Twitter reacts to Cubs acquiring Daniel Murphy


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Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports
Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs acquired infielder Daniel Murphy from the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.

Cubs Twitter went wild with the news of a new offensive weapon for the North Siders as well as analysts giving their take on the new player on the North Side.

Murphy has a .413 career batting average at Wrigley Field which is the highest in history ahead of No. 2 Eddie Murphy at .395.

Since June 26, Murphy has a .361 batting average which is fifth in the major leagues. In 24 postseason games, he has batted .323 with 8 homers and 19 RBIs.

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