According to multiple reports, the Cubs have signed utility infielder Donnie Murphy to a minor league contract. Murphy is expected to report to Triple-A Iowa, the second former big leaguer added to the I-Cubs roster in the last 24 hours.
Donnie Murphy hit .216/.281/.379/.661 with six double, two triples and three home runs in 54 games for the Marlins last season. In seven big league seasons, Murphy owns a career line of .205/.270/.373/.643.
Murphy was in Milwaukee’s camp this spring, the 30-year old right-handed hitting infielder was released by the Brewers last week. Murphy can play shortstop, second and third base.