Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:06:41 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hernia) is scheduled to throw 50 to 75 pitches during a simulated game Tuesday, Sept. 2. Morton said the injury has not healed, but he may be able to pitch through the discomfort.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:42:14 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip, hernia) threw a bullpen session Sunday, Aug. 31.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:24:16 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip, hernia) will not be able to get stretched out enough to return to the starting rotation when he is eligible to come off the disabled list Friday, Sept. 5. However, he said he is willing to pitch in relief.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:20:11 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hernia) has not made a decision regarding whether he will undergo hernia surgery but he would prefer to avoid it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.