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Tommy Murphy  2006 - 2007OF
Daniel Murphy  2008 - 20162B
Donnie Murphy  2004 - 20142B/3B/SS
Bill Murphy  2007 - 2009P
David Murphy  2006 - 2015OF
John Murphy  2013 - 2016C
Tom Murphy  2015 - 2015C
Murphy Currie  1916 - 1916P
Billy Murphy  1966 - 1966OF
Bob Murphy  1890 - 1890P/OF
Buzz Murphy  1918 - 1919OF
Clarence Murphy  1886 - 1886OF
Con Murphy  1884 - 1890P
Connie Murphy  1893 - 1894C
Danny Murphy  1892 - 1892C
Danny Murphy  1900 - 19152B/OF
Dave Murphy  1905 - 19053B/SS
Danny Murphy  1960 - 1970P/OF
Dale Murphy  1976 - 1993OF
Dan Murphy  1989 - 1989P
Dick Murphy  1954 - 1954PH/PR
Dummy Murphy  1914 - 1914SS
Dwayne Murphy  1978 - 1989OF
Ed Murphy  1898 - 1903P
Eddie Murphy  1912 - 1926OF
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  • J.R. Murphy: New York Yankees Catching Prospect
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/4/2014 -  0
    Barring unforeseen circumstances, J.R. Murphy isn’t going to be the New York Yankees’ starting catcher anytime soon. Not with Brian McCann inked to a five-year contract worth $85 million

  • Vlad, Murphy, And Potential Second Guessers
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 10/28/2010 -  8
    last night, you can see it quite plainly in the videos of Guerrero's two errors at the link in the first sentence. Guerrero's decline in the field evokes memories of Ken Griffey Jr late in his

  • How Unlikely Is Daniel Murphy's Streak?
    in FanGraphs by Shane Tourtellotte - 10/23/2015 -  32
    Daniel Murphy chose a really good time to play some really good baseball. He's hit home runs in six straight games, with a chance to extend that streak once the World Series commences on Tuesday

  • Red Sox Playing Time Battles: Hitters
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/2/2016 -  7
    , as well. There are a lot of uninspiring corner-infield options in the organization. Left Field, 4th(/5th) OF Two outfield positions seem pretty set with Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts

  • Blake Murphy's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/13/2014 -  15

  • Roto Riteup: July 27, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/27/2016 -  0
    % 4.9% 33.0% 2.8% 7.3% Derek Norris 8.9% 28.8% 14.8% 36.1% 5.9% 7.3% Evan Longoria 10.8% 30.8% 15.7% 38.1% 4.9% 7.3% Daniel Murphy 8.3% 31.1% 13.3% 38.3% 5.0% 7.2

  • Roto Riteup: July 26, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/26/2016 -  3
    after scratching my chin at Melvin Upton Jr. sitting out the Padres-Blue Jays game I attended. Woke up to find out Melvin Upton Jr. may be playing in the other dugout of the Padres-Blue Jays game I’ll

  • Roto Riteup: August 20, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 8/20/2016 -  12
    . Speaking of which, the Cubs placed Hector Rondon on the DL (alongside John Lackey), which means Carl Edwards Jr. is probably now the appropriate Aroldis Chapman handcuff/hold play. Carls Jr. owns a 3.68

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy – 9/26 – For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 9/26/2013 -  0
    playing time). Guthrie strikes nobody out but keeps the ratios in check and should go at least six innings; at this price, you hope for four Ks and maybe a W. Eric Young Jr. - $7,373 Johnny Hellweg

  • Roto Riteup: May 19, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 5/19/2016 -  0
    a .274 average with a pair of homers and steals at Triple-A. JBJ extends streak twice in one day Jackie Bradley Jr. is on one right now. Or on two, rather. The Red Sox outfielder hit in both ends

  • Roto Riteup: May 27, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 5/27/2016 -  8
    Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streak came to an end at 29 games yesterday. Obviously, it’s a massive failing of John Farrell for changing his lineup position and not at all because getting a hit in 30

  • Roto Riteup: June 1, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 6/1/2016 -  4
    than a week after Jackie Bradley Jr. saw his hitting streak snapped at 29. This is your top “must avoid” team for streaming, as their 126 wRC+ is now 10 points higher than the next best offense

