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Charlie Morton
ERA W-L K
4.26 5-3 59
Team: HoustonHt / Wt: 6-5 / 220 NFBC ADP: 392.24
Position: SPBorn: 11/12/1983 Birthplace: Flemington, New Jersey
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 3rd Round by Braves (2002)


Latest News
May 19 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET23:51 ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST11:21 PM VEN7:51 UAE (+1)10:51 PM CT-Charlie Morton fell to 5-3, allowing four runs on eight hits and two walks in 5.1 innings, as the Houston Astros lost to the Cleveland Indians 5-3 on Friday. Morton struck out five, ending the game with a 4.26 ERA and 1.42 WHIP on the season.
May 15 6:57 AM PT7:57 AM MT8:57 AM CT9:57 AM ET9:57 ET13:57 GMT21:57 6:57 AM MST8:57 AM EST9:27 AM VEN17:57 UAE8:57 AM CT-In Game 2 on Sunday, Morton improved to 5-2, allowing four runs on four hits and four walks in 5.2 innings, as the Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees 10-7.
Analysis: Morton struck out 10, ending the game with a 3.97 ERA and 1.37 WHIP on the season.
May 10 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET15:24 ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST2:54 PM VEN23:24 UAE2:24 PM CT-Charlie Morton improved to 4-2, allowing three runs - one earned - on five hits and four walks in 5.2 innings, as the Houston Astros defeated the Atlanta Braves 8-3 on Tuesday. Morton struck out five, ending the game with a 3.63 ERA and 1.36 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Morton has 44 strikeouts in 39 2/3 innings and an ERA the Astros would have gladly taken before the season.
May 4 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST12:03 PM VEN20:33 UAE11:33 AM CT-Charlie Morton improved to 3-2, allowing one run on five hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the Houston Astros defeated the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Wednesday. Morton struck out eight, ending the game with a 3.97 ERA and 1.32 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Morton has 20 strikeouts over 13 innings in his last two starts. He's not always going to be effective over the full course of a start, but when he's on, his breaking ball can be dominant.
Apr. 29 1:02 PM PT2:02 PM MT3:02 PM CT4:02 PM ET16:02 ET20:02 GMT4:02 1:02 PM MST3:02 PM EST3:32 PM VEN0:02 UAE (+1)3:02 PM CT-Charlie Morton improved to 2-2, allowing four runs on five hits in 7.0 innings, as the Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Friday. Morton struck out 12, ending the game with a 4.50 ERA and 1.36 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: It was Morton's longest outing of the season and the most strikeouts of his career. He improved to 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA at home, compared to 0-2 with a 7.20 ERA on the road. Morton next pitches Wednesday at home against the Rangers.
Apr. 17 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Morton and three relievers combined for a five-hitter, Jose Altuve drove in two runs and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
Analysis: Morton (1-1) worked in and out of trouble over five innings, allowing five hits and two walks with three strikeouts. He had runners on in every inning, including stranding the bases loaded in the second when he got Ben Revere to fly out. Morton has allowed three runs or fewer in each of his three starts this season.
Apr. 11 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET12:47 ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST12:17 PM VEN20:47 UAE11:47 AM CT-Morton allowed three runs and seven hits and struck out six in five innings of Monday's 6-0 loss to the Mariners.
Analysis: This is basically what Morton is: OK for a few innings before unraveling in one big inning (i.e., Monday's three-run fifth). Don't expect anything more.
Apr. 6 7:53 AM PT8:53 AM MT9:53 AM CT10:53 AM ET10:53 ET14:53 GMT22:53 7:53 AM MST9:53 AM EST10:23 AM VEN18:53 UAE9:53 AM CT-Morton gave up the two runs and five hits with two walks while striking out four in his Astros debut, a 5-3, 13-inning win on Wednesday.
Analysis: Morton got only eight of his 18 outs on the ground, but still flashed some of the occasional electric stuff that made him such an enigma in Pittsburgh.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2008 Atl 4 8 0 - 0 16 15 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 1.62 6.15
2009 Pit 5 9 0 - 0 18 18 1 97.0 102 49 49 7 40 0 62 1.46 4.55
2010 Pit 2 12 0 - 0 17 17 0 79.2 112 79 67 15 26 3 59 1.73 7.57
2011 Pit 10 10 0 - 0 29 29 2 171.2 186 82 73 6 77 5 110 1.53 3.83
2012 Pit 2 6 0 - 0 9 9 0 50.1 62 30 26 5 11 1 25 1.45 4.65
2013 Pit 7 4 0 - 0 20 20 0 116.0 113 51 42 6 36 1 85 1.28 3.26
2014 Pit 6 12 0 - 0 26 26 0 157.1 143 76 65 9 57 2 126 1.27 3.72
2015 Pit 9 9 0 - 0 23 23 0 129.0 137 77 69 13 41 6 96 1.38 4.81
2016 Phi 1 1 0 - 0 4 4 0 17.1 15 8 8 1 8 0 19 1.33 4.15
2017 Hou 5 3 0 - 0 9 9 0 50.2 52 26 24 7 20 1 59 1.42 4.26
Career 51 74 0 - 0 171 170 3 943.2 1002 534 474 78 357 21 689 1.44 4.52

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 Atl 16 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 .059 .059 .118
2009 Pit 18 31 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 15 0 0 .129 .129 .129
2010 Pit 17 26 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 .038 .038 .038
2011 Pit 29 50 0 4 3 0 0 2 1 29 0 0 .080 .094 .140
2012 Pit 9 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Pit 20 36 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 .139 .139 .139
2014 Pit 26 40 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 21 0 0 .050 .073 .050
2015 Pit 23 36 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 18 0 0 .028 .054 .028
2016 Phi 4 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .167
Career 171 255 4 19 4 0 0 6 3 132 0 1 .075 .085 .090

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2013 Pit Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 3.18
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 3.18
Career 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 3.18

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Pit Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 484 99 92 95.5 57.14
Curveball 227 84 77 81.1 26.8
Changeup 54 88 84 86.6 6.38
Cut Fastball 82 91 86 88.3 9.68

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