Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:22:36 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs Tuesday, April 8. He's hitting .364 on the season.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:41:30 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy had four hits Sunday, April 6.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:17:34 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (ankle) was hit by a batted ball from Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera in the sixth inning Monday, March 31. Gray struck out OF David Murphy to finish the inning and said he would know within the next day if any ankle problems exist.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:06:47 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Michael Bourn (hamstring) is dealing with a mild left hamstring strain and will miss at least a week. His availability for the season opener March 31 is now in question.
Fantasy Tip: If managed correctly, Bourn shouldn't need to miss too many regular season games if this injury creeps into April. Michael Brantley could move to center field to replace him, giving David Murphy an everyday role until Bourn returns.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:22:04 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy (elbow) is dealing with a sore left elbow and has made his only two spring starts as the designated hitter.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:24:22 -0800
Cleveland Indians OF Ryan Raburn cut back on his normal running during the offseason to give his legs time to heal. He battled calf, heel and Achilles' injuries to both legs last season. "I just rested and let the body take care of itself," Raburn said. He is expected to see most of his playing time in right field, platooning with OF David Murphy.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:17:27 -0800
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy will make $5.5 million next year and $6 million in 2015. The team has a $7 million option for the 2016 season that includes a $500,000 buyout. Murphy hit a career-low .220 with 13 home runs and 45 RBIs in 142 games with the Texas Rangers last year and can play all three outfield positions. The Tribe will use him in all three spots, and he's expected to see the most time in right field, where he can platoon with OFs Ryan Raburn or Drew Stubbs.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:50:36 -0800
Updating previous reports, Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy's two-year deal is worth $12 million and includes an option for 2016.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:53:40 -0800
Updating a previous report, free-agent OF David Murphy (Rangers) is expected to take his physical for the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 21. He is expected to get 400-500 at-bats while playing the outfield corners. The team reportedly values his defense.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:45:12 -0800
Free-agent OF David Murphy (Rangers) is finalizing a two-year contract with the Cleveland Indians believed to be worth in excess of $10 million in total value, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: In 21 career games at Progressive Field, Murphy has a .365/.407/.568/.975 slash line, so he might be making a great career decision to play his home games in Cleveland. Still, he is more of a Fantasy option in AL-only leagues and deeper mixed formats heading into 2014.