Cubs promote Donnie Murphy to add infield depth



The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of infielder Donnie Murphy from Triple-A Iowa.

Murphy, 30, will provide infield depth for the Cubs.

While at Triple-A, Murphy batted .265/.338/.457 with 12 home runs. He has not appeared at the major league level this season but played 52 games for Miami last season.

In parts of seven big league season Murphy has played in 244 games and holds a .205/.270/.373 line. His biggest asset comes in the form of defense as he can play every infield position.

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