Originally written on More Hardball  |  Last updated 8/23/13
Donnie Murphy is a journeyman utility infielder.  Since making his debut in 2004, he's played for the Royals, Athletics, Marlins, and now Cubs.  He's never played in more than 52 games in a season, mostly due to him not being very good.  Basically, he serves as organizational depth.  Since joining the Cubbies a few weeks ago he's done nothing but kill it, and by "it", I mean the baseball.  He has 8 homeruns in 16 games, to go along with a .328 batting average, 1.191 OPS, 11 runs scored, and 15 RBI.  Maybe the 30 year old has finally hit his stride.  Or maybe he's just hit a hot streak and will quickly tumble down to career norms (.216/.693),
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