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Charlie Morton #50 - SP

Pittsburgh

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1983/11/12
  • POB: Flemington, NJ
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 235lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 6
  • Drafted by Atlanta in 2002 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date440200025.026141237171.324.32
On Pace3636018000225.02341261082763153-4.32

Scouting Report

AssetsHas an ideal pitchers' frame and the ability to pitch deep in games when he is in a groove. At his best, he pitches to contact effectively.
FlawsHas command issues from time to time that prevent him from being a consistent winner in the bigs. At times he nibbles around the plate.
Career potentialDecent starter.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/12/11Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a three-year contract.
2013/10/03Added to the Pittsburgh Pirates playoff roster.
2013/10/01Not on the Pittsburgh Pirates Wild Card playoff game roster.
2013/06/13Missed 65 games (right elbow injury).
2013/05/31Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow injury).
2013/03/31Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2013).
2012/11/30Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2012/10/31Missed the last 113 regular season games (right elbow inflammation).
2012/06/24Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow inflammation).
2012/06/01Right elbow inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 30th, 2012).
2012/04/14Missed 7 games (right hip surgery).
2012/04/04Right hip surgery, 15-day DL.
2012/01/16Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2011/09/14Missed 4 games (fatigue).
2011/09/10Fatigue, day-to-day.
2011/07/01Missed 7 games (right shoulder injury).
2011/06/22Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2011/03/03Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2010/08/28Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
2010/07/02Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA).
2010/07/02Missed 31 games (shoulder injury).
2010/05/28Shoulder injury, early September.
2010/03/02Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2009/06/28Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2009/06/25Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/06/20Missed 4 games (hamstring).
2009/06/15Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/06/10Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
2009/06/03Acquired from the Atlanta Braves.
2009/04/11Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA).
2009/04/11Missed 4 games (left oblique muscle strain).
2009/03/30Left oblique muscle strain, early September.
2009/03/02Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2008/09/21Missed 14 games (back injury).
2008/09/05Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/09/02Recalled from Richmond (AAA).
2008/08/29Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2008/07/28Recalled from Richmond (AAA).
2008/07/26Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2008/06/14Contract purchased from Richmond (AAA).
2008/03/12Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2007/11/20Contract purchased from Mississippi (AA).

Trades

2009/06/03Pittsburgh Pirates traded Nate McLouth to the Atlanta Braves for Gorkys Hernandez, Jeff Locke and Charlie Morton.
2002/06/04Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 3rd round in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014PittsburghNL440200025.026141237171.324.32
2013PittsburghNL202074000116.01135142636851.283.26
2013IndianapolisAAA440100019.016108110121.373.79
2013AltoonaAA441100018.2105526110.862.41
2013BradentonA11000003.03221021.006.00
2012PittsburghNL992600050.1623026511251.454.65
2012IndianapolisAAA11000007.26110180.911.17
2011PittsburghNL29291010021171.218682736771101.533.83
2010PittsburghNL171721200079.211279671526591.737.57
2010IndianapolisAAA14144401080.0834634630531.413.82
2009PittsburghNL18185901197.01024949740621.464.55
2009GwinnettAAA10107201164.2521818316551.052.51
2009IndianapolisAAA11000007.04000170.710.00
2008AtlantaNL16154800074.2805651941481.626.15
2008RichmondAAA13125200079.0512018027720.992.05
2007MississippiAA4164600079.2804138337671.474.29
2006Myrtle BeachA301467200100.011670601454751.705.40
2005RomeA262259100124.21248472762861.495.20
2004RomeA271879200117.214076637681021.774.82
2003DanvilleR14132500054.0653228325461.674.67
2002GCL BravesR1151700039.2373420130321.694.54
TotalNL1131123051032614.1681361320512384061.504.69
TotalAAA4342169021257.1212957910852071.152.76
TotalAA45105700098.1904643543781.353.94
TotalA84551825500345.1383232197291842651.645.13
TotalR251831200093.21026648455781.684.61

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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