NJ.com—November 20, 2008
Official release from the Mets says:
So that's the team line, at least. Let's address a couple of issues on this:
1. Murphy was sent home from the AFL because they thought he had a knee sprain. Now it's a hamstring? What gives? Well, I checked this web site, which indicates that a Grade 2 hamstring strain can show up as knee pain -- an inability to fully straighten the knee and pain when flexing it against resistance. So it's possible that the man's knee was hurting because his hamstring was pulled. Man, the internet is a useful thing.
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