David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 3 Days

David Murphy reached base in all four of his plate appearances and drove home a pair of runs, leading the Indians to a 6-2 victory over the Tigers in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader.

He finished the day 2-for-2 plus a pair of walks, and he also scored a run. The veteran outfielder is now hitting .247/.311/.368 with six homers and 46 RBI in his first 89 games on the season.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 11 Days

David Murphy launched a two-run home run Friday against the White Sox.

It was his first home run since way back on May 21. After joining the Indians on a two-year, $12 million contract over the winter, Murphy got off to a nice start with his new club, but he has seen his batting average drop over 50 points (from .284 to .243) over the past month.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 25 Days

David Murphy went 0-for-3 with a walk on Friday and is in a 1-for-36 slump.

Murphy got off to a nice start for the Indians, but he's now gone more than a month without a homer and his average has fallen under .250. The Indians have been patient thus far, but they'll eventually have to explore alternatives (Tyler Holt?) if this keeps up.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 2 Months

David Murphy hit a game-tying, two-run homer in the ninth inning of Wednesday's win over the Tigers.

Murphy followed Michael Brantley's one-out single with a drive to right field that cleared the wall. The Indians eventually won in bizarre fashion on a balk with the bases loaded in the 13th. Murphy also had a sac fly and an RBI double earlier in the game, giving him four RBI for the day and 30 for the season. He sports an impressive .294/.360/.483 batting line for the season.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 2 Months

David Murphy went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Tigers.

Murphy took Evan Reed out to right field for his fourth home run of the season. The Indians' signing of Murphy during the off-season has worked out well, as the outfielder now sports a .292/.364/.460 with a vast majority of the damage being done against right-handed pitching.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 2 Months

David Murphy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Blue Jays.

Murphy followed up Wednesday's five-hit affair with another multi-hit effort. He took J.A. Happ deep in the fifth inning for his third homer of the season. It's notable because Happ is a lefty and Murphy entered the ballgame with a .479 OPS against southpaws. Murphy is now sporting a .280/.355/.440 slash line with 25 runs batted in.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 2 Months

David Murphy went 5-for-6 with three doubles, three RBI, and two runs scored as the Indians routed the Blue Jays on Wednesday.

It was a ballgame for much of Wednesday's affair, but the Indians kept piling on, thanks in part to Murphy's hot bat. Lonnie Chisenhall joined him in the five-hit club as well. Murphy raised his OPS a whopping 71 points with the performance, now sitting with a .273/.350/.413 slash line with 24 RBI.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 3 Months

David Murphy homered and drove home four runs on Satuday, leading the Indians in a 12-6 victory over the White Sox.

Murphy's solo home run in the second inning was one of three long balls off White Sox starter Felipe Paulino. He added a bases clearing triple in the ninth inning to put the game out of reach. He's off to a terrific start at the dish in 2014, slashing .303/.333/.636 with two homers and 10 RBI.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 4 Months

David Murphy went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a three-run home run as the Indians defeated the Padres on Tuesday.

Murphy entered the night with lukewarm results in his first five games, but broke out in a big way on Tuesday. Over the past six seasons, all spent with the Rangers, Murphy displayed occasional power and speed, which should be highlighted as part of a platoon with Ryan Raburn in right field.

David Murphy LF/RF.. CLE 8 Months

Indians signed OF David Murphy to a two-year, $12 million contract with a $7 million club option for 2016.

The deal was agreed upon last week and made official Monday after Murphy passed his pre-signing physical. The 32-year-old had a down year with the Rangers in 2013, but he's capable of a bounceback in 2014 and fits nicely into a right-field platoon with Ryan Raburn.