Biographical

Portrait of A.J. Murray

A.J. Murray P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date3-17-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2007 TEX MLB 14 2 28.0 25 15 18 6 .269 99 8.0 4.8 1.9 5.8 39% .229 .281 1.43 6.42 4.50 112 5.13 0.1
2008 TEX MLB 2 2 7.7 12 3 5 0 .256 104 14.1 3.5 0.0 5.9 37% .400 .295 1.96 3.03 3.52 113 6.76 -0.1
CareerMLB16435.73718236.2661009.34.51.55.839%.274.2841.545.694.291125.480.0

Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2002 SAV A 14 8 62.7 63 14 51 0 .000 9.0 2.0 0.0 7.3 0% .332 .000 1.23 2.22 2.87
2002 PCH A+ 19 14 83.3 77 20 68 4 .000 8.3 2.2 0.4 7.3 0% .296 .000 1.16 2.88 3.03
2003 FRI AA 27 25 144.0 134 63 90 13 .000 8.4 3.9 0.8 5.6 0% .274 .000 1.37 4.73 3.62
2005 BAK A+ 14 11 60.0 75 13 64 6 .000 11.2 1.9 0.9 9.6 0% -.812 .000 1.47 3.77 5.25
2005 FRI AA 11 10 58.0 62 15 49 3 .261 61 9.6 2.3 0.5 7.6 45% .345 .294 1.33 3.10 3.26
2005 OKL AAA 2 2 10.0 11 2 11 4 .274 46 9.9 1.8 3.6 9.9 34% .280 .375 1.30 7.12 6.30
2007 TEX MLB 14 2 28.0 25 15 18 6 .269 99 8.0 4.8 1.9 5.8 39% .229 .281 1.43 6.42 4.50
2007 OKL AAA 41 1 52.7 42 25 51 2 .267 109 7.2 4.3 0.3 8.7 55% .284 .219 1.27 3.63 3.07
2008 TEX MLB 2 2 7.7 12 3 5 0 .256 104 14.1 3.5 0.0 5.9 37% .400 .295 1.96 3.03 3.52
2008 OKL AAA 9 9 45.0 51 15 36 3 .266 114 10.2 3.0 0.6 7.2 44% .333 .247 1.47 3.82 4.00
2009 FRI AA 6 0 10.3 5 2 7 0 .247 110 4.4 1.7 0.0 6.1 68% .179 .141 0.68 2.77 0.87
2009 OKL AAA 35 0 49.3 56 20 32 1 .272 88 10.2 3.7 0.2 5.8 58% .333 .299 1.54 3.70 3.29
2010 NAS AAA 23 0 26.3 25 13 22 1 .264 99 8.6 4.4 0.3 7.5 46% .312 .248 1.44 4.23 4.45

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 0.5205 0.4041 0.8814 0.5789 0.2143 0.9318 0.7333 0.1186
Career1460.52050.40410.88140.57890.21430.93180.73330.1186

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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BP Articles

A.J. Murray is referenced in the following articles.

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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


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-06-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Chris, where do you expect Georgia Tech C/1B A.J. Murray to get drafted? Wrote about him in Cape League last summer, hoping for the best for him.
(hmegdal from New York)
Hey Howard! Very late, assuming he's not a senior sign. Probably not until day three. (Christopher Crawford)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, 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).