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Donnie Murphy #16 - IF


  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1983/03/10
  • POB: Lakewood, CA
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 8
  • Drafted by Kansas City in 2002 (5th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
Year to date18504123017613000.240.310.360.670
On Pace158439351052609615311400-.240.310.360.670

Scouting Report

AssetsAn athletic infielder, he has gap power and the knowledge of what he needs to do when he steps into the batter's box. Is plenty versatile.
FlawsHas some trouble with off-speed stuff and has a tendency to pull the ball too often. Doesn't have the speed to regularly steal bags.
Career potentialUtility infielder.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/26Claimed off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.
2013/12/02Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2013/09/20Missed 2 games (sore left wrist).
2013/09/18Sore left wrist, day-to-day.
2013/08/03Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA).
2013/04/03Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2013/03/27Released by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2012/12/17Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2012/10/17Outrighted to New Orleans (AAA).
2012/09/29Missed 13 games (concussion).
2012/09/14Concussion, day-to-day.
2012/08/19Missed 15 games (strained left hamstring).
2012/08/07Strained left hamstring, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 4th, 2012).
2012/08/03Strained left hamstring, day-to-day.
2012/08/03Missed 1 game (flu).
2012/08/02Flu, day-to-day.
2012/07/27Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2012/06/13Outrighted to New Orleans (AAA).
2012/06/09Designated for assignment by the Miami Marlins.
2011/12/12Re-signed by the Miami Marlins to a one-year contract.
2011/09/05Missed 115 games (right wrist injury).
2011/05/21Right wrist injury, 60-day DL (retroactive to April 30th, 2011).
2011/05/02Right wrist injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 30th, 2011).
2011/04/19Missed 1 game (bruised left knee).
2011/04/17Bruised left knee, day-to-day.
2011/03/30Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2010/10/18Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2010/10/14Refused minor league assignment from the Florida Marlins and opted for free agency.
2010/09/04Wrist injury, late September (retroactive to September 2nd, 2010).
2010/07/03Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2010/04/06Assigned to New Orleans (AAA).
2009/12/14Signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2009/03/25Assigned by the Baltimore Orioles to their minor league camp.
2008/11/15Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2008/09/21Contract purchased from Sacramento (AAA).
2008/07/21Designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics.
2008/06/20Missed 28 games (right elbow inflammation).
2008/05/19Right elbow inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 18th, 2008).
2008/04/11Missed 1 game (right finger injury).
2008/04/10Right finger injury, day-to-day.
2008/02/19Re-signed by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2007/09/03Missed 14 games (oblique injury).
2007/08/22Oblique injury, 15-day DL.
2007/08/21Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/25Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2007/07/17Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2007/07/17Missed 5 games (bereavement list).
2007/07/12Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2007/06/29Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2007/06/15Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2007/06/08Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2007/06/02Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2007/05/23Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2007/03/31Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2007/02/15Re-signed by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2006/11/28Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2006/11/20Designated for assignment by the Kansas City Royals.
2006/04/01Optioned to Wichita (AA).
2006/02/26Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2005/09/09Missed 14 games (finger injury).
2005/08/25Finger injury, 15-day DL.
2005/07/20Recalled from Wichita (AA).
2005/03/14Assigned to Wichita (AA).
2004/09/17Contract purchased from Wilmington (A).


2014/03/26Claimed by the Texas Rangers off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.
2013/04/03Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2012/12/17Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2009/12/14Signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2008/11/15Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2006/11/28Kansas City Royals traded Donnie Murphy to the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later.
2002/06/04Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 5th round in 2002.

Career Stats

2013Chicago CubsNL461492338801123848204.255.319.530.849
2012New OrleansAAA331062132601325142810-.302.400.7261.126
2011New OrleansAAA6233220023400-.
2010New OrleansAAA5720631571211235164100-.277.335.519.854
2005Kansas CityAL32774125018923014.
2004Kansas CityAL72715300307100.


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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