MLB

Matt Murton # - OF

  • Age: 32
  • DOB: 1981/10/03
  • POB: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 5
  • Drafted by Boston in 2003 (1st round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2005Southern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2004Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/11/26Signed with Hanshin (Japanese League).
2009/12/07Signed with Hanshin (Japanese League).
2009/10/06Did not make the Colorado Rockies playoff roster.
2009/09/08Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/08/26Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/08/25Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/06/05Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/04/29Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/03/30Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/03/04Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a one-year contract.
2009/02/04Acquired from the Oakland Athletics.
2008/07/27Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2008/07/11Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2008/07/08Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2008/07/08Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2008/06/17Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2008/05/01Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2008/04/19Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2008/03/30Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2007/07/27Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2007/06/13Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2007/06/04Missed 2 games (back injury).
2007/06/02Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/30Missed 1 game (back injury).
2007/04/28Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/05Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2006/03/03Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2005/08/30Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2005/08/19Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2005/07/07Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA).
2004/07/31Acquired from the Boston Red Sox.
2003/07/08Signed by the Boston Red Sox.

Trades

2009/02/04Oakland Athletics traded Matt Murton to the Colorado Rockies for Corey Wimberly.
2008/07/08Oakland Athletics traded Rich Harden and Chad Gaudin to the Chicago Cubs for Sean Gallagher, Matt Murton, Eric Patterson and Josh Donaldson.
2004/07/31In a four-team trade, the Chicago Cubs traded Alex S. Gonzalez, Brendan Harris and Francis Beltran to the Montreal Expos and Justin Jones to the Minnesota Twins; The Red Sox traded Nomar Garciaparra and Matt Murton to the Chicago Cubs; The Montreal Expos traded Orlando Cabrera to the Boston Red Sox; The Minnesota Twins traded Doug Mientkiewicz to the Boston Red Sox.
2003/06/03Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the supplemental round (32nd overall) in 2003.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2009ColoradoNL29527135016414200.250.304.404.708
2009Colorado SpringsAAA9737372121271127939521226.324.389.499.888
2008OaklandAL9301310021700-.100.129.133.262
2008Chicago CubsNL194021020061500-.250.286.300.586
2008Total ChN/OakMLB2870313300821200-.186.219.229.448
2008SacramentoAAA3213019361221131320312.277.345.423.768
2008IowaAAA5419126571111152920422.298.397.382.779
2007Chicago CubsNL9423535661308222639104.281.352.438.790
2007IowaAAA3915130501616271818100.331.407.570.977
2006Chicago CubsNL1444557013522313624562523.297.365.444.809
2005Chicago CubsNL511401945327141622212.321.386.521.907
2005IowaAAA934412201348001.353.421.500.921
2005West TennAA783134610717484629421854.342.403.498.901
2004DaytonaA247913201128810200.253.326.367.693
2004SarasotaA1023766011316411554261542.301.372.452.824
2004Total Sar/DayA1264557313317513635071742.292.364.437.801
2003LowellA5318930541122292739932.286.374.397.771
TotalMLB34695213427246529112931491039.286.352.436.788
TotalAL9301310021700-.100.129.133.262
TotalNL33792213326945529110921421039.292.358.446.804
TotalAAA2318791512766852113710311820511.314.389.474.863
TotalAA783134610717484629421854.342.403.498.901
TotalA1796441031872871592771101674.290.367.425.792

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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