Michael Morse RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Pirates released Michael Morse

    Hardball Talk "The Pirates have released first baseman Michael Morse, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. The club designated him for assignment last week and couldn’t find a trade partner. Morse, 34, went hitless in eight plate appearances with the Pirates, making one start and five pinch-hit..." April 21

  • LA Dodgers on verge of 6-player haul in 3-team trade

    MLB.com "The Dodgers' pending acquisition of starting pitcher Mat Latos and outfielder Michael Morse from Miami has turned into a three-team blockbuster. If the trade is completed, the Dodgers will reportedly receive Latos and Morse as well as Atlanta starting pitcher Alex Wood, closer Jim Johnson,..." July 30

  • Marlins option Jarred Cosart to Triple-A, will activate Michael Morse on Sunday

    Hardball Talk "Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant may have single-handedly resulted in Marlins starter Jarred Cosart‘s demotion to Triple-A following Saturday’s game at Wrigley Field. Cosart lasted only 1 2/3 innings, allowing seven runs on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Six of those runs came on two..." July 05

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Would guess Michael Morse will return from rehab assignment ASAP. If not today, tomorrow or Monday. #Marlins

  • Marlins Interested In Morse, Morneau

    MLB Trade Rumors "As the Marlins continue to look for upgrades at first base, the team is considering free agent Michael Morse and trade target Justin Morneau of the Rockies, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports on Twitter. Miami is looking for a left-handed bat, but Pedro Alvarez of the Pirates does not seem like a..." December 11

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Orioles are showing strong interest in free-agent outfielder Michael Morse, who could replace Nelson Cruz..

  • Giants slugger Michael Morse on Mets’ radar

    New York Post "After eliminating Michael Cuddyer from their list of potential free-agent pursuits, the Mets still have other outfield targets they may consider. Michael Morse is one such name who fits the Mets’ criteria, according to a person with knowledge of the club’s internal discussions. The..." November 05

  • Giants willing to lose DH to sub for Morse

    MLB.com "Giants manager Bruce Bochy indicated before Tuesday's World Series opener that he would prefer to stick with his usual substitution strategy involving Michael Morse, Juan Perez and Travis Ishikawa instead of tailoring his moves to American League rules for Games 1 and 2 of the World..." October 21

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Bochy said Morse will be DH. #SFGiants

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Only one change for NLCS roster: Morse in for Gary Brown.

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    Henry Schulman @hankschulman

    Morse expected to be on NLCS roster if all goes well in games in AZ. Bochy wouldn't say if he'll start any games. #sfgiants

  • Pagan to get another MRI on back; Morse not able to “let it go” at plate

    San Jose Mercury News "Angel Pagan is back in the MRI machine. Pagan’s back has kept him out of the lineup three straight days and manager Bruce Bochy said his leadoff hitter is again dealing with an inflamed nerve in his lower back. “We’ll take a look and see where we’re at,” Bochy said. “It’s possible he would be..." September 17

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    Andrew Baggarly @CSNBaggs

    GIants confirm back tightness for Michael Morse.

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    Chris Haft/SF Giants @sfgiantsbeat

    Morse scratched from SF lineup (fouled ball off foot Saturday), Arias in at first base

  • Giants sign Michael Morse to one-year deal

    Hardball Talk "Looking to get his career back on track following a terrible season split between two teams, Michael Morse has agreed to a one-year deal with the Giants. Morse got off to a great start this year, but then hit just .201 with five homers and a .584 OPS in 64 games after May 1 while missing time..." December 12

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    Brian McTaggart @brianmctaggart

    The #Astros are pursing free agent slugger Mike Morse, source tells http://t.co/MCrT7Pxynv. Morse and Porter were in Washington together.

  • Orioles taking it slow with their free agents so far this offseason

    Baltimore Sun "There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going. And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant pitching coach position. But as for some of the other..." October 29

  • Pending free agent Michael Morse will have surgery on left wrist Wednesday

    Baltimore Sun "Outfielder Michael Morse who finished the season hitless in his last 10 games with the Orioles will undergo surgery Wednesday to fix a bone outgrowth in his left wrist according to an industry source. Dr. Richard Berger of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota will perform the arthroscopic surgery which..." October 16

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Michael Morse apparently will undergo surgery on his left wrist after getting 2nd opinion at Mayo Clinic. Was 3-for-29 w/ #orioles.

  • Orioles add righty power, get Michael Morse from Mariners

    Hardball Talk "Baltimore wasn’t able to come to an agreement with Minnesota for Josh Willingham but the Orioles have added a right-handed power hitter in acquiring Michael Morse from Seattle for Triple-A outfielder Xavier Avery. Morse unlike Willingham is an impending free agent so the Mariners were perfectly..." August 30

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Michael Morse recently went on waivers. #mariners considering their circumstance should make effort to trade.

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Michael Morse has been claimed on revocable waivers. #mariners

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #orioles win claim on mike morse

  • Mariners May Re-Sign Morales, Morse

    Real GM Baseball "The Seattle Mariners didn't sell off any of their veteran parts at the trade deadline because they preferred to keep the roster intact. "Again I think from an organizational standpoint there is a commitment from us to the players" Jack Zduriencik said. "And I hope that this message the fact..." August 02

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    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Orioles are actively pursuing both Mike Morse and Oliver Perez of the #Mariners today accdg to a source. Would like a combo deal.

  • Gutierrez activated from 60-day DL, Morse placed on 15-day, Thames DFA’d

    The News Tribune "As expected, the Mariners have activated outfielder Franklin Gutierrez from the 60-day disabled list. Gutierrez is in the line-up tonight, starting in center field and batting sixth. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Mariners have placed Michael Morse on the 15-day disabled list. Morse is..." June 22

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    Greg Johns @GregJohnsMLB

    Michael Morse had tests in Seattle today on strained quad and Wedge says hope is it's "something minimimal, in 3-5 day range."

  • Mariners' Michael Morse sidelined with fractured finger

    Seattle Times "Things are going just dandy for the Mariners, who lost tonight for the seventh time in nine games, and lost another key player. Just as outfielder Michael Saunders went on the disabled list, now they’ll be without their other Michael — Morse — for a period of time. How long remains to be seen,..." April 12

  • Morse homers twice as Mariners pound A's, 7-1

    Seattle Times "Folks may have wondered what all the preseason power fuss was about until Michael Morse decided to show them with one third-inning swing. Up to that point, the Mariners' vaunted middle-of-the-order additions of Morse and Kendrys Morales had failed to hit a ball beyond the infield in this very..." April 03

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