The Rockies have acquired outfielder Matt Murton from the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Corey Wimberly.
Murton has a .288 career average with 28 homers and 106 RBIs. He was among four players Oakland acquired from the Chicago Cubs in the Rich Harden trade in July.
The 27-year-old Murton hit .186 with eight RBIs in 70 at-bats last season, including .100 in 30 at-bats with the A's. He finished the season with Triple-A Sacramento, hitting .277 with one homer and 13 RBIs in 130 at-bats.
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