Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:46:36 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is starting in left field and hitting sixth in the batting order against Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey Friday, April 17.
Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is a matchup play worth considering tonight at FantasyScore. Murphy hit .268 with seven of his eight long balls against right-handed pitching in 2014 in 336 at-bats. Ignore the fact that he's hitless in just six at-bats in his career against Pelfrey.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:52:43 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is starting in left field and hitting seventh in the lineup against Houston Astros SP Asher Wojciechowski Thursday, April 9.
Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) is a cheap FantasyScore option that should be considered as he goes up against a pitcher making his major league debut. Murphy hit .268 with seven of his eight home runs in 2014 against right-handers.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:58:42 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy (ankle) missed his third consecutive Cactus League spring game Monday, March 23, due to the twisted ankle he suffered in a game Friday, March 20. Murphy said if it were the regular season he could have played.
Fantasy Tip: The Indians are taking it easy with Murphy, and this injury isn't something expected to hinder him into the regular season. He is worth a late-round flier in AL-only leagues as a reserve outfielder/utility option.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:31:16 -0800
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy has said he is open to being traded if his playing time is drastically cut, but he understands he may lose some playing time with the acquisition of 1B Brandon Moss and a healthy return of 1B Nick Swisher.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:07:28 -0800
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $1.5 million deal over the weekend.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:13:34 -0800
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy could be traded before the season begins, thanks to the acquisition of OF Brandon Moss from the Oakland Athletics.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:02:36 -0800
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher and OF David Murphy could see less playing time next year after the acquisition of 1B Brandon Moss. Swisher had surgery on both of his knees in August and hit just .208 with eight home runs in 97 games last season. "We still expect Nick to be a big part of our team," general manager Chris Antonetti said. "Right now his focus is on getting healthy for the start of spring training."
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:33:30 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy (oblique) was activated from the 15-day disabled list before the game Friday, Sept. 5, against the Chicago White Sox. He drove in the game-winning run with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:44:25 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy (oblique) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, Sept. 5, and INF Justin Sellers was recalled from Triple-A Columbus.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:54:56 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy (oblique) is slated to start his rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus Wednesday, Sept. 3.