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  • • I Knew Charlie Was Morton Just A Washed Up Ace
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  • • MLB trends: The home run rate is back up, but in an unusual way; Hunter Greene cuts back on the gas
    Also, Charlie Morton is struggling with his curveball this year...2022
  • • Do The Braves Need Another Starter?
    Braves General Manager Alex Anthopolous struck out in his attempt to land a top-of-the-rotation arm during the offseason, he said recently on The Bill Shanks Show. Even without a fresh face at the top of the rotation, the Braves enter the season in pretty good hands with Max Fried and Charlie Morton leading the way.…...2022
  • • Braves Notes: Rotation, Jackson, Freeman
    During last year’s World Series run, the Braves found themselves mixing and matching at the back of the rotation behind Max Fried, Charlie Morton and Ian Anderson. Atlanta hasn’t done much to solidify that group this winter, leaving themselves to again count on a handful of less-proven arms at the back end. Manager Brian Snitker told reporters (including…...2022
  • • NL East Notes: Morton, Braves, Allan, Nationals
    As Charlie Morton continues to recover from a fractured fibula, the veteran righty said last week that he is “mostly caught up” to where he’d be physically at this point in a normal offseason, The Athletic’s David O’Brien writes.  Morton did caution that he wouldn’t know for sure until he actually got back to regular…...2022
  • • World Series 2021: Braves will start rookie lefty Tucker Davidson in Game 5 vs. Astros
    Davidson replaced the injured Charlie Morton on the roster earlier in the series...2021
  • Roster add Davidson to start Game 5 for Braves
    • Roster add Davidson to start Game 5 for Braves
    Tucker Davidson, who was added to the Braves' roster for the World Series after Charlie Morton went down to injury in Game 1, will start Game 5 vs. the Houston Astros on Sunday....2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1764: Decrying the Sliderization of Baseball
    In a crossover event Marvel would envy, Meg Rowley and guest co-host Michael Baumann of The Ringer discuss Games 1 and 2 of the World Series, what the loss of Charlie Morton means for Atlanta, the narrative role of the starter, how to navigate the moral conundrum that is fandom, the ever-growing length of postseason […]...2021
  • • Braves Release Edgar Santana
    The Braves announced this afternoon that they’ve released reliever Edgar Santana. The move clears space on the 40-man roster for southpaw Tucker Davidson, who was added to the World Series roster in place of the injured Charlie Morton. Davidson had been on the 60-day injured list since late June. Players on the 60-day IL don’t count against a…...2021
  • • Charlie Morton injury: Braves pitcher out for World Series after breaking leg on comebacker
    Morton was pulled in the third inning of Game 1 on Tuesday night...2021

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Charlie Morton injury and suspension

  • • NL East Notes: Morton, Braves, Allan, Nationals
    As Charlie Morton continues to recover from a fractured fibula, the veteran righty said last week that he is “mostly caught up” to where he’d be physically at this point in a normal offseason, The Athletic’s David O’Brien writes.  Morton did caution that he wouldn’t know for sure until he actually got back to regular…...2022
  • • Roster add Davidson to start Game 5 for Braves
    Tucker Davidson, who was added to the Braves' roster for the World Series after Charlie Morton went down to injury in Game 1, will start Game 5 vs. the Houston Astros on Sunday....2021
  • • Charlie Morton injury: Braves pitcher out for World Series after breaking leg on comebacker
    Morton was pulled in the third inning of Game 1 on Tuesday night...2021
  • • Charlie Morton injury: Braves add lefty Tucker Davidson to World Series roster as injury replacement
    Morton suffered a fractured fibula during Game 1...2021
  • Atlanta's Charlie Morton Breaks Leg and Won't Return in World Series
    • Atlanta's Charlie Morton Breaks Leg and Won't Return in World Series
    Morton was struck by a comebacker in his team’s Game 1 win over Houston in the World Series. Three outs later, he left with a fractured fibula. When the break occurred is unknown....2021
  • How Atlanta Won Game 1 of the World Series
    • How Atlanta Won Game 1 of the World Series
    Atlanta scored five runs in the first three innings and never looked back, but the season ended for its starting pitcher, Charlie Morton, who fractured his right fibula....2021
  • Braves’ Charlie Morton exits early after breaking right leg
    • Braves’ Charlie Morton exits early after breaking right leg
    HOUSTON — Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton left his start in the World Series opener Tuesday night in the third inning with a broken right leg. The Braves said underwent X-rays tonight that revealed a right fibula fracture. He will miss the remainder of the World Series and is expected to be ready for Spring......2021
  • • Charlie Morton injury: Braves pitcher out for World Series after fracturing right fibula on comebacker
    Morton was pulled in the third inning of Game 1 on Tuesday night...2021
  • Charlie Morton Fractures Fibula in World Series, Out for Series
    • Charlie Morton Fractures Fibula in World Series, Out for Series
    The Atlanta pitcher, who was struck by a comebacker in the second inning off Yuli Gurriel’s bat, fractured his right fibula on the play....2021
  • • Charlie Morton Suffers Fibula Fracture
    Braves starter Charlie Morton fractured his right fibula during tonight’s game against the Astros, the club announced. He’ll obviously miss the remainder of the World Series, but the team announced that he’s expected to be ready for Spring Training. Morton got the start in tonight’s World Series opener. He was struck in the leg by a Yuli…...2021

