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After release from Twins, OF David Murphy retires

One day after he asked to be released from the Minnesota Twins organization, veteran outfielder David Murphy is retiring from the professional game, as reported by Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Berardino writes about Murphy’s decision: Murphy left Triple-A Rochester after Sunday’s game and headed home to his wife Andrea and their four young children, ages 1...
Via Today's Knuckleball
4 days ago

Report: Red Sox, Outfielder David Murphy Agree To Minor League Contract

David Murphy is returning to his Major League Baseball roots. The free agent outfielder reportedly agreed to a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox pending a physical, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported Monday. The contract would be worth $2 million if Murphy makes the major league roster, according to The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier. The Red Sox drafted Murphy with the 17th...
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Murphy’s option declined, Adams excited for AFL action

The November 5, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes David Murphy becoming a free agent, an up-and-coming prospect reflecting on his opportunity in Arizona, and more… The Story: Angels decline David Murphy’s option  MWAH Says: Covered this in some detail here. There’s no guarantee that the money they save on Murphy will lead to a big-name signing, but at least...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bullpen ball causes confusion in Indians-Reds game

Your browser does not support iframes.Cleveland Indians outfielder David Murphy was tagged out at third base after being confused by a second baseball that was thrown onto the field from the Cincinnati Reds bullpen during Tuesday night's game at Progressive Field.It happened in the bottom of the seventh as the Indians had Murphy at first and another runner at third with no outs....
Via Holdout Sports
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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 of Southlake...
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...
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Pluto: David Murphy’s BABIP incredibly low

The Indians made their first major move of the offseason earlier this week when they signed outfielder David Murphy to a two-year deal with an option for a third. The left-handed Murphy will likely platoon in right field with returnee Ryan Raburn. Murphy played a full-time role in Texas last season, but he regressed from his relative consistent and proven track record, so why was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Reach Agreement with David Murphy

The Cleveland Indians have reached an agreement with free-agent outfielder David Murphy on a two-year deal worth $12 million. According to John Heyman the deal includes an option for third-year.  The deal is contingent on Murphy passing a physical. Murphy, 32,  had a somewhat disappointing 2013 season for the Texas Rangers hitting just .220/.282/.374 with 13 home runs in 142 games...
Via Baseball News Source
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: Indians close to deal with OF Murphy

David Murphy spent this season in a prolonged slump. That didn't scare away the Indians. A person familiar with the negotiations said the club is close to signing the free-agent outfielder to a two-year contract reportedly worth more than $10 million. Murphy, who spent the past seven seasons with the Texas Rangers, must pass a physical before the deal can be completed, the person...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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