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DAVID MURPHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Murphy eager for return to Texas

CLEVELAND -- David Murphy is eager for Friday when the Indians begin a four-game series at Texas. It will be a homecoming for Murphy, who spent six-plus seasons with the Rangers before signing with the Indians during the offseason. "I'm excited to sleep in my own bed, stay in my house for a few days and see family," said Murphy, who still has a house in the Dallas suburb...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Murphy’s Law: Hands Back, Be Yourself, Stay Consistent

Consistency, it’s the thing every player and coach talks about and the key to success. The more consistent a ballplayer and team is, the more successful they become. For the Indians David Murphy, 2014 has been all about re-finding the consistency he once had as a member of the Texas Rangers. Murphy signed a two-year, $11.5 million free agent contract with the Cleveland Indians...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Opening Day For The Indians

Its Opening Day Folks! Finally! And although the Indians don’t open their season until much of the East Coast is in bed, I figured some preview for this season was in order. Now, every year I say that we should be positive. But this year, I mean it! The Indians surpassed even the most optimistic projections last season, and this year, the Indians will return a somewhat-similar...
Via isportsweb.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Murphy deal official, veteran looks to bounce back in Cleveland

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, to give back and come together with those around you. Or apparently, speak up and declare what side you're on. On Monday, the Indians finally made it official, signing outfielder David Murphy to a two year, $12 million deal with a club option for 2016. “I wanted to go to a place where I was wanted as bad as I wanted to be there.” Murphy...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Swinging for the Fences: David Murphy and lineup balance

One of the greatest Christmas gifts I ever received was a baseball team to be excited about. Of course, the same goes for many Tribe fans back during the winter of 2012-2013 where Terry Francona took the reins of a ballclub struggling to get to that next level as a potential playoff contender. The subsequent additions of Nick Swisher, Michael Bourn and others sent anticipation...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Weighing the pros and cons of the David Murphy signing

David Murphy’s signing was some of the biggest news so far during the baseball offseason. The question is was this a good move for the Indians and what does it mean for the Indians plans this offseason. The positives in adding Murphy is that at $6 million a year he could be a bargain as a possible starter in right field for the Indians. He is coming off a down year where his numbers...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers rumors: David Murphy unlikely to return

David Murphy has developed into a fan favorite in Texas during his time with the Rangers. He won fans over by producing at a nice clip, but his numbers dropped off precipitously in 2013. While there may be some in Texas sad to see Murphy go, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com expects the 31-year-old to be playing elsewhere next season. Murphy practiced extremely poor timing in turning...
Via MLB Injury News
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Outfielder David Murphy Records First Career Strikeout and Boston's Matt Carp is Mad!

Normally you don't hear about teams using position players on the mound unless the team's bullpen has been hit with injuries or the game has gone into many extra innings. Tuesday night against the Boston Red Sox the Texas Rangers put outfielder David Murphy on the mound not because of injuries or extra innings, but because they could and they were getting their butts handed...
Via FatManWriting
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Change in order helps Murphy lift Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas Moving up in the batting order was intended to get a slumping David Murphy more involved in the action. You can't get more involved than Murphy's 3-run homer in the sixth Sunday night. The blast to right field gave the Rangers the lead for good in a tumultuous, 11-8 Texas win. Murphy moved up to the No. 2 spot in the order the day before in a shuffling...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy loves attention RG3 bringing to Baylor

DALLAS Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy has never met another one of Baylor's most famous athletes current Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III. But like just about everyone who has met RG3, Murphy is a big fan. "I did go on the Internet the other day and I did purchase an 'I heart RG3 t-shirt,'" Murphy said. Murphy's certainly not alone in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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