All posts tagged "Charlie Morton"

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    Pirates Take Final Warm-Up

    Pirates  4,  Phillies  1

    The Pirates appreciated the warmer temperatures this afternoon -- warmer than last night, anyway.  They held the Phillies to just 2 hits, and starter Charlie Morton gave up only one unearned run in 5 innings, as they won the second of two pre-season games in...

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    More Reassignments And Another Loss


    Rays  9,  Pirates  5
    The Pirates out-hit the Rays 10-9 this afternoon in Port Charlotte, Florida, but the Rays made the most of their opportunities and took the win.  The Pirates got busy in the top of the 1st, when Pedro Ciriaco, in center field again, opened the game...

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    Morton Looks Good, As Does Owens

    Pirates  3,  Astros  1
    Starter Charlie Morton continued to show the Pirates' management that he belongs in the starting rotation with a 6-inning shutout performance today in Kissimmee, Florida.  Morton scattered 4 hits over his 6 innings and did not walk a batter.  He struck out 5 Astros....

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    Pirates’ Pitchers Rule

    Pirates  4,  Blue Jays  1
    Pitchers were the story for the Pirates this afternoon in Dunedin, Florida.  Five Pirates' pitchers combined to hold the Blue Jays to 4 hits this afternoon in Dunedin, Florida.  Charlie Morton made his second strong start in the Grapefruit League.  He gave up one run...

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    Pirates Fall To Rays, But Morton Looks Good

    Rays  9,  Pirates  5  

    The Pirates opened the official Grapefruit League season with a loss to the Rays.  The Pirates were held to just 6 hits.  All but two were singles and all but one were by the established major leaguers.  1B Garrett Atkins smacked a ground rule double...

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    Cedeno and Milledge Homer, Morton Pitches 6 Scoreless

    Winter league action with the Pirates' players and friends on Wednesday...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� (Game 1) -- SS Ronny Cedeno's 3-run homer in the 4th inning put the game away for Los Tigres.� Aragua scored one run in each of the first three innings.� A single, a...

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    Roster Moves and Winter Leagues: Rough Night For Morton And Hamman

    A few roster moves by the Pirates today:

    Several players have been removed from the 40-man roster and outrighted to AAA Indianapolis:� LHP Justin Thomas, RHP Sean Gallagher, RHP Steven Jackson, 1B Jeff Clement, and OF Brandon Moss.

    Of these, Thomas, Jackson, and Moss are now all free to declare themselves minor league...

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    5-Run Inning Lifts Clippers Over Tribe

    Columbus Clippers� 10,� Indianapolis Indians� 5 ..�� (box)

    IMG_4254The Indianapolis Indians posted 13 hits this evening at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio, with every member of the batting order but one collecting at least one hit.� But the...

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    Four Tribe Pitchers Combine For Shutout

    Indianapolis Indians� 8,� Columbus Clippers� 0 ..��� (box)

    IMG_4157Four Indianapolis Indians pitchers combined to shut out the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio.� They held the Clippers to a total of 4 hits and 2 walks.�...

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    Bullpen Falters As Indians Lose Late

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    Louisville Bats� 6,� Indianapolis Indians� 3 ..���� (box)

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