Tag: Charlie Morton

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.

Pirates set rotation; Duke to start opener

Zach Duke will start the Pirates' season opener on April 5th at PNC Park. Ross Ohlendorf, Paul Maholm, Charlie Morton and Daniel McCutchen...

Revisiting the Nate McLouth trade

I understand why the Nate McLouth trade incensed many Pirate fans. McLouth was a quality player and a fan favorite. He was one of my favorites, too. But once we get past the emotional reaction, we see that the trade of McLouth, along with the subsequent acquisition of Lastings Milledge, did not exactly hurt the Pirates.

Charlie Morton's ground ball rate

Dan Budreika took a look at Charlie Morton on RotoGraphs today. The portion that stuck out to me was this paragraph regarding Morton’s...

Rodriguez Tosses Complete Game Shutout

Wandy Rodriguez allowed just five hits in throwing his second shutout of his career. The Pirates collected five singles and failed to advance a...

Morton Sharp as Offense Picks Up

Charlie Morton tossed six shutout innings to earn his first win as a Pirate, allowing one single and four walks. The Pirates offense gave him seven...

Greinke Prevents Sweep

Zach Greinke was once again tough, allowing just two runs - split apart by an hour long rain delay - in 6-1/3 innings of...

Karstens is the Hero in Relief

Jeff Karstens was yanked from the rotation favor of newly acquired Charlie Morton. Hamstring issues forced Morton from the game after just one inning....
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