Rotowire: Jan 16 / 5:06p ET
News: Murphy agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract with the Mets on Friday, avoiding arbitration, the Star-Ledger reports.
Impact: Murphy put together another good season for the Mets in 2014, batting .289/.332/.403 with nine home runs, 57 RBI and 13 stolen bases. He has been very consistent at the plate over the past four seasons, and there's no reason he shouldn't have another productive season as the Mets' second baseman in 2015.
StatsLLC: Jan 16 / 12:00a ET
News: Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to an $8 million contract for next season.
Impact: Murphy got a raise from $5.75 million after hitting a team-high .289 and earning his first All-Star selection. He and the Mets settled at the midpoint of their $1.2 million gap.