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Charlie Morton
Birthdate: 11/12/1983 (31 y, 1 m, 10 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/235     Position: P
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 23, Overall: 95, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract: $21M / 3 Years (2014 - 2016) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Morton (hip) believes he'll be ready to join the Pirates' starting rotation by Opening Day, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. (12/15/2014)
Injury: Hip, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Braves (A+)30000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Braves (AA)41700000.0 %14.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Braves (AAA)13800000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Braves162000000.0 %45.0 %.059.125.059.059.118.074-70-0.4-4.72.1-0.2
2009Pirates (AAA)1200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Braves (AAA)101200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Pirates183301100.0 %45.5 %.000.250.129.129.129.115-44-1.0-6.83.6-0.2
2010Pirates (AAA)141202008.3 %41.7 %.000.167.091.167.091.134-33    
2010Pirates172800000.0 %64.3 %.000.125.038.038.038.034-920.0-6.52.8-0.3
2011Pirates296400201.6 %45.3 %.060.174.080.094.140.102-470.1-10.85.9-0.3
2012Pirates (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Pirates91500000.0 %53.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-3.81.6-0.2
2013Pirates (A+)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Pirates (AA)44000025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.411155    
2013Pirates (AAA)4100000.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.918505    
2013Pirates203801100.0 %28.9 %.000.200.139.139.139.123-32-0.6-6.23.7-0.1
2013Pirates1100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Pirates (AA)1100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Pirates264901102.0 %42.9 %.000.105.050.073.050.060-720.0-9.55.0-0.3
Total- - -13524703500.8 %44.9 %.019.163.080.088.099.083-59-1.9-48.324.8-1.7
Postseason- - -1100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Braves (A+)30000000000000000000.000
2007Braves (AA)41670000000001001000.000
2008Braves (AAA)13680000000002002000.000
2008Braves1617201010000009003001.059
2009Pirates (AAA)1220000000001000000.000
2009Braves (AAA)1011120000000006001000.000
2009Pirates18313344000110015002000.129
2010Pirates (AAA)1411121100020105000000.091
2010Pirates17262811000000018002100.038
2011Pirates295064413000210290211000.080
2012Pirates (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2012Pirates913150000000008002000.000
2013Pirates (A+)1000000000000000000.000
2013Pirates (AA)4341100000101000000.333
2013Pirates (AAA)41111000000000000001.000
2013Pirates20363855000110011002000.139
2013Pirates1110000000000000000.000
2014Pirates (AA)1110000000001000000.000
2014Pirates26404922000111021008200.050
Total- - -135213247171340035201110230301.080
Postseason- - -1110000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Braves (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Braves (AA)0.0 %14.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.8.000-100
2008Braves (AAA)0.0 %25.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-2.1.000-100
2008Braves0.0 %45.0 %0.00.059.059.118.176.0590.0.125 -0.4-2-4.2.074-70
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Pirates (AAA)0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.5.000-100
2009Braves (AAA)0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-2-3.1.000-100
2009Pirates0.0 %45.5 %0.00.129.129.129.258.0001.1.250-1.00.0-2-5.8.115-44
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Pirates (AAA)8.3 %41.7 %0.20.091.167.091.258.0002.6.167 0.00-1.9.134-33
2010Pirates0.0 %64.3 %0.00.038.038.038.077.0000.1.125 0.0-3-6.4.034-92
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Pirates1.6 %45.3 %0.03.080.094.140.234.0600.1.1740.10.0-4-10.8.102-47
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Pirates (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Pirates0.0 %53.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-2-3.8.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Pirates (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Pirates (AA)25.0 %25.0 %1.00.333.500.333.833.0000.1.500 0.010.3.411155
2013Pirates (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0000.11.000 0.010.5.918505
2013Pirates0.0 %28.9 %0.00.139.139.139.278.0000.8.200-0.60.0-2-5.7.123-32
