David Murphy 7 | Right Field

Cleveland Indians

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Tue. Aug 12, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Murphy was diagnosed with a right oblique strain, which will keep him sidelined 4-to-5 weeks, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. Impact: Initially deemed a abdominal strain, an MRI revealed that Murphy was instead suffering from an oblique injury. The expected timetable calls for a return in early to mid-September, but a recovering oblique can be unpredictable. In the meantime, a combination of Ryan Raburn, Tyler Holt and Chris Dickerson will help cover right field.(RotoWire, )
Sun. Aug 10, 2014
News: Murphy will miss four to five weeks with a strained right oblique muscle. Impact: Murphy, who had been bothered by soreness on his right side, was injured on a swing Saturday and left the game. Murphy is hitting .262 with seven home runs and 55 RBIs.(STATS, 12:42pm)
Aug 10, 2014
News: Murphy (abdomen) was placed on the disabled list Sunday. Impact: Murphy suffered the abdominal strain in Saturday's game and had to leave in the top of the sixth inning. The injury appears to be severe enough to move Murphy to the disabled list, who will join Nick Swisher as the two players placed on the DL on Sunday. Nick Walters and Tyler Holt were recalled to replace them on the active roster.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 9, 2014
News: Murphy was lifted after the fifth inning Saturday with soreness in the right side. Impact: Murphy said his side has been bothering him the last week but got worse Saturday. He will have an MRI.(STATS, 10:53pm)
Sat. Aug 9, 2014
News: Murphy (side) will have an MRI on his right side Sunday to clarify the extent of the injury he suffered Saturday, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports. Impact: Murphy left after the top of the sixth inning Saturday and appears unlikely to play Sunday as well. The MRI should help set a timetable for his return to the lineup, but a DL stint is a distinct possibility.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Aug 4, 2014
News: Murphy was 2 for 3 with his seventh homer of the season in a 4-3 win over Texas on Sunday. Impact: Murphy is batting .383 over his last 15 games.(STATS, 5:02pm)
Sat. Aug 2, 2014
News: Murphy had a big night against his former team as he went 4 for 4 with two RBIs on Friday. Impact: Murphy played for Texas from 2007-13 before signing a two-year contract with the Indians in November. "Obviously when you're playing against your friends, a lot of guys I played with over there are gone, but playing for bragging rights, it can be fun," he said.(STATS, 2:14pm)
David Murphy
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 3"  Wt: 210  Age: 32
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 10/18/1981, Houston, Texas
College: Baylor
Debut: 2006
Salary: $5,500,000
Injury Status
ON 15-DAY DL (Right abdominal strain)