Murphy is not in the starting lineup for Friday's game against Kansas City, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Murphy will get a rest after starting the past four games behind the plate. Aramis Garcia will start at catcher and bat ninth Friday.
Murphy went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday's loss to the Rockies.
Murphy notched Oakland's lone run with an RBI double that scored Tony Kemp in the top of the sixth, but that would be all the offense the Athletics would be able to muster in the entire game. The backstop has hit safely in six of Oakland's last eight contests but is hitting only .222 on the campaign.
Murphy isn't in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rockies.
Murphy had started each of the last five games and hit .250 with a home run, three doubles, seven RBI and two runs. Aramis Garcia will take over at catcher and bat eighth.
Murphy went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and three total RBI in a 9-5 win over the Rockies on Friday.
The backstop enjoyed a big day at the plate, driving in three runs for the first time this season. He blasted a solo home run to right field in the second inning, knocked in another run with a single in the third and notched another RBI with a double in the sixth. Over his past seven games, Murphy has knocked in 10 runs despite batting a pedestrian .259.
Murphy went 1-for-4 with a two-run double, a walk and a run in a win over the Mariners on Tuesday.
Murphy's seventh-inning two-bagger doubled the Athletics' lead to four runs at the time and gave the clutch-hitting backstop his sixth and seventh RBI over his last five games. Murphy is hitting just .222 over that stretch while striking out a massive 35.0 percent clip, but the contradictory numbers are simply a microcosm of a season in which his .379/.457/.517 slash line with men in scoring position thoroughly dwarfs his .215/.310/.389 season-long figures.
Murphy isn't starting Saturday's game against the Angels.
Murphy had started each of the last two games and went 2-for-7 with three RBI, a run and two strikeouts. Aramis Garcia will start behind the plate and bat ninth.
Murphy isn't in the lineup Wednesday against Seattle, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.
Murphy had gone 0-for-7 with three strikeouts across the last two games. Aramis Garcia will serve as the starting catcher and bat ninth.
Murphy is not in the lineup Saturday against the Angels, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Murphy will receive the day off Saturday after starting the past five games behind the plate. Aramis Garcia will start at catcher and bat ninth for the A's.
Murphy went 2-for-5 with a two-run double and another two-bagger in a win over the Angels on Friday.
Murphy didn't take part in the Athletics' four-homer parade, but he did his part with a timely sixth-inning two-bagger that plated Ramon Laureano and Chad Pinder to snap a 1-1 tie. The talented backstop has been showing signs of life at the plate lately after a tough start to the season, going 6-for-17 with four doubles, four RBI, a walk and a run over his last five games.
Murphy went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, a double and a run in a win over the Twins on Sunday.
Murphy boosted his average back over the Mendoza Line for the first time since May 8 with Sunday's multi-hit effort, his fifth of the season. The backstop has now hit safely in four consecutive starts, with three of his five hits during that stretch going for extra bases (two doubles, one home run).
Murphy is not in Saturday's lineup against the Twins.
Murphy has started each of the team's last five games and will take a seat on the bench with a day game following a night game. Aramis Garcia will take over behind the dish and hit ninth.
Murphy went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's 6-1 win over the Twins.
Murphy's fifth-inning shot gave Oakland a 3-0 lead. It was his fifth long ball of the year and first in the month of May. The 26-year-old owns a .709 OPS with 16 RBI through 120 plate appearances.
Murphy isn't starting Saturday against the Rays.
Murphy had started in each of the last six games, but Austin Allen will start behind the dish and bat eighth Saturday. Murphy went 3-for-11 with a double and four RBI in his last three games.
Murphy went 1-for-3 with a two-run single and a walk in a loss to the Blue Jays on Thursday.
The Athletics ultimately were handed a lopsided loss, but Murphy's timely single actually overcame an early deficit for Oakland and created a temporary one-run advantage. Murphy still sports just a .218 average through 95 plate appearances, but his clutch hitting over the last pair of games has pushed his average with men on base to .313 over 39 plate appearances, and to .333 with men in scoring position specifically (15 PAs).
Murphy went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a run-scoring double in a loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Murphy filled the designated hitter role in Wednesday's contest and certainly did his part with the bat, driving in half of the Athletics' runs on the night. The 26-year-old is still sporting a lackluster .213 average, but that figure's actually been climbing of late; factoring in Wednesday's production, Murphy is hitting .320 (8-for-25) with a double, two home runs, four RBI, three walks, two hit by pitches and four runs over his last eight games.
Murphy isn't in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Orioles.
Murphy will get a breather after he went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's series opener. Aramis Garcia will start behind the plate and bat ninth.
Murphy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the 3-2 loss Friday to the Orioles.
Murphy provided his third two-hit game of the season Friday. The catcher is slashing just .206/.324/.444 in 20 games. However, he has three home runs in his last four starts, flashing some of the power that he showed in the minor leagues. He hasn't played a full season in the majors yet, but he has 20-homer potential. Murphy's numbers in 2020 stretched over a full season gives him 19 home runs, 38 RBI and 57 runs scored.
Murphy is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays.
Murphy will get a well-deserved day off after he provided a pair of home runs while starting in both of the first two games of the series. Aramis Garcia will step in behind the plate, catching for starting pitcher Cole Irvin.
Murphy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Rays.
He crushed the second pitch he saw from Diego Castillo in the ninth inning over the fence in left-center field to bring the A's within a run, but they couldn't find an equalizer. Murphy has gone yard in back-to-back games and slugged all three of his homers on the year in his last eight contests, but on the season he's still only slashing .185/.323/.407.
Murphy went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Monday's 2-1 win over the Rays.
He took Rich Hill deep in the fourth inning, giving Sean Manaea and the A's bullpen all the offense they would need. Murphy is still climbing out of his 0-for-14 slump to begin the season, but over his last 11 games he's gone a somewhat more palatable 8-for-36 (.222) with two homers and seven RBI.
|Last 7 Games|
|06/12||vs KC||W 11-2||3||0||0||0||0||2||0|
|06/10||vs KC||L 1-6||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|06/09||vs ARI||W 4-0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|06/08||vs ARI||W 5-2||2||1||0||0||1||2||0|
|06/06||@ COL||L 1-3||4||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|06/04||@ COL||W 9-5||5||1||3||1||3||0||0|
|06/02||@ SEA||W 6-0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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|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|