American catcher Tom Murphy plays for the Seattle Mariners in Major League Baseball. Thomas James Murphy Jr. is his full name. On April 3, 1991, he was created in the United States, in West Monroe, New York.
Murphy played baseball for Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square, New York. Murphy was allowed to play baseball while still in high school for Buffalo, St. John’s, Michigan, Wagner, Le Moyne, and Monmouth.
In the end, Murphy decided to enrol at the University of Buffalo to play baseball. He participated in the 2010 New York Collegiate Baseball League summer season as a baseball player for the Oneonta Outlaws. The Mid-American Conference selected him as its baseball player of the year for 2011. In the third round of the MLB draft in 2012, the Colorado Rockies selected Murphy with the 105th overall pick.
He participated in 2012 with the Class A-Short Season Northwest League’s Tri-City Dust Devils. He participates in 2013 for the Class A South Atlantic League’s Asheville Tourists, where he was recognized as SAL Hitter of the Week for the week of May 5, 2013. He was promoted to Class AA Tulsa of the Texas League.
He started the 2015 season with the New Britain Rock Cats of the Eastern League, the Rockies’ new Class AA club. At the 2015 Pan American Games, he was selected to play baseball for the American squad. The Rockies promoted Murphy to the Class AAA Pacific Coast Albuquerque Isotopes following the Pan American Games.
On September 11, 2015, the Rockies promoted Murphy to the MLB. On September 12 against the Seattle Mariners, Murphy made his MLB debut. In March 2019, the San Francisco Giants picked him up off waivers.
Does Tom Murphy Have Kids?
Tom has three children with his wife Lindsay.