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Charlie Morton trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Freeman, Braves Still Facing Gap In Extension Talks
    The Braves have extended a pair of veterans in the past few weeks, inking catcher Travis d’Arnaud to a second two-year, $16MM contract and extending right-hander Charlie Morton on a new one-year deal worth $20MM (plus a $20MM club option for the 2023 season). Atlanta fans, of course, are eagerly awaiting a more sizable investment…...2021
  • • Braves Extend Charlie Morton
    The Braves announced Monday that they’ve signed right-hander Charlie Morton to a one-year contract worth $20MM. (The Braves are one of the few teams who formally disclose the terms of their player contracts themselves.) The Jet Sports client also has a $20MM club option for the 2023 season that does not have a buyout. Morton…...2021
  • • MLB free agent tracker: Hot stove signings, top 60 rankings as Charlie Morton, Mike Minor ink deals
    We'll be keeping track of the top free agents this winter right here...2020
  • • MLB free agency: Charlie Morton signs with Braves on one-year, $15 million deal
    The Braves have bolstered their rotation with a veteran All-Star...2020
  • • MLB free agent tracker: Latest hot stove signings, top 60 player rankings as Braves ink Charlie Morton
    We'll be keeping track of the top free agents this winter right here...2020
  • • Braves To Sign Charlie Morton
    The Braves have agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Charlie Morton, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports (via Twitter). It’ll guarantee the Jet Sports client $15MM for the 2021 campaign. ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported seconds prior that the two sides were close to an agreement. Feinsand adds that the Rays were the other finalist in…...2020
  • • Braves Interested In Charlie Morton
    The Braves addressed their rotation when they signed left-hander Drew Smyly to a one-year, $11MM contract last week. But that may not be it for Atlanta, which has “strong interest” in free-agent right-hander Charlie Morton, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Signing in Atlanta would be a full-circle move for Morton, who was a third-round…...2020
  • Rays decline '21 options on Morton, Zunino
    • Rays decline '21 options on Morton, Zunino
    Starting pitcher Charlie Morton, who went 3-1 for the Rays in the postseason, and catcher Mike Zunino, who hit four home runs in the playoffs, will become free agents after Tampa Bay declined its options for the 2021 season....2020
  • • How To Draft Mike Trout In Round 3
    In 2019, BABSbaseball.com said we could draft… Charlie Morton (ADP 119) instead of Blake Snell (30) Ketel Marte (220) instead of Lorenzo Cain (66) Matt Olson (109) instead of Khris Davis (45) Austin Meadows (186) instead of Tommy Pham (61) Eloy Jimenez (117) instead of Vlad Guerrero Jr. (46) Zack Greinke (66) instead of Aaron…...2020
  • • Olney: Rays' Charlie Morton bound to be a trade target
    Teams hunting for starting pitchers won't find many good options left among free agents. The Rays veteran could be in high demand....2019

