While Daniel Murphy is being lauded as "Mr. October" for his impressive seven home runs this month, the second baseman is making sure that God gets all the glory for putting his New York Mets in a position to win their first World Series in close to 30 years.
Murphy, 30, has been vocal about how his faith has influenced his career. He even gave credit to Jesus Christ after his Mets swept the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier in October.
"Well, that was the Holy Spirit, that was Jesus," Murphy said in a postgame interview after finishing the game with a home run and 2 RBIs. "That was the only thing that kept me calm."
For the 2014 season, Murphy batted .289, but this postseason the Christian second baseman is hitting .421 with 7 home runs and 11 RBIs. When asked about the secret to elevating his game, he admitted he was not entirely sure of anything other than a higher power.
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