All posts tagged "Charlie Morton"

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    2010 Dominican Winter League Stats

    Dominican Winter League The 2010 Dominican Winter League runs from October 22, 2010 to December 21, 2010.  The Pittsburgh Pirates have the following players participating this year: Dusty Brown Pedro Ciriaco Michael Dubee Jason Jaramillo Andy Marte Starling Marte Charlie Morton Cesar Valdez Here are the 2010 stats, updated weekly every Sunday....

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    Morton Deserves Another Shot

    Morton deserves one more shot in the rotation. This time last year there was a common phrase going around: Charlie Morton had great numbers outside of that one bad start in Chicago.  Morton posted a 4.55 ERA in 18 starts with the Pittsburgh Pirates, after coming over in the Nate McLouth trade....

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    Candidates To Be Removed From 40-Man Roster

    Iwamura is a guarantee to be removed from the 40-man roster. This off-season the Pirates will probably face a much tougher set of roster decisions than they have in years.  Several factors are coming together to create a lot of those decisions.  The team has spent a couple years now accumulating players,...

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    Charlie Morton to Start Tomorrow

    Morton will return to the mound in Pittsburgh tomorrow. The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled pitcher Charlie Morton to make the start in tomorrow's game against the Milwaukee Brewers, marking the return to the majors for Morton, who was sent down on July 2nd.  Morton really struggled this year, with a 9.35 ERA...

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    The fall of Charlie Morton

    Charlie Morton was a polarizing figure among Pirates fans and Pittsburgh media members during the first month of the season. His ERA was in double-digits, but his peripheral stats indicated that he was among the unluckiest pitchers in baseball. Since then, he has simply been...

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    Pirates formally assign Morton to Indianapolis

    The Pirates removed Charlie Morton from the disabled list and formally optioned him to Triple-A. Morton made five rehab starts with Indianapolis while on the disabled list.

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    Morton to DL

    The Pirates placed Charlie Morton on the disabled list yesterday with a fatigued shoulder. Reliever Steven Jackson replaced him on the Pirates' roster.

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    Is Charlie Morton addressing his pitch-tipping?

    MLB: Pirates vs Giants APR 14A 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...

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    Is Charlie Morton tipping his pitches from the stretch?

    MLB: Pirates vs Giants APR 14On 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...

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    Morton improved in second start

    Charlie Morton allowed eight runs in his first start of the season. He allowed six more runs in his second start. On the surface, it may have looked like more of the same, but Morton showed some quantifiable improvement in his second appearance.

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