- Fantasy Implications: Valencia, Chavez, Morton, & Gurriel
to reach the finish line as a starter. He’ll almost certainly be the fifth start so that opens opportunities for skipped starts and longer breaks in the dog days.
Astros sign Charlie Morton
- Allow Me to Sell You on Charlie Morton
, and there's only one Rich Hill to go around. Everyone knows the market is bad. Even the pitchers who make up the market know the market is bad. Out of this bad market, the Astros have plucked Charlie Morton
- Astros Sign Charlie Morton; AL West Lefties Rejoice
This morning, the Astros announced that they have signed Charlie Morton to a two year, $14 million contract, bringing the right-hander to Houston to bolster their pitching depth. And as Mike
- It’s Time to Get Charlie Morton On Your Roster
As Charlie Morton embraced his two-seam fastball and turned into a severe groundball pitcher, he has become a solid, but underrated fantasy asset. In 2013-14, Morton put up a 3.52 ERA and 1.28 WHIP
- Streaming Charlie Morton and Cory Rasmus
Yes, Charlie Morton is 5-12 and just coming back from the disabled list due to a sports hernia, but I like him this week as he faces the Red Sox in a home matchup on Tuesday evening
- The End of Charlie Morton's Run at History
As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a better than one-in-four chance of making the postseason. One of their pitchers, Charlie Morton, was recently placed on the disabled list with hip
- Locking Up the Second Charlie Morton
is that J.A. Happ is closer to being Cliff Lee than you are, presuming you're not Cliff Lee or someone better than J.A. Happ.
Talk about Charlie Morton and, at least on the Internet, you'll
- Charlie Morton's Kryptonite
beating Wainwright in St. Louis. To win this game, though, they're going to need a strong performance from Charlie Morton, or at least, several innings that keep the score close before the battle
- Time to Pick Up Charlie Morton in All Leagues?
We haven't been reporting all the Charlie Morton news that's fit to print. Our last update on "mini Roy Halladay" came in mid-June and was for a Deep League Waiver Wire piece. He's advanced a little
- Charlie Morton & Carlos Carrasco: Deep League Wire
leads to a surge in strikeout rate. These two pitchers embody this theme perfectly.
Charlie Morton | PIT SP | 3% Owned
About a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery, Charlie Morton
- The Charlie Manuel-Charlie Manuel Duel
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is known in proper quarters as "Uncle History," and there's a reason for this. The reason is that Charlie Manuel is history made noble savage. Charlie Manuel, you see
- Charlie O'Products
Recall former major league catcher Charlie O'Brien, backstop for eleven Cy Young Award winners, personal catcher to Greg Maddux, inventor of hockey-style catcher's mask.
And, in his retirement
- MLB.com "So Done with Charlie Morton"
Charlie Morton's name.
"What gives?" you're probably thinking -- which, that happens to be the very same question NotGraphs asked of Major League Baseball itself.
"We're just effing bored of him
- Charlie Morton's Crazy Platoon Splits
After Charlie Morton's first three starts of the season, his ERA stood at 1.64, and I noted that his revamped style of pitching simply wouldn't let him keep this up for much longer. Since I wrote
- Excellent Interview with Pirate Charlie Morton
Excellent Interview with Charlie Morton
During the pregame show for WPGB's broadcast of yesterday's Dodgers-Pirates game, Bob Walk interviewed Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton.
- NL Starting Pitchers: Carlos Zambrano, Kevin Correia, Charlie Morton
once and awhile. If he played for a team other than the Pirates, he would be owned at a much higher rate.
Charlie Morton, Pirates
Another swashbuckler, Morton’s ERA is even more far fetched than
- Charlie Morton's Dilemma
Last year, Charlie Morton had an ERA of 7.57, had a stint on the disabled list, and was bounced from the Pirates rotation and ended up back in Triple-A. This year, he has a 1.64 ERA, is averaging
- Things You Might Not Have Known About Charlie Morton
completely fallen off this year. Pittsburgh got three players in return, though the most major league ready was Charlie Morton. He broke camp in the Pirates' rotation this year, and has been one
- Don't Give Up On...Charlie Morton
The Pittsburgh Pirates thought they had snagged an under-the-radar starter when the club acquired Charlie Morton (along with prospects Jeff Locke and Gorkys Hernandez) in a June 2009 trade
- Charlie Morton and the Buccos' Rotation
Charlie Morton – 2 GS, 9.1 IP, 7.31 FIP
Ross Ohlendorf – 1 GS, 5 IP, 7.03 FIP
(Yes, I know the samples are small. The FIP is there just to illustrate how awful some oe the performances have been
- Sleeper Alert: Charlie Morton
Charlie Morton never lit up prospect lists nor was he once deemed an impact player in the Atlanta Braves minor league system. Last year he found himself traded away to the Pirates in the Nate McLouth