2013Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.2.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Pirates (AA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2014Pirates2.0 %42.9 %0.05.050.073.050.123.0001.6.105 0.0-4-9.4.060-72
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
Total- - -0.8 %44.9 %0.02.080.088.099.186.0191.3.163-1.5-0.5-18-46.1.083-59
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.2.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2008Braves1.0025.0 %37.5 %37.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Pirates3.3318.8 %62.5 %18.8 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Pirates1.0014.3 %42.9 %42.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Pirates0.5519.0 %28.6 %52.4 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %7.7 %
2012Pirates0.250.0 %20.0 %80.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Pirates2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Pirates1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2014Pirates5.0014.3 %71.4 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %7.7 %
Total- - -1.4118.9 %47.4 %33.7 %3.1 %0.0 %0.0 %5.1 %
Postseason- - -1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Braves3320030134861
2009Pirates103300203191122
2010Pirates33100301882100
2011Pirates61140013140165205
2012Pirates1401020114354
2013Pirates1266003032103135
2013Pirates1000000033
2014Pirates10220013126124150
Total- - -45321810392171656827
Postseason- - -1000000033

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Braves-0.40-0.460.06-4.62-0.460.85 0-0.480.01
2009Pirates-0.42-0.620.21-4.60-0.470.94 0-0.500.05
2010Pirates-0.80-0.810.01-9.35-0.961.07 0-0.73-0.02
2011Pirates-0.90-1.200.30-11.40-1.190.93 0-1.020.06
2012Pirates-0.32-0.320.00-2.89-0.340.81 0-0.36-0.03
2013Pirates-0.51-0.720.21-6.89-0.790.92 0-0.630.08
2013Pirates-0.01-0.010.00-0.08-0.010.45 0-0.020.00
2014Pirates-1.01-1.160.15-11.24-1.251.07 0-0.93-0.01
Total- - --4.35-5.280.93-50.99-5.460.96 0-4.650.11
Postseason- - --0.01-0.010.00-0.08-0.010.45 0-0.020.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Braves72.9% (90.2)15.3% (81.4) 8.5% (73.4)1.7% (86.0)1.7% (82.0) 3.3%
2009Pirates77.9% (88.6)5.3% (81.0)4.4% (85.8)8.8% (73.5)1.8% (76.5)1.8% (78.5) 7.4%
2010Pirates70.2% (89.7)9.6% (84.1)4.3% (89.7)13.8% (74.6)2.1% (84.0)  6.0%
2011Pirates66.5% (90.1)17.2% (82.5)6.9% (85.4)6.9% (74.0)2.5% (80.0)  1.0%
2012Pirates67.9% (89.4)9.4% (80.6)5.7% (85.7)13.2% (74.3)3.8% (75.0)  1.9%
2013Pirates74.1% (92.1)10.4% (85.6)4.4% (85.3)8.9% (77.1)2.2% (82.7)   
2014Pirates70.7% (90.6)16.7% (83.4)4.7% (87.3)6.0% (73.8)2.0% (79.3)   
Total- - -71.1% (90.2)12.8% (83.0)4.8% (86.2)8.7% (74.5)2.2% (80.2)0.4% (79.7) 2.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Braves73.7 %     8.8 %12.3 %  5.3 %   
2009Pirates62.3 %2.5 %7.4 %   6.6 %9.0 %  12.3 %   
2010Pirates43.4 %2.0 %3.0 %  23.2 %13.1 %11.1 %  4.0 %   
2011Pirates46.3 %11.4 %3.5 %0.5 % 5.0 %23.4 %4.5 %  5.0 %   
2012Pirates44.4 %7.4 %11.1 %  7.4 %7.4 %13.0 %  9.3 %   
2013Pirates43.0 %17.8 %7.4 %  8.2 %11.1 %8.2 %  4.4 %   
2014Pirates52.4 %6.7 %3.4 %  12.1 %17.5 %5.4 % 0.7 %2.0 %   
Total- - -50.7 %8.1 %4.9 %0.1 % 8.1 %14.4 %7.8 % 0.1 %5.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Braves89.9     82.074.9  83.6  
2009Pirates89.691.785.0   84.673.5  81.8  
2010Pirates89.990.692.4  89.282.873.3  85.0  
2011Pirates90.090.586.578.4 88.482.771.9  82.6  
2012Pirates90.283.987.7  88.681.174.4  82.3  
2013Pirates92.292.487.9  91.084.777.4  84.3  
2014Pirates91.189.585.7  88.983.976.0 56.879.2  
Total- - -90.490.787.078.4 89.383.374.5 56.882.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Braves-2.5-0.8 -0.5-0.1-0.2 -5.86-8.80 -9.22-5.79-21.31 
2009Pirates-2.4-0.5-0.2-1.20.0-0.2 -2.73-7.56-3.62-12.02-0.61-8.84 
2010Pirates-4.0-0.8-0.1-1.4-0.2  -5.99-8.69-3.56-10.40-10.88  
2011Pirates-6.7-1.8-0.1-0.6-0.4  -4.93-5.19-0.76-4.16-8.88  
2012Pirates-2.3-0.5-0.3-0.4-0.2  -6.44-9.13-11.53-5.22-11.41  
2013Pirates-3.6-1.2-0.4-0.4-0.2  -3.61-8.41-6.53-3.40-5.76  
2014Pirates-6.4-1.7-0.6-1.4-0.3  -6.02-6.67-8.90-16.09-8.69  
Total- - --27.8-7.1-1.8-5.8-1.4-0.4 -4.85-6.94-4.59-8.31-7.74-13.00 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Braves-2.6     -0.5-0.6  -0.2  
2009Pirates-2.9-0.10.3   -0.7-1.1  -0.5  
2010Pirates-1.8-0.2-0.1  -2.1-1.2-1.2  -0.3  
2011Pirates-5.3-1.50.00.0 -0.9-2.4-0.4  -0.2  
2012Pirates-1.6-0.3-0.5  -0.2-0.4-0.4  -0.2  
2013Pirates-1.6-1.2-0.8  -0.9-1.4-0.2  0.3  
2014Pirates-4.7-0.9-0.5  -0.7-1.7-1.3 -0.2-0.3  
Total- - --20.5-4.2-1.70.0 -4.8-8.2-5.1 -0.2-1.4  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Braves-6.19     -9.62-8.41  -8.04  
