Matt Murton Stats

Matt Murton was born on Saturday, October 3, 1981, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Murton was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 8, 2005, with the Chicago Cubs. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Matt Murton baseball stats page.

"You don't want your highs to be too high or your lows to be too low. You've got to continue to go out there and have good consistent at-bats -- that's what I'm trying to focus on now -- and eliminate other things going on around you." - Matt Murton in Cubs rally late, stung later in loss (Cubs.com, 08-23-2006)
Matt Murton

Matt Murton Autograph on a 2006 Turkey Red (#490)
Matt Murton Autograph on a 2006 Turkey Red (#490)

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Birth Name:
Matthew Henry Murton ( Twitter : @mmurton9 )
Nickname:
Matt
Born On:
10-03-1981  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Eagle's Landing High School (McDonough, GA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
215
First Game:
07-08-2005 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-04-2009
Draft:
2003 : 1st Round (32nd)
Matt Murton

Matt Murton Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Matt Murton

Matt Murton Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2005 24 Cubs 51 140 19 45 3 2 7 0 14 16 4 22 2 2 0 4 .321 .386 .521
2006 25 Cubs 144 455 70 135 22 3 13 0 62 45 1 62 1 2 5 16 .297 .365 .444
2007 26 Cubs 94 235 35 66 13 0 8 0 22 26 0 39 0 0 0 4 .281 .352 .438
2008 27 Cubs 19 40 2 10 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 5 0 0 1 2 .250 .286 .300
2008 27 Athletics 9 30 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 1 .100 .129 .133
2009 28 Rockies 29 52 7 13 5 0 1 0 6 4 0 14 0 0 0 0 .250 .304 .404
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
5 Years 346 952 134 272 46 5 29 0 112 93 5 149 3 4 6 27 .286 .352 .436
Matt Murton

Matt Murton Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2005 Cubs LF 43 38 987 65 1.5 63 62 1 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.72
2006 Cubs LF 133 122 3,147 246 1.8 243 240 3 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.08
2007 Cubs CF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2007 Cubs LF 28 21 558 51 1.8 51 50 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.47
2007 Cubs RF 41 32 849 71 1.7 67 65 2 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.13
2008 Cubs LF 10 6 186 13 1.3 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.89
2008 Cubs RF 2 0 12 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
2008 Athletics LF 7 7 183 28 4.0 28 27 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.13
2009 Rockies LF 12 8 225 12 1.0 12 12 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.44
2009 Rockies RF 5 0 30 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 233 202 5,286 415 1.8 410 404 6 5 4 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.09
RF Totals 48 32 891 73 1.5 69 67 2 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .945 2.09
CF Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
5 Years 282 234 6,180 488 1.7 479 471 8 9 5 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.09
Matt Murton

Matt Murton Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2005 Cubs 2 1 .667 12 0 0 20.0 6.4 10.0 - - -
2006 Cubs 5 2 .714 12 1 0 35.0 7.3 7.3 - - -
2007 Cubs 1 0 1.000 34 0 0 29.4 6.0 10.7 - - -
2008 Cubs 0 0 .000 12 0 0 0.0 8.0 6.7 - - -
2008 Athletics 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0.0 4.3 15.0 - - -
2009 Rockies 2 0 1.000 17 1 0 52.0 3.7 8.7 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
5 Years 10 3 .769 89 2 0 32.8 6.4 8.5 - - -
Matt Murton

Matt Murton Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2005 Chicago Cubs 19 $316,000.00 - -
2006 Chicago Cubs 19 $337,000.00 - -
2007 Chicago Cubs 19 $415,000.00 - -
2008 Chicago Cubs 19 Undetermined - -
2008 Oakland Athletics 26 Undetermined - -
2009 Colorado Rockies 14 Undetermined - -


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