Cubs Acquire 2B Daniel Murphy from Nats

MLB: NLDS-Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals

Oct 12, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy (20) hits a solo home run in the second inning during game five of the 2017 NLDS playoff baseball series against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Daniel Murphy from the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league infielder Andruw Monasterio and a player to be named or cash consideration.

Murphy has just played in 56 games this season due to an injury, and he’s slashing .300/.341/.442 with six home runs and 30 RBI.

The 33-year-old is on a 3-year, $37,500,000 contract and will become an unrestricted free agent in 2019. Murphy has career earnings of $55,929,196 from contracts in 10 seasons.