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50 Charlie Morton SP

Pittsburgh Pirates

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
32%10%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
157.16-1203.7212657
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014PIT6123.7226260000157.114376659957126

Player Updates

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Charlie Morton tosses five scoreless innings in win vs. Red Sox
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton earned a win Tuesday, allowing four hits and two walks in five scoreless innings while striking out six in his team's 4-0 victory over the Red Sox.

Morton (6-12) was already at 92 pitches when his spot in the batting order came up in the bottom of the fifth, so the team decided to go the rest of the way with the bullpen, which did an admirable job protecting the lead. Morton owns a 3.72 ERA and 126:57 K:BB ratio in 157 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Brewers Sunday.

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Charlie Morton brought off DL for start
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton has been activated from the  disabled list ahead of his scheduled start against the Red Sox Tuesday, the team announced.

Morton will be making his first appearance since Aug. 15, when he suffered a sports hernia injury. 

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Charlie Morton rejoins rotation Tuesday
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

MLB.com reports that Charlie Morton is scheduled to start for the Pirates against the Red Sox on Tuesday, marking his return from a sports hernia. Morton has not made an appearance since his Aug. 15 start at the Nationals.

He will take Vance Worley's spot in the rotation, as Worley will move to the bullpen.

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Bullpen stint unlikely for Charlie Morton
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Clint Hurdle has indicated that Pirates right-hander Charlie Morton is more likely to return as a potential starter than as a reliever. The team, however, has not ruled out the possibility of using him out of the bullpen.

Morton, who has been out since Aug. 15 with a sports hernia, appears to be closing in on a full recovery. He threw five innings and 86 pitches in a simulated game Tuesday in Philadelphia. Hurdle and his staff will discuss his future role Monday.

"It needs to be asked," Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "The other things with Charlie is the preparation just to go out and pitch. He's not a guy in the bullpen like [Jared] Hughes and a number of others who's going to be ready in nine pitches. It would be a challenge at the end of an inning to get him up and have him ready by the start of the next because he's started for such a long volume of games."

Morton indeed has started all 25 games in which he has pitched this season. He's 5-12 with a 3.84 ERA.

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Charlie Morton's sports hernia not getting better
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton is still feeling the same amount of pain in his groin that he has for three months, and his sports hernia is not getting better, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

"It’s always manageable," Morton said Saturday. "It’s just always there."

Morton will throw a simulated game Tuesday before the team determines whether he can pitch again this season.

"I’m just trying to stay ready in case they say, ‘OK, Charlie’s a good option for us right now,’" Morton said. "I didn’t ask to go on the DL, I didn’t really want to go, but I think it was in the best interests of the team at the time because four out of five starts I made weren’t very good. Cole was coming back and we had four other guys that were doing a good job. So I think at the time, yeah, I think it was the right choice. And I think that’s what we’re just doing, is trying to make the best choice for the team. It’s not about me getting in there."


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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 101 37 26.23
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Boston 5.010 0.00026
vs LHB 76.100 3.6603665
vs RHB 81.000 3.7802161
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
7/19COL0007.05213
7/25@COL0106.07413
7/30@SF0005.09432
8/5MIA0007.06144
8/10SD0105.05515
8/15@WAS0103.07533
9/16BOS1005.04026
Two Week Schedule
SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14
CHC
W7-3
15
16
Bos
W4-0
17
Bos
W9-1
18
Bos
W3-2
19
Mil
7:05 pm
Tickets
20
Mil
7:05 pm
Tickets
21
Mil
1:35 pm
Tickets
22
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
23
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
24
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
25
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
26
@Cin
7:10 pm
Tickets
27
@Cin
1:05 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
18

15

-2

5

2

29

7

15

3

15

50

0
16

21

30

16

2

-1

15

-9

0
0
0
0
19


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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008ATL48 6.1516150000 74.2805651924148
2009ATL-PIT59 4.5518181100 97.01024949754062
2010PIT212 7.5717170000 79.211279671572659
2011PIT1010 3.8329292100 171.2186827361377110
2012PIT26 4.65990000 50.1623026521125
2013PIT74 3.2620200000 116.011351426163685
2014PIT612 3.7226260000 157.1143766591957126
Total 3661 4.501351343200 746.27984233735764288515
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008ATL161701000901 .059 .118 .059
2009ATL-PIT1831140101500 .129 .129 .129
2010PIT1726010001800 .038 .038 .038
2011PIT2950040212900 .094 .140 .080
2012PIT91300000800 .000 .000 .000
2013PIT2036150101100 .139 .139 .139
2014PIT2640120112100 .073 .050 .050
Total 13621331705211101 .088 .099 .080
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2008ATLP16151037001.000
2009PITP181818711021.000
2010PITP17172161230 .857
2011PITP29293973111 .974
2012PITP99123630 .750
2013PITP202017413001.000
2014PITP26263392312 .970
Total  1351341503910385 .947
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2008ATL210965 1.7172102 .273345 14.8 .4540
2009ATL-PIT011196 1.2994104 .276416 13.6 .4070
2010PIT310078 1.35122215 .332382 16.4 .5220
2011PIT5272111 2.68166219 .281769 14.5 .3720
2012PIT18142 2.1040004 .305223 13.4 .4680
2013PIT117766 2.91116005 .261493 12.8 .3440
2014PIT2209112 2.06144408 .247666 12.5 .3490
Total 141059570 2.01732410237 .2783294 13.9 .4000
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2013PIT01 3.18110000 5.23221044
Total 01 3.18110000 5.23221044
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2002 R-Braves17 4.54115000 39.2373420123032
2003 R-Danville25 4.671413000 54.0653228312546
2004 A-Rome79 4.822718002117.214076637768102
2005 A-Rome59 5.202622001124.212484727146286
2006 A-Myrtle Bch67 5.403014002100.011670601445475
2007 AA-Mississippi46 4.29416000 79.2804138363767
2008AAA-Richmond52 2.051312000 79.0512018022772
2009AAA-Gwinnett72 2.531010110 64.0521818321655
2009AAA-Indianapolis00 0.0011000 7.04000117
2010AAA-Indianapolis Indians44 3.831414100 80.0834634663053
2012AAA-Indianapolis Indians00 1.1711000 7.26110018
2013AFA-Bradenton Marauders00 6.0011000 3.03221102
2013AAA-Indianapolis Indians01 3.7944000 19.016108111012
2013AA-Altoona Curve11 2.4144000 18.2105520611
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/235
Birthdate:
11/12/1983
Age:
30
Hometown:
Flemington, NJ
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
7
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