Colorado Rockies: 3 Franchise Highlights for 2018

Colorado Rockies: 3 Franchise Highlights for 2018

Colorado Rockies: 3 Franchise Highlights for 2018

Across parts of 10 seasons, he has appeared in 834 games at second base, 225 games at first base, 87 games at third base and 60 games in the outfield. Not only did he make the All-Star Team in both seasons, but he finished second in the MVP voting in 2016, when he hit.347 with 25 home runs and 104 RBIs. With Daniel Murphy already being a.299 career hitter he should be the overwhelming favourite for the batting title, as his average will surely increase in Colorado. LeMahieu has spent the entirety of his eight-year career up to this point with Colorado, last year hitting.276 with 15 home runs and 62 RBIs in 128 games for the team. Fan favorites Carlos Gonzalez and Matt Holliday are unlikely to return unless Holliday can make a move to first.

Last season, Murphy batted.299 with a.336 on-base percentage and.454 slugging percentage in 91 games split between the Nationals (56 games) and Cubs (35).

The soon-to-be 34-year-old Murphy has been one of the most consistent hitters in baseball ever since his breakout performance with the Mets during the 2015 postseason.

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Murphy missed the first 64 games of the 2018 season due to having had surgery on his right knee in October 2017. He said he underestimated just how long it would take to get back into the swing of things.

The Rockies have been to the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in franchise history. Murphy will join Nolan Arenado in the middle of the Rockies' order and undoubtedly strengthens their lineup. Murphy has played second base throughout his career, although he's rarely been lauded for his defense. "Ian (has) been thinking about this potentially, at least, for months now". "I'm probably a better defensive player at first. Center field is definitely a consideration for him".

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