Oct 22, 2013

Tigers' Murton heads back to U.S., unsure about return

Hanshin Tigers outfielder Matt Murton, who wrapped up a two-year contract with the Central League team this season, said he is uncertain whether he will be back next year before departing for the United States on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Murton, who batted .314 with ...

Murton maintains torrid pace in Chiba

May 24, 2013

Murton maintains torrid pace in Chiba

by Jason Coskrey

There’s something about the Chiba Lotte Marines’ home field that brings out the best in Matt Murton. Murton doesn’t know what it is, but he’s not about to argue with success. Murton had another big day in the Pacific League park, coming up with ...

Hanshin's Murton living in the moment

May 12, 2013

Hanshin's Murton living in the moment

by Jason Coskrey

The natural inclination is to ask Matt Murton what’s changed. To find out how, exactly, he went from the lows of an often tumultuous 2012 campaign, to hitting just about everything in sight early this year. There were few hitters more consistent than Murton ...