Sean Michael Murphy Biography: Age, Education, Professional career
Sean Michael Murphy Biography: Age, Education, Professional career:
Sean Michael Murphy was born on October 4, 1994. He is an American professional baseball catcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Oakland Athletics. Murphy made his MLB debut in 2019 with the Athletics and won a Gold Glove Award in 2021.
Sean Michael Murphy Education:
According to Sean Murphy’s wikipedia profile, he attended Centerville High School in Centerville, Ohio, after which he attended the Wright State University, where he played college baseball for the Wright State Raiders.
Sean Michael professional career:
Murphy made his professional debut with the Arizona League Athletics, playing one game with them, before being promoted to the Vermont Lake Monsters. He batted .237 with two home runs and seven RBIs in 22 games with Vermont. He started 2017 with the Stockton Ports and was promoted to the Midland RockHounds in June; he batted a combined .250 with 13 home runs and 48 RBIs in 98 games between the two teams. In 2018, he spent the majority of the year with Midland, slashing .288/.358/.498 with eight home runs and 43 RBIs in 68 games. He also played in three games for the Nashville Sounds at the end of the year. He began 2019 with the Las Vegas Aviators where he hit the first home run in Las Vegas Ballpark history.
On September 1, 2019, the Athletics selected Murphy’s contract and promoted him to the major leagues.On September 4, in his MLB debut, Murphy hit his first career home run for his first hit against Jake Jewell. In 2020, Murphy played the majority of the season as the A’s catcher, playing in 43 games. He hit .233 with 7 home runs and 14 RBI.
Murphy was awarded the Gold Glove Award on November 7, 2021.
On December 12, 2022, the Athletics traded Murphy to the Atlanta Braves in a three-team trade, in which the Athletics acquired pitchers Kyle Muller and Freddy Tarnok, along with catcher Manny Piña and minor league pitcher Royber Salinas from the Braves and utility player Esteury Ruiz from the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers also acquired Justin Yeager from the Braves. Murphy and the Braves signed a six-year contract extension worth $73 million and a club option for the 2029 season.
Welcome to Atlanta, Sean Murphy!
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 11, 2023