A’s eager to see what catcher of the future Sean Murphy can bring to pennant race

December 20, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgOAKLAND — A’s manager Bob Melvin was a catcher, and so was Ray Fosse, the team’s radio and TV analyst. And they both like 24-year-old Sean Murphy, who was making his major league debut Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Angels.“He hits, he hits for power, he takes his defense seriously — he’s a defense-first guy. He frames (pitches) really well, he’s got a really strong throwing arm, loves being the quarterback and leading the way,” Melvin said. “A lot to like.”Fosse, a former two-time …last_img

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