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50 Charlie Morton SP

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August 22, 2019 09:32 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Takes no-decision
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Morton allowed three runs on four hits with two walks and three strikeouts across five innings during a no-decision against the Mariners on Wednesday.

The veteran right-hander probably pitched better than that line indicates, but three hits, a walk and hit batsman in the fourth frame led to three runs. The Rays reclaimed the lead before Morton left, but the bullpen coughed it up in the ninth, costing him a shot at the win. He remains 13-5 with a 2.85 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 197 strikeouts in 161 innings this season. Morton will pitch against one of his former teams, the Astros, next Tuesday in Houston.

August 16, 2019 10:56 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Fans 10 in tough loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morton (13-5) took the loss Friday, giving up an unearned run on three hits over seven innings while striking out 10 as the Rays fell 2-0 to the Tigers.

A Matt Duffy error in the fourth inning led to the only blemish on Morton's line, and eventually stuck him with his second loss in three August starts. The right-hander has been outstanding since the beginning of July, fanning double-digit batters in five of his nine trips to the mound with a 3.38 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 74:9 K:BB through 56 innings. He'll look to get back in the win column in his next outing Wednesday, at home against the Mariners.

August 11, 2019 04:12 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Earns 13th win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morton (13-4) allowed four runs on nine hits over six innings, striking out 10 and earning the win in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Mariners.

It's the fifth time this season Morton has recorded double-digit whiffs, and Saturday also marks the sixth time he hasn't walked a batter. He did give up a homer to Omar Narvaez in the fifth inning, but the bullpen allowed just one baserunner over the final three innings to preserve Morton's win. The 35-year-old right-hander has a 2.90 ERA and 1.09 WHIP with 184 strikeouts in 149 innings this season and is expected to draw the lowly Tigers on Friday for his next start.

August 5, 2019 10:28 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Strikes out nine in loss
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Morton (12-4) gave up two runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out nine through seven innings to take the loss against the Blue Jays on Monday.

Morton delivered another quality performance, but he was tagged with the hard-luck loss. This was an encouraging performance because the right-hander has a 4.85 ERA and a 26:6 K:BB in his last four starts. The 35-year-old is having an impressive season overall, posting a 2.77 ERA with 174 strikeouts. Morton will make his next start Saturday against the Mariners at T-Mobile Park.

July 31, 2019 06:40 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Settles for no-decision
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Morton allowed four runs on seven hits with two walks and two strikeouts across 4.2 innings during a no-decision against the Red Sox on Tuesday.

Morton's last start was also against the Red Sox, and given he allowed just two runs on five hits with 11 strikeouts in that outing, it's clear Boston hitters made some adjustments. If Morton had recorded one more out, he would have been in line for the win, but instead, the Red Sox took a lead off a homer during the first at-bat against the Rays bullpen. Still, Morton is having a great season, as he is 12-3 with a 2.78 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 165 strikeouts in 136 innings. He will make his next start at home against the Blue Jays on Sunday.

July 24, 2019 04:48 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Whiffs 11 in win over Boston
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Morton (12-3) picked up the win in Wednesday's 3-2 victory over the Red Sox, giving up two runs on five hits over seven innings while striking out 11.

It's the fourth time this season Morton has fanned double-digit batters, with three of those performances coming in his last five starts. He'll take a 2.60 ERA and 163:41 K:BB through 131.1 innings into his next outing Tuesday, a road rematch with Boston.

July 19, 2019 01:48 AM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Falls to 11-3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morton (11-3) took the loss in Game 2 of the Rays' doubleheader with the Yankees on Thursday, giving up five earned runs on five hits over 5.2 innings, striking out four and walking four as Tampa Bay fell 5-1.

The righty hit a bump in the road in this contest, uncharacteristically struggling with his control in issuing four free passes. Morton is still having a fantastic season, as his ERA stands at 2.61 to go along with a 1.06 WHIP and a 152:41 K:BB through 124.1 innings. He'll look to bounce back in his next start, which will see him take on the Red Sox at home on Tuesday.

July 17, 2019 07:00 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Starting Game 2 of twin bill
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Morton is scheduled to start Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Yankees, Juan Toribio of reports.

The Rays will stay on schedule with their pitching plans following Wednesday's postponement, giving Yonny Chirinos the ball for Game 1 while Morton starts Game 2. Across eight starts since the beginning of June, Morton owns an impressive 2.10 ERA, 0.95 WHIP and 65:10 K:BB in 51.1 innings.

