Tag Archives: Charlie Morton
The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated Dana Eveland for assignment, and are expected to make two additions to the 25-man roster today. The Pirates acquired Eveland at the start of June,… Read more
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis beat Buffalo 9-3 in 10 innings. Charlie Morton pitched five innings, allowing three runs on six hits, with three walks and five strikeouts. Justin Thomas pitched… Read more
Some notes to catch up from over the weekend… -The Pirates placed Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with shoulder fatigue. Neal Huntington had this quote, via… Read more
The Pirates placed Charlie Morton on the disabled list yesterday with a fatigued shoulder. Reliever Steven Jackson replaced him on the Pirates’ roster.
I didn’t get to see the start by Charlie Morton tonight, but by all accounts, I’m glad I missed it. I was actually at dinner with my family when the… Read more
A couple weeks ago, I speculated that Charlie Morton was tipping his pitches from the stretch. My theory was that when he came set, he was moving his glove prior to fastballs and keeping his hands still when he prepared to throw an off-speed pitch. Well, I noticed a change on Monday night in Philadelphia. Is Morton attempting to address this issue?
On April 30, Charlie Morton served up a first inning, two-run home run to the Dodgers’ Andre Ethier. The blast came on a decent pitch, 92 MPH with good movement, painting the inside corner. During the next at-bat, the camera cut to the Dodgers dugout, where Ethier was having a discussion with a coach. Did he give us a clue to the mystery behind Morton’s struggles?