  • Roto Riteup: July 21, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/21/2016 -  8
    Choo to the DL (again) with back inflammation. Mitch Moreland, Ryan Rua, Jurickson Profar, and Delino DeShields Jr. probably all stand to gain a bit of playing time to help fill the void. Trea

  • Roto Riteup: July 23, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/23/2016 -  0
    (and aren’t left with your stack in your pocket). In any case, here are the names rumored to potentially head to the American League on Friday: Andrew Cashner, Melvin Upton Jr., Anthony DeSclafani

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy — July 5 — For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/5/2014 -  0
    Austin Jackson Tigers 320 0.294 313 0.335 0.041 Joe Mauer Twins 339 0.308 311 0.349 0.041 Everth Cabrera Padres 343 0.245 311 0.286 0.041 Jackie Bradley Jr Red Sox 275

  • Roto Riteup: June 21, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 6/21/2016 -  8
    is in the middle of a career year for the Cubs. The team is hopeful it’s a short DL stint, and in that time they’ll get a longer look at prospect Albert Almora Jr., who’s hit .333 in limited action so far

  • Roto Riteup: July 5, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/5/2016 -  3
    are a little underwhelming, Kennys Vargas is getting the call and was hitting well at Triple-A; Kris Bryant suffered a leg contusion colliding with Albert Almora Jr. but isn’t expected to miss time

  • Roto Riteup: August 9, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 8/9/2016 -  4
    . In other DL news, Blue Jays centerfielder Kevin Pillar is headed there with a thumb injury the team is hoping only requires the minimum 15 days. Melvin Upton Jr. should find his way to regular at-bats

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy — July 20 — For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/20/2014 -  0
    Bradley Jr Red Sox 86 1 6 83 1.76 5.31 302.65% Chase Headley Padres 75 7 4 70 1.96 5.91 301.87% Chris Carter Astros 82 19 103 2.16 6.49 300.56% Mark Reynolds

  • Blake Murphy's 10 Bold Predictions for 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/18/2016 -  2
    in OBP leagues, but in standard formats, a guy with 25-plus home run power at the keystone should be going before No. 18. 8. Tom Murphy somehow makes Paul Sporer look smarter than he already is I

  • Delino DeShields Jr. Deserves Your Attention
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/12/2015 -  15
    the spotlight entirely on him. Sub-20% Ownership: Second Base Delino DeShields Jr. (17%) He has only played three innings at second base all year, but he played enough of it in the Minors

  • Blake Murphy's 10 Bold Fantasy Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/28/2013 -  36

  • Ruben Amaro Jr. Says Teams “Over-Covet” Prospects; Is He Right?
    in Community by Nick Rabasco - 8/9/2014 -  8
    Many are questioning the thought process behind Ruben Amaro Jr. standing pat at the non-waiver trade deadline.  The Phillies have a lot of veterans under fairly large contracts.  According

  • It's Time to Buy into Daniel Murphy
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/5/2016 -  48
    Yesterday, Daniel Murphy went 4-5, hitting his fourth home run of the season in the process, and driving his batting line for 2016 up to .398/.449/.663. His 192 wRC+ ranks third best in the big

  • Daniel Murphy: Underwhelming or underappreciated?
    in RotoGraphs by Karl de Vries - 10/21/2014 -  10
    In 2013, Daniel Murphy defied all expectations by vaunting into the top-five tier of fantasy second basemen, making him one of the best bargains at the keystone sack and a tempting draft target back

  • Is David Murphy Fantasy Relevant?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/25/2013 -  0
    The Indians finalized their two-year, $12 million deal with David Murphy today. He's projected for two wins by Steamer, and in the past that front office has pegged the cost per win much higher than

  • David Murphy: Undrafted
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/22/2013 -  10
    David Murphy hit over .300 with double-digit power and steals last season. He's in line for more playing time with Josh Hamilton gone. He just turned 31, so age is only a slight concern

  • Daniel Murphy & Power Potential
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 4/29/2013 -  2
    Daniel Murphy has started to command more attention from fantasy owners. He amassed 600 plate appearances for the first time last year and has really locked down the everyday role at second base

