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Tom Murphy

27-Year-Old Catcher – Colorado Rockies

2018 Stats

AVG

.291

HR

1

RBI

8

R

3

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 203   DOB: 4/3/1991   BORN: West Monroe, NY   COLLEGE: Buffalo   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   

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Tom Murphy Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 21 A TRI 55 236 212 26 61 22 13 3 6 38 1 1 14 52 1 2 7 .288 .349 .462 .811
2013 22 A ASH 80 341 288 55 83 47 26 2 19 74 4 5 37 87 3 3 10 .288 .385 .590 .975
2013 22 AA TUL 20 74 69 9 20 8 5 0 3 9 0 0 4 16 0 0 1 .290 .338 .493 .831
2014 23 AA TUL 27 109 94 16 20 9 4 0 5 15 0 0 14 27 0 0 1 .213 .321 .415 .736
2015 24 AA NEW 72 294 265 36 66 31 17 1 13 44 5 2 23 80 0 1 5 .249 .320 .468 .788
2015 24 AAA ALB 33 136 129 19 35 18 9 2 7 19 0 1 5 43 0 1 1 .271 .301 .535 .836
2015 24 MAJ COL 11 39 35 5 9 4 1 0 3 9 0 0 4 10 0 0 0 .257 .333 .543 .876
2016 25 AAA ALB 80 321 303 53 99 52 26 7 19 59 1 1 16 78 0 1 1 .327 .361 .647 1.008
2016 25 MAJ COL 21 49 44 8 12 7 2 0 5 13 1 0 4 19 0 0 1 .273 .347 .659 1.006
2017 26 AAA ALB 38 154 141 22 36 15 10 1 4 19 0 0 9 56 0 1 3 .255 .312 .426 .738
2017 26 MAJ COL 12 26 24 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 .042 .115 .083 .198
2018 27 AAA ALB 50 211 189 34 54 32 14 2 16 46 1 1 17 58 0 1 4 .286 .355 .635 .990
2018 27 MAJ COL 20 57 55 3 16 7 6 0 1 8 0 1 2 21 0 0 0 .291 .316 .455 .771
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3-Year Averages     14 37 34 4 7 3 1 0 2 7 0 0 3 12 0 0 0 .206 .270 .412 .682
Career  (View All)     64 171 158 17 38 19 10 0 9 31 1 1 12 59 0 0 1 .241 .298 .475 .773

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Tom Murphy Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 21 @Ari 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .316 .455 .771
Jul. 20 @Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .304 .389 .693
Jul. 15 Sea Did not play.
Jul. 14 Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .309 .396 .705
Jul. 13 Sea Did not play.
Jul. 12 Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .333 .429 .762
Jul. 11 Ari 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .340 .438 .778
Jul. 10 Ari Did not play.
Jul. 8 @Sea Did not play.
Jul. 7 @Sea Did not play.
Jul. 6 @Sea Did not play.
Jul. 4 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .327 .438 .765
Jul. 3 SF Did not play.
Jul. 2 SF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .333 .447 .780
Jul. 1 @LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .319 .413 .732
Jun. 30 @LAD Did not play.
Jun. 29 @LAD Did not play.
Jun. 28 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .326 .429 .755
Jun. 27 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .333 .439 .772
Jun. 26 @SF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .325 .341 .450 .791
Jun. 24 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .306 .324 .417 .741
Jun. 23 Mia Did not play.
Jun. 22 Mia 5 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .364 .469 .833
Jun. 21 NYM Did not play.
Jun. 20 NYM 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .296 .321 .370 .691
Jun. 19 NYM Did not play.
Jun. 18 NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .292 .348 .640
Jun. 17 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .333 .400 .733
Jun. 16 @Tex 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .412 .500 .912
Jun. 15 @Tex 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .462 .847
Last 7 Games 7 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .571 .821
Last 14 Games 9 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .667 .967
Last 30 Games 47 3 12 5 0 1 6 2 18 0 1 0 0 1 .255 .286 .426 .712

Tom Murphy: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 14 1
2017 8
2016 12
2015 11

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Tom Murphy: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 34
2018 39

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Tom Murphy Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018190020.263.421.684
2017171010.059.118.276
2016132110.154.385.651

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018363160.306.472.814
201770000.000.000.000
20163164121.323.7741.157

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018232040.261.391.683
2017131000.000.000.071
20162565120.4401.1201.601

