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Current Status
Free Agent since 2017-04-19 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Henry Murton
Stat Years
2001-2017  [mlb] 2005-2009
Height/Weight
6-1 / 226
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (368) ... LF (282) ... RF (142) ... CF (1) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Eagle's Landing (McDonough,GA)
Colleges
Georgia Tech (Atlanta, Georgia)
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #1 (#32 overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Rob English
MLB Debut
2005-07-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.278)
Service Time
2.107 (2008)
Organizations
CHN [6] BOS [2] OAK [1] COL [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 32701 ... retro id: murtm001 ... mlbam id: 444875
Relations
Brother of Luke Murton
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Georgia TechACCNCAA-1rpi 26---19of------47161436214173532141630003.385.444.6151.0591789922.323.230.3997.878.991.143.923.0035.5
    2002Georgia TechACCNCAA-1rpi 51420of---So6425062861611058207363760307.344.434.536.97029513427.388.192.36912.2012.541.033.425.0031.4
    2003Georgia TechACCNCAA-1rpi 91421ofDR:1-32Jr62246647410313561943541100403.301.403.524.92729512926.427.223.31111.8613.901.174.418.9235.1
    2003Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos1021of---153189305411222993273940705.286.374.397.7712277515.286.111.33511.8917.181.4494.50.8827.8
    2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos2522of---210237660113164115554426130447.301.372.452.82442517031.266.151.3319.8814.351.4534.22.5927.4
    2004Daytona CubsFSLA+chn2122of---22479132011282081010113.253.326.367.69389294.241.114.2658.9911.241.2539.52.2520.0
    2005West Tennessee Diamond JaxxSouAAchn2523of---378313461071748461852942431311.342.403.498.90135015629.291.156.3758.2912.001.4539.12.2927.1
    2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-23of---39344122013004800002.353.421.500.92138173.265.147.44010.5321.052.0034.02.6325.0
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1923lfL-S-E-P35114019453271421162202244.321.386.521.9071607312.321.200.33610.0013.751.3820.04.3826.7
    2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1924lfL-S-E-P4144455701352231362524562512116.297.365.444.80950820238.253.147.3198.8612.201.3835.02.5628.1
    2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-25of---539151305016162710181820118.331.407.570.9771728623.364.239.34410.4710.471.0025.23.4946.0
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1925rf-lfL-S-E-P594235356613082210263900004.281.352.438.79026110321.272.157.3099.9614.941.5029.43.0731.8
    2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-26of---654191265711111542292031107.298.397.382.7792257313.246.084.32712.898.890.69191.00.4422.8
    2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak2526of---632130193612211331132010108.277.345.423.7681455515.262.146.3188.9713.791.54130.00.6941.7
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1926lfL-S-E-P619402102006001510002.250.286.300.58642122.075.050.2862.3811.905.000.00.0020.0
    2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2626lfL-S-E-P6930131002001700001.100.129.133.2623141.067.033.1303.2322.587.000.00.0033.3
    2009Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol1227rf---797373721212711279122395250736.324.389.499.88842418640.306.175.3459.2012.261.3331.12.8333.1
    2009Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol1427lfL-S-E-P7295271350162041400000.250.304.404.70856216.269.154.3247.1425.003.5052.01.7946.2
    2010Hanshin Tigers---Intl----28of---814461310521435317911164770305314.349.395.499.89466830655.235.150.3717.0410.481.4936.12.5425.7
    2011Hanshin Tigers---Intl----29of---9142579661802411360642476111013.311.339.423.76260624538.157.112.3403.9612.543.1744.52.1521.1
    2012Hanshin Tigers---Intl----30of---1012145339118182538241856101014.260.290.342.63247315525.117.082.2883.8111.843.1190.61.0621.2
    2013Hanshin Tigers---Intl------31of---11143566551783711985614281104125.314.361.484.84561327457.253.170.3386.8513.211.9329.83.1032.0
    2014Hanshin Tigers---Intl------32of---12153532581803201484254664706419.338.394.477.87159125446.220.139.3617.7810.831.3938.02.3725.6
    2015Hanshin Tigers---Intl------33of---1314054446150270959013177305021.276.316.375.69158320436.154.099.3055.3213.212.4860.41.5424.0
    2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn2534lf---14762362974121237111532004114.314.349.398.7472559415.148.084.3505.8812.552.13118.00.7820.3
