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Michael Morse's long, strange trip to Pirates is complete

PITTSBURGH -- First baseman/outfielder Michael Morse has joined the Pittsburgh Pirates before their game against the Chicago Cubs, three days after being acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers in a trade. Outfielder Jaff Decker was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday. The Dodgers acquired Morse from the Miami Marlins in a three-player trade Thursday that also involved the...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates trade Jose Tabata to Dodgers for Mike Morse

michael morse went with cash to pirates for jose tabata — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2015 This is a pretty late-breaking move and I am literally on my way out the door to a barbeque festival tonight, but it looks like the Pirates snuck one move in under the trade deadline. Mike Morse is really not having a good season at all, but as a right-handed bat I guess he provides...
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers reportedly acquire Mat Latos and Michael Morse

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been heavily rumored to be interested in multiple starting pitchers. Whether they get that ace remains to be seen, but the team did add a solid veteran arm in Mat Latos on Wednesday. Source: Latos, Morse to Dodgers for prospects. At least one competitive balance pick also to Dodgers. W/ Latos off board Haren still in play — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins trade rumors: Michael Morse edition

With a flurry of offseason moves in December, the Miami Marlins hoped to build a playoff contender overnight. Although the team has struggled, key positional additions such as Dee Gordon and Martin Prado have seen some success in a Marlins uniform. However, Michael Morse, who was signed away from the San Francisco Giants after winning a World Series ring, has greatly underperformed...
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants trade rumors: Michael Morse edition

With the MLB trade deadline, fans eagerly wait to see if their teams will make a move or not. With the teams that do make a move it usually means a brand new face in the clubhouse.   The aftereffect of a trade is whether that new player can get along with his new teammates and join the chemistry of the team that is already in place. One clubhouse that has great team chemistry is...
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Six Bold Predictions for 2015

 With the 2015 season right around the corner, it is time to make some bold predictions about how the Miami Marlins will perform in 2015; 1. Dee Gordon will lead the National League in Stolen Bases and Runs. Dee Gordon Scoring in a Spring Training Game Batting at the top of the order for one of the top offenses in the NL, Dee Gordon is poised to have a career year while establishing...
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

A healthy Morse comes to camp enthusiastic

Mike Morse thinks a return to health will help him return to the form that made him one of the top hitters in the American League in 2011. All it took was a little guidance from friends. Morse, signed by the San Francisco Giants to play left field, said he has no restrictions following surgery to shave a bone spur in his left wrist last October, a condition that was discovered in...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the San Francisco Giants Crack the Michael Morse Code?

Mike Morse will turn 32 on March 22, 2014 and after spending parts of nine seasons in the majors can look forward to a starting job as the left fielder for the San Francisco Giants.  The Giants signed Morse as a free agent over the winter to a one-year deal to join center fielder Angel Pagan and right fielder Hunter Pence in the outfield. As a member of the Seattle Mariners in...
Via The Sports Post
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Morse signs deal with Giants

getty images The San Francisco Giants have reached a deal with free agent Mike Morse. Morse, 31, will earn $6 million in 2014 under terms of a one-year deal. His new deal also includes a few performance-based incentives. The Giants are planning to play Morse in left field while Brandon Belt occupies first base. They are hoping to catch some lightning in a bottle with Morse’s power...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Find Their Left Fielder; Sign Michael Morse

The long awaited result of the ever-long search for the next San Francisco Giants next left fielder is finally in.  This morning the Giants have signed outfielder Michael Morse to a one-year contract worth approximately $5 million plus incentives. The 31-year old Morse spent the 2013 season with both the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles, were in 88 games he batted .215...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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