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Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton undergoes hip surgery

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered the final weekend of the regular season with a record of 87-72, second in the National League Central. The Pirates will enter the post season behind a balanced offense that is 10th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 7th in ERA. On the injury front, pitcher Charlie Morton underwent hip surgery and could miss the beginning of next season. #453662964...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton to 60-day DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Altanta Braves on Wednesday by the score of 6-2. The loss dropped the Pirates to 86-72, second in the National League Central. Although a game and a half out with four games remaining, the Pirates have clinched a playoff spot. They'll enter the post season without the services of right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton, who has been placed on the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Claim Pitcher Chaz Roe, Morton to Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed pitcher Chaz Roe off waivers from the New York Yankees and they have placed Charlie Morton on the 60-day disabled list to make roster space. Roe is a 27-year-old right-hander, who pitched three games in relief for the Yankees this season, allowing three runs on three hits and three walks with four strikeouts in two innings. He pitched for the Diamondbacks...
Via Pirates Prospects
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Morton’s Availability For Sunday Start Up in the Air

Charlie Morton is scheduled to throw a bullpen before tonight’s game against the Red Sox. How he feels afterwards will determine whether or not he is able to start Sunday against the Brewers. According to Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle, Morton felt good throwing off of flat ground since he made his start on Tuesday night. However, his bullpen session will prove whether or not...
Via Pirates Prospects
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 150: Pirates 4 Red Sox 0

It’s hard to imagine this game going more perfectly for the Pirates. Charlie Morton looked about as solid as he’s looked all year with the Pirates, throwing five shutout innings, striking out six Red Sox, walking two, and scattering four hits. Of the non-strikeout outs that he recorded, six were ground balls and only one was a fly ball (there was one double play, though I’m...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Morton Has a Good Outing in Return From DL

Charlie Morton started tonight for the first time since August 15 and helped to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-0 win over the Boston Red Sox in the first game of a three game series. Morton threw five innings, giving up four hits, walking two batters and striking out six. He threw 92 pitches, 65 for strikes and his sinker sat in the high 80s to low 90s. This was a classic Charlie...
Via Pirates Prospects
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Morton and the rotation

I have to admit, I was a little surprised over the weekend when the Pirates announced Charlie Morton would be making a start against the Boston Red Sox tonight. Morton’s whole season has been up-and-down as he’s dealt with his sports hernia, but he was in the midst of a really bad stretch before said hernia landed him on the disabled list. In 39 innings over his last seven starts...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at Why Charlie Morton is Replacing Vance Worley in the Rotation

Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that Charlie Morton will start Tuesday night against the Red Sox, replacing Vance Worley who was originally scheduled to make the start. Morton has not pitched since August 15th against the Nationals, when he lasted only three innings and gave up five runs. Since that start, Morton has been on the disabled list, attempting to ease the pain...
Via Pirates Prospects
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Updates: Charlie Morton to start Tuesday

Pittsburgh Pirates (82-67) starting pitcher is scheduled to return to the starting rotation with a start on Tuesday.  He has been on the disabled list since August 18 with hip inflammation and a sports hernia. Sports Injury Alert’s Pete Schwichtenberg reportedAugust 18 that Charlie Morton was bothered by hip inflammation.  Jenn Menendez reported this morning that Morton will...
Via MLB Injury News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The End of Charlie Morton’s Run at History

As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a better than one-in-four chance of making the postseason. One of their pitchers, Charlie Morton, was recently placed on the disabled list with hip discomfort. Morton’s value is not necessarily reflected in his win/loss record, but he’s been an extremely serviceable pitcher this year, worth over a […]
Via Fangraphs
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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