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CHARLIE MORTON RUMORS

Charlie Morton placed on 15-day DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right handed pitcher Charlie Morton on the 15-day DL with a hip injury. Morton, xx, has struggled for much of the spring following a hip surgery he underwent last fall. In 1 2/3 inning of work on Saturday he threw 70 pitches of which only 31 found the strike zone while allowing five runs, four hits, five walks and hitting two batters. With Morton...
Via Tireball.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vance Worley makes the rotation after all

Turns out all the confusion / mild frustration about Vance Worley not making the rotation is all for naught, as he will take the place of Charlie Morton – to start the season, at least. Charlie Morton (hip) is headed to DL. Vance Worley will take place in rotation, per Hurdle — Travis Sawchik (@Sawchik_Trib) April 4, 2015 Morton was simply awful today in the final spring training...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Morton < 500

I have probably written more words about Charlie Morton than any other Pirate pitcher of the last five years, and so I’m a little embarrassed to say that it’s probably easy enough to preview Morton’s 2015 season thusly: if he’s healthy, he’ll be fine, but it’s always hard to say if Charlie Morton will be healthy. This year Morton is dealing with recovery from hip labrum...
Via WHYGAVS?
January 20, 2015  |  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...
Via WHYGAVS?
September 16, 2014  |  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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