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Cubs acquire 2B Murphy in trade with Nationals

DETROIT (AP) The Chicago Cubs know all too well what Daniel Murphy can do at the plate.

So they are very much looking forward to playing alongside him for a change.

The Cubs bolstered their struggling lineup by acquiring Murphy in a trade with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.

AVG: J. Báez.289
HR: J. Báez25
RBI: J. Báez89
SB: J. Báez20
W: J. Lester13
ERA: J. Lester3.72
Saves: B. Morrow22
K: K. Hendricks123
NL Central
Chi Cubs 7152.577-
Milwaukee 7057.5513
St. Louis 6957.5483.5
Pittsburgh 6363.5009.5
Cincinnati 5570.44017
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .262 (3)
Runs: 588 (9)
Hits: 1118 (3)
Home Runs: 128 (22)
Stolen Bases: 52 (20)
OBP: .340 (1)
SLG: .417 (11)
Total Bases: 1779 (13)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.77 (9)
Runs Allowed: 499 (7)
Saves: 37 (7)
Strikeouts: 1006 (21)
OpBA: .239 (10)
OBP: .326 (21)
SLG: .380 (5)
Run Support: 4.74 (7)
Date Player Transactions
8/21 D. Murphy Traded Washington (for INF Andrew Monasterio)
8/19 Y. Darvish Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/17 M. Montgomery Placed on 10-Day DL (Left shoulder inflammation)
8/17 R. Rosario Called Up from Minors
8/15 T. Gore Traded Kansas City (for cash considerations)
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Date Player Status
8/14 M. Montgomery Left shoulder inflammation (on 10-day DL)
8/3 B. Duensing Left shoulder inflammation (on 10-day DL)
7/24 J. Báez Knee (day-to-day)
7/24 K. Bryant Left shoulder inflammation (on 10-day DL)
7/21 A. Bass off 10-day DL
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