By Eric Christensen


(CBS4) – Colorado Rockies first baseman Daniel Murphy is feeling charitable during these tough times. Thursday, Murphy and his wife donated $100,000 dollars to a couple organizations that assist minor league baseball players and their families.

Daniel Murphy of the Colorado Rockies

Daniel Murphy (credit: CBS)

“In these uncertain times, it’s humbling for us to be able to help other who are struggling,” said Murphy.

Daniel Murphy of the Colorado Rockies

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According to More Than Baseball, one of the organizations the Murphys contributed to, the $100,000 will ensure that every minor leaguer supporting a child or family member will now receive assistance.

Murphy joins Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainright and the Rangers Shin-Soo Choo as players who have recently provided financial assistance to minor league players.

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