PHILADELPHIA -- Donnie Murphy is out indefinitely with a concussion, one he sustained when Chase Utley's leg struck him in the head on a play at third. The injury occurred in the sixth inning when Utley slid into third on John Mayberry Jr.'s RBI single.
Murphy remained in the game and batted once more, but came out after that due to dizziness.
"I've been hit in the head before," said Murphy, who was noticeably groggy. "I thought it was one of those things you shake off with a little time. But even during that bat and right after, it just wasn't feeling right."
Murphy was examined by a physician at Citizens Bank Park and said he would likely be re-examined on Thursday in Miami.
The Marlins are carrying only 12 position players. If Murphy has to miss time, the Marlins would possibly bring back infielder Gil Velazquez.