2009Pirates-3.87-4.342.95   -8.15-10.08  -3.15  
2010Pirates-4.22-9.06-2.07  -9.18-9.08-10.68  -7.93  
2011Pirates-5.70-6.38-0.624.98 -8.52-5.05-4.15  -1.95  
2012Pirates-6.86-7.75-8.40  -6.22-9.91-5.22  -3.87  
2013Pirates-2.71-5.02-8.27  -8.05-9.55-1.85  5.22  
2014Pirates-5.98-9.25-10.64  -4.05-6.40-15.98 -16.44-8.78  
Total- - --4.96-6.39-4.264.98 -7.31-6.93-7.96 -16.44-2.98  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Braves33.3 %65.0 %54.1 %28.6 %61.5 %54.6 %65.6 %85.0 %24.6 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Pirates36.7 %54.0 %46.4 %38.9 %70.6 %59.6 %56.3 %57.6 %17.2 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Pirates50.0 %48.1 %48.9 %52.4 %68.0 %60.9 %55.3 %78.6 %18.0 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Pirates50.6 %62.7 %57.9 %55.0 %73.0 %66.7 %59.9 %79.7 %19.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Pirates56.5 %60.7 %58.8 %23.1 %88.2 %60.0 %54.9 %66.7 %22.2 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Pirates43.5 %60.6 %51.9 %60.0 %87.5 %75.7 %48.9 %63.2 %12.6 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Pirates41.3 %57.0 %50.3 %38.5 %77.6 %64.0 %57.7 %83.7 %18.0 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -44.8 %58.5 %52.6 %47.1 %75.1 %64.8 %56.7 %74.5 %18.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Braves52.6 %55.3 %54.4 %30.0 %66.7 %54.8 %66.7 %15.4
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Pirates37.3 %49.3 %44.3 %42.1 %71.4 %61.1 %58.2 %16.4
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Pirates40.5 %52.6 %47.5 %47.1 %70.0 %61.7 %57.6 %18.0
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Pirates47.8 %65.5 %57.5 %48.8 %76.4 %66.1 %55.0 %19.8
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Pirates52.4 %57.6 %55.6 %27.3 %79.0 %60.0 %61.1 %15.9
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Pirates43.1 %58.4 %51.9 %52.0 %88.9 %75.7 %57.0 %19.7
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Pirates37.3 %62.2 %51.0 %44.0 %74.5 %64.5 %55.0 %20.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -43.1 %58.3 %51.8 %44.7 %76.2 %65.0 %57.4 %18.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008BravesP161574.2370000000 7   1.000 
2009PiratesP181897.07110002101 9   1.000 
2010PiratesP171779.26123030000 12   .857 
2011PiratesP2929171.27311011100 16   .974 
2012PiratesP9950.1363120000 4   .750 
2013PiratesP2020116.04130000000 11   1.000 
2014PiratesP2626157.19231011200 14   .970 
Total- - -P135134746.2391038174401 73   .947 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008BravesP74.20  000              
2009PiratesP97.00  000              
2010PiratesP79.2-1  0-1-2              
2011PiratesP171.20  0-10              
2012PiratesP50.10  -1-1-2              
2013PiratesP116.00  0-1-1              
2014PiratesP157.11  124              
Total- - -P746.20  0-2-1              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012PiratesP50.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
2013PiratesP116.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (10)
2014PiratesP157.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (14)
Total- - -P746.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)33.3%     (3)87.5%      (8)100.0%    (28)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Braves-4.3-0.4 2.1-4.72.10.00.6-1.9-0.2($0.9) 
2009Pirates-5.9-1.0 3.6-6.83.60.11.0-2.2-0.2($1.0) 
2010Pirates-6.50.0 2.8-6.52.80.10.8-2.8-0.3($1.2) 
2011Pirates-10.80.1 5.9-10.85.90.11.9-2.9-0.3($1.4) 
2012Pirates-3.80.0 1.6-3.81.60.00.4-1.8-0.2($0.8) 
2013Pirates-5.6-0.6 3.7-6.23.70.01.1-1.4-0.1($0.7) 
2014Pirates-9.50.0 5.0-9.55.00.11.4-3.0-0.3($1.8) 
Total- - --46.3-1.9 24.8-48.324.80.47.2-15.9-1.7($7.7) 

  • $21m / 3 Years (2014 - 2016) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 12/11/2013 (Extension)
    • 2014: $4M, 2015: $8M, 2016: $8M
    • 2017 Team Option: $9.5M ($1M buyout)
      • Also includes $500,000 in performance incentives, and becomes a mutual option should Morton be traded. If option on new team is picked up and he declines his end of it, he forfeits the $1,000,000 buyout.
    • Agent / Agency: Andrew Lowenthal of Jet Sports Management
    • Originally Reported By: Jeff Passan
    • Source: sports.yahoo.com, Hat Tip: cbssports.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $2.4m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $2.4M
    • Source: pittsburghlive.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 23, Overall: 95
    • Team: Atlanta Braves
    • School: Joel Barlow HS (Redding, Conn)