  • Young Cal Ripken, Jr.
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 4/30/2012 -  11
    Note to acolytes of "Great" Dayn Perry: I do this with Dayn's blessing, though he may regret that soon enough... Young Cal Ripken, Jr., at just eleven years old, was already a shortstop

  • Dodgers Grab Gwynn Jr.
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/7/2010 -  16
    outfielder role, but the only zombie star power relating to his name ends where the “Jr.” portion begins. Signing Tony Gwynn Jr. for under $700K is a coup for any big league team. Although Gwynn’s 2009

  • Daniel Murphy: A Surprise in the Top 5
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 10/29/2013 -  5
    In his fourth full big league season, Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy finally fulfilled his fantasy promised and delivered great value to his owners. Likely drafted in the last two rounds or simply

  • Tony Pena Jr., The Pitcher
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/8/2009 -  22
    Tony Pena Jr.’s quest to reach the majors as a pitcher is going swimmingly. Over the weekend Pena Jr. made his tenth appearance as a minor league pitcher. This marked his first as a pitcher in Triple

  • Nationals Settle for Daniel Murphy's Adequacy
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/28/2015 -  40
    , but the big thing they've actually done is sign Daniel Murphy, pending a physical. According to reports, it's to be a three-year contract, worth $37.5 million. You remember Murphy for his

  • Jerry Jr. and The Amazing Hairstons
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 12/12/2013 -  12
    baseball families — his grandfather Sam, father Jerry Sr., uncle Johny, and brother Scott all reached the major leagues — and Jerry Jr. had more plate appearances than the rest of them combined

  • The Cautionary Tale of J.R. Richard
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 3/4/2009 -  36
    was on players who “coulda been great”. J.R. Richard was one of those featured, and his numbers warrant a mention. Beginning in 1975 and running through 1980, Richard had a streak of throwing least

  • Ken Griffey, Jr.: Crimestopper
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/13/2011 -  3
    attention, courtesy of Albany's WNYT (which, I'm told, offers "coverage you can trust"): ALBANY - Ken Griffey Jr.'s rookie baseball card has led to the arrest of two men by Albany Police as detectives

  • The Greatness of Ken Griffey Jr
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/6/2016 -  52
    In a few hours, Ken Griffey Jr will be announced as the newest member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. He may be joined by Mike Piazza, or he may end up going in alone, but there's no question

  • David Murphy: A Platoon of His Own
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/6/2013 -  6
    David Murphy ranked 88th among outfielders in Zach Sanders' rankings, worth negative $5. His disappointing season allowed the Cleveland Indians to sign the 32-year-old platoon outfielder

  • Let's Talk About Daniel Murphy
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 10/22/2015 -  70
    , the two-headed Kershaw/Greinke monster from Los Angeles, the Cubs' young bats, and the Mets' young arms. Enter, against this backdrop, Mets' second baseman Daniel Murphy, who prior

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: David Murphy
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/9/2013 -  8
    is likely to receive, FanGraphs is also requesting that readers make note of how much they'd pay each free agent were they, themselves, actual GMs. In this edition: David Murphy. Some relevant

  • Q&A: David Murphy, Underrated Ranger
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/16/2012 -  7
    David Murphy isn’t a star. The former first-round draft pick -- 17th overall by the Red Sox in 2003 -- has never been able to establish himself as more than a solid player. Coming into the season

  • The Daily Grind: Jimenez, Hand, Murphy
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/1/2015 -  7
    Agenda MLBTR League Daily DFS - Jimenez GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Wright, Hand, Murphy, Gose Factor Grid 1. MLBTR League It hasn't been my best season for traditional

  • Spotted: David Murphy, Possibly Surveying Confederate Dead
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 6/11/2013 -  4
    While the following image was not definitively taken moments after David Murphy felled Mark Reynolds, that treasonous Reb, at Antietam with one shot from an Enfield rifle, it probably

  • Who Shot J.R.(Towles' Career)?
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/18/2010 -  3
    Remember J.R. Towles? A few years back, Towles was the cream of a rather barren crop of Astros prospects. Baseball America rated the backstop as Houston's top farm talent prior to the 2008 season

