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Donnie Murphy

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

AVG

.196

HR

4

RBI

14

R

11

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Although Murphy has been bouncing around the majors for the better part of a decade, his 149 at-bats last year with the Cubs were the most of his career, and he responded with 11 home runs and an .849...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 195   DOB: 3/10/1983   BORN: Lakewood, CA   COLLEGE: Orange Coast CC   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Donnie Murphy Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the Reds in July of 2014.

July 18, 2014  –  Donnie Murphy News

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Donnie 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
2004 21 A WIL 127 543 479 66 122 46 31 5 10 74 1 1 50 95 2 8 4 .255 .325 .403 .728
2005 22 AA WIC 50 234 214 33 67 24 13 1 10 32 1 1 13 32 3 1 3 .313 .359 .523 .882
2005 22 MAJ KAN 32 88 77 4 12 6 5 0 1 8 0 1 9 23 1 1 0 .156 .241 .260 .501
2006 23 AA WIC 94 395 366 57 91 40 25 1 14 45 6 3 19 65 2 0 8 .249 .300 .437 .737
2007 24 AAA SAC 45 199 175 31 57 24 19 2 3 22 4 2 17 44 3 2 2 .326 .388 .509 .897
2007 24 MAJ OAK 42 132 118 21 26 14 8 0 6 21 1 0 10 35 1 1 2 .220 .290 .441 .731
2008 25 A STO 1 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
2008 25 AAA SAC 36 154 141 25 38 23 10 2 11 27 1 0 8 46 2 1 2 .270 .316 .603 .919
2008 25 MAJ OAK 46 117 103 10 19 6 3 0 3 13 2 1 11 38 0 1 2 .184 .274 .301 .574
2009 26 AAA NOR 2 6 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .400 .500 1.000 1.500
2010 27 AAA NEW 57 224 205 31 57 25 12 1 12 35 0 0 16 41 1 0 2 .278 .336 .522 .858
2010 27 MAJ FLA 29 47 44 9 14 10 6 1 3 16 0 0 2 19 1 0 0 .318 .348 .705 1.052
2011 28 A+ JUP 8 30 23 4 3 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 5 6 0 0 2 .130 .333 .217 .550
2011 28 AAA NEW 6 26 23 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 .087 .192 .174 .366
2011 28 MAJ FLA 36 100 92 10 17 7 4 1 2 9 0 0 4 21 0 1 3 .185 .240 .315 .555
2012 29 A+ JUP 4 18 17 4 6 3 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 .353 .333 .706 1.039
2012 29 AAA NEW 33 125 106 21 32 19 6 0 13 25 1 0 14 28 0 1 4 .302 .400 .726 1.126
2012 29 MAJ MIA 52 129 116 13 25 11 6 2 3 12 1 1 9 35 1 1 2 .216 .281 .379 .660
2013 30 AAA IOW 89 340 302 32 80 32 18 2 12 41 5 3 27 75 0 3 8 .265 .338 .457 .795
2013 30 MAJ CHC 46 163 149 23 38 19 8 0 11 23 2 0 8 48 0 0 6 .255 .319 .530 .849
2014 31 AAA LOU 10 36 33 1 5 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 .152 .222 .273 .495
2014 31 AAA ROU 6 24 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 0 1 1 .053 .208 .053 .261
2014 31 MAJ TEX 45 128 112 11 22 7 3 0 4 14 0 1 11 38 1 3 1 .196 .268 .330 .598
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3-Year Averages     44 129 119 15 26 12 6 1 5 14 1 0 7 34 0 0 3 .218 .279 .412 .691
Career  (View All)     328 904 811 101 173 80 43 4 33 116 6 4 64 257 5 8 16 .213 .281 .398 .680

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

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Donnie Murphy Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 31 @Mia Did not play.
Jul. 30 Ari Did not play.
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Jul. 27 Was Did not play.
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Jul. 23 @Mil Did not play.
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Jul. 20 @NYY Did not play.
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Jul. 13 Pit Did not play.
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Jul. 4 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .268 .330 .598
Jul. 2 @SD Did not play.
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Jun. 30 @SD Did not play.
Jun. 29 @SF Did not play.
Jun. 28 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .270 .333 .603
Jun. 27 @SF Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Donnie Murphy: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 6 21 5 7
2013 2 40 3
2012 13 22 2
2011 1 15 18
2010 1 4 4

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Donnie Murphy Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014303270.233.467.761
2013356331.257.600.950
2012473120.128.234.430

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014828270.183.280.539
2013114178201.254.509.818
201269102101.275.478.816

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014403010.100.125.338
201382177122.305.610.955
201256102100.232.446.780

