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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 last...
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 team...
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March 31, 2014  |  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 to...
Via FatManWriting
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers OF's 67-mph pitch strikes out batter

Your browser does not support iframes. The Texas Rangers were getting beat by the Boston Red Sox so badly on Tuesday night, manager Ron Washington decided to spare his pitchers and let a position player hurl an inning during their 17-5 loss. That player was outfielder David Murphy, who turned out to have more success [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: David Murphy, Underrated Ranger

David Murphy isn’t a star. The former first-round draft pick — 17th overall by the Red Sox in 2003 — has never been able to establish himself as more than a solid player. Coming into the season, his high-water marks included an .806 OPS and 2 WAR. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t getting better. Murphy now is having a career year in Texas. Entrenched as an everyday cog in a star-studded...
Via Fangraphs
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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