After spending four years in the Mets minor league system right-handed pitcher Dan Murray finally got the call to join the big club in August 1999. He made his Major League debut on August 9th against the Los Angeles Dodgers; he pitched the final two innings and allowed three earned runs as the Mets lost 9-2. It would be his only appearance with the Mets as he was shipped back to the minors. On September 14th he was traded to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for pitcher Glendon Rusch.
While with the Mets Murray wore number 48.
Dan Murray also played for the Kansas City Royals in 1999 and 2000.