July 13, 2019 10:32 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Notches 11th win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morton (11-2) earned the win in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader at Baltimore after giving up two runs on six hits across six innings. He struck out six and walked one.

Morton got himself into a bases-loaded jam in the fourth inning and gave up a two-run single, but he otherwise kept the Orioles in check during the nightcap. The 35-year-old has given up 10 runs (eight earned) and has a 41:6 K:BB in his last five starts (31.1 innings), and he'll look to continue that trend his next outing, which will likely come Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

July 8, 2019 07:16 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Strikes out 10 in win
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Morton (10-2) struck out 10 while allowing one run on five hits and one walk through 5.2 innings to take the win over the Yankees on Sunday.

Morton found himself in a pitching duel with James Paxton and prevailed by only allowing a solo home run and generating 13 swinging strikes. The right-hander has back-to-back starts with 10 or more strikeouts and has an MLB-leading 83 strikeouts on his curveball. Morton's 2.32 ERA is the best in the American League heading into the All-Star break.

July 2, 2019 11:12 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Dominates Orioles
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Morton (9-2) allowed one earned run on four hits and a walk while striking out 12 across seven innings to earn the win Tuesday against the Orioles.

Morton's sole blemish of the contest came on a solo home run by Chris Davis in the third inning. Otherwise, he held the Orioles without an extra-base hit and didn't allow a baserunner into scoring position until his final frame. It was his second double-digit strikeout performance of the season, and he's now racked up 132 punchouts across 107 innings. Morton has also supplied stellar ratios, maintaining a 2.36 ERA and 1.03 WHIP. He'll look to end the first half of the season with a strong start on Sunday against the Yankees.

June 29, 2019 01:56 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Gets extra day before next start
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Morton's next scheduled start will be pushed back from Monday to Tuesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Morton crossed the 100-pitch threshold in his last two starts -- just the fourth and fifth times he has done that this season -- so manager Kevin Cash decided to give him an extra day before his next outing. Morton will still square off with the same Orioles squad he would have faced Monday on normal rest.

June 28, 2019 01:32 AM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Fans seven in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morton (8-2) was charged with the loss against the Twins on Wednesday after surrendering five runs (three earned) on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven through 6.1 innings.

Despite allowing a season high in hits, Morton only surrendered singles. As usual, the right-hander had no problem missing bats, and he looked sharp overall against the potent Twins. Morton has now gone three consecutive outings without a win following a four-game winning streak. Regardless, the 35-year-old still carries an impressive 2.43 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 120:34 K:BB into a favorable matchup against Baltimore on Monday.

June 21, 2019 03:52 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Solid in no-decision
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Morton didn't factor into the decision in Thursday's loss to the Athletics and allowed an earned run on four hits and two walks across 6.1 innings. He struck out six.

Morton turned in another trademark effort, but he received precious little run support from the Tampa offense while he was in the game. The veteran right-hander continued to flash his ability to consistently miss bats, notching 14 swinging strikes overall over his 105 pitches. Morton has now gone two straight outings without a victory following a four-appearance winning streak, as he'd suffered his first loss of the season against the Angels his previous time out. He'll look to get back on the right track in a scheduled road turn against the Twins next Tuesday or Wednesday.

June 15, 2019 04:48 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Handed first loss of 2019
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Morton (8-1) took the loss Saturday, allowing four runs on five hits and two walks while striking out nine over six innings against the Angels.

Morton lost his first decision since last August after permitting three runs in the second inning on a Brian Goodwin RBI double and a David Fletcher home run and another tally on a Justin Bour solo home run in the fourth. The 35-year-old still has an outstanding 2.37 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and a 107:31 K:BB. Morton will look to rebound in his next start Thursday on the road in Oakland.

June 10, 2019 10:08 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Shuts down Oakland
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Morton (8-0) allowed two hits and two walks while firing seven scoreless innings Monday, striking out seven batters and earning the win over the Athletics.

The 35-year-old right-hander has been an absolute stud this season, especially in June. In two starts this month, Morton has tossed 14 shutout innings with a 15:2 K:BB. His season ERA is down to a wonderful 2.10 across 81.1 frames. He'll aim for a 9-0 start to the year against the visiting Angels on Saturday.