Charlie Morton stats and results

  • • I Knew Charlie Was Morton Just A Washed Up Ace
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  • • Charlie Morton reportedly drawing interest from multiple teams
    Charlie Morton is coming off one of his best statistical seasons as an MLB pitcher, and the right-hander appears to be getting closer to finding a new home for 2019. Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has been reporting that the Rays have interest in Morton and have continued to have discussions with him. However, the Texas Rangers may have emerged as the favorite to sign Morton. On Wednesday, Jef...2018
  • • Poll: Do Astros Need To Acquire Front-End Starter?
    As a result of a somewhat disappointing 2016 that began with World Series aspirations and ended with a third-place finish in the AL West, the Astros have been aggressive in upgrading their roster this offseason. Since November, Houston has either traded for or signed Brian McCann, Josh Reddick, Carlos Beltran, Nori Aoki and Charlie Morton…...2017
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  • • Carlos Beltran Signing Puts Astros One Step Away from AL Favorites
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  • • McCann, Reddick Give Houston Strong Vets to Help Push Young Astros Over the Hump
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  • • Charlie Morton to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
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  • • Charlie Morton 'fully expecting' to retire after current contract
    New Rays right-hander Charlie Morton has been open in the past about his uncertainty surrounding how long he aims to continue playing, and he told MLB Network’s Jon Morosi that he is “fully expecting” to retire once his current contract with the Rays expires (Twitter link). The 35-year-old signed a two-year, $30M contract with Tampa Bay this offseason, allowing him to pitch closer to his Florida h...2019
  • • Trying to identify 'mystery teams' for Manny Machado
    The apparent staring contest between Manny Machado, the White Sox and the Phillies doesn’t seem to have an end in sight, and the saga will surely drag on even longer if reports of unidentified suitors prove true. With the identities of said teams (assuming for a moment that they do indeed exist) yet unknown — it’s perhaps worthwhile to at least take a high-level pass throughout the league to see j...2019
  • • Astros reportedly make offer to Charlie Morton
    The Astros have made an initial offer to bring right-hander Charlie Morton back to Houston, reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today (via Twitter). The dollar amount of the reported offer is yet unclear, though Nightengale does specify that it’s a one-year contract with an option for a second year. Vague as the terms may still be, it seems reasonable to expect that the total value of the pact of for l...2018
  • • Astros interested in James Paxton
    The Mariners are set to retool this offseason, leaving few to no untouchables on their roster. Left-hander James Paxton has emerged as arguably their highest-profile trade candidate early this offseason, and he’s drawing interest from an array of teams, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. As World Series contenders who are seeking starters, the Astros are a logical match for Paxton. Although the cl...2018
  • • Astros' Charlie Morton unsure how long he'll continue career
    Charlie Morton has said on multiple occasions in the past that he’s unsure of how long he’ll continue playing — most recently telling The Athletic’s Jake Kaplan back in April that he is “not going to keep playing for a long time” while pondering the possibility of retirement following the current season. At the time, Morton listed numerous factors — his growing family, his health, the quality of h...2018
  • • X-factor for each MLB contender
    On the road to a World Series title, one player always emerges as the X-factor to push a team over the edge in the postseason. From an All-Star hitter to an underappreciated pitcher, the story of a team’s magical run can’t be told without this player.Charlie Morton came through for the Houston Astros when they needed someone to step up in October. Ben Zobrist came through with clutch hits during c...2018
  • • Gerrit Cole had great reaction to Charlie Morton’s self-criticism
    Charlie Morton did not give up a run in six innings of work on Monday night and earned his first win of the season with the Houston Astros, but the right-hander felt he had plenty of room for improvement. Fellow starter Gerrit Cole seemed to disagree.Cole, who has been reunited with Morton after he was traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates to Houston during the offseason, had a great reaction when Mo...2018
  • • Morton in disbelief after earning Game 7 win
    Charlie Morton took a few tentative steps off the mound, staring, the moment frozen in time. He saw Jose Altuve field a ground ball off Corey Seager's bat. He watched Altuve make the short throw to first. Then Morton clenched both fists, hunching his shoulders, bracing as the Astros enveloped him on the field....2017
  • • WATCH: Charlie Morton narrowly avoids harm from broken bat to escape jam
    Houston Astros pitcher Charlie Morton narrowly avoided a nasty blow from a shattered bat as he escaped a jam in the sixth inning of Game 7 of the World Series.Morton was pitching in relief with two on and two out protecting a 5-1 Astros lead when Corey Seager hit a broken bat grounder to short. Morton, perhaps not entirely comprehending what was coming at him, found himself in the way of the shatt...2017
  • • Morton makes early exit from pitching gem
    For a moment, it appeared A.J. Hinch might break protocol in the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night. Rather than send pitching coach Brent Strom to the mound to check on Charlie Morton, who had just allowed a one-out double in a one-run game, Hinch walked out of the dugout himself. He did not immediately signal for a reliever....2017