  • Andruw Jones and Ken Griffey Jr.
    in Community by Bobby Mueller - 2/3/2016 -  2
    , then experienced a significant drop-off in value from that point on. That other player is Ken Griffey Jr. More on him later. Andruw Jones came up with the Atlanta Braves in 1996, making his Major

  • Can Daniel Murphy Survive BABIP Drop?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 11/12/2008 -  0
    Daniel Murphy entered the 2008 season not even among the Mets’ top 10 prospects according to Baseball America. Prospect maven John Sickels gave him a “C” grade but called him a sleeper. Yet Murphy

  • Ruben Amaro, Jr. and the Art of Deflection
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 5/3/2012 -  3
    right now, waiting to be printed -- to change the world forever. Here are a few such books: The Art of Deflection by Ruben Amaro, Jr. The Phillies GM and former player provides sage advice

  • Jackie Bradley Jr. and The Hype Machine
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 4/2/2013 -  9
    Spring Training stats don't mean much of anything, but the Red Sox couldn't ignore the .419/.507/.613 batting line Jackie Bradley Jr. put up in camp. With a spare bench spot thanks to David Ortiz's

  • A Brief Post Capitalizing on Daniel Murphy's Unlikely Success
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/21/2015 -  33
    The purpose of this post, nominally, is to provide some manner of brief but substantive comment on the exploits of second baseman Daniel Murphy, which player just recorded his sixth home run

  • Spotted: Ken Griffey Jr.'s Van
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 6/29/2012 -  6
    , immediately, I know what you're thinking: That can't be Ken Griffey Jr.'s van. But, look, here's my point, and please, hear me out: It probably is. Either that's Ken Griffey Jr.'s van, or there's another

  • Do We All Still Underrate Daniel Murphy?
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 8/11/2014 -  5
    for draft picks and prospect upgrades. (Without boring you with too many details, each of the 12 teams keeps eight major-league players per year.) Daniel Murphy is one guy I was openly shopping

  • Why David Murphy is the Most Underrated Signing of the Offseason
    in Community by Aidan M. - 2/23/2014 -  4
    On November 20th, the Cleveland Indians signed outfielder David Murphy to a 2 year/12 million dollar contract, hoping to see a bounce-back pair of seasons from him after an atrocious 2013

  • Unintentionally Found: Rob Murphy, OG Stat Nerd
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 5/30/2013 -  8
    around a couple of ideas for an article. One involved Murphy's internal dialog as he played a text-based computer game. Another had him hacking into the stadium's scoreboard. But then I did a little

  • The Currently Exploding Jackie Bradley, Jr.
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Kory - 8/17/2015 -  72
    It’s difficult to figure out where to start with Jackie Bradley Jr. You could start with his incredible defense, and actually that’s probably the right place to begin. You could look at this play

  • Cleveland Signs David Murphy, Continues Loving Platoons
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/20/2013 -  8
    Former Texas Ranger David Murphy has reportedly agreed to a contract with the Cleveland Indians. As of this writing, the details are still coming out, but the deal is said to be for two years

  • Daniel Murphy and the Costliest Errors in World Series History
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 11/1/2015 -  122
    I know this isn't going to help, Mets fans. And I know this might seem like I'm picking on Daniel Murphy which isn't fair because Daniel Murphy, by himself, has never lost the Mets a game and Daniel

  • David Murphy: Next Ranger In Line For An Extension?
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 1/22/2013 -  2
    Harrison who stays. They've been aggressive about signing players on the right side of 30 to multi-year extensions while eschewing the guys approaching their decline years. David Murphy could

  • Eric Young Jr: Like Father, Like Son
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/26/2009 -  7
    I have to start this post off by admitting that I am un-apologetically one of the biggest Eric Young Jr. fans around, who has been lobbying for his presence amongst the Rockies' best prospects

  • John Mayberry Jr's Strikeout Rate
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/22/2011 -  8

  • Delino DeShields Jr. Resembles Dad... Sort Of
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 1/26/2012 -  18
    first round picks in second baseman Delino DeShields Jr., third baseman Mike Kvasnicka and pitcher Mike Foltynewicz. And while "Folty" was not in the cards, the two first rounders, power hitting first

  • Josh Hamilton Out - Enter David Murphy
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/12/2011 -  7
    up, David Murphy. Murphy will probably play every day in the outfield for the next two months, and if you go back and pro-rate out his previous years, he looks like he could hit 20+ home runs and steal

