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Pirates | Charlie Morton to make rehab start

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hernia) will make a rehab start for Double-A Altoona Thursday, Aug. 28. He'll throw five innings or 75 pitches.

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Pirates | Charlie Morton will try to return in 2014

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:33:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hernia) has been diagnosed with a sports hernia but will try to return before the end of the season. He said he may undergo surgery this offseason to repair the injury.

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Pirates | Charlie Morton placed on disabled list

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:51:54 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed SP Charlie Morton (hip) on the 15-day disabled list because of right hip inflammation. The DL stint is retroactive to Saturday, Aug. 16. In a corresponding move, 3B Brent Morel has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis.

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Pirates | Gerrit Cole to start Wednesday

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:43:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole (lat) will start against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Aug. 20. He is taking the place of injured SP Charlie Morton (hip) in the rotation.

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Pirates | Set second-half rotation

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:18:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano will start Friday, July 18, in the first game of the second half, followed by Charlie Morton, Jeff Locke, Edinson Volquez and Vance Worley, according to manager Clint Hurdle.

Fantasy Tip: Gerrit Cole (lat) remains out of the rotation for at least another week, but he should be back sometime in August. Worley remains NL-only fodder for as long as he's taking Cole's spot.

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Pirates | Charlie Morton pushed back a day

Sat, 07 Jun 2014 18:18:28 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have juggled their rotation with an injury to SP Gerrit Cole (shoulder), and SP Charlie Morton has now been pushed back from Sunday, June 8, to Monday, June 9.

Fantasy Tip: The good news is that Morton will be a two-start pitcher in the upcoming scoring period, making him a nice add in NL-only and deeper mixed head-to-head fantasy formats.

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Pirates | Charlie Morton has rare first-inning jitters

Mon, 19 May 2014 00:26:30 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton was touched for three runs in the first inning of his start Sunday, May 18, against the New York Yankees. Morton's ERA in the first inning this season had been 1.12.

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Pirates | Charlie Morton contract breakdown

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:33:43 -0800

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton will earn $4 million next year, and his contract will increase to $8 million in 2015 and 2016. A team option for the 2017 season could increase the overall value of his deal to $30 million. The team option will turn into a mutual option if Morton is traded.

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Pirates | Charlie Morton signs extension

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:34:45 -0800

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed SP Charlie Morton to a three-year contract worth $21 million. The deal includes a fourth-year club option worth $9.5 million.

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Pirates | Will tender Charlie Morton

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:05:18 -0800

The Pittsburgh Pirates will tender SP Charlie Morton a contract by the deadline Monday, Dec. 2.

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