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Daniel Murphy still expected to start season on disabled list
JUPITER, Fla. -- Second baseman Daniel Murphy, who has been sidelined all spring by an intercostal strain, took some batting practice on Friday. Still, he appears more likely to begin the year on the DL.
"We have a conversation this morning," Collins said. "He said 'I'll be ready by opening day.' I said 'well, let's talk about that next Wednesday or Thursday."