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Donnie Murphy

Donald Rex Murphy

Positions: Third Baseman, Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: March 10, 1983 in Lakewood, CA
High School: Riverside Poly HS (Riverside, CA)
School: Orange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 5th round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed June 23, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 18, 2004 (Age 21.192)   vs. CLE 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2007 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Marlins/MiamiMarlins/Cubs/Rangers/... 2004-2014
2014 Contract Status: 2nd-Year Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$825k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 4.101, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Don Mitchell [*]
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News -- May 2011

  • 5/24 22gigantes.com: Series preview: FLA (26-19) at SF (27-19): Two of the best teams in the National League square off for a three-game series starting Tuesday as the Florida Marlins visit...
  • 5/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy moved to 60-day DLThe Florida Marlins have transferred 3B Donnie Murphy (wrist) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list....[+]
  • 5/18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy working outFlorida Marlins 3B Donnie Murphy (wrist) has been fielding and throwing, but is still feeling some pain when hitting....[+]
  • 5/5 The Process Report: Felipe Lopez Clears Waivers, Heads to Durham: Great news, courtesy of JB Long, as Felipe Lopez not only cleared waivers, but accepted an assignment to Durham. I wasn’t...
  • 5/2 The Process Report: Brandon Gomes Apparently Promoted: Per Marc Topkin Someone has to go to the disabled list for me to understand this move (likely Dan Johnson or Sean Rodriguez)....
  • 5/2 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy to DL: The Florida Marlins placed 3B Donnie Murphy (wrist) on the 15-day disabled list Monday, May 2, with right wrist inflammation....[+]