June 6, 2019 11:44 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Blanks Tigers for seventh win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morton (7-0) picked up the win Wednesday, allowing five hits over seven scoreless innings while striking out eight as the Rays handed the Tigers a 4-0 defeat.

The right-hander hasn't been on the losing end of a decision since last August, when he was still a member of the Astros. Morton has now delivered three straight quality starts and seven on the season, and he'll take a 2.30 ERA and 91:27 K:BB through 74.1 innings into his next outing Monday, at home against the A's.

May 31, 2019 10:16 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Seven strong innings in win
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Morton (6-0) earned the win Thursday against the Twins by allowing two runs on four hits and no walks across seven innings. He struck out six.

Morton allowed just one baserunner through the first four innings and enjoyed a large lead before allowing runs in the fifth and sixth. He could easily have gone deeper into the game but was removed after just 87 pitches, although the lopsided nature of the game allowed the club to do so. Back-to-back quality starts have Morton's ERA at an excellent 2.54 heading into his next scheduled start at the Tigers on Wednesday.

May 26, 2019 01:48 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Dominant in win
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Morton (5-0) racked up 10 strikeouts and allowed just an earned run on three hits, two walks and a hit batsman over six innings in a win over the Indians on Saturday.

Morton was mostly masterful throughout his six frames, firing 73 of his 106 pitches for strikes. He generated a season-high number of strikeouts in the process and and has now put together quality starts in four of his last six trips to the mound. The veteran also continues to excel at keeping the ball in the yard, with Saturday's outing serving as his fifth over the last six without allowing a home run. Morton will look to add another chapter to his stellar season when he next takes the hill against the Twins on Thursday.

May 20, 2019 12:44 PM
Rays' Charlie Morton: Inefficient in no-decision
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Morton gave up five runs (three earned) on four hits and four walks while striking out six through four innings in a no-decision against the Yankees on Sunday.

Morton was ineffective and inefficient, throwing 88 pitches in only four innings and giving up five runs. Walks continue to be a problem: Over the last month, he has an impressive 10.5 K/9 but also a 3.7 BB/9. Morton will be looking to get back on track in his next start Friday at the Indians.

Situational Stats
vs Baltimore 13.020 2.080218
vs LHB 80.200 4.46023110
vs RHB 80.100 1.2302287
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Pitching Stats
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
2015PIT99 4.8123230000 129.0137776913124196
2016PHI11 4.15440000 17.1158810819
2017HOU147 3.6225250000 146.21256559141350163
2018HOU153 3.1330300000 167.01306358181664201
2019TB135 2.8527270000 161.0126565112745197
Total 8886 4.0724424332001367.213316926181151124961191
Batting Stats
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
2015PIT2336010111800 .054 .028 .028
2016PHI4611000300 .167 .167 .167
2017HOU25300000000 .000 .000 .000
2018HOU30601000500 .167 .167 .167
2019TB27200000200 .000 .000 .000
Total 24426642006313901 .085 .090 .075
Fielding Stats
2010PITP17172161230 .857
2011PITP29293973111 .974
2012PITP99123630 .750
2014PITP26263392312 .970
2015PITP23232791621 .926
2017HOUP25252310941 .826
Total  24424322867147148 .939
More Pitching Stats
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
2015PIT619483 2.57130012 .271563 13.3 .4290
2016PHI0227 3.4311011 .24271 11.9 .3230
2017HOU116996 1.9341204 .228617 11.5 .3860
2018HOU0155128 1.3043204 .213695 11.3 .3560
2019TB0150124 1.3022115 .212649 10.0 .3290
Total 2117491008 1.88973115553 .2565889 12.8 .3870
Postseason Pitching Stats
2013PIT01 3.18110000 5.23221044
2017HOU21 4.24540000 23.120111122625
2018HOU00 11.57110000 2.13330122
Total 22 4.60760000 31.1261616331231
Minor League Pitching Stats
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
2014AA-Altoona Curve00 4.5011000 4.04220016
2015AAA-Indianapolis Indians11 2.0322000 13.1134300417
2015AA-Altoona Curve10 0.0011000 7.02000025
2017AAA-Fresno Grizzlies01 1.5022000 6.04111023
2017AA-Corpus Christi Hooks00 0.0011000 4.11200025
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Tampa Bay Rays

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