Rangers acquire Donnie Murphy from Cubs

With Jurickson Profar out 10-12 weeks with a muscle tear in his right shoulder, the Texas Rangers had been looking for infield help. On Wednesday the Rangers acquire that help when they claimed Donnie Murphy from the Cubs. RT @CubsDen: Cubs trade Donnie Murphy to the Rangers, which could essentially mean that Mike Olt has […]
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Donnie Murphy Is The Man

If you have at least one competitive fantasy baseball team you can understand how rigorous the season can get for owners. Whether it’s setting your lineup everyday, checking the waiver wire, checking what your players did and what your opponent’s players did, it can get tough. A coping mechanism to keep yourself involved is to get highly invested (biased) in certain players....
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Donnie Murphy is Killing It

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 ...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs begin series with rival Cardinals

Donnie Murphy homered twice Wednesday night in Philadelphia. (Photo Credit: Howard Smith/ USA Today Sports) The Chicago Cubs begin a three game series against the division-rival Cardinals tonight in St. Louis. The Cubs look to bounce back from a 12-1 road loss to the Phillies yesterday that saw starting pitcher Jeff Samardjiza give up a career-high 11 hits with nine earned runs in...
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs drop fifth straight in loss to Phillies

Donnie Murphy’s first hit as a Cub since being called up Sunday was a home run. (Photo credit: Chris Donahue) The Chicago Cubs lost their fifth straight game Tuesday night, falling to the Phillies 9-8. The Cubs have now lost eight of their last nine games and are 0-5 in August. Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson’s hot streak was cooled off in Philadelphia where a productive Phillies...
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy, Watkins first of post-deadline call ups for Cubs

With the trade deadline behind us, there are only a few major items left on the regular season checklist. Those include waiver trades, and the expansion of big league rosters in September. With the injury to Luis Valbuena and Julio Borbon being designated for assignment, the Cubs are getting a sneak preview of some guys who will likely be called up for the last month of the season...
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs promote Donnie Murphy to add infield depth

MiLB The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of infielder Donnie Murphy from Triple-A Iowa. Murphy, 30, will provide infield depth for the Cubs. While at Triple-A, Murphy batted .265/.338/.457 with 12 home runs. He has not appeared at the major league level this season but played 52 games for Miami last season. In parts of seven big league season Murphy has played in 244 games...
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers grant Murphys request for release

After being told he wasn't going to make the Opening Day roster, infielder Donnie Murphy exercised an out clause in his contract Wednesday and was granted his release by the Milwaukee Brewers. Signed as a minor league free agent in December, Murphy was competing for a spot on Milwaukee's bench as a utility player, but he saw his chances at a roster spot end when the Brewers...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers sign infielder Donnie Murphy

Adding an infielder with Major League experience, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Monday that they've signed Donnie Murphy to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League camp. Murphy, 29, hit .216 with three home runs and 12 RBI in 52 games with the Marlins last season. A versatile infielder, Murphy made the majority of his starts at third base (17 starts), but also...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins activate OF Stanton, put INF Murphy on DL

The Miami Marlins have activated outfielder Giancarlo Stanton from the 15-day disabled list and have put him into the starting lineup Tuesday night against the New York Mets. Infielder Donnie Murphy went on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring. The move was retroactive to Saturday. Stanton was picked for the NL All-Star team, but was out because of surgery on his right...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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