    2017Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet535of---15726240002002800000.154.214.154.3682840.077.000.2227.1428.574.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)3469521342724652911210393149634527.286.352.436.788105841580.255.150.3128.7914.081.6032.82.7429.4
    National League Totals (5 yrs)3379221332694552911010392142634526.292.358.446.804102741179.261.154.3188.9613.831.5431.82.8229.4
    American League Totals (1 yrs)930131002001700001.100.129.133.2623141.067.033.1303.2322.587.000.00.0033.3
    Minor League Totals571209833164812517463145518226310234271371.309.378.450.8282378945188.267.141.3409.5013.041.3745.61.9329.0
    Minor: Intl Totals843328736910201737774172721208424161228106.310.352.437.78935341438257.192.127.3365.8912.002.0442.72.1825.2
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals17365716922240530149421385941907013.338.424.551.97576836275.387.213.35611.0712.241.1121.93.9133.8
    Minor: A- Totals53189305411222993273940705.286.374.397.7712277515.286.111.33511.8917.181.4494.50.8827.8
    Minor: A+ Totals126455731331751363745071405510.292.364.437.80151419935.262.145.3199.7313.811.4235.02.5326.3
    Minor: AA Totals78313461071748461852942431311.342.403.498.90135015629.291.156.3758.2912.001.4539.12.2927.1
    Minor: AAA Totals31411411823548062317621612015811114545.310.377.451.8281287515109.259.141.3409.3212.281.3249.61.7930.8
    Chicago Cubs Totals (4 yrs)308870126256405281048388128634526.294.362.448.81097139073.261.154.3189.0613.181.4531.12.8828.5
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)295271350162041400000.250.304.404.70856216.269.154.3247.1425.003.5052.01.7946.2
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)930131002001700001.100.129.133.2623141.067.033.1303.2322.587.000.00.0033.3
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2003Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-21OF4700.0821208583.9761.800.0063.588.74
    2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+22OF10000.01881324203201.9902.000.0073.598.02
    2004Daytona CubsFSLA+22OF1900.02810029291.0001.500.0015.179.25
    2005West Tennessee Diamond JaxxSouAA23OF7700.0130542139135.9711.800.0055.498.73
    2005Iowa CubsPCLAAA23OF900.0120101312.9231.300.006.5100.09
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLB23LF4338329.0621216563.9691.500.1926.584.32
    2006Chicago CubsNLMLB24LF1331221,049.0240332246243.9881.800.2382.192.41
    2007Iowa CubsPCLAAA25OF3800.06430167671.0001.800.0026.497.45
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLB25LF2821186.25010051511.0001.800.2717.329.82
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLB25CF101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.16
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLB25RF4132283.2652417167.9441.600.2425.343.63
    2008Iowa CubsPCLAAA26OF4900.0654217169.9721.400.0034.590.74
    2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA26OF2900.0562216058.9672.000.0020.190.67
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLB26LF10662.01300013131.0001.300.216.252.64
    2008Oakland AthleticsALMLB26LF7761.02710128281.0004.000.464.377.88
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLB26RF204.01000111.0000.500.251.210.56
    2009Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA27RF9400.0167560178172.9661.800.0066.296.91
    2009Colorado RockiesNLMLB27LF12874.21200012121.0001.000.167.441.44
    2009Colorado RockiesNLMLB27RF5010.11000111.0000.200.103.117.24
    2016Iowa CubsPCLAAA341B100.08002881.0008.000.000.71.39
    2016Iowa CubsPCLAAA34LF4900.0672117069.9861.400.0034.364.51
    MLB Totals - (LF)2332021,761404654415410.9881.800.230.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)101000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)4832297672417369.9451.400.230.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)1008002881.0008.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)4900672117069.9861.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)9400167560178172.9661.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)12500197953211206.9761.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)7700130542139135.9711.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)119002161424232230.9911.900.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)4700821208583.9761.800.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2003Minor---------47-
    2004Minor---------119-
    2005MLB------43----
    2005Minor---------86-
    2006MLB------133----
    2007MLB------28141--
    2007Minor---------38-
    2008MLB------17-2--
    2008Minor---------78-
    2009MLB------12-5--
    2009Minor--------94--
    2016Minor--1---49----
    Totals--1---2821142368-