September Call-Ups Have Officially Begun

What had been previously rumored is now official: #Phillies have recalled RHP Colton Murray, 1B/OF Darin Ruf & LHP Patrick Schuster from Lehigh Valley, & activated Andres Blanco off the DL. — Phillies (@Phillies) September 2, 2016 Earlier this week in my September call-up predictions, I noted that I expected the Phillies to call up one of Patrick Schuster or Elvis Araujo...
Via Crashburn Alley
September 02, 2016

Phillies to recall Ruf, Schuster and Murray on Friday

The Phillies will recall Darin Ruf, Patrick Schuster and Colton Murray from Triple-A on Friday.
Via Philliedelphia
September 01, 2016

Phillies prospect doesn't see quick-pitch coming, takes fastball to the chest

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.
Via FOX Sports
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies option RHP Colton Murray to Triple-A Lehigh Valley

According to a report from Todd Zolecki of, 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...
Via Today's Knuckleball
June 16, 2016

WATCH: Terrible Phillies defense results in a Stephen Drew inside-the-park home run

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...
Via The Comeback
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Phils place Hinojosa on DL, recall Murray

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

Pair of relievers among three players called up by Phillies

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...
Via FOX Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kratz, Hinojosa, Murray Activated in Roster Expansion

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...
Via Phillies Nation
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies recall trio of players from Triple-A Lehigh Valley

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...
Via Philliedelphia
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

PN Interview: RHP Colton Murray

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...
Via Phillies Nation
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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