Nyjer Morgan usually has been as loquacious off the field as much as a solid contributor on it since joining the Milwaukee Brewers last year.
While "T-Plush" has been silent thus far due to a slow start, he has the chance to build off a winning play Thursday afternoon when the Brewers try to complete a three-game home sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Morgan was a vital cog in helping Milwaukee (6-6) win the NL Central and reach the league championship series last year, batting .304 and seamlessly fitting into a loose clubhouse after uneven stints with both Pittsburgh and Washington.
This year, Morgan has struggled out of the gate, going 4 for 32 with eight strikeouts. He entered Wednesday's game as a pinch-runner in the 10th and had a huge steal of second base before barely scoring on a shallow sacrifice fly by Ryan Braun - running through third base coach Ed Sedar's stop sign - on a controversial call at the plate as the Brewers posted a 3-2 victory for their second walkoff win...