Mets infielder Daniel Murphy is back at second base Monday against the Braves.
Murphy was being used as the team's primary first baseman with Ike Davis in the minors, but that experiment could be over. Lucas Duda will start at first Monday. Murphy will face Braves starter Tim Hudson.
Murphy is hitting. 281/.321/.426 in 256 at-bats.
Mets first baseman Daniel Murphy drove in two of the three runs his team scored Friday in a 6-3 loss to the Cubs. Murphy went 2 for 5.
The No. 2 hitter singled home a run in the third inning and added another RBI single in the seventh. He now has 31 RBI on the year and is batting .285.
Murphy slumped early in June but has gone 6 for 19 (.316) over his last five games with a homer and...