All posts tagged "Charlie Morton"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Colentine’s Day? Colearoo? Coleapalooza?

    Whatever you want to call it, today is the day many Pirates fans have looked to for two years — the day Gerrit Cole makes his big league debut. Cole, of course, was the No. 1 overall selection in 2011 out of UCLA and thanks to a combination of stuff and need...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Castro Pitches Gem, Morton Solid In Last Rehab Start

    Top Pitcher: Orlando Castro, Top Hitter: Willy Garcia, Home Runs: Willy Garcia, Carlos Mesa

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: One Last Rehab Start For Morton

    6/8/13 Starters: Charlie Morton, Casey Sadler, Robby Rowland, Orlando Castro

  • Analysis
    Gerrit Cole Could Make Major League Debut on Tuesday

    Cole might be on the mound at PNC Park on Tuesday. Pirates' top pitching prospect Gerrit Cole could start Tuesday night at PNC Park, according to the beat writers for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Cole started the year as the No. 7 overall prospect in the minor leagues, according to Baseball America....

  • Analysis
    Wandy Rodriguez Does Not Expect to Go on Disabled List

    Pirates left-handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez told Michael Sanserino of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he has inflammation in his left arm and not a more serious injury. https://twitter.com/msanserino/status/343021035676913664 Rodriguez left his start Thursday in the 1st inning with forearm tightness, and he pointed to his left elbow when attended to by a trainer on the...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Pirates Farm System Combines For 15 Home Runs On the Day

    Top Pitcher: Robby Rowland, Top Hitter: Alex Dickerson, HR: Brett Carroll, Jared Goedert, Tony Sanchez, Jerry Sands, Ivan De Jesus, Chase d'Arnaud, Andrew Lambo, Jarek Cunningham (2), Alex Dickerson (2), Jacob Stallings, Chris Lashmet, Stetson Allie, Max Moroff

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: Morton On Rehab, Glasnow Tries To Bounce Back In Lakewood

    6/2/13 Starters: Charlie Morton, Casey Sadler, Robby Rowland, Zack Dodson, Tyler Glasnow

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Presley Joins at the One-Third Mark

    One-third of the season down, two-thirds to go. The Pirates open up their second third of the season (as confusing as that term looks) against the Cincinnati Reds, a team nearly as hot as the Bucs are. Pittsburgh is 16-4 in its last 20 games and leads Cincinnati (14-6 in last 20)...

  • Transactions
    Minor Moves: Thornton Added to Indy, Waldrop to the DL

    Zack Thornton has been promoted to Indianapolis. The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted Zack Thornton from Altoona to Indianapolis. He's now the third pitcher added to Indianapolis today, following Atahualpa Severino and Graham Godfrey. The Pirates also reinstated Chase d'Arnaud from the 60-day disabled list, putting the 40-man roster at 41. Three pitchers have...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Are Jeanmar Gomez and Jeff Locke a Product of a Successful System?

    Last night I finished my article about Jeanmar Gomez with a thought -- should there be a debate between Jeanmar Gomez and Jeff Locke for the final rotation spot when Charlie Morton returns? On one side you've got Locke, who has a 2.45 ERA in 58.2 innings, but has a 4.30 xFIP....

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