Klein grad Murphy knocks in run for Rangers
Klein High School graduate David Murphy contributed again for the Texas Rangers as they defeated the Anaheim Angels, 15-8, Thursday.
Murphy went 2-for-2 with a run driven in for the Rangers in the blowout victory.
On the season, Murphy, who pinch-hit and played left field, is batting.306, with nine home runs, 39 RBIs and eight stolen bases.
Murphy has played in 91 games this season. He has scored 35 runs and has 18 doubles. Murphy has drawn 37 walks, and struck out 47 times.
Murphy has played 68 of his 91 games this season in left field.
After a standout career at Klein, Murphy played college baseball at Baylor University. He was picked in the 2003 Major League draft by the Boston Red Sox.
He joined the Rangers in 2007 as part of a trade. Murphy and his wife, Andrea Hill, were married on January 1, 2005, and have two daughters and one son.
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