Thomas James Murphy Jr. is an American professional baseball catcher for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball

He previously played for the Colorado Rockies.

Prior to playing professionally, Murphy played college baseball for the University at Buffalo.

The silver medal winner of Pan American Games held in 2015 Toronto, Tom was born on April 3, 1991, and grew up in West Monroe, New York

Prior to the Mariners, he was previously under a one year / $557,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies.

Moreover, the contract included $557,500 as a guaranteed amount and $557,500 as an annual average salary. Back in 2019, he earned $454,000 as a signing bonus from Colorado Rockies.

As a kid, Tom attended Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square, New York, and played for their school team.

Tom who previously played for the Colorado Rockies, also represents the national team of the United States. Also, he is he winner of the silver medal, representing the national team of the USA in Pan American Games held in 2015 in Toronto.