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20147284130.250.444.744
20136764110.194.433.722
2012603121.200.317.542
Donnie 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
2004 21 A WIL 543 479 9.2% 17.5% 0.53 80% .299 .148
2005 22 AA WIC 234 214 5.6% 13.7% 0.41 85% .331 .210
2005 22 MAJ KAN 88 77 10.2% 26.1% 0.39 70% .208 .104
2006 23 AA WIC 395 366 4.8% 16.5% 0.29 82% .268 .188
2007 24 AAA SAC 199 175 8.5% 22.1% 0.39 75% .422 .183
2007 24 MAJ OAK 132 118 7.6% 26.5% 0.29 70% .260 .221
2008 25 A STO 3 3 0% 66.7% 0.00 33% 1.000 .334
2008 25 AAA SAC 154 141 5.2% 29.9% 0.17 67% .321 .333
2008 25 MAJ OAK 117 103 9.4% 32.5% 0.29 63% .258 .117
2009 26 AAA NOR 6 5 16.7% 33.3% 0.50 60% .500 .600
2010 27 AAA NEW 224 205 7.1% 18.3% 0.39 80% .296 .244
2010 27 MAJ FLA 47 44 4.3% 40.4% 0.11 57% .500 .387
2011 28 A+ JUP 30 23 16.7% 20% 0.83 74% .176 .087
2011 28 AAA NEW 26 23 11.5% 15.4% 0.75 83% .105 .087
2011 28 MAJ FLA 100 92 4% 21% 0.19 77% .217 .130
2012 29 A+ JUP 18 17 0% 16.7% 0.00 82% .385 .353
2012 29 AAA NEW 125 106 11.2% 22.4% 0.50 74% .292 .424
2012 29 MAJ MIA 129 116 7% 27.1% 0.26 70% .282 .163
2013 30 AAA IOW 340 302 7.9% 22.1% 0.36 75% .316 .192
2013 30 MAJ CHC 163 149 4.9% 29.4% 0.17 68% .300 .275
2014 31 AAA LOU 36 33 5.6% 13.9% 0.40 85% .148 .121
2014 31 AAA ROU 24 19 12.5% 29.2% 0.43 63% .083 .000
2014 31 MAJ TEX 128 112 8.6% 29.7% 0.29 66% .257 .134
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3-Year Averages     129 119 5.4% 26.4% 0.21 71% .263 .194
Career     904 811 7.1% 28.4% 0.25 68% .269 .185

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2014 Stat Review for Donnie Murphy    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.196 AVG
TERRIBLE
66% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.257 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.330 SLG
TERRIBLE
.134 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.29 BB/K
POOR
8.6% BB Rate
GOOD
29.7% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.598 OPS
TERRIBLE
.268 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Murphy was released by the Rangers on Wednesday.

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The Rangers designated Murphy for assignment Monday, John Blake of the Rangers' official site reports.

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Murphy was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI Monday versus the A's.

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Murphy went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts Sunday in his second start of the season at first base.

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Murphy will start at first base and bat eighth in the order Sunday against the Indians.

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Murphy is batting eighth as the Rangers' designated hitter Saturday against the Tigers, the Fort Worth Star's Jeff Wilson reports.

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Murphy (neck) was activated from the disabled list Friday.

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Murphy (strained neck) was placed on the 15-day DL on Thursday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Murphy left Wednesday's game due to a neck strain, Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Murphy (foot) is in the lineup on Friday.

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Murphy (foot) entered Wednesday's blowout as a defensive substitute and finished the game 0-for-1.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2012

Murphy won the Marlins' starting third base job out of spring training, mainly by default, but he suffered three different injuries in the first month of the season and eventually landed on the 60-day DL. By the time he returned to action, the only reason he saw any playing time at all was due to Hanley Ramirez's own health woes. He'll probably be back in a bench role, but if he's a regular starter again for any length of time something very bad has happened in Miami.

2009

Murphy struggled with an elbow injury and then struggled at the plate upon his return, making his minor-league deal with the Orioles the most attractive option this winter. The fact that he could surface again in the majors shouldn't entice you at all.

2008

Murphy's bat has come around recently, making him the A's best utility infielder candidate now that Marco Scutaro has been shipped off to Toronto. He has enough pop to be an adequate injury fill-in for whenever Bobby Crosby gets hurt next, so there could be some value potential here as an endgame option in deeper leagues.

2007

Murphy first saw major league action as an overmatched 21-year-old. Just three years later, he had somewhat regressed as a hitter (his earlier forte) while improving as a second baseman under the tutelage of Frank White. The offensive troubles may have been caused by injuries, however. Seeing the upper level full with Mark Grudzielanek, Esteban German, Jeff Keppinger and others, the Royals sent him to Oakland for cash, where he will likely try to rebound offensively in 2007.

2006

Murphy moved up to Double-A Wichita and continued to hit the ball well, finishing with a .313 average and nice power numbers. But the Royals, once again, couldn't contain themselves and called him up to the big leagues for the second straight season. Predictably, he fell on his face and now has a career Major League average of .163 with 30 strikeouts in 39 games. Not ready and not among the likely candidates for a starting role in Kansas City in 2006, Murphy will spend another year honing his craft in the minors and just may be ready for a September call-up by the end of the year.

2005

You canít fault the Royals too much for awarding Murphy a September trip to the big leagues, but you also canít fault Murphy for showing very little in that stint. The second baseman developed offensively during his Single-A season in Wilmington, hitting .255 with 31 doubles and 10 home runs. That output garnered him a trip to the Royals and a trip to the Arizona Fall League. The AFL-championship-deciding grand slam highlighted a dismal performance for Murphy, who hit .214 and struck out 25 times in 84 at-bats.