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Pittsburgh Pirates NL Central
John Ryan Murphy • #18 • C
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:5'11", 205 lbs.
Born:May 13, 1991 (28 yrs) in Bradenton, FL
Hometown:Bradenton, FL
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Yankees in 2009 (2/76).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2020.
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Scouting Report
Formerly a position player, he is a good athlete with a good bat (he can even switch-hit, which adds a lot of value from the catching position). Owns a smooth stroke and good approach at the dish. Must continue to improve his catching, game-calling and leadership skills in order to become a first-string catcher in the bigs. Also, his arm is only average and may get run on consistently.
Long Range Potential: Backup catcher.
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