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DONNIE MURPHY RUMORS

Rangers' unorthodox switch works out as young players show development in win over Twins

This says a lot about the state of the Rangers’ offense: Struggling, slumping Donnie Murphy hit fifth on Saturday because Alex Rios was in a pitched slump of his own. This says even more: With the game on the line, the Rangers pinch hit for Murphy with a 21-year-old who is even smaller and slimmer. And, you know what? It worked out perfectly, especially for a team trying to rebuild...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Donnie Murphy activated

According to the Associated Press of Sports Day DFW, Prince Fielder was officially placed on the disabled list Friday, days before his neck surgery, as Jim Cunningham reported of Sports Injury Alert. In another move, the Rangers activated infielder Donnie Murphy off the 15-day disabled list. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesMurphy was placed on the disabled list May 8, as I reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Donnie Murphy (neck) placed on DL

According to David W. Cash of Nolan Writin, Rangers’ Donnie Murphy was placed on the 15-day Disabled List due to a strained neck. Texas will call up Rougned Odor, Justin Germano, and Luis Sardinas from Double-A Frisco as they designated Josh Wilson and Scott Bakerfor assignment.Cleaning house? #Rangers place Donnie Murphy on the 15-day DL, designated infielder Josh Wilson...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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....
Via Taking Bad Schotz
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 ...
Via More Hardball
August 23, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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