Top Charlie Morton news

  • • WS berth on line in Game 7 for Yankees, Astros
    It all comes down to Game 7 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday after the Astros topped the Yankees in Game 6. CC Sabathia gets the nod after defeating Houston in Game 3, tossing six scoreless innings. The Astros avoided elimination with a 7-1 victory on Game 6. The Astros enter the game 5-0 at home in the postseason this month. Charlie Morton, who los...2017
  • Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches on a broken leg -- and then apologized that it wasn't more
    • Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches on a broken leg -- and then apologized that it wasn't more
    Atlanta's ace defied pain tolerance and set the tone for his team by pitching until his leg gave out....2021
  • • Pirates shut out White Sox for 6th straight win
    Charlie Morton added seven more zeros on Tuesday night to an amazing run by Pittsburgh starters, helping the Pirates to a 3-0 victory over the White Sox at PNC Park, their sixth straight....2015
  • • Shutout of Giants pulls Bucs up in playoff hunt
    Charlie Morton pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning Thursday and was supported by Neil Walker's two-run homer and opposite-field RBI doubles by Aramis Ramirez and Jung Ho Kang as the Pirates downed San Francisco, 4-0, before the 19th sellout of the season at PNC Park....2015
  • • Giants handed shutout loss by Pirates
    Charlie Morton pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning Thursday and was supported by Neil Walker's two-run homer and opposite-field RBI doubles by Aramis Ramirez and Jung Ho Kang as the Pirates downed San Francisco, 4-0, before the 19th sellout of the season at PNC Park....2015
  • • Alvarez powers up as Pirates beat Brewers
    Charlie Morton scattered three singles in 7 1/3 sharp innings on Wednesday as the Pirates edged Milwaukee, 2-0, to give him five consecutive wins for the first time in his 138-start career....2015
  • • LA looks to break Houston hex (Sat., 8 ET, FOX)
    After a night in which the Astros seized the lead in this World Series with a 5-3 victory in Game 3 on Friday, it's quite clear that Houston's Minute Maid Park perfection is a very real factor in this Fall Classic. And if the Astros can continue their home heroics in Saturday's Game 4, they'll put themselves on the cusp of their organization's first World Series title. Charlie Morton gets the Game...2017
  • • Herrera's RBI triple makes winner of Morton
    In a pitching duel between the Phillies' Charlie Morton and the Padres' Robbie Erlin, the only blemish against either starter was Odubel Herrera's RBI triple in the sixth inning, lifting Philadelphia to a 3-0 victory at home on Tuesday night....2016
  • • Tigers' bats come alive late to top Astros
    Alex Avila and Victor Martinez knocked in runs in the eighth inning, and Jose Iglesias hit a two-run homer in the ninth to back Daniel Norris, who allowed one earned run over 6 1/3 innings as the Tigers edged the Astros on Wednesday. Charlie Morton allowed two runs over seven innings for Houston, setting down 14 of the final 15 hitters he faced....2017
  • • Tigers' bats come alive late to top Astros
    Alex Avila and Victor Martinez knocked in runs in the eighth inning, and Jose Iglesias hit a two-run homer in the ninth to back Daniel Norris, who allowed one earned run over 6 1/3 innings as the Tigers edged the Astros on Wednesday. Charlie Morton allowed two runs over seven innings for Houston, setting down 14 of the final 15 hitters he faced....2017
  • • LOOK: Astros' Charlie Morton appears to touch chewing gum during Game 7 start
    Yankees manager Joe Girardi may have gotten the umps' attention regarding this very matter...2017
  • • Fister faces Astros with Sox on cusp of clinch
    The Red Sox will try to lock up the American League East by sending Doug Fister to the mound Friday night against the Astros at Fenway Park. He'll face right-hander Charlie Morton, who's 13-7 with a 3.63 ERA this year after replacing Fister in the Astros' rotation....2017
  • • Phillies Acquire Charlie Morton From Pirates
    The Phillies have acquired right-handed starting pitcher Charlie Morton from the Pirates, reports FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. The Pirates will pick up right-handed pitcher David Whitehead in the swap. The Phillies will pick up the tab for Morton. He is signed for $8MM in 2016 with a $9.5MM club option for 2017 ($1MM…...2015
  • • Charlie Morton Suffers Fibula Fracture
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Charlie Morton fantasy rankings and news

  • • I Knew Charlie Was Morton Just A Washed Up Ace
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  • • Fantasy baseball rankings 2018: Advanced MLB trade chart loving Charlie Morton, Ozzie Albies
    Scott White is a senior fantasy writer for CBS Sports and released his latest trade chart...2018
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  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best DraftKings MLB Pitcher Picks for July 8
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  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Pitcher Studs and Duds for June 21
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  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for June 16
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Charlie Morton schedule, game

