• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Braves sign Donnie Murphy to minor-league deal

    The Braves have signed infielder Donnie Murphy to a minor-league deal. He hit .196/.268/.330 four home runs and 14 RBI in 112 at-bats with the Rangers.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Donnie Murphy placed on release waivers

    Rangers infielder Donnie Murphy has been placed on release waivers. Murphy was designated for assignment recently, but rejected the move. He was hitting .196 over 112 at-bats.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Rangers promote Jake Smolinski, DFA Donnie Murphy

    The Rangers promoted outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Round Rock and designated infielder Donnie Murphy for assignment. Smolinski hit .267 with six RBI in eight games at Round Rock.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Donnie Murphy returns to lineup Saturday

    Rangers infielder Donnie Murphy has returned to the team's starting lineup Saturday against the Twins. Murphy has been dealing with a sore knee the past few days. While he's appeared as a pinch hitter, Murphy has not started a game since June 21.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Donnie Murphy sitting again Wednesday

    Rangers infielder Donnie Murphy was not in the team's starting lineup Wednesday against the Tigers. Murphy was used as a defensive replacement Tuesday night, so it may just be a normal day off. He's hitting .204 in 108 at-bats.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Donnie Murphy leaves with sore knee

    The Rangers' Donnie Murphy made the sixth start of his career at first base Sunday, but he was unable to finish the game. Murphy left in the bottom of the fourth inning with a sore left knee. He was replaced by Brad Snyder. Murphy's debut at first base came June 1.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Donnie Murphy goes deep twice

    Rangers first baseman Donnie Murphy hit a two-run, 404-foot homer to center and a solo shot to right in Monday's 14-8 win over the Athletics. Murphy doubled his home run total for the year and now has 14 RBI in 102 at-bats. It was Murphy's fourth career multi-homer game.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Donnie Murphy homers in first game off DL

    Rangers designated hitter Donnie Murphy went 2 for 3 with two walks, one home run, two RBI and three runs scored in his team's 12-2 win over the Tigers Saturday. It was Murphy's first action since being activated off the disabled list Friday, where he missed a little more than two weeks while dealing with a neck injury. He has hit .230/.322/.351 with two home runs and nine RBI in 74 at-bats.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    Donnie Murphy returns from rehab stint

    The Rangers activated infielder Donnie Murphy from the 15-day disabled list on Friday. Murphy had been on the DL since May 8 with a neck strain, and he recently completed a six-game rehab stint with Triple-A Round Rock. Murphy has played in 26 games with the Rangers this season, batting .211 with one home run and seven RBI.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Donnie Murphy hits disabled list with neck injury

    Rangers infielder Donnie Murphy hit the disabled list Thursday. Murphy is dealing with a neck strain. He was removed from Wednesday's game due to the injury. The team called up prospect Rougned Odor to fill in for Murphy.