  • Chris Davis and David Murphy, in the [Pitching] Zone
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 6/12/2013 -  1
    For Chris Davis and David Murphy, “in the zone” doesn’t extend to the mound. Each has a successful pitching performance on his resume, but in neither case was there a feeling of being in command

  • JABO: Daniel Murphy's Most Surprising Home Run
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/19/2015 -  29
    The postseason always provides some surprising storylines, but this year, nothing has been more unexpected than Daniel Murphy turning into Babe Ruth. The Mets second baseman is mostly known for his

  • JABO: The Making of Postseason Legend Daniel Murphy
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 10/19/2015 -  16
    Murphy, who’s not yet one of those household names. An important part of the Mets during the past few years, yes, but never what anyone would call a superstar. Only now, after fueling another Mets win

  • David Murphy & Carlos Villanueva: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 8/20/2012 -  3
    The fantasy season is starting to reach crunch time, so let's begin the week with two players who have recently taken on more prominent roles... David Murphy | OF | Rangers | Owned: 12% Yahoo

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy – 6/13 – For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 6/13/2013 -  12
    . This won’t, nay, can’t be pretty. David Murphy - $5,128 There’s a similar story here, with no Rangers really being a poor choice. Esmil Rogers has been a pleasant surprise for my Toronto Blue Jays

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy – 7/4 – For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/4/2013 -  3
    , but he’s hitting lefties decent and is underpriced given his power potential. If you can make room in the budget for a $10k hitter, Laser Show is a nice target, too. Daniel Murphy - $6,715

  • Position Battles: Rangers' OF, Pt. 2: Jones and Murphy
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/26/2009 -  0
    repeat performances. Now, let's turn our attention to a guy who has nowhere to go but up (Andruw Jones) and a sophomore fighting to stay in the lineup (David Murphy). It's difficult to avert one's

  • Murphy, Hosmer, Moreland & Smoak: 1B Risers/Fallers
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 7/28/2011 -  6
    Let's look at a pair of first baseman with their stock on the rise, and a pair with their stock heading south... Risers Daniel Murphy | Mets | Last 30 days: .373/.400/.573, 2 HR, 21 RBI, 12 R

  • Vernon Wells and David Murphy: Waiver Wire Outfielders
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 4/3/2013 -  11
    , it could be quite helpful and inexpensive. David Murphy, TEX  |OF|  Ownership:  ESPN -- 32.0%  Yahoo --  38.0% If you're in a mixed league, then there seem to be a few more choices to replace Ludwick

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Alford, Chang, Murphy
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/1/2016 -  0
    Chang who will be ready for double-A in 2017 at the age of 21. Tom Murphy | C | Rockies ETA: 2016 Value: Steady Murphy will never be confused for a gold glove candidate but he plays his

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy – 6/9 – For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 6/9/2013 -  0
    -weather game with the wind blowing lightly out to left field. And pray there’s no more #freebaseball in these games, unless you want to see David Murphy on the bump again. The Daily Five Josh Thole

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy – 7/25 – For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/25/2013 -  9
    There’s quite a bit of chaos in the Murphy household at the moment, so I didn’t have time to dive into more stadium-specific wind effects, but look for Wrigley Field data on Saturday. As for today

  • Relevant Week One Playing Time Surprises
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 4/7/2014 -  9
    it's tough to see him carving out a 400-PA role. Morgan would be a fine speed play, but Bourn and Michael Brantley are fairly well-entrenched, David Murphy already has the friendly side of a platoon

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy — May 25 — For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 5/25/2014 -  3
    (Vegas agrees, and the over/under for this one is set at nine). David Murphy - $5,836 Lonnie Chisenhall - $5,505 Yan Gomes - $5,571 (And Michael Brantley at $8,677 if you can find the cash

  • Roto Riteup: April 6, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 4/6/2016 -  12
    at projection systems pegging him for three or four this year, but mostly because of his reaction. After sliding into the DMs https://t.co/jFIH3Aerwm — Blake Murphy (@BlakeMurphyODC) April 5, 2016

