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Matt Murton
Birthdate: 10/3/1981 (32 y, 9 m, 29 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/220     Position: OF
Drafted: 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 2, Overall: 32, Team: Boston Red Sox
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Murton signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract to remain with the Hanshin Tigers, the Kyodo news service reports. (11/28/2013)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2005Cubs5116071914210.0 %13.8 %.200.336.321.386.521.382130-0.45.65.31.6
2006Cubs14450813706258.9 %12.2 %.147.319.297.365.444.3531071.35.79.53.1
2007Cubs (AAA)3917263027110.5 %10.5 %.238.344.331.407.570.419149    
2007Cubs9426183522110.0 %14.9 %.157.309.281.352.438.349103-0.40.7-1.80.7
2007Cubs1401000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22422    
2008Athletics (AAA)321451191339.0 %13.8 %.146.318.277.345.423.33995    
2008Cubs (AAA)5422512615412.9 %8.9 %.084.327.298.397.382.358108    
20082 Teams287303802.7 %16.4 %.043.224.186.219.229.204120.2-7.73.9-0.1
    2008Cubs194202602.4 %11.9 %.050.286.250.286.300.265490.1-2.51.40.0
    2008Athletics93101203.2 %22.6 %.033.130.100.129.133.121-380.1-5.12.5-0.2
2009Rockies (AAA)97424127279129.2 %12.3 %.174.345.324.389.499.389133    
2009Rockies295617627.1 %25.0 %.154.324.250.304.404.311760.8-0.8-0.60.0
Total- - -346105829134112108.8 %14.1 %.150.312.286.352.436.3441011.73.416.35.4
Postseason- - -1401000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22422    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2005Cubs511401604533327191416422022421.321
2006Cubs14445550813597223137062451625211652.297
2007Cubs (AAA)3915117250271616302718118210810.331
2007Cubs9423526166451308352226039000410.281
2007Cubs1441100010000000000.250
2008Athletics (AAA)3213014536211221191313020110831.277
2008Cubs (AAA)5419122557441111261529020311742.298
20082 Teams2870731310300382012100300.186
    2008Cubs19404210820026105100200.250
    2008Athletics930313210012107000100.100
2009Rockies (AAA)9737342412181271127279393525706122.324
2009Rockies295256137501764014000020.250
Total- - -34695210582721924652913411293514964327103.286
Postseason- - -1441100010000000000.250

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2005Cubs10.0 %13.8 %0.73.321.386.521.908.2004.5.336-0.3-0.1277.4.382130
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295    .326 
2006Cubs8.9 %12.2 %0.73.297.365.444.809.1474.2.3191.4-0.1739.4.353107
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301    .332 
2007Cubs (AAA)10.5 %10.5 %1.00.331.407.570.977.2384.4.344 0.23411.1.419149
2007Cubs10.0 %14.9 %0.67.281.352.438.791.1572.7.309-0.40.0363.9.349103
2007Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0002.6.250 0.00-0.4.22422
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Athletics (AAA)9.0 %13.8 %0.65.277.345.423.768.1466.2.318 0.219-0.9.33995
2008Cubs (AAA)12.9 %8.9 %1.45.298.397.382.780.0844.2.327 -0.1332.5.358108
20082 Teams2.7 %16.4 %0.17.186.219.229.448.0430.8.2240.30.01-7.5.20412
    2008Cubs2.4 %11.9 %0.20.250.286.300.586.0500.7.2860.20.03-2.2.26549
    2008Athletics3.2 %22.6 %0.14.100.129.133.262.0331.1.1300.10.0-2-5.3.121-38
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Rockies (AAA)9.2 %12.3 %0.75.324.389.499.888.1745.4.345 1.17218.0.389133
2009Rockies7.1 %25.0 %0.29.250.304.404.707.1545.5.3240.50.46-0.8.31176
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
Total- - -8.8 %14.1 %0.62.286.352.436.788.1504.1.3121.50.114312.5.344101
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0002.6.250 0.00-0.4.22422

