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NYJER MORGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former MLB OF Morgan signs deal to play in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea -- A South Korean team says it has signed former major league outfielder Nyjer Morgan to a $700,000, one-year deal. The Hanwha Eagles said the team was impressed with Morgan's contact ability and base-running skills. The 34-year-old debuted with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2007 and hit .282 with 120 steals while playing in 598 games for four major league clubs. He...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan signs $700,000 deal with South Korean team

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) A South Korean team says it has signed former major league outfielder Nyjer Morgan to a $700,000, one-year deal. The Hanwha Eagles said the team was impressed with Morgan's contact ability and base-running skills. The 34-year-old debuted with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2007 and hit .282 with 120 steals while playing in 598 games for four major league clubs...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tribe releases Nyjer Morgan, recalls Josh Tomlin

Could the Tribe be adding a player via trade or waivers in the near future? Nyjer Morgan, one of the Indians’ early-season feel-good stories was released on Tuesday afternoon amidst a series of moves made by the team’s front office. In addition to activating Morgan from the 60-day disabled list and immediately releasing him, the Indians optioned outfielder Tyler Holt to Columbus...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Woop woop! Nyjer Morgan's animated postgame interview with Hammy

When Nyjer Morgan has a standout performance, you should expect unmatched exuberance afterward. Sunday was no letdown. Morgan went 3-for-4, hitting his first home run of the season in the eighth inning. That was cause for celebration and a postgame radio interview with Tom Hamilton and Jim Rosenhaus full of loud noises and lots of laughs. The "Plushdamentals" of having fun.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan bunts, then falls (Video)

Nyjer Morgan may be reaching the end of his career, but he seems to always find his way back into the spotlight. Morgan has been given an opportunity with the Cleveland Indians after being called up from AAA. In this video he tries to show he still has the legs to bunt for a hit. He may still have the legs, but not the balance. Check out the hilarious video below.   The post Nyjer...
Via Total Sports Blog
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Animated: Watch Nyjer Morgan stumble down the first base line

It was tough to see the Indians blow their game yesterday, but it was a fun one to watch most of the day. The Indians were winning and, of course, Nyjer Morgan’s stumble down the first base line provided plenty of laughs. You gotta love this guy. He falls down, thankfully didn’t get hurt and kind of laughed at himself the entire way back to the dugout. Related articles across...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan: Back where he belongs

Few people get to travel the world. For center fielder Nyjer Morgan, he’s had to endure just that in order to keep his big league career alive. Signed to a minor league deal this offseason with an invite to spring training, Morgan has quickly impressed Cleveland with his speed, bat and unique veteran presence. “He’s been on base more than half the time, that’s the biggest...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan tames alter ego 'Tony Plush', earns Indians roster spot

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- For the first time this spring a wide grin came across Nyjer Morgan's face. All the work put in to get back to the majors has paid off. Morgan came to Indians spring training as a non-roster invitee but many didn't give him much of a shot of making it due to a crowded outfield. With Michael Bourn headed to the disabled list, a solid spring and a different approach...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe inks Nyjer Morgan, Tony Plush

The Cleveland Indians have reportedly signed veteran outfielder Nyjer Morgan to a minor league contract. This report is confirmed by ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick. The deal comes with a non-roster invite to training camp. Morgan is one of the more infamous players in recent baseball history, known mostly for his alter ego, Tony Plush, as well as his play within the 2011 and 2012 Major...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Nyjer Morgan be a fit for the Reds?

As the cash-strapped Reds continue to look for cheap additions to next season's roster, one player they may be interested in taking a closer look at is Nyjer Morgan.Morgan, who spent the 2013 season in Japan playing for the Yokohama DeNa BayStars, is reportedly seeking a return to Major League Baseball. And his agent said that "six to eight" clubs have already expressed an interest...
Via Redlegs Review
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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