CHARLIE MORTON RUMORS

Phillies rumors: Club had been 'drawing trade inquiries' on Charlie Morton

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Charlie Morton had garnered trade interest before suffering a season-ending injury, per one report.
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils RHP Charlie Morton out for season with torn hamstring

WASHINGTON (AP) Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Charlie Morton is out for the season because of a torn left hamstring. The team says Wednesday that Morton is scheduled for surgery on the hamstring next Monday. Recovery time is expected to be six-to-eight months. Morton was injured while running out of the batter's box on a sacrifice attempt during at Milwaukee on Saturday...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies concerned about Morton's injury; Morgan expected to start Friday

The Phillies lost Charlie Morton to a hamstring injury on April 23rd, during the series in Milwaukee and things are not looking good for the 32-year-old right-hander who was hoping to stabilize a rotation filled with three young arms. Morton had an exam to futher determine the extent of his injury and while the Phillies declined to go into detail about the injury, manager Pete Mackanin...
Via Philliedelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies put RHP Morton on 15-day DL with hamstring strain

MILWAUKEE (AP) Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Charlie Morton will be out at least two weeks with a strained left hamstring. The right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Philadelphia called up right-hander Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to replace Morton. He got hurt in the second inning of a 10-6 win...
Via Associated Press
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies RHP Morton leaves game with hamstring injury

MILWAUKEE (AP) Phillies right-hander Charlie Morton exited after straining his left hamstring running to first base on an attempted sacrifice in the second inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Morton bunted the ball in front of the mound, where it was fielded by Milwaukee pitcher Chase Anderson. He threw to second for the first out, and as Morton ran...
Via Associated Press
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Morton, bullpen lead Phillies to shutout win over Padres

Embed from Getty Images By: Brandon Apter, contributor Final: Phillies 3, Padres 0 ❖ Attendance: 21,043 Philadelphia, PA - Looking to rebound after a rough outing against the Reds last week, Charlie Morton brought his best stuff tonight, leading the Phillies (3-5) to a shuout win over the Padres (3-5)....
Via Philliedelphia
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates trade Charlie Morton to the Phillies

In a little bit of a surprising move, the Pirates traded Charlie Morton to the Phillies this morning for minor league pitcher David Whitehead. On some fronts, this move reminds me a bit of the Travis Snider trade in that Morton is clearly a player with some utility to the Pirates in 2016 and Whitehead is a minor leaguer that’s a long ways away from the big leagues, so it’s hard...
Via WHYGAVS?
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Does Charlie Morton Get So Much Love?

The Pirates parted ways with Vance Worley this week after he was outrighted off the 40 man roster and claimed by the Orioles. That closes the book on the Vanimal’s two years stint with the Bucs. During that time Worley posted a 12-10 record with a 3.31 ERA and a 3.59 FIP. The way the Pirates handled Worley this past season still perplexes me. His production was never valued by...
Via Hidden Vigorish
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ground balls galore for Charlie Morton

Travis Sawchik, an MLB reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, just recently published a book about titled Big Data Baseball. It deals with how the Pittsburgh Pirates reinvented themselves in 2013 by using sabermetrics and unconventional ways — like discovering hidden talent — in order to find a way to end their winning drought. One of the ways the Pirates got into the...
Via The Outside Corner
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The End of Charlie Morton’s Run at History

As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a better than one-in-four chance of making the postseason. One of their pitchers, Charlie Morton, was recently placed on the disabled list with hip discomfort. Morton’s value is not necessarily reflected in his win/loss record, but he’s been an extremely serviceable pitcher this year, worth over a […]
Via Fangraphs
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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