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.
Murphy is not in Sunday's lineup against the Rangers.
Murphy is heating up at the dish, batting .400 with three home runs in 20 at-bats this month. Jonah Heim will start behind the dish and hit eighth.
Murphy went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in the second game of a doubleheader against the Rangers on Saturday.
Murphy was out of the lineup for the early game Saturday but was a key contributor in the second contest. He delivered a two-run single in the second inning and came around to score later that frame. Murphy has now reached base multiple times in three of his last four starts, collecting six hits and six walks in that span. Overall this season, he is hitting .247/.374/.449 across 107 plate appearances.
Murphy will sit Saturday against the Rangers.
Murphy and Jonah Heim have alternated turns behind the plate over the last six games. Heim takes his turn in this one, though Murphy should return Sunday if the pattern continues.
Murphy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk during Friday's 10-6 victory over the Rangers.
Murphy has seemingly been seeing the ball well lately, recording a .500 OBP with six walks over his last seven games and hitting three home runs over his last five games. Murphy represents the strong side of a platoon, hitting .273 versus righties and just .105 versus lefties this season.
Murphy is not in Thursday's lineup against the Astros.
Murphy has a .214/.353/.429 slash line with two home runs, four runs and five RBI over his last 10 starts. Jonah Heim will start behind the dish and bat ninth.
Murphy is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Astros.
Murphy went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout during Game 1, and he won't be starting both games of the doubleheader. Jonah Heim will take over behind the plate in Game 2.
Murphy went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, three RBI, two runs scored and a walk in Monday's 6-0 win over the Astros.
Murphy homered for his second straight game with his second-inning solo shot Monday. He later walked and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ramon Laureano in the seventh. Murphy also hit a two-RBI single in the eighth to provide the Athletics with some insurance runs. The catcher is slashing .231/.341/.423 with four homers, nine RBI and 11 runs scored in 30 games this season.
Murphy went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Padres.
Murphy's seventh-inning solo shot off Padres starter Garrett Richards got the Athletics within two runs, but that was as close as it got. In the ninth, Tony Kemp pinch hit for Murphy and flied out to end the game. Through 29 contests, Murphy has three homers, six RBI and nine runs scored across 87 plate appearances.
Murphy is not in the lineup Saturday against the Padres.
Murphy has been the clear primary catcher for the Athletics this season, starting 24 of the team's 36 games thus far. Jonah Heim, who took over the backup job in late August, makes his third start of the year Saturday.
Murphy is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Astros.
Murphy started the first game and went 0-for-2, so it's hardly a surprise he's on the bench for the nightcap. Jonah Heim will work behind the plate in Game 2 for the A's.
Murphy isn't in Tuesday's lineup against the Rangers.
Murphy went 1-for-7 with one RBI and five strikeouts over the past two games, and he'll take a seat Tuesday. Jonah Heim will make his major-league debut at catcher in his place.
Murphy is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Angels.
Murphy will head back to the bench after four consecutive starts behind the dish. Austin Allen will get his routine start at catcher in Murphy's absence Saturday.
Murphy is not in the lineup Monday against the Angels.
Murphy hits the bench for the second time in the last three games and the fourth time in the last eight contests. Austin Allen gets the nod behind the plate in his absence.
Murphy went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in a win over the Giants on Saturday.
Murphy did not start the contest, coming on as a pinch hitter for fellow catcher Austin Allen in the sixth inning. Murphy grounded out in his first at-bat, but he led off the ninth inning with a home run to center field to kick off Oakland's comeback from a three-run deficit. The long ball was the first for Murphy since he went deep against the Angels on July 26.
Murphy isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Giants.
After catching in the Athletics' 10-inning win Friday, he'll get a breather for the second game of the series. Austin Allen will start behind the plate and bat ninth.
|Last 7 Games|
|10/08||@ HOU||L 6-11||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|10/07||@ HOU||W 9-7||3||0||0||0||1||0||0|
|10/06||vs HOU||L 2-5||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10/05||vs HOU||L 5-10||4||1||1||1||1||0||0|
|10/01||vs CHW||W 6-4||2||2||1||1||2||2||0|
|09/30||vs CHW||W 5-3||3||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|09/29||vs CHW||L 1-4||3||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|More Batting Stats|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2019||AAA-Las Vegas Aviators||31||120||25||37||6||1||10||30||15||31||0||1||.308||.386||.625|
|2019||ROK-AZL Athletics Gold||9||28||8||6||2||0||1||1||4||4||0||0||.214||.312||.393|
|2019||ROK-AZL Athletics Green||1||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||3||1||0||0||.500||.800||.500|