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David Murphy Signs Deal With Rangers

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0  Updated at 12:51 am, January 22nd, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(ARLINGTON) — Outfielder David Murphy agreed to a one-year deal worth just under $5.775 million with the Texas Rangers, avoiding contract arbitration.

The 31-year-old Murphy and the Rangers have discussed the possibility of a multi-year deal.

In 147 games last season, Murphy hit .304 with 15 homers and 61 RBIs.

He is a career .285 hitter during his seven major league seasons with Texas and Boston.

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