20-year-old 2B prospect Dilson Herrera will make the jump from Double-A to take Murphy's spot on the roster.
Herrera entered Thursday hitting .333 with a .401 OBP in 274 plate appearances during 60 games in Double-A. He was acquired from the Pirates last August along with Vic Black in exchange for Marlon Byrd and John Buck.
“When you have a kid who plays hard, and knows his game so well, he’s not going to have a problem. He’s a package,” Single-A hitting coach Joel Fuentes told Toby Hyde earlier this season >> Read more at SNY’s Mets Minors from June 25.