All posts tagged "Charlie Morton"

  • Injury Updates
    Injury Notes: Charlie Morton, Jeff Karstens, Chase d’Arnaud

    Charlie Morton will resume his rehab work on Thursday. A few injury updates this morning: **Rob Biertempfel has an update on Charlie Morton, who will be making a rehab start on Thursday for Altoona: The 26th would be Morton making two starts, and getting five days rest. That would give...

  • Analysis
    Who Could Take James McDonald’s Spot in the Rotation?

    Andy Oliver could be an option to take over for James McDonald. The Pittsburgh Pirates had Jeanmar Gomez in the rotation after dropping Jonathan Sanchez last week. Gomez was expected to be replaced this weekend by Francisco Liriano. Today, James McDonald went on the 15-day disabled list, which put Gomez back in...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Pregame: Update on Charlie Morton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates doctors have diagnosed pitcher Charlie Morton with "some shoulder tightness in the back" according to Pirates manager Clint Hurdle. Charlie Morton has "some shoulder tightness in his back" according to Pirates manager Clint Hurdle. Morton left his Friday start for Indianapolis in the third inning and returned to Pittsburgh...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Nick Kingham and Orlando Castro Continue Strong Starts

    Top Pitcher: Orlando Castro, Top Hitter: Matt Hague, HR: Matt Hague, Matt Curry, Jarek Cunningham

  • Injury Updates
    Charlie Morton Removed From Start With Right Shoulder Tightness

    Charlie Morton was removed from his start with shoulder tightness. Charlie Morton was making a rehab start tonight with the Indianapolis Indians, but was removed after three innings and 49 pitches. The Pirates announced that he was removed due to right shoulder tightness. No other word on the injury. Morton gave up...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/3/13

    Today's Starters: Charlie Morton, Ethan Hollingsworth, Robby Rowland, Nick Kingham, Orlando Castro

  • Injury Updates
    Potential Return Dates For Liriano and Morton

    Charlie Morton could return on May 14th. Rob Biertempfel and Michael Sanserino have the potential return dates for Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton. As I wrote on Monday, the Pirates don't need Francisco Liriano until May 11th. Due to the off-days in the next week, they can move A.J. Burnett,...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: A Look at the Short-Term and Long-Term Pitching Moves

    I was asked this morning on Twitter how the pitching staff would look on July 1st. The recent starts by Jeff Locke, the eventual returns of Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton, and the possibility of Gerrit Cole arriving mid-season make that an impossible question to answer. That's especially true when you consider...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: What to do About Jonathan Sanchez in the Short-Term?

    Jonathan Sanchez has at least one more start before Francisco Liriano returns. Photo credit: David Hague Francisco Liriano had a great start on Thursday. He threw five innings for Indianapolis, allowing one run on four hits, with no walks and eight strikeouts. Jonathan Sanchez didn't have a good start on Friday. He...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/28/13

    Today's Starters: Brooks Brown, Charlie Morton, Nick Kingham, John Kuchno

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