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2005Cubs2.5215.0 %60.8 %24.2 %10.3 %24.1 %6.8 %0.0 %
2006Cubs2.3818.0 %57.7 %24.3 %12.5 %13.5 %7.9 %0.0 %
2007Cubs1.2915.8 %47.4 %36.7 %6.9 %11.1 %11.8 %0.0 %
2007Cubs3.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %
20082 Teams2.4315.8 %59.6 %24.6 %0.0 %0.0 %11.8 %0.0 %
    2008Cubs3.1417.1 %62.9 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %
    2008Athletics1.7113.6 %54.5 %31.8 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %
2009Rockies0.9413.2 %42.1 %44.7 %5.9 %5.9 %6.3 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.9516.6 %55.1 %28.3 %9.2 %12.7 %8.8 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -3.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2005Cubs7329183520215338553
2006Cubs228967112181073511531888
2007Cubs93723151100376606982
2007Cubs301010041014
20082 Teams34149041091173264
    2008Cubs227602005095145
    2008Athletics127302104178119
2009Rockies16175110078146224
Total- - -444228134213940149524163911
Postseason- - -301010041014

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2005Cubs0.26-2.732.98-2.13-0.251.111.38120.71-0.48
2006Cubs1.43-8.169.608.150.760.971.40120.590.88
2007Cubs-0.11-4.624.51-2.93-0.280.961.44340.40-0.52
2007Cubs-0.01-0.050.04-0.35-0.030.65 0-0.040.03
20082 Teams-0.34-1.140.80-7.41-0.750.871.2714-0.690.29
    2008Cubs-0.04-0.630.58-4.32-0.410.921.4712-0.270.22
    2008Athletics-0.30-0.520.21-3.09-0.340.800.012-0.420.04
2009Rockies0.12-0.941.05-0.130.030.961.14170.040.08
Total- - -1.35-17.5918.94-4.45-0.490.981.34891.060.32
Postseason- - --0.01-0.050.04-0.35-0.030.65 0-0.040.03

