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YMLN - Murphy Red Hot

TAMPA, FL - The only thing hotter than the Florida sun these days is the bat being swung bat Charleston's J.R. Murphy. Despite sitting on the bench for most of the game, he helped the RiverDogs tie Toronto 5-5 on Monday while Tampa edged the Blue Jays 4-3 on the other field.

J.R. Murphy, who sat for most of the game on Monday after going 3-4 with a double and a home run on Sunday, stepped to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning with the RiverDogs trailing 5-4 and tied the game with a missile solo home run over the left field fence. Jose Ramirez continued to put up zeros on the other field, tossing two more scoreless innings for the Tampa Yankees. He did... Recommended Stories

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