Tigers Roster & Staff

John Murrian

Enters his fifth season as a bullpen catcher for the Tigers after being named to the position in March, 2014...Duties include catching the Tigers pitching staff during warm-ups as well as relievers during the game... additionally he assists by throwing batting practice... Prior to joining the Tigers as bullpen catcher in 2014, he played five seasons at the Minor League level (2009-13) with the organization... Attended Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC...batted .327 (67x205) with 42 runs scored, 19 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 42 RBI in 59 games during his junior season with Winthrop in 2009... Attended Keeping Kids in the Game... Murrian and his wife, Ashley, reside in Goose Creek, SC during the offseason...the couple has a son, Roman.