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Portrait of A.J. Murray

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 35.7 2 2 0 23 4.29 0.1
Birth Date3-17-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2007 TEX 25 14 2 28.0 11.0 17.0 1 2 0 1 1 0 123 25 15 14 6 53 15 14 0 18 4.50 6.42 6.39 -2.0 -0.2
2008 TEX 26 2 2 7.7 7.7 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 38 12 4 3 0 14 3 3 0 5 3.52 3.03 3.22 2.5 0.3
Career16435.718.717.022011016137191766718170234.295.695.570.50.1

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2002 SAV A 14 8 62.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .332 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PCH A+ 19 14 83.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 FRI AA 27 25 144.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BAK A+ 14 11 60.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.812 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 11 10 58.0 3.87 88 .294 .279 .338 .430 .263 .375 63 12.1 1.2 12.1 1.2
2005 OKL AAA 2 2 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.412 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TEX MLB 14 2 28.0 6.39 68 .281 .276 .342 .418 .269 .229 99 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2007 OKL AAA 41 1 52.7 4.20 124 .219 .281 .348 .449 .267 .284 109 12.8 1.2 12.8 1.2
2008 TEX MLB 2 2 7.7 3.22 134 .295 .250 .326 .397 .256 .400 104 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2008 OKL AAA 9 9 45.0 4.45 122 .247 .287 .357 .475 .266 .333 114 12.2 1.2 12.2 1.2
2009 FRI AA 6 0 10.3 3.33 136 .141 .259 .340 .366 .247 .179 110 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2009 OKL AAA 35 0 49.3 4.35 98 .299 .272 .340 .411 .272 .333 88 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2010 NAS AAA 23 0 26.3 5.35 97 .248 .277 .348 .425 .264 .312 99 1.7 0.2 1.4 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2002 PCH A+ 3 3 2 19 14 83.3 77 20 68 4 0% .296 8.3 2.2 0.4 7.3 1.16 3.03 0.0 0.0
2002 SAV A 5 3 0 14 8 62.7 63 14 51 0 0% .332 9.0 2.0 0.0 7.3 1.23 2.87 0.0 0.0
2003 FRI AA 10 4 0 27 25 144.0 134 63 90 13 0% .274 8.4 3.9 0.8 5.6 1.37 3.62 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 4 4 0 11 10 58.0 62 15 49 3 43% .375 9.6 2.3 0.5 7.6 1.33 3.26 12.1 1.2
2005 BAK A+ 2 5 0 14 11 60.0 75 13 64 6 0% -.812 11.2 1.9 0.9 9.6 1.47 5.25 0.0 0.0
2005 OKL AAA 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 11 2 11 4 0% -.412 9.9 1.8 3.6 9.9 1.30 6.30 0.0 0.0
2007 TEX MLB 1 2 0 14 2 28.0 25 15 18 6 39% .229 8.0 4.8 1.9 5.8 1.43 4.50 -2.0 -0.2
2007 OKL AAA 3 3 5 41 1 52.7 42 25 51 2 55% .284 7.2 4.3 0.3 8.7 1.27 3.07 12.8 1.2
2008 OKL AAA 2 2 0 9 9 45.0 51 15 36 3 44% .333 10.2 3.0 0.6 7.2 1.47 4.00 12.2 1.2
2008 TEX MLB 1 0 0 2 2 7.7 12 3 5 0 37% .400 14.1 3.5 0.0 5.9 1.96 3.52 2.5 0.3
2009 FRI AA 2 0 0 6 0 10.3 5 2 7 0 68% .179 4.4 1.7 0.0 6.1 0.68 0.87 2.4 0.2
2009 OKL AAA 2 2 1 35 0 49.3 56 20 32 1 58% .333 10.2 3.7 0.2 5.8 1.54 3.29 3.1 0.3
2010 NAS AAA 0 2 0 23 0 26.3 25 13 22 1 46% .312 8.6 4.4 0.3 7.5 1.44 4.45 1.4 0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 146 0.5274 0.4178 0.9016 0.6104 0.2029 0.9574 0.7143 0.0984
Career1460.52740.41780.90160.61040.20290.95740.71430.0984

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-06-04 2008-09-28 60-DL 116 101 Left Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 TEX $392,000
2007 TEX $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$772,000
2 yrTotal$772,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 6 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TEX 11/09 (minor-league contract)
  • recalled 6/2/08 optioned to Triple-A 5/8/08 recalled 5/2/08 optioned sent to minor-league camp 3/14/08 re-signed 2/25/08, 1 year/$0.392M (08)
  • recalled 9/4/07 optioned to Triple-A 8/22/07 recalled 07 optioned to Triple-A 5/17/07
  • recalled 5/15/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/07 re-signed 2/07, 1 year/$0.38M (07) (split $30K min)
  • contract purchased 11/06 00 19-574

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: They Were ExpendableChristina Kahrl2010-02-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Brewers and Astros MovesChristina Kahrl2009-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL October RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-11-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: First-Look MistakesChristina Kahrl2008-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All-Around Catch-Up EditionChristina Kahrl2007-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline DayChristina Kahrl2007-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL-brand CatsupChristina Kahrl2007-05-29


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, A.J. Murray threw 451 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph), also mixing in a Change (80mph), Slider (86mph) and Curve (73mph).