Lehigh Valley IronPigs catcher Andrew Knapp wasn't quite ready to receive a quick-pitch from Colton Murray, and the ball walloped his chest protector before he had even looked up to the mound. Knapp remained in the game and joked about the incident later on Twitter.
According to a report from Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, the Philadelphia Phillies have optioned right-handed relief pitcher Colton Murray to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Spending the better part of the season as a member of the Phillies’ roster, Murray will now head back down into the minor league ranks, where he has already made six appearances in 2016. It is also worth noting that the...
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The Philadelphia Phillies may no longer be the MLB’s worst franchise, but that does not mean the club is immune to the occasional on-field disaster. The Phillies exhibited some familiar habits Tuesday night when Stephen Drew came to bat in the ninth inning. With the Nationals already up 4-1, Drew hit a deep fly ball off reliever Colton Murray. Outfielder Odubel Herrera rushed...
The Philadelphia Phillies placed right-handed reliever Dalier Hinojosa on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a right hand contusion and recalled righty Colton Murray from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
April 30, 2016
The Philadelphia Phillies bypassed their top prospects and called up three players Tuesday, including a pair of relievers.Right-hander Colton Murray and Cuban righty Dalier Hinojosa were brought up to help bolster Philadelphia's beleaguered bullpen. Veteran catcher Erik Kratz, who played three seasons for the Phillies from 2011-13, also was promoted.Murray is the only one of the...
The Phillies rosters have expanded and it may not be what you were expecting. Among the call ups is our old friend, Erik Kratz, who has been hitting strongly in Triple-A. Kratz has played 26 games for Lehigh Valley, batting .312 with 24 hits, which includes 8 doubles, 1 triple, and 3 home runs and 15 RBIs. Also called up is another familiar face, Dalier Hinojosa, who pitched 3...
With rosters expanding today, the Phillies made three minor additions to their big league club. Right-handers Dalier Hinojosa and Colton Murray along with catcher Erik Kratz will head to New York to join the Phillies as they continue their series against the Mets. Hinojisa, 29, had a short stint with...
Colton Murray, image- Tug Haines This season right-hander Colton Murray made some solid impressions, earning his way to Double-A and solidifying himself as a key piece at the back end of the club’s bullpen. A 13th round pick from 2011, Murray had spent time with the big league club in spring training each of the previous two seasons prior to this year. Following a 2013 campaign...
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