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2005Cubs65.9% (90.3)15.2% (82.5)3.9% (84.5)6.6% (74.0)7.9% (79.6)0.6% (86.3) 3.4%
2006Cubs61.1% (90.0)17.2% (82.4)3.5% (85.9)8.6% (75.3)8.6% (80.5)0.9% (84.1) 2.4%
2007Cubs59.4% (89.7)16.0% (82.8)3.5% (84.8)9.4% (74.6)11.3% (79.8)0.3% (87.5) 1.7%
20082 Teams61.3% (91.3)18.4% (83.1)5.7% (87.2)7.3% (76.0)5.7% (80.5)1.5% (82.0) 1.1%
    2008Cubs66.2% (91.3)16.2% (82.2)2.8% (86.7)7.0% (75.6)7.0% (79.3)0.7% (85.0) 2.1%
    2008Athletics55.5% (91.3)21.0% (84.0)9.2% (87.4)7.6% (76.4)4.2% (83.0)2.5% (81.0)  
2009Rockies61.6% (91.4)9.8% (83.4)3.1% (87.6)15.6% (76.3)8.9% (81.0)0.9% (83.5)  
Total- - -61.4% (90.2)16.3% (82.6)3.7% (85.7)8.8% (75.2)9.0% (80.2)0.8% (84.3) 2.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Cubs55.5 % 2.3 %0.2 % 1.1 %16.1 %12.9 %  11.9 %   
20082 Teams62.6 % 5.0 %   12.6 %11.5 %  8.4 %   
    2008Cubs67.1 % 1.4 %   10.5 %11.2 %  9.8 %   
    2008Athletics57.1 % 9.2 %   15.1 %11.8 %  6.7 %   
2009Rockies53.8 %2.2 %0.5 %  3.1 %13.9 %16.1 %  10.3 %   
Total- - -57.0 %0.5 %2.6 %0.1 % 1.3 %14.7 %13.2 %  10.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Cubs90.5 81.887.5 90.784.175.0  79.3  
20082 Teams91.4 87.1   84.576.2  81.2  
    2008Cubs91.1 85.9   84.575.7  80.1  
    2008Athletics91.7 87.3   84.476.7  83.0  
2009Rockies91.888.990.3  85.984.376.6  82.8  
Total- - -91.088.984.887.5 88.184.275.7  80.4  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2005Cubs6.6-1.22.0-0.80.0-0.4 1.88-1.459.30-2.17-0.03-12.09 
2006Cubs2.64.90.2-1.6-0.51.0 0.231.540.33-1.04-0.316.01 
2007Cubs3.91.1-0.20.11.80.2 0.670.74-0.670.111.666.18 
20082 Teams-5.5-2.9-0.61.10.00.2 -3.42-6.10-4.105.99-0.253.78 
    2008Cubs-2.0-3.10.41.50.30.1 -2.08-13.649.0514.813.209.65 
    2008Athletics-3.50.2-1.0-0.3-0.40.1 -5.320.83-8.89-3.81-7.151.83 
2009Rockies-1.30.10.1-0.70.61.4 -0.930.561.99-2.013.0869.50 
Total- - -6.32.01.5-1.91.92.4 0.270.331.03-0.550.558.23 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Cubs10.5 0.80.0 -0.92.5-1.1  0.9  
20082 Teams-5.9 -0.5   -2.20.4  -0.2  
    2008Cubs-2.4 0.5   -2.10.1  0.4  
    2008Athletics-3.5 -1.0   -0.10.3  -0.6  
2009Rockies-1.8-0.2-0.1  0.60.8-0.9  1.8  
Total- - -2.8-0.20.20.0 -0.31.2-1.7  2.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Cubs3.60 6.593.12 -15.633.00-1.69  1.37  
20082 Teams-3.61 -3.78   -6.541.17  -0.69  
    2008Cubs-2.50 23.45   -13.810.60  3.09  
    2008Athletics-5.18 -8.73   -0.491.82  -7.30  
2009Rockies-1.52-3.72-5.07  9.262.47-2.53  8.02  
Total- - -0.48-3.720.963.12 -2.230.77-1.27  2.37  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2005Cubs17.7 %73.5 %48.2 %44.2 %84.7 %78.0 %54.8 %58.1 %10.3 %
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006Cubs22.4 %66.8 %45.1 %63.2 %90.1 %83.6 %51.2 %56.3 %7.3 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Cubs25.0 %68.5 %46.3 %64.2 %87.7 %81.3 %49.1 %58.6 %8.5 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
20082 Teams30.5 %64.2 %47.7 %71.8 %87.2 %82.4 %51.2 %57.5 %8.3 %
    2008Cubs30.4 %66.2 %49.0 %76.2 %85.7 %82.9 %51.8 %57.1 %8.3 %
    2008Athletics30.5 %61.7 %46.2 %66.7 %89.2 %81.8 %50.4 %58.1 %8.4 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Rockies16.8 %66.1 %45.1 %68.8 %81.0 %79.0 %57.2 %58.9 %9.8 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
Total- - -22.8 %68.0 %46.0 %62.6 %87.9 %81.8 %51.5 %57.4 %8.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Cubs25.8 %64.8 %44.5 %67.6 %90.2 %83.4 %47.9 %22.3
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
20082 Teams29.5 %62.1 %47.0 %75.0 %85.1 %82.1 %53.4 %22.9
    2008Cubs26.2 %63.4 %47.6 %75.0 %84.6 %82.4 %57.3 %23.6
    2008Athletics32.8 %60.3 %46.2 %75.0 %85.7 %81.8 %48.7 %22.1
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Rockies23.7 %61.9 %45.3 %73.9 %78.2 %77.2 %56.5 %24.1
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
Total- - -26.3 %63.4 %45.3 %70.8 %86.0 %81.7 %51.2 %22.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2005CubsLF4338329.06212111100     .9694
2006CubsLF1331221049.024033302200     .9887
2007CubsLF2821185.25010000000     1.0004
20082 TeamsLF1713123.04010001100     1.0004
    2008CubsLF10662.01300000000     1.0001
    2008AthleticsLF7761.02710001100     1.0003
2009RockiesLF12874.21200000000     1.0000
Total- - -LF2332021761.140465414400     .98819
2007CubsCF101.0000000000     .000-1
Total- - -CF101.0000000000     .000-1
2007CubsRF4132282.26524311100     .944-2
2008CubsRF204.0100000000     1.0000
2009RockiesRF5010.1100000000     1.000-2
Total- - -RF4832297.06724311100     .945-4
2005CubsOF4338329.06212111100     .9694
2006CubsOF1331221049.024033302200     .9887
2007CubsOF7053469.111534311100     .9671
20082 TeamsOF1913127.04110001100     1.0004
    2008CubsOF12666.01400000000     1.0001
    2008AthleticsOF7761.02710001100     1.0003
2009RockiesOF17885.01300000000     1.000-2
Total- - -OF2822342059.147189725500     .98214