News -- April 2011

  • 4/30 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Third base will continue to be split: Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez plans to use matchups to determine who plays third base this season. 'I have to go with...[+]
  • 4/29 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: @Cincinnati Reds: Coming off one of the most successful home stands in recent memory, the Florida Marlins are heading out on an NL Central trip,...
  • 4/27 Marlin Maniac: Fish Bites: Coming off a good week for the Marlins, let’s discuss some of the best links regarding the Fish from this week. - The Marlins...
  • 4/27 MLBTradeRumors: Marlins Considering Run At Mark DeRosa: The Marlins "have begun weighing the merits of making a run at" Giants infielder Mark DeRosa, reports Juan C. Rodriguez of the...
  • 4/27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy stuck in slump: Florida Marlins 3B Donnie Murphy is hitting just .105 in his first 38 at-bats this year, and 3B Greg Dobbs has seen more time...[+]
  • 4/26 Marlin Maniac: Quick Hits: Marlins / Dodgers preview with Lasorda’s Lair: As I promised, Kenny Shulsen of Lasorda’s Lair and I went ahead and did a quick three-question segment with each other as...
  • 4/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Hanley Ramirez resting: Florida Marlins SS Hanley Ramirez is taking the day off Monday, April 25, and is stuck in a 1-for-21 slump. IF Donnie Murphy is...[+]
  • 4/25 Marlin Maniac: Fish Cap: Marlins take Rockies series in exciting fashion: The Marlins faced the Colorado Rockies, the team’s expansion brethren, over the past weekend in a matchup of two clubs that...
  • 4/23 The Process Report: Who Goes When Evan Longoria Returns?: With Evan Longoria due within a week, it’s time to look at what the corresponding roster move should be. Earlier this week,...
  • 4/20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy available: Florida Marlins 3B Donnie Murphy (knee) is available if needed Wednesday, April 20, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. 3B Greg...[+]
  • 4/20 Marlin Maniac: Fish Bites: After finishing up my finals for the semester, I’d like to return to bringing top notch content on the Florida Marlins today....
  • 4/20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy improving, appears on defense: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (knee) is improving and even appeared as a defensive replacement Tuesday, April 19, against the...[+]
  • 4/19 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy still out: Florida Marlins 3B Donnie Murphy (knee) remains out of the lineup Tuesday, April 19, after fouling a ball off his knee last week,...[+]
  • 4/18 Roto Think Tank: N.L. FAAB Log: April 18, 2011: Charlie Morton $5.  Other bids: $4, $1.I wrote about Charlie Morton on Saturday morning.  To repeat, here is the good:...
  • 4/17 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy has bone bruise: Updating previous reports, Florida Marlins 3B Donnie Murphy (knee) was diagnosed with a bone bruised after undergoing X-rays on...[+]
  • 4/17 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy could undergo X-rays: Updating previous reports, Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (knee) could undergo X-rays Sunday, April 17, because the condition...[+]
  • 4/17 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Wes Helms to play Sunday: Florida Marlins 3B Wes Helms will start Sunday, April 17, against the Philadelphia Phillies in place of IF Donnie Murphy (knee),...[+]
  • 4/16 Roto Think Tank: Saturday Strategies: Since I like to wake up early on Saturday, and since I have been a little limited in activities this past week due to my car accident,...
  • 4/16 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy leaves with knee contusion: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (knee) left in the ninth inning of the game Friday, April 15, against the Philadelphia Phillies...[+]
  • 4/15 Crashburn Alley: Another Head-Scratcher from Charlie: On Tuesday, I wrote a bit about Charlie Manuel’s curious decision to pinch-hit the right-handed John Mayberry against a...
  • 4/15 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: @Philadelphia Phillies: Florida Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies (9-3), April 15-17, Games 13-15 NL East Standings Tm W L Win% GB PHI 9 3 .778 –...
  • 4/13 Marlin Maniac: To: Edwin Rodriguez, RE: Bonifacio, it’s a trap!: Finally, the Marlins have Hanley Ramirez and Mike Stanton in the same lineup and on the same evening; last night’s lineup...
  • 4/13 MLBTradeRumors: 2012 Contract Issues: Florida Marlins: The Marlins are next in our 2012 Contract Issues series. Eligible For Free Agency (4) Javier Vazquez's lost 2010 season...
  • 4/12 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: @Atlanta Braves: The Marlins face their first big divisional test in the Atlanta Braves. This week the team faces both the Braves and the Philadelphia...
  • 4/12 Marlin Maniac: Marlins Snarkbox: Outfield defense and third base offensiveness: Joe Frisaro of MLB.com has restarted his inbox article feature, and so it is with great pleasure that I also restart the Marlins...
  • 4/11 Marlin Maniac: Fish Cap: Ugly Sanchez loss caps strange Astros series: This weekend’s series with the Houston Astros brought up some strange questions for the Marlins. Aside from the first game...
  • 4/8 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: @Houston Astros: After finishing up the season’s opening home stand, the Marlins take their game to the road. Our first opponent on the trip...
  • 4/8 Marlin Maniac: Fish Cap: Extra innings loss dampers successful series for Marlins: The Marlins took two of three from the Washington Nationals following their disappointing opening series, but the Fish were not...
  • 4/7 Marlin Maniac: Marlins History: Donnie Murphy and the most “clutch” Marlins: Donnie Murphy is doing his best to capture the hearts and minds of Marlins fans everywhere. In just a short period of time as...
  • 4/6 MLBTradeRumors: Heyman On Orioles, Young, Thome, Red Sox: Orioles president Andy MacPhail told Jon Heyman of SI.com that Baltimore can contend if their young rotation continues pitching...
  • 4/6 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy makes impact in lineup return: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (hand) returned to the lineup Tuesday, April 5, and he provided the game-winning single in the...[+]
  • 4/5 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: Washington Nationals: The Washington Nationals come to visit off the heels of an ugly Marlins loss. As Marlins fans are well aware, nothing beats that...
  • 4/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Mike Stanton still out: Florida Marlins OF Mike Stanton (hamstring) is not in the lineup Tuesday, April 5, according to Juan Rodriguez of the South Florida...[+]
  • 4/5 Marlin Maniac: Dominguez injury ensures stopgap season at third base: Last Friday, before the Marlins opened the season with a solid victory, top prospect Matt Dominguez fractured his elbow and may...
  • 4/4 Marlin Maniac: Fish Cap: Vazquez, Marlins implode to end Mets series: Welcome to the first Fish Cap of the 2011 season, and I apologize that it could not be handled in a more positive fashion. The...
  • 4/3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy eyeing Tuesday return: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (hand) said Sunday, April 3, that the pain in his bruised right hand subsided drastically overnight,...[+]
  • 4/3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy day-to-day: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (hand) is listed as day-to-day after getting hit by a pitched ball against the New York Mets...[+]
  • 4/3 Through The Fence Baseball: Winning moves? Florida Marlins not making them at third base: I may have to amend my prediction of the Florida Marlins earning a playoff spot, and it’s not because of the effort between...
  • 4/3 MLBTradeRumors: Discussion: Marlins' Third Base Options: Recently, there was a great deal of speculation as to how the Marlins would take care of the third base job as prospect Matt Dominguez...
  • 4/1 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: New York Mets: It’s Opening Day. The Marlins and the New York Mets will open the season tonight. Is there much more to say? After a tumultuous....
  • 4/1 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Lineup for Opening Day: The Florida Marlins Opening Day lineup will be as follows: OF Chris Coghlan, 2B Omar Infante, SS Hanley Ramirez, OF Mike Stanton,...[+]

