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Video: Daniel Murphy is cat-like

Daniel Murphy, Chase Headley

New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy (28) beats the throw to New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley for a triple in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)


With the headline of this post, you might think that the video below will be Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy showing some quick reflexes on the basepaths or a nifty defensive play. That is not the case. It’s actually better.

Watch Murphy swat at the ball in Chase Headley’s glove after sliding into third base on a triple last night...

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The Mets haven’t put a scratching post in the dugout yet, but they really should.

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