All posts tagged "Charlie Morton"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Charlie Morton Makes 2013 Debut… Now What?

    Pirates right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton returns to the mound Thursday night at PNC Park, facing the San Francisco Giants almost one year to the day since his reconstructive elbow surgery. Morton becomes the 10th different starting pitcher Pittsburgh has used, yet the Pirates still maintain the 5th-best rotation ERA and 8th-best FIP...

  • Transactions
    A.J. Burnett Placed on 15-Day DL, Contreras Released, Morton Activated

    Jose Contreras appeared in seven games for the Pirates. The Pirates have released Jose Contreras, placed A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list and activated Charlie Morton, all moves on right-handed pitchers to allow Morton to start Thursday night. Burnett has a right calf strain that he told the team about Wednesday...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: So Many Things Are Going Right For the Pirates

    I wanted to keep this more of a notes article tonight, jotting down a few thoughts I had throughout the evening. A lot of things happened tonight which had me thinking about all of the things going right for the Pirates right now. Gerrit Cole was excellent in his major league debut....

  • Analysis
    Charlie Morton to Start Thursday, Wandy Rodriguez on Disabled List

    Right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton is set to start Thursday for the Pirates, one year to the day before his Tommy John surgery. While returning to the Majors 12 months after the reconstructive elbow procedure is a relatively quick recovery time, Morton has been itching to get back for a while. Charlie Morton is...

  • 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

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