Charlie Morton 50 | Pitcher

Pittsburgh Pirates

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Fri. Apr 18, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Morton labored through six innings, giving up five earned runs on eight hits with three strikeouts and two walks Friday night versus the Brewers. Impact: Morton has been up and down over his first four outings of 2014. The 30-year-old hurler has a couple of quality starts, but also has been knocked around in his other two efforts. At this point, sitting with an 0-2 record and 4.32 ERA, Morton is really only a decent option for those in NL-Only formats.(RotoWire, )
Apr 13, 2014
News: Morton was dealt his first loss of the season Sunday, allowing six hits, four runs (two earned) and three walks with three strikeouts over seven innings. Impact: Morton's command was a bit off Sunday, as he threw just 61 of 95 pitches for strikes while issuing four walks. He didn't catch any breaks from his defense either though, as a throwing error by Tony Sanchez allowed two runs to cross in the bottom of the sixth. It wouldn't have mattered in the end however, as the Pirates only gave him one run of support. Morton will get another shot at Kyle Lohse and the Brewers his next time out on April 18.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 9, 2014
News: Morton did not get a decision Tuesday. Impact: Morton have up five runs in six innings and faces the Brewers and disgraced slugger Ryan Braun next.(STATS, 5:34pm)
Tue. Apr 8, 2014
News: Morton gave up five earned runs Tuesday on eight hits and one walk with five strikeouts in six innings against the Cubs. Impact: He gave up a couple home runs (both to Starling Castro) which was his undoing in his follow-up effort after an excellent first start of the season. As is usually the case, Morton isn't as bad as he was Tuesday and he isn't as good as he was in his first start of 2014 when he tossed six shutout innings while striking out six. His lack of effectiveness could be due to the fact that he was facing the Cubs for his second start in a row, and they clearly had a better plan of attack the second time around. He will look to bounce back Sunday in Milwaukee.(RotoWire, )
Charlie Morton
2014 Season
W-L
0-2
SV
0
ERA
4.32
K
17
Bio
Ht: 6' 5"  Wt: 235  Age: 30
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 11/12/1983, Flemington, New Jersey
College: None
Debut: 2008
Salary: $4,000,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury