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Nationals' Patrick Murphy: Outrighted to Triple-A
Murphy cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Murphy made six appearances for the Nationals early in the year, and he posted a 6.35 ERA and 2.82 WHIP in 5.2 innings. Although he was designated for assignment Saturday, he'll remain in the organization.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Patrick Murphy: Designated for assignment
Murphy was designated for assignment by the Nationals on Saturday.
Murphy earned a place in the Nationals' bullpen during spring training and appeared in six games, but the club decided to remove him from the roster to open up a spot for fellow pitcher Aaron Sanchez.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Patrick Murphy: Appears set for bullpen spot
Murphy tossed a scoreless inning in Tuesday's Grapefruit League finale against the Mets.
The 26-year-old right-hander appears set for a low-leverage spot in the Nationals' bullpen to begin the season after posting a 2.08 ERA and 0.69 WHIP over 4.1 innings this spring. Murphy did record four holds in 17 appearances for Washington last year with a 23:6 K:BB through 18.2 innings after being picked up from Toronto, but those numbers were accompanied by a 5.30 ERA.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Patrick Murphy: Takes loss in relief
Murphy (0-3) was tagged with the loss in relief Saturday against the Reds after allowing one run on one hit across 1.1 innings, fanning two.
Murphy gave up a walkoff homer to Nick Castellanos and thus was stuck with his third loss of the campaign. His numbers are not good; he owns a 5.68 ERA across 22 appearances on the current season.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Patrick Murphy: Headed for majors
The Nationals will promote Murphy from Triple-A Rochester ahead of Tuesday's game in Miami, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
Washington initially optioned Murphy to Rochester after claiming him off waivers from the Blue Jays on Aug. 14, but the organization saw enough from him in his three appearances at Triple-A to bump him up to the big-league roster. With Kyle Finnegan getting the job done as the Nationals' primary closer in the aftermath of Brad Hand being dealt ahead of the July 30 trade deadline, Murphy is unlikely to fill a fantasy-relevant role out of the Washington bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Patrick Murphy: Claimed by Nationals
The Nationals claimed Murphy off waivers from Toronto on Saturday, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
The righty was designated for assignment Wednesday after posting a 4.82 ERA and 1.71 WHIP in 9.1 relief innings with the Blue Jays this season. Given his decent performance in eight big-league games, it's reasonable to think Murphy could earn an opportunity with the Nationals at some point still in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Designated for assignment
Murphy was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Murphy had tossed four scoreless innings across three relief appearances in the majors since the start of July, but he'll still be cast off the 40-man roster. The 26-year-old has a strong chance to remain in the organization if he goes unclaimed on waivers, but right-hander Trent Thornton will take his place in the bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Recalled from Triple-A
Murphy was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Saturday.
Murphy returned to the minors in late July but will return to the Blue Jays' bullpen as part of a move after left-hander Tim Mayza (elbow) was placed on the 10-day IL. The right-hander has mainly pitched in low-leverage situations in the majors, and he's recorded a 5.63 ERA and 1.63 WHIP in eight innings across seven relief appearances.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Retreats to minors
The Blue Jays optioned Murphy to Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday.
After getting called up from Buffalo on Wednesday to serve as the Blue Jays' 27th man for a doubleheader with the Red Sox, Murphy was summoned from the bullpen in the second game of the twin bill. He tossed a scoreless frame in Toronto's 4-1 loss, but he'll head back to Buffalo with the Blue Jays needing to reduce their roster to 26 ahead of Thursday's series finale.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Joins Jays for twin bill
The Blue Jays recalled Murphy from Triple-A Buffalo and designated him as their 27th man for Wednesday's doubleheader with the Red Sox, Mitch Bannon of SI.com reports.
Murphy will give Toronto some length out of the bullpen for the twin bill, but he'll most likely be headed back to Buffalo on Thursday. He's made six relief appearances for the big club on the season, giving up five earned runs on eight hits and three walks over seven innings.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Optioned to Triple-A
Murphy was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Friday.
Murphy was called up by Toronto on Friday, but he didn't make any appearances during his most recent major-league stint. He's tossed 12 scoreless innings across eight relief appearances at Triple-A Buffalo this year and will now return to the minors. Infielder Breyvic Valera was reinstated from the family medical emergency list in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Recalled by Toronto
Murphy was recalled by the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Murphy has posted a 6.43 ERA across six major-league appearances to begin the year, but he's tossed 12 scoreless innings during eight outings at the Triple-A level. The right-hander will be available out of the bullpen after Anthony Kay was sent down Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Optioned to Triple-A
Murphy was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Friday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Murphy allowed a hit and walked a batter in 1.2 innings of scoreless work Thursday against Seattle, but yielded three runs (two earned) while recording just one out Wednesday. Even in one of the league's worst bullpens, Murphy's 6.43 ERA through seven innings merited a demotion to Triple-A. Nick Allgeyer and Anthony Castro were recalled Friday to join a bullpen that's also now without Tyler Chatwood (neck).... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Returns from 60-day IL
Murphy (shoulder) was activated from the 60-day injured list Wednesday.
The 26-year-old has been sidelined all season while rehabbing from an AC joint injury, but he's now poised to make his season debut for the Blue Jays. Murphy made his major-league debut in 2020 and pitched well with one run allowed on six hits with a 5:2 K:BB across six innings.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Progresses to Triple-A
Murphy (shoulder) will continue his rehab assignment with Triple-A Buffalo.
Murphy began a rehab assignment May 24 and made three relief appearances for Low-A Dunedin. He allowed two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in 3.1 innings during that time. The right-hander will now face Triple-A talent and could be nearing his return to the major-league mound.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Pitches in first rehab game
Murphy (shoulder) began a rehab assignment at Low-A Dunedin on Sunday, working 1.1 innings while giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits while striking out two.
The Blue Jays are likely planning to stretch Murphy out for starting duty at Triple-A Buffalo once he's ultimately reinstated from the 60-day injured list, so he could make a couple more appearances at the lower levels of the minors before he's exposed to tougher competition. Murphy has been recovering from an AC joint in his right shoulder, an injury he suffered while working out shortly before spring training.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Gets in bullpen session
Murphy (shoulder) completed an 18-pitch bullpen session Tuesday and is scheduled to throw again later this week, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Murphy has been shut down since the beginning of spring training due to an AC joint sprain in his right shoulder. Due to the length of his shutdown, Murphy will likely need multiple weeks to build up for starting duty. He'll likely be ticketed for the Triple-A Buffalo rotation once he's reinstated from the 60-day injured list.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Placed on 60-day injured list
Murphy (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day injured list Sunday.
Murphy had a delayed start to spring training due to an AC joint injury, and he'll miss the start of the regular season as a result of the injury. It's not yet clear when he'll begin working at spring training or when he'll be ready to return to game action. The right-hander made four relief appearances for Toronto last season and allowed one earned run over six innings.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Patrick Murphy: Likely missing Opening Day
General manager Ross Atkins said Friday that Murphy (shoulder) is dealing with an AC joint injury and isn't expected to be ready for Opening Day, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
It doesn't appear to be a serious injury, but the issue will affect the 25-year-old's buildup enough in spring training to delay his start to the season. Murphy made his big-league debut late in 2020 and pitched well out of the bullpen with one earned run allowed over six innings,... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-4, 220 lbs|
|Birthplace: Chandler, AZ|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|