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Charlie Morton
ERA W-L K
4.15 1-1 19
Team: HoustonHt / Wt: 6-5 / 220 NFBC ADP: 620.50
Position: SPBorn: 11/12/1983 Birthplace: Flemington, New Jersey
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 3rd Round by Braves (2002)


Latest News
Nov. 16 7:44 AM PT8:44 AM MT9:44 AM CT10:44 AM ET10:44 ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST11:14 AM VEN19:44 UAE9:44 AM CT-Morton has agreed to a two-year contract with the Astros.
Analysis: The right-hander made only four starts with Philadelphia last season before being shut down in late April by a torn left hamstring. Morton, 46-71 with a 4.54 ERA over nine seasons with Atlanta, Pittsburgh and the Phillies, should work near the back of the Astros' rotation if he can stay healthy. He's thrown 129 innings or less in four of the past five seasons.
Apr. 24 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Morton is out for the season because of a torn left hamstring.
Analysis: The Philadelphia Phillies said that Morton is scheduled for surgery on the hamstring next Monday. Recovery time is expected to be six to eight months. Morton was injured while running out of the batter's box on a sacrifice attempt during at Milwaukee on Saturday and went on the 15-day disabled list a day later.
Apr. 23 5:39 PM PT6:39 PM MT7:39 PM CT8:39 PM ET20:39 ET0:39 GMT8:39 5:39 PM MST7:39 PM EST8:09 PM VEN4:39 UAE (+1)7:39 PM CT-Morton exited after straining his left hamstring running to first base on an attempted sacrifice in the second inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Analysis: Morton bunted the ball in front of the mound, where it was fielded by Milwaukee pitcher Chase Anderson. He threw to second for the first out, and as Morton ran toward first, he stumbled and fell well short of the base. Morton allowed a run on three hits and had three strikeouts in one inning. He's 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA this season.
Apr. 18 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET18:22 ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST5:52 PM VEN2:22 UAE (+1)5:22 PM CT-Morton tossed six quality innings on Sunday.
Analysis: He held the Nationals to one run and four hits while walking two and striking out six.
Apr. 13 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Morton gave up three hits in 6 2-3 innings of Tuesday's 3-0 win over San Diego.
Analysis: Morton recovered from a rough first outing with his new club. The right-hander still walked four and has issued six free passes in 10 1-3 innings.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2008 Atl 4 8 0 - 0 16 15 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 1.62 6.15
2009 Pit 5 9 0 - 0 18 18 1 97.0 102 49 49 7 40 0 62 1.46 4.55
2010 Pit 2 12 0 - 0 17 17 0 79.2 112 79 67 15 26 3 59 1.73 7.57
2011 Pit 10 10 0 - 0 29 29 2 171.2 186 82 73 6 77 5 110 1.53 3.83
2012 Pit 2 6 0 - 0 9 9 0 50.1 62 30 26 5 11 1 25 1.45 4.65
2013 Pit 7 4 0 - 0 20 20 0 116.0 113 51 42 6 36 1 85 1.28 3.26
2014 Pit 6 12 0 - 0 26 26 0 157.1 143 76 65 9 57 2 126 1.27 3.72
2015 Pit 9 9 0 - 0 23 23 0 129.0 137 77 69 13 41 6 96 1.38 4.81
2016 Phi 1 1 0 - 0 4 4 0 17.1 15 8 8 1 8 0 19 1.33 4.15
Career 46 71 0 - 0 162 161 3 893.0 950 508 450 71 337 20 630 1.44 4.54

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 Atl 16 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 .059 .059 .118
2009 Pit 18 31 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 15 0 0 .129 .129 .129
2010 Pit 17 26 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 .038 .038 .038
2011 Pit 29 50 0 4 3 0 0 2 1 29 0 0 .080 .094 .140
2012 Pit 9 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Pit 20 36 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 .139 .139 .139
2014 Pit 26 40 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 21 0 0 .050 .073 .050
2015 Pit 23 36 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 18 0 0 .028 .054 .028
2016 Phi 4 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .167
Career 162 255 4 19 4 0 0 6 3 132 0 1 .075 .085 .090

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2013 Pit Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 3.18
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 3.18
Career 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 3.18

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Pit Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 140 97 91 94.3 50.72
Curveball 71 83 78 80.8 25.72
Changeup 35 88 85 86.6 12.68
Cut Fastball 30 91 87 89.7 10.87

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