The Mets signed Daniel Murphy to a one-year, $5.7 million deal to avoid arbitration (Rubin).
He can earn $50,000 if he gets to 500 plate appearances.
Murphy hit .286 with a .319 OBP last season, appearing in 161 games for the Mets. He had 697 plate appearances in 2013.
Murphy made $2.9 million last year and was projected to make $5.8 million in 2014 (MLBTR).