Former Ranger outfielder David Murphy comes on with Ben and Skin to discuss the bittersweet feelings of leaving Texas to go play with the Cleveland Indians.
The Indians have signed free agent outfielder David Murphy to a two-year contract with a club option for 2016. Murphy was drafted by Boston in 2003 and traded to Texas in 2007.
A person familiar with the negotiations said that the Indians are close to signing outfielder David Murphy to two-year contract. Murphy spent the past seven seasons with Texas.
The 31-year-old was expected to be an anchor in left-field. Instead, manager Ron Washington is rotating a series of young players looking for a solution – and Murphy currently isn’t among them.
Leonys Martin hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Texas Rangers , pulled out a 14-11 victory over the Los Angeles Angels that took nearly five hours Tuesday night.
Starter Martin Perez surrendered four runs on nine hits as the Baltimore Orioles completed the three-game sweep of the Rangers with a 4-2 win.
Ian Kinsler singled in the tie-breaking run in the seventh inning, and the Rangers completed a soggy three-game sweep of the Cardinals with a 2-1 victory on Sunday night.
The Texas Rangers finally find their bats and rally back to beat the Oakland Athletics Wednesday night in Arlington.
The Red Sox hit for the cycle in one inning, and better than they have in a game this season, setting season highs for hits and runs in a 17-5 rout of the Rangers on Tuesday night.
The Rangers were able to salvage the final game of their three-game series with Oakland, winning 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon behind unknown starter Ross Wolf.
David Murphy put Texas ahead with a three-run home run, and the Rangers spoiled a three-homer game from Miguel Cabrera with an 11-8 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night.
Adrian Beltre’s three-run homer was one of his four hits, and David Murphy and Leonys Martin also homered as the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep by romping past the Houston Astros 12-7 on Sunday.