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John Ryan Murphy

24-Year-Old Catcher – Minnesota Twins

2015 Stats

AVG

.277

HR

3

RBI

14

R

21

SB

0

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Murphy was traded to Minnesota in the offseason for Aaron Hicks and will compete with Kurt Suzuki to be the starting catcher for the Twins. The 24-year-old provided solid offense last season in a limi...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 205   DOB: 5/13/1991   BORN: Bradenton, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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John Ryan Murphy Contract Information:

Signed for $1.25 million by the Yankees in August 2009.

November 11, 2015  –  John Ryan Murphy News

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John Ryan Murphy Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 17 A TRI 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 18 R GCL 9 36 33 4 11 3 2 0 1 7 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 .333 .405 .485 .890
2010 19 A CHA 87 374 330 46 84 24 15 2 7 54 4 5 36 64 1 5 2 .255 .327 .376 .703
2011 20 A CHA 63 277 256 31 76 29 23 0 6 32 2 0 19 38 0 2 0 .297 .343 .457 .800
2011 20 A+ TAM 23 89 85 8 22 7 6 0 1 14 0 0 2 9 0 2 0 .259 .270 .365 .635
2012 21 A+ TAM 67 294 265 39 68 20 14 1 5 28 4 3 26 41 2 1 0 .257 .322 .374 .696
2012 21 AA TRE 43 170 147 23 34 17 12 1 4 16 0 0 16 32 0 5 2 .231 .306 .408 .714
2013 22 AA TRE 49 211 183 34 49 16 10 0 6 25 1 0 24 32 1 2 1 .268 .352 .421 .773
2013 22 AAA SCR 59 257 230 26 62 25 19 0 6 21 0 1 23 41 0 1 3 .270 .342 .430 .772
2013 22 MAJ NYY 16 27 26 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 .154 .185 .192 .377
2014 23 AAA SCR 51 196 179 17 44 15 9 0 6 28 0 0 13 42 1 3 0 .246 .292 .397 .689
2014 23 MAJ NYY 32 85 81 7 23 5 4 0 1 9 0 0 4 22 0 0 0 .284 .318 .370 .688
2015 24 MAJ NYY 67 172 155 21 43 13 9 1 3 14 0 0 12 43 1 3 1 .277 .327 .406 .733
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3-Year Averages     38 93 87 10 23 5 4 0 1 8 0 0 5 24 0 1 0 .264 .301 .345 .646

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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John Ryan Murphy Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .327 .406 .733
Oct. 3 KC Did not play.
Oct. 2 KC Did not play.
Oct. 1 @Cle 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .329 .414 .743
Sep. 30 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 29 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 28 @Cle 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .325 .422 .747
Sep. 27 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 25 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 24 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .321 .413 .734
Sep. 23 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 22 Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .322 .417 .739
Sep. 20 LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .322 .417 .739
Sep. 19 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 19 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 18 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .322 .417 .739
Sep. 17 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 16 Det Did not play.
Sep. 15 Det Did not play.
Sep. 14 Det Did not play.
Sep. 13 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 12 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 11 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 9 @KC Did not play.
Sep. 8 @KC Did not play.
Sep. 7 @KC 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .326 .427 .753
Sep. 6 @Hou Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Hou 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276 .321 .402 .723
Last 7 Days 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Last 14 Days 10 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .417 .400 .817
Last 30 Days 17 3 5 1 0 1 2 4 5 0 0 1 0 0 .294 .455 .529 .984

John Ryan Murphy: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 65
2014 30 2
2013 15

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John Ryan Murphy Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20157913390.266.456.770
2014372140.270.378.686
2013121000.250.333.641

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015768050.289.355.696
2014445050.295.364.690
2013142010.071.071.143

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20158612150.302.407.761
2014313130.323.484.848
2013113000.182.182.364

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015699290.246.406.699
2014504060.260.300.588
2013150010.133.200.388
John Ryan Murphy Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 17 A TRI 0% 0% 0.00 0% .000 .000
2009 18 R GCL 36 33 8.3% 22.2% 0.38 76% .417 .152
2010 19 A CHA 374 330 9.6% 17.1% 0.56 81% .297 .121
2011 20 A CHA 277 256 6.9% 13.7% 0.50 85% .330 .160
2011 20 A+ TAM 89 85 2.2% 10.1% 0.22 89% .280 .106
2012 21 A+ TAM 294 265 8.8% 13.9% 0.63 85% .288 .117
2012 21 AA TRE 170 147 9.4% 18.8% 0.50 78% .270 .177
2013 22 AA TRE 211 183 11.4% 15.2% 0.75 83% .297 .153
2013 22 AAA SCR 257 230 8.9% 16% 0.56 82% .306 .160
2013 22 MAJ NYY 27 26 3.7% 33.3% 0.11 65% .235 .038
2014 23 AAA SCR 196 179 6.6% 21.4% 0.31 77% .290 .151
2014 23 MAJ NYY 85 81 4.7% 25.9% 0.18 73% .379 .086
2015 24 MAJ NYY 172 155 7% 25% 0.28 72% .367 .129
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3-Year Averages     93 87 5.4% 25.8% 0.21 72% .355 .081

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2015 Stat Review for John Ryan Murphy    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.277 AVG
GOOD
72% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.367 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.406 SLG
WEAK
.129 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

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0.28 BB/K
POOR
7.0% BB Rate
WEAK
25.0% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.733 OPS
WEAK
.327 OBP
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for John Ryan Murphy

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John Ryan Murphy: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Murphy took grounders at first base Tuesday, the New York Post reports.

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Murphy had a nice day at the dish Monday against the Orioles, going 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.

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Murphy went 1-for-5 with his second home run of the season in Wednesday's win over the Red Sox.

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Murphy went 1-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts in Tuesday's loss to the Astros.

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Murphy went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in Saturday’s win over the Twins.

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Murphy went 3-for-4 with a trio of singles and a pair of runs scored in Thursday's win over the Orioles.

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Murphy went 3-for-4 with the game-winning two-run double against the Orioles on Sunday.

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Murphy went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the A's.

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Murphy is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays.

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Murphy has apparently won the backup catcher job with Austin Romine designated for assignment, the New York Daily News reports.

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Murphy struck out in his only at bat in Sunday's Grapefruit League win over the Phillies.

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Murphy was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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Murphy, 23, is hitting .229/.282/.367 in 47 games for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Called upon to fill the backup role after Francisco Cervelli went down with a hamstring injury in mid-April, Murphy hit .286/.308/.365 with one homer in 65 plate appearances before heading back down upon Cervelli's return in June. During his time with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2014, Murphy slashed just .246/.292/.397 with six homers, 28 RBI and 13:42 BB:K in 51 games (196 PA), and while certainly not great, the Yankees' decision to trade Cervelli to Pittsburgh in the offseason speaks to the confidence they have in their catching depth. Brian McCann still has four years remaining on his contract and prospect Gary Sanchez is likely the long-term future at the position, but the team also has Murphy and Austin Romine to fall back on. Murphy seems like the favorite for the backup job in 2015 over Romine, but neither player would have much fantasy utility if McCann got hurt.

2014

Murphy had a decent year across Double-A and Triple-A in 2013, hitting .269 with 12 homers and a .773 OPS. Murphy has a pretty good eye at the plate, and seems much more likely to stick behind that plate than fellow prospect Gary Sanchez. The addition of Brian McCann is free agency has left the Yankees with a very crowded situation at the position, which does not bode well for Murphy's chances of sticking around in New York even after he's deemed ready to see time at the big league level in the next season or two.