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CHARLIE MORTON RUMORS

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton rehab result

Charlie Morton looked to work his way back to the Pittsburgh Pirates rotation last night while pitching for the Altoona Curve.  In four innings of work, Morton allowed two runs on four hits and struck out six. He also threw 76 pitches in his outing.  He has not pitched since August 15th due to a hip inflammation injury. Morton's return to the rotation could be crucial, especially...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton to start rehab Thursday

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday by the score of 5-2 . The win improved the Pirates to 68-64, third in the National League Central. Ike Davis broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning with a three-run home run. Tony Watson got the win in relief to improve to 9-1 on the season. On the injury front, pitcher Charlie Morton, who has been battling a hip...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton has sports hernia

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday by the score of 4-3. The win improved the Pirates to 65-62, six games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. The Pirates remain in the thick of the wild card race and have a shot to make a run at the Brewers. They need a pitching staff, that is ranked 18th in the league in ERA, to step it up. A...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton to DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed starting pitcher Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list.Beat writer Rob Biertempfel reported that not only is it peculiar considering that Morton said he felt healthy after his last start, but also because star pitcher Gerrit Cole is set to return on Wednesday. #pirates put rhp Morton on 15-day DL (hip) and recalled inf Morel from Indy. When...
Via MLB Injury News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates pitcher Morton heads to 15-day DL with hip inflammation

  The Pittsburgh Pirates have put right-hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list with right hip inflammation and recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis. The Pirates made the moves before Sunday's game at Washington. ''Charlie started feeling a level of discomfort a couple months ago,'' manager Clint Hurdle said. ''It's...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats 5, Pirates 4

The Pirates dropped their third in a row on the road as they couldn’t dig out of a large early hole that Charlie Morton dug. Morton has been trending downward lately – in the second half, he’s gone from probably the Pirates’ most reliable starter to possibly their least reliable right now. Morton was in trouble from the start, as he struggled through a looooong first inning...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can We Expect from Charlie Morton?

The Pirates are front and center in a playoff run and Charlie Morton has been their most valuable pitcher. Sadly, Charlie Morton has only posted 1.2 wins above replacement. So yes, he may lead the Pirates but he merely leads Mark Melancon by 0.1 wins above replacement and Vance Worley, who has made 14 less starts, by 0.3. Morton’s start yesterday against the Padres was a microcosm...
Via Cheap Seat Analytics
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Charlie Morton beat the Cardinals?

  Charlie Morton (Courtesy of Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images North America) The Pittsburgh Pirates took a 2-1 series lead in the National League Division Series on Sunday at PNC Park with a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Pirates have a chance to finish of the red birds on Monday afternoon when Charlie Morton takes the mound. The raucous sold-out PNC Park crowd was once...
Via isportsweb.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Morton undergoes Tommy John Surgery

#Pirates announce Charlie Morton has already undergone surgery. As u might guess it was performed by Dr. James Andrews. — David Todd (@DTonPirates) June 14, 2012   Well this is bad news. Charlie Morton will be out until at least this time next season if everything goes perfect. Morton, 28, was 2-6 with a 4.66 ERA in nine starts this year after a breakout year where he posted a...
Via North Side Notch
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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