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Oakland Athletics Minor Leaguer Sean Murphy Passes Away

Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher, Sean Murphy has passed away according to CBS Sports.

Murphy was only 27 years old and his cause of death is unknown at the moment.

Through five minor league seasons, Murphy had a 4.26 ERA in 490.2 innings pitched. Murphy was Oakland’s 33rd round pick out of Keystone College in 2010 draft.

Murphy had not pitched since 2014 due to Tommy John surgery.

Oakland Athletics Vice President of Baseball Operations, Billy Beane had this to say:
“The A’s are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Murphy. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.”

Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for LastWordOnSports.com. He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on AllSportsCleveland.com.

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