Charlie Morton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Phillies RHP Charlie Morton Out 6-8 Months

    CBS Philly "Phillies right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton is expected to miss six to eight months due to a torn left hamstring, general manager Matt Klentak announced today. An MRI performed on Monday revealed that Morton tore his left hamstring in a start on April 23 against the Brewers during a sacrifice..." April 27

  • Phillies' Morton suffers hamstring strain after vicious tumble

    The Score "Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Charlie Morton left Saturday's clash with the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning after suffering a left hamstring strain while running to first base." April 24

  • Phillies acquire right-hander Charlie Morton from the Pirates

    Hardball Talk "The Phillies just announced that they have acquired right-hander Charlie Morton from the Pirates for minor league right-hander David Whitehead. Morton had a 3.52 ERA from 2013-2014, but he underwent hip surgery last September and didn’t make his season debut this year until late May. The..." December 12

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    Tom Singer @Tom_Singer

    Confirmed: Charlie Morton makes his return start in Monday's opener of Miami series. #Pirates #MLB

  • Pirates starting pitcher Morton fine-tunes his delivery after surgery

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "While all the other pitchers at Pirates minicamp threw long toss on a nearby field Tuesday morning, Charlie Morton toiled in the bullpen. Morton was surrounded by curious onlookers: pitching coaches, assistants and a trainer. Small video cameras recorded the right-hander's moves from different..." January 14

  • Charlie Morton may need hernia surgery

    Hardball Talk "Charlie Morton missed a big chunk of the season with a sports hernia, was activated a couple of weeks ago and was shut right back down after he continued to feel pain. Now surgery may be in his future, reports Bill Brink." September 26

  • Healthy Morton savors new status with Pirates

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Charlie Morton will buck a nasty springtime trend of injury and recovery today when he pitches against the New York Yankees in Tampa. Fla. Morton spent the 2013 spring recovering from Tommy John ligament replacement surgery, which prevented him from participating in exhibition games and delayed..." February 27

  • Pirates sign right-hander Charlie Morton to three-year, $21 million extension

    Yahoo! Sports "The Pittsburgh Pirates signed right-hander Charlie Morton to a three-year, $21 million contract extension Wednesday that could be worth up to $30 million, betting on the 30-year-old to continue a successful return from Tommy John surgery and hedging against the increasing price of starting..." December 11

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    Michael Sanserino @msanserino

    Charlie Morton said he still plans to pitch Friday. Brandon Cumpton appears to be Plan B. #Pirates

  • Pirates defeat Marlins, 4-2, behind strong start by Morton

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pirates starter Charlie Morton did not have his best stuff Wednesday night. But he did what he does best: get ground balls. Morton induced groundout after groundout in a strong outing to lead the Pirates to a 4-2 victory against the Miami Marlins at PNC Park. He allowed two earned runs on..." August 08

  • Pirates’ Morton shows right stuff

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It's quite enough to do the dirty work. One shouldn't have to talk about it. Good, then, for Pirates starter Charlie Morton that a day after his memorable start in Cincinnati, he still didn't admit to intentionally plunking Shin-Soo Choo on his first pitch. Morton, slated to start Sunday in..." June 23

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