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2005CubsLF329.0  -2-1527357.7815  4.9 -2.3 9.5-0.27.037.9
2006CubsLF1049.0  0-242218197.90443  9.3 -0.5 15.00.514.919.0
2007CubsLF185.2  00224238.90512  4.3 -0.5 2.60.42.514.4
20082 TeamsLF123.0  00223231.9699  5.2 0.2 3.90.34.337.2
    2008CubsLF62.0  10121211.9172  1.3 0.4 1.00.11.640.2
    2008AthleticsLF61.0  -101020201.0007  3.9 -0.2 2.90.22.836.1
2009RockiesLF74.2  -1010771.0005  -1.00-0.5 0.80.10.32.9
Total- - -LF1761.1  -3-3148372330.88774  22.70-3.7 31.71.129.122.0
2007CubsCF1.0  000010.0000  -0.6   -0.20.0-0.20.0
Total- - -CF1.0  000010.0000  -0.6   -0.20.0-0.20.0
2007CubsRF282.2  2-1016555.84610  -1.7 -0.2 0.1-1.6-1.7-7.6
2008CubsRF4.0  0000111.0000  0.2   0.20.00.20.0
2009RockiesRF10.1  00-1-1111.0000  -0.900.0 -0.50.0-0.5-77.8
Total- - -RF297.0  2-1-106757.85110  -2.40-0.1 -0.3-1.6-2.0-8.7
2005CubsOF329.0  -2-1527357.7815  4.9 -2.3 9.5-0.27.037.9
2006CubsOF1049.0  0-242218197.90443  9.3 -0.5 15.00.514.919.0
2007CubsOF469.1  2-12310893.86122  2.0 -0.6 2.4-1.20.61.4
20082 TeamsOF127.0  00223332.9709  5.4 0.2 4.10.34.538.7
    2008CubsOF66.0  10121312.9232  1.5 0.4 1.20.11.744.3
    2008AthleticsOF61.0  -101020201.0007  3.9 -0.2 2.90.22.836.1
2009RockiesOF85.0  -100-1881.0005  -1.90-0.5 0.20.1-0.1-2.7
Total- - -OF2059.1  -1-4138440387.88084  19.70-3.8 31.2-0.526.917.4

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2009Rockies85.0253555550535252530
Total- - -85.0253555550535252530

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2005CubsLF329.0 24.97.03+/- 15
2006CubsLF1049.0 29.314.46+/- 49
2007CubsLF185.2 24.32.41+/- 13
20082 TeamsLF123.0 25.24.32+/- 14
    2008CubsLF62.0 21.31.50+/- 02
    2008AthleticsLF61.0 03.92.82+/- 12
2009RockiesLF74.200-1.00.31+/- 00
2007CubsCF1.0 0-0.6-0.20+/- 00
2007CubsRF282.2 1-1.7-1.62+/- 1-1
2008CubsRF4.0 00.20.20+/- 00
2009RockiesRF10.10-1-0.9-0.50+/- 0-1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2005Cubs6.0-0.47.0-1.75.65.30.34.916.11.6$5.5 
2006Cubs4.41.314.9-5.45.79.51.316.032.53.1$11.6$0.3
2007Cubs1.1-0.40.6-2.40.7-1.80.58.17.40.7$3.0$0.4
20082 Teams-7.90.24.5-0.7-7.73.90.22.2-1.4-0.1($0.6) 
    2008Cubs-2.70.11.7-0.3-2.51.40.11.30.20.0$0.1 
    2008Athletics-5.30.12.8-0.3-5.12.50.10.9-1.6-0.2($0.7) 
2009Rockies-1.70.8-0.1-0.4-0.8-0.60.11.70.40.0$0.2 
Total- - -1.81.726.9-10.63.416.32.332.954.95.4$19.6$0.8

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  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 2, Overall: 32
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Georgia Tech (GA)