Murphy had a .292/.370/.333 slash line with one double through nine Cactus League games before spring training was suspended.
The 34-year-old had an underwhelming .279/.328/.452 slash line with 13 home runs in 132 games during his first season with Colorado in 2019. Murphy is poised to again start at first base for the Rockies once play resumes this season.
Murphy is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.
Even with the Rockies opposing a right-handed starting pitcher (Adrian Houser) in the series finale, the lefty-hitting Murphy will take a seat as manager Bud Black looks to evaluate younger options. Unless he's used off the bench, Murphy will wrap up his first campaign in Colorado with a .279 average, 13 home runs, 78 RBI, 56 runs and a stolen base across 131 games.
Murphy is not starting Saturday against the Brewers.
Murphy started Friday for the first time in a week but will head right back to the bench for Saturday's contest. Josh Fuentes starts at first base in his absence.
Murphy is not in the lineup Thursday against the Giants.
Murphy sits for a fifth straight game as the Rockies continue to turn to younger options at first base. Ryan McMahon is starting in his place Thursday, with Garrett Hampson covering the keystone and Yonathan Daza manning center field.
Murphy is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Giants.
Murphy will stick on the bench for a fourth straight game as the Rockies continue to give looks to other players down the stretch. Josh Fuentes is once again starting at first base in place of Murphy on Wednesday.
Murphy remains on the bench Tuesday against the Giants.
Murphy sits for the third straight game, with the Rockies seemingly preferring younger options in what has become a lost season. Josh Fuentes again starts at first base in his absence.
Murphy is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers.
Murphy will be riding pine for the third time in four games with the Rockies opposing another left-handed staring pitcher (Hyun-Jin Ryu). Josh Fuentes gets the nod at first base in Murphy's stead.
Murphy is out of the lineup Saturday against the Dodgers.
Murphy has now hit the bench twice in the team's past three games. He's also been in a bit of a funk at the dish, collecting just one hit in his last 15 at-bats. Josh Fuentes will draw the start at first base and bat seventh in his place.
Murphy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Mets, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
Murphy hits the bench even with righty Noah Syndergaard on the mound for the Mets. Ryan McMahon slides to first base in his absence, with Garrett Hampson starting at second.
Murphy is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Padres.
Murphy went 6-for-9 with two doubles, two runs scored and four RBI through the first two games of the series, but he'll take a breather Sunday. Josh Fuentes will start at first base in his place for the series finale.
Murphy went 4-for-5 with four RBI and a run scored in Saturday's 11-10 win over the Padres.
Murphy supplied an RBI double in the fifth inning and added a trio of RBI singles in the second, third and seventh. Murphy also scored his lone run of the night on a Nolan Arenado two-run double in the third, capping the six-run inning. The 34-year-old has heated up a bit by going 8-for-21 with two doubles and four RBI in his last six games. For the year, Murphy owns a .286/.337/.470 line with 13 homers, 77 RBI and 53 runs scored.
Murphy is not in Thursday's lineup against the Cardinals.
He is 6-for-26 (.231) with one home run in nine games this month. Josh Fuentes starts at first base and will bat seventh.
Murphy will sit Saturday against San Diego.
Murphy hits the bench with lefty Joey Lucchesi on the mound for the Padres. Ryan McMahon will move over to first base, with Garrett Hampson starting at second.
Murphy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers.
Murphy started against lefty Julio Urias on Tuesday but will sit Wednesday against another southpaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu. Ryan McMahon slides to first base, with Garrett Hampson starting at second.
Murphy went 3-for-5 with three doubles, two RBI and a run Monday in the Rockies' 16-9 loss to the Dodgers.
The Rockies laced seven doubles and four home runs off the typically reliable duo of Walker Buehler and Kenta Maeda, but it wasn't nearly enough with the opposition unloading on the putrid Colorado pitching staff. Murphy hasn't benefited from the Coors Field power spike some might have expected this season, but he's still been a useful fantasy option thanks to his .285 average to go with 72 RBI.
Murphy is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Pirates.
Murphy is 4-for-21 with one home run and four RBI over the last week and will head to the bench with southpaw Steven Brault on the mound for Pittsburgh. Ryan McMahon will cover first base while Pat Valaika starts at the keystone.
Murphy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Red Sox, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Murphy will head to the bench for Wednesday's series finale with a lefty in Eduardo Rodriguez toeing the rubber for Boston. In his place, Ryan McMahon is covering first base while Garrett Hampson is starting at the keystone.
Murphy is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
Murphy started the last three contests and will receive a breather after going 3-for-10 with a double and two runs scored. Yonder Alonso will start at first base and bat fifth in the series finale.
Murphy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
Murphy will head to the bench for Wednesday's series finale after starting the past four games and going 5-for-13 with three doubles and four RBI. In his place, Yonder Alonso is starting at first base and hitting fifth.
Murphy went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI in a win over the Marlins on Saturday.
The 34-year-old had gone just 3-for-32 over his last nine games, but Saturday's two-hit performance was an encouraging sign for Murphy. The veteran is now slashing .283/.327/.461 with 65 RBI this year.
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