News -- March 2011

  • 3/31 Marlin Maniac: 2011 Marlins Season Preview: Bold Predictions: Today, we’ll finish up the 2011 Marlins Season Preview by going into some bold predictions for the team this season. If...
  • 3/30 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy, Greg Dobbs make squad: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy and 3B Greg Dobbs both had their contracts selected from the minor leagues Wednesday, March 30,...[+]
  • 3/29 Marlin Maniac: 2011 Marlins Season Preview: Badenhop, Mujica, Murphy should win jobs: With the Marlins (and Marlin Maniac) winding down their “season preview” in preparation for the start of the regular...
  • 3/29 MLBTradeRumors: Marlins Position Battles: The latest on the Marlins as they firm up their roster in advance of Friday's opener against the Mets... Outfielder Dewayne...
  • 3/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Appear to be going with Donnie Murphy: The Florida Marlins appear to be leaning toward using IF Donnie Murphy as their Opening Day third baseman and don't have interest...[+]
  • 3/25 Through The Fence Baseball: Young at heart of order would help Marlins contend: The Matt Dominguez experiment has morphed into the Matt Dominguez project. In the long run, that’s not a bad thing. Let the...
  • 3/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Greg Dobbs favored to make team: Florida Marlins 3B Greg Dobbs is a favorite to make the club as a left-handed pinch-hit specialist and situational third baseman,...[+]
  • 3/24 SOX & Dawgs: Red Sox News From The Fort - 3/24: Normally when the Boston Red Sox have lost six straight and seven of their last eight, the Nation would be in a complete uproar....
  • 3/24 Marlin Maniac: 2011 Marlins Season Preview: Dominguez loses his job: It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to any Marlins fan. Matt Dominguez has officially lost his job as starting job at...
  • 3/24 SOX & Dawgs: Red Sox News From The Fort - 3/24: Normally when the Boston Red Sox have lost six straight and seven of their last eight, the Nation would be in a complete uproar....
  • 3/24 MLBTradeRumors: The Marlins' Third Base Options: The Marlins demoted third baseman Matt Dominguez today, so the slick-fielding prospect will start the season in the minor leagues,...
  • 3/24 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy in at third today: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy is playing third base Thursday, March 24, the same day the team reassigned 3B Matt Dominguez,...[+]
  • 3/24 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Two options at 3B: Updating earlier reports, Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said 2B Omar Infante will remain at second base, and IF Donnie...[+]
  • 3/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Matt Dominguez slumping: Florida Marlins 3B Matt Dominguez is currently in a 1-for-28 slump this spring, which has dropped his average to .175, according...[+]
  • 3/20 MetsNews.net: Yound impresses, but Mets lose: Today down in Florida, Chris Young made his fifth start of the spring against the Marlins. He impressed once again. Young threw...
  • 3/12 SOX & Dawgs: Red Sox News From the Fort - 3/12: I know, I know, I've been slacking with the coverage of the Boston Red Sox these past few days. Between having internet issues,...
  • 3/12 SOX & Dawgs: Red Sox News From the Fort - 3/12: I know, I know, I've been slacking with the coverage of the Boston Red Sox these past few days. Between having internet issues,...

