Tag: Charlie Morton

Pirates Winter League Recap: 10/24-10/30

The Mesa Solar Sox went 2-4 this week, and currently sit 9-8, two games behind the Scottsdale Scorpions.  Here is how the Pirates prospects...

2010 Dominican Winter League Stats

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...

Morton Deserves Another Shot

This time last year there was a common phrase going around: Charlie Morton had great numbers outside of that one bad start in Chicago....

Candidates To Be Removed From 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...

Charlie Morton to Start 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...

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 mediocre. Right now, he is struggling just to stand out against Triple-A competition.

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.

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.

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 prepared to throw an off-speed pitch. Well, I noticed a change on Monday night in Philadelphia. Is Morton attempting to address this issue?

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 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?

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