Daniel Murphy

Washington's Daniel Murphy not in Friday's lineup

Washington Nationals infielder Daniel Murphy is not in Friday's starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Murphy's All-Star Break will last one more day as Stephen Drew slots in at second base on Friday night. He'll bat fifth against the Reds' Tim Adleman.

numberFire's algorithms project Murphy for 12 home runs, 48 RBI and a .326 average across 288 plate appearances over the remainder of the 2017 season.