News -- February 2011

  • 2/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy likely to make team: Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said IF Donnie Murphy (wrist) is likely to make the roster if he can prove he is healthy...[+]
  • 2/23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy takes BP Wednesday: Florida Marlins OF Donnie Murphy (wrist) took live batting practice Wednesday, Feb. 23, and even made solid contact with one pitch,...[+]
  • 2/23 MLBTradeRumors: Offseason In Review: Florida Marlins: The Offseason In Review series continues with the Marlins. Major League Signings John Buck, C: three years, $18MM. Javier...
  • 2/21 Call to the Pen: Breaking Down the Non-Roster Invitees: Florida Marlins: With their perpetually small budget, one can always count on the Florida Marlins to do some offseason dumpster-diving and come...
  • 2/18 Marlin Maniac: 2011 Marlins Season Preview: Gotay and Murphy: The Marlins are planning to send out Matt Dominguez as their primary starter at third base in 2011, but interestingly enough,...
  • 2/14 Marlin Maniac: 2011 Marlins Season Preview: Third Base: Up until today, we have been previewing the 2011 Florida Marlins with mostly predictable results. None of the positions previously...

News -- January 2011

  • 1/13 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Invite 22 to Spring Training: The Florida Marlins have invited OF Dewayne Wise, 2B Joe Thurston, C Clint Sammons, IF Jamie D'Antona, P Frank Mata, P Darin Downs,...[+]
  • 1/11 Marlin Maniac: Gotay, Murphy options at third base?: I was perusing my old stomping grounds at Beyond the Box Score when I saw this piece from former colleague Satcher Price (one...
  • 1/11 Marlin Maniac: This week in Joe Frisaro’s mailbag: I asked some Marlin Maniac readers this following question on Twitter: Would you like to see me answer Joe Frisaro’s mailbag...
  • 1/10 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy could compete at third: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy could compete for the starting third base job this year, according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro....[+]
  • 1/8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy ahead of schedule: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (wrist) said he is one month ahead of schedule in his recovery from a dislocated right wrist,...[+]

News -- October 2010

  • 10/19 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy re-signs: The Florida Marlins re-signed IF Donnie Murphy to a split major league/minor league deal with an invitation to spring training,...[+]
  • 10/18 MLBTradeRumors: Marlins Re-Sign Donnie Murphy: Florida has re-signed infielder Donnie Murphy, reports Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald (Twitter link). The contract is a split...
  • 10/15 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy becomes free agent: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy rejected his minor league assignment and has become a free agent, according to CBSSports.com....[+]

News -- September 2010

  • 9/10 B-R Blog: Win Probability Added leaders for 2010: We've been talking about WPA on another thread and I just threw together a quick list. Click through for guys whose 2010 WPA total...
  • 9/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Ricky Nolasco, Donnie Murphy placed on 60-day DL: The Florida Marlins have placed SP Ricky Nolasco (knee) and IF Donnie Murphy (wrist) on the 60-day disabled list, according to...[+]
  • 9/4 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy out for the season: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (wrist) will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery Thursday, Sept. 2, because...[+]
  • 9/3 Boys of Summer: Florida Marlins Can Blame Themselves for the Nyjer Morgan Mess: Well, I suppose you have to do something to liven things up when the two teams playing are a combined 32 games out of first place...
  • 9/1 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Donnie Murphy injured Wednesday: Florida Marlins IF Donnie Murphy (wrist) left the game early Wednesday, Sept. 1, with a dislocated right wrist, according to The...[+]

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