Tom Murphy, Catcher, Colorado Rockies, #23


Date of Birth: 4/3/1991
Birthplace: West Monroe, New York
College: State University of New York, Buffalo

Tom Murphy, catcher for the Colorado Rockies, was drafted by the Rockies in 2012. He played in the Rockies' minor league system from 2012 through 2014.

Murphy played in 11 games with the Rockies in 2015 and he had 9 hits, including 1 double and 3 home runs. He spent the rest of the season in the minors.

In 2016, Murphy joined the Rockies for 21 games. He hit his first major league home run on September 19th. He finished the season with 12 hits, including 2 doubles and 5 home runs, 13 RBIs, and a .273 batting average. Defensively, as a catcher in 12 games, he made 89 putouts and 2 errors. He caught players trying to steal 40% of the time.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Tom Murphy
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