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018321140.313.500.833
2017110010.091.182.348
2016192011.053.053.234
Tom Murphy vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Tom Murphy Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 21 A TRI 236 212 5.9% 22% 0.27 75% .353 .174
2013 22 A ASH 341 288 10.9% 25.5% 0.43 70% .346 .302
2013 22 AA TUL 74 69 5.4% 21.6% 0.25 77% .340 .203
2014 23 AA TUL 109 94 12.8% 24.8% 0.52 71% .242 .202
2015 24 AA NEW 294 265 7.8% 27.2% 0.29 70% .306 .219
2015 24 AAA ALB 136 129 3.7% 31.6% 0.12 67% .350 .264
2015 24 MAJ COL 39 35 10.3% 25.6% 0.40 71% .273 .286
2016 25 AAA ALB 321 303 5% 24.3% 0.21 74% .386 .320
2016 25 MAJ COL 49 44 8.2% 38.8% 0.21 57% .350 .386
2017 26 AAA ALB 154 141 5.8% 36.4% 0.16 60% .390 .171
2017 26 MAJ COL 26 24 7.7% 34.6% 0.22 63% .067 .041
2018 27 AAA ALB 211 189 8.1% 27.5% 0.29 69% .328 .349
2018 27 MAJ COL 57 55 3.5% 36.8% 0.10 62% .455 .164
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3-Year Averages     37 34 8.1% 32.4% 0.25 65% .250 .206
Career     171 158 7% 34.5% 0.20 63% .322 .234

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Tom Murphy Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
C 2017 54 -1 - 0 0 0 0 1 -1 0 0 -1
2018 98 -1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1

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2018 Stat Review for Tom Murphy    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.10 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.5% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
36.8% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.771 OPS
AVERAGE
.316 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.291 AVG
GOOD
.455 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.455 SLG
GOOD
.164 ISO
WEAK

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Tom Murphy: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Murphy was reinstated from the paternity list Tuesday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Murphy was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Mariners to be with his wife for the birth of their child, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Murphy was a late scratch from Friday's lineup against the Mariners, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Murphy is not in the lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Giants.

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Murphy is out of Wednesday's lineup against the Giants, Jenny Cavnar of AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain reports.

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Murphy is out of the lineup against Miami on Saturday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Murphy went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, two RBI and a run in the Rockies' 11-3 win over the Marlins on Friday.

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Murphy is not in the lineup Thursday against the Mets, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Murphy is not starting Tuesday against the Mets.

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Murphy will start at catcher and bat eighth Sunday against the Rangers, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

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2018

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2017

A dreadful spring training left Murphy in the minor leagues to start the season, but the 25-year-old turned things around in a flash while catching for Triple-A Albuquerque. In 80 games with the Isotopes, Murphy throttled opposing pitchers for 26 doubles, seven triples, and 19 home runs to run his slash line up to a ridiculous .327/.361/.647. Though his strikeout and walk rates look horrific, both actually improved in 2016. The best part of it all is that the top prospect's power tool translated to the big leagues during his September callup, as he logged five home runs and two doubles in just 44 at-bats. An improvement in his K:BB ratio would be more than welcome for the Rockies and fantasy owners alike, but there's no denying that Murphy's power is ready to take stage in Denver. Now that Nick Hundley is out of the picture, the Rockies' starting catching job is Murphy's to lose.

2016

Murphy spent most of 2015 in the minors, where he showed excellent power-hitting ability. In 294 plate appearances with Double-A New Britain, the 24-year-old had a .788 OPS and improved it to an outstanding .836 after his promotion to Triple-A Albuquerque. This strong showing and injuries at the major league level led to his first big-league action in September. He only batted .257 in 39 plate appearances, but still showed his impressive power with three homers and a double. Murphy's season was cut short with another shoulder injury in October -- he missed most of 2014 with a shoulder issue -- but no structural damage was found and he should compete for a spot on the Rockies' roster in the spring if he can stay healthy.

2015

The Rockiesí top catching prospect, Murphy was viewed as a dark horse to reach the majors at some point last season, but that never materialized as he batted .213/.321/.415 through mid-May at Double-A Tulsa and then missed the remainder of the campaign with a shoulder issue. Heís expected to be healthy for the start of the upcoming season and figures to slot back in as the primary catcher at the same level again, but the 24-year-old will need to rediscover the plus power and on-base skills that he previously demonstrated in the California League. Murphy isnít nearly as skilled defensively as he is with the bat, but the Rockies seem to believe his receiving abilities and throwing arm are competent enough for him to avoid a position change. In any case, itís Murphyís offense that will dictate his eventual arrival to the majors, so if heís able to rebound swiftly from the long injury layoff, he could still have an outside chance at usurping the disappointing Wilin Rosario for the Rockiesí everyday catching gig some point later in the season.

2014

The Sally League proved to be no challenge for Murphy, who slashed an impressive .288/.385/.590 with 19 homers before getting the call to Double-A Tulsa, skipping High-A entirely. He was able to maintain his success at the plate following the promotion, but still seems likely to spend most of the 2014 campaign at Tulsa for further defensive polish and some light refinement to his swing. Though Murphy doesnít possess the game-changing power of Wilin Rosario, the Rockiesí anointed catcher of the present and future, he appears to be much more adequate as a game-caller and pitch-blocker, and has thus far proven capable with the bat. Colorado's pursuit of Carlos Ruiz in free agency in the offseason suggests the organization is somewhat skeptical Rosario can make the necessary defensive improvements to stay behind the plate long-term, which could open the door for Murphy at some point if he continues to thrive in the upper minors.