Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:55:26 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) felt fine Friday, March 6, a day after making his first appearance in Grapefruit League play. "He said he felt good," manager Clint Hurdle said.
Fantasy Tip: Morton is in line to serve as the fourth starter for the Pirates, and he could be a nice fantasy option for those in NL-only leagues, as well a deeper mixed formats, especially when the matchup is favorable.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:20:41 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) has elevated to 30-40 pitches in bullpen sessions, and he expects to be in the rotation at the start of the season.
Fantasy Tip: Morton will have solid back-end rotation value in NL-only leagues, but he's just on the watch list in mixed leagues.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:31:42 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) reported to spring training early and threw a bullpen session Monday, Feb. 16.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:54:47 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) said he resumed his normal throwing program Dec. 1, and threw from a distance of 120 feet on consecutive days last week. "Everything's good," he said. "My arm feels great, my hip feels great. Now, it's about increasing my workload. The biggest challenge is going to be throwing off the mound, just because of the increased angle." Morton may decide to throw a bullpen session several days earlier than usual in order to ease into his spring training routine and hopes to be ready by Opening Day.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:44:33 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) said his rehab from hip surgery is going well, and he expects to be ready to pitch by April.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:13:00 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated SP Charlie Morton (hip) from the 60-day disabled list.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:02:11 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) underwent surgery Friday, Sept. 26, to repair the labrum in his right hip. Morton's recovery timetable is six to eight months.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:47:33 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed RP Chaz Roe off waivers from the New York Yankees on Wednesday, Sept. 24. SP Charlie Morton (groin) was put on the 60-day disabled list to make room for Roe.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:03:15 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) has been shut down. He felt pain in his groin in his outing Sept. 16.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:43:19 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) said the pain got dramatically worse during the final three pitches of his start Tuesday, Sept. 16. He noted there were no improvements during his bullpen session Thursday, Sept. 18.