Klein High alum David Murphy scores as Rangers fall to the Royals
Klein High School graduate David Murphy scored a run, but the Texas Rangers lost to the Kansas City Royals 7-6 Aug. 5.
Murphy scored his 36th run of the season in the loss.
On the season, Murphy is batting .300 with nine home runs, 40 RBIs and eight stolen bases.
Murphy has played in 94 games this season. He has scored 36 runs and has 18 doubles. Murphy has drawn 38 walks and struck out 47 times.
Murphy has played 68 of his 91 games this season in left field. He has 81 hits in 270 at bats.
Murphy's on base percentage is .346 on the year. He is slugging at a .450 clip. After a standout career at Klein, Murphy played college baseball at Baylor University. He was picked in the 2003 Major League draft by the Boston Red Sox.
He joined the Rangers in 2007 as part of a trade.
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