday.
|Apr. 14 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET23:32 ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST11:02 PM VEN7:32 UAE (+1)10:32 PM CT-Murphy went 2 for 5 and doubled home Bryce Harper with the winning run in the 10th inning against the Phillies on Friday.
Analysis: Murphy has hit safely in all 10 of Washington's games, batting .444 with 10 RBIs.
|Apr. 12 10:44 AM PT11:44 AM MT12:44 PM CT1:44 PM ET13:44 ET17:44 GMT1:44 10:44 AM MST12:44 PM EST1:14 PM VEN21:44 UAE12:44 PM CT-Murphy homered, doubled twice and tied career highs with five RBIs and four hits to help the Nationals to an 8-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Analysis: Murphy is batting .472 with five doubles, two homers and an MLB-leading 17 hits in the cleanup spot. This after he finished second in the 2016 NL MVP race with a .347 average, 25 homers and 104 RBIs in his first season in Washington.
|Apr. 8 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET23:09 ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST10:39 PM VEN7:09 UAE (+1)10:09 PM CT-Murphy had three more hits in Saturday's 17-3 loss to the Phillies.
Analysis: Are you kidding me? The guy just keeps on hitting. He's 11 for 21 with four extra-base hits and four RBIs through five games.
|Apr. 7 4:56 PM PT5:56 PM MT6:56 PM CT7:56 PM ET19:56 ET23:56 GMT7:56 4:56 PM MST6:56 PM EST7:26 PM VEN3:56 UAE (+1)6:56 PM CT-Murphy and Jayson Werth hit homers to back Max Scherzer and the Nationals held on for a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
Analysis: Murphy is at it again, registering at least two hits in each game. He's 8 for 17 with four RBIs in four contests.
|Apr. 3 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Murphy went 2 for 4 with an RBI to help the Nationals to Monday's season-opening 4-2 win over Miami.
Analysis: The sweet-swinging second baseman picked up right where he left off from his banner 2016 campaign, in which he hit .347 and just missed out on the NL batting title. Murphy hit a scorching .411 through the first 16 games of that season, so he does have a track record of starting fast.
|Mar. 24 2:27 PM PT3:27 PM MT4:27 PM CT5:27 PM ET17:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Murphy thinks he will be ready for the start of the season, even with his lack of playing time in the World Baseball Classic. Nationals manager Dusty Baker is taking a wait-and-see approach. ''You can talk all you want,'' Baker said. ''He wasn't comfortable when he left and he didn't get many ABs.''
Analysis: Murphy went hitless in six at-bats for gold medal-winning Team USA. Before heading to the WBC, Murphy had only three hits in 17 Grapefruit League at-bats.