  • • Braves Get Huge Win, Suffer Huge Loss
    The Braves got a much-needed Game 1 victory in Houston, but will need to get through the rest of the World Series without playoff ace Charlie Morton....2021
  • • How Atlanta Won Game 1 of the World Series
    2021
  • Astros vs. Braves odds, prediction:  Series will start with low-scoring duel
    • Astros vs. Braves odds, prediction: Series will start with low-scoring duel
    The Astros enter having scored at least five runs in 12 of their 13 games this month, but Braves starter Charlie Morton knows this team well....2021
  • • FanDuel: Uncle Charlie And The Boys In Blue
    We should have a full slate of 10 games tonight as the weather shouldn’t play a factor. There’s a nice blend of up-and-coming aces in Freddy Peralta, Shohei Ohtani, and Jack Flaherty along with the old guard of Lance Lynn, Charlie Morton, and Zack Greinke. There is also plenty of mediocre pitching to attack as well. Sheerly from a fan of the game, this might be one of the best slates to watch of t...2021
  • Inside look at Mets’ NL East foes
    • Inside look at Mets’ NL East foes
    Here’s an inside look at the Mets’ NL East foes: Atlanta Braves 2020: 35-25 Manager: Brian Snitker (sixth season) Spring training site: North Port, Fla. Key additions: The three-time defending NL East champs added some veteran depth to their young rotation by signing Charlie Morton and Drew Smyly. But their biggest move of the offseason......2021
  • Charlie Morton, Braves agree to one-year, $15 million deal
    • Charlie Morton, Braves agree to one-year, $15 million deal
    Morton's playoff numbers were impressive last season. He was 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA after going 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA during the regular season....2020
  • • Rays decline '21 options on Morton, Zunino
    2020
  • • Dodgers-Rays World Series Game 3 lineups: L.A. makes changes against righty Charlie Morton
    Joc Pederson gets a start in left field in Game 3...2020
  • • Rays Announce ALCS Roster
    The Rays have set their 28-man roster for their ALCS matchup with the Astros.  Blake Snell will start tonight’s Game 1, and it has been widely speculated that Charlie Morton will start Game 2, though no official decision has been made. Two changes were made from Tampa Bay’s ALDS roster, as the Rays have added…...2020
  • • Austin Meadows Active For ALDS
    The Rays released their 28-man roster for their ALDS matchup with the Yankees. Here’s the full breakdown: Right-Handed Pitchers Nick Anderson Diego Castillo John Curtiss Oliver Drake Pete Fairbanks Tyler Glasnow (Game 2 starter) Charlie Morton (Game 3 starter) Aaron Slegers Ryan Thompson Left-Handed Pitchers Aaron Loup Shane McClanahan Blake Snell (Game 1 starter) Ryan Yarbrough…...2020

Charlie Morton rumors, scandals

  • Max Scherzer and Charlie Morton NLCS starts get pushed back
    • Max Scherzer and Charlie Morton NLCS starts get pushed back
    The buzzword was "extra rest" for these two NLCS aces....2021
  • • AL East Notes: Morton, Betts, Margot, Blue Jays, Wood, Sanchez
    Former Astros righty Charlie Morton became the latest player to address Houston’s electronic sign-stealing scandal, telling MLB.com’s Juan Toribio and other reporters that “personally, I regret not doing more to stop it” during his time with the club in 2017, while also admitting that he wasn’t certain what steps he could have taken to directly…...2020
  • • Former Astro Charlie Morton regrets not 'doing more to stop' cheating
    Former Astros righty Charlie Morton became the latest player to address Houston’s electronic sign-stealing scandal, telling MLB.com’s Juan Toribio and other reporters, “Personally, I regret not doing more to stop it” during his time with the club in 2017, while also admitting that he wasn’t certain what steps he could have taken to directly halt the sign-stealing system.  Morton has already spoken...2020
  • • Charlie Morton: Astros' World Series 'negatively affected' by cheating
    Current Houston Astros are still not reflecting on their role in the team’s 2017 cheating scandal, but members of that team who have moved on to other organizations are proving a bit more open. Charlie Morton, who closed out the 2017 World Series but is now with the Tampa Bay Rays, admitted that the championship may be tainted by the scandal. “I think the perception of that World Series was negati...2020
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