Murphy went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Dodgers. Murphy plated the Athletics' only run with a solo shot to center field in the eighth inning. The long ball was his seventh this season. Murphy has 14 RBI while slashing .234/.364/.458 on the campaign.
Murphy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers. Murphy started the past two games and will head to the bench after going 0-for-3 with a run, a walk and three strikeouts Tuesday. Jonah Heim takes over behind the plate for the A's.
Murphy isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Giants. Murphy went hitless with two walks and one strikeout over eight plate appearances during his last two games. However, he'll take a seat Saturday with Jonah Heim starting behind the plate.
Murphy isn't in Tuesday's lineup against the Rockies. Murphy took a seat for Monday's nightcap, and he'll do so once again for the series opener against Colorado. Jonah Heim will start behind the plate Tuesday.
Murphy isn't starting the second game of Monday's doubleheader against the Mariners, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Murphy will take a seat for the nightcap after going 1-for-3 with a solo shot in the matinee, allowing for Jonah Heim to get the nod behind the dish in Game 2.
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