  • Daily Fantasy Strategy – 6/16 – For Draftstreet
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 6/16/2013 -  6
    . Chien-Ming Wang in Arlington? Yes, please. I pegged Crus because despite his 16 homers he comes much cheaper than teammate Adrian Beltre and, curiously, Jeff Baker (plus I’ve been burned on David Murphy

  • Looking beyond surplus value for keeper decisions
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/15/2016 -  25
    Cano 6th: Brian Dozier, Anthony Rendon 7th: Jason Kipnis 8th: Ian Kinsler, Rougned Odor 11th: Addison Russell 12th: Kolten Wong 13th: D.J. LeMahieu 14th: Daniel Murphy, Dustin Pedroia 16th

  • Trea Turner and How Timing Impacts Late-Round Strategy
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/16/2016 -  0
    but confirmed will start – (or even Daniel Murphy) will stumble or get hurt. Turner's going to be needed at some point this year, it just might not be right away. “He ran through the minor leagues

  • So, Kevin Pillar is Probably Leading Off for the Blue Jays
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 3/22/2016 -  5
    . To wit: Decision technically isn't official but it might as well be: Josh Donaldson will hit with 1 out and the bases empty in 70% of 1st innings. — Blake Murphy (@BlakeMurphyODC) March 19

  • Roto Riteup: April 15, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 4/15/2016 -  7
    every year since. Sadly, he doesn’t have the power to take advantage of Coors Field if he were to get more playing time, and Tom Murphy remains the more intriguing depth behind Nick Hundley, who's being

  • Roto Riteup: April 20, 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 4/20/2016 -  7
    commas correctly. I like deGrom's infant son as a streaming option against the Braves. https://t.co/bXFa4i8OiV — Blake Murphy (@BlakeMurphyODC) April 19, 2016 Owners can confidently start deGrom

  • Donnie Murphy & L.J. Hoes: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 8/21/2013 -  3
    for significant playing time. Donnie Murphy | 3B CHC | CBS 8% Owned Ever since starter Luis Valbuena was placed on the DL with an oblique injury early this month, Murphy has become

  • The AL East War Of Attrition
    in FanGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/11/2014 -  35
    infield help. Daniel Murphy from the cross-town Mets would fit the bill at second, which might be the better play considering they at least have an excellent defensive backup at short already

  • The Draft Pick Compensation Paradox
    in Community by Matthew Murphy - 1/30/2014 -  3
    have kept David Murphy (2 years, $12M), signed Chris Young (1/$7M) for outfield depth, improved behind the plate with Jarrod Saltalamacchia (3/$21M), and bolstered their rotation with Matt Garza (4

  • New Opportunities: Brandon Allen & Jerry Hairston Jr.
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/1/2011 -  2
    Jr. Will they play a significant role in the last few weeks of your fantasy season? Brandon Allen has been written about quite a bit on FanGraphs -- particularly because our own Eno Sarris

  • Deep-League Waivers: Murphy, Pie, Dyson
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 4/5/2011 -  6
    with even the best laid plans. Let's hit on all three below, in the form of AL outfielders. David Murphy, Rangers It's time to get on board with the Murph. He started 2011 with a pinch-hit two-run

  • For Sake of Reference: Footage of Tony Pena Jr. Pitching
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/4/2013 -  6
    of former major-league shortstop and current minor-league pitcher Tony Pena Jr. What this post at NotGraphs is all about is rendering that service real hard. "To what end?" the reader might ask

  • The Freshmen Report: Burns, DeShields Jr., Russell
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/8/2015 -  9
    and, although he’s off to a fast start (pun intended), he hasn’t proven that he’s a regular center-fielder just yet. Enjoy the offence while it lasts but don’t plan around him long term. Delino DeShields Jr

  • Ken Griffey Jr. Hates Norm MacDonald
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/29/2010 -  13
    for baseball fans, is Ken Griffey Jr.'s reaction to MacDonald's set. First, after Norm makes a Hideki Irabu joke (around 1:05 on the video), the camera pans over to Griffey, who is not pleased at all

  • David Murphy on Four At-Bats vs Seattle
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 6/18/2015 -  5
    On June 10, David Murphy went 2 for 4 in a 9-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Progressive Field. The Indians outfielder faced right-hander Taijuan Walker in his first three plate appearances. His