Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy had microfracture surgery on his right knee Friday, the team announced.
The Nationals did not provide a timeline for his injury but said Murphy will begin to rehab immediately following the completion of the successful surgery. In the team release, the Nationals said the surgery was to repair articular cartilage in the second baseman's knee.
Murphy played in all five NLDS games for the Nationals, hitting .211 with a .739 OPS in the series. During his second season in Washington, Murphy posted a slash line of .323/.384/.543 with 23 homers and 93 RBIs.
Since leaving the Mets after the 2015 season, Murphy has hit .386 with a 1.135 OPS and nine home runs in 38 games against his former club.