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Charlie Morton PRays

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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-12-1983
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age35 years, 8 months, 5 days
BatsR
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0.02015
0.42016
2.72017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2008 ATL MLB 16 15 74.7 4 8 0 80 41 48 9 98 9.6 4.9 1.1 5.8 0% .290 1.62 5.11 6.15 119 6.74 143.7 -1.0
2009 PIT MLB 18 18 97.0 5 9 0 102 40 62 7 98 9.5 3.7 0.6 5.8 0% .315 1.46 4.10 4.55 101 5.27 113.0 0.3
2010 PIT MLB 17 17 79.7 2 12 0 112 26 59 15 91 12.7 2.9 1.7 6.7 0% .353 1.73 5.31 7.57 104 5.66 127.9 -0.4
2011 PIT MLB 29 29 171.7 10 10 0 186 77 110 6 98 9.8 4.0 0.3 5.8 0% .320 1.53 3.73 3.83 105 5.22 121.3 -0.3
2012 PIT MLB 9 9 50.3 2 6 0 62 11 25 5 93 11.1 2.0 0.9 4.5 0% .317 1.45 4.20 4.65 100 3.82 87.5 0.8
2013 PIT MLB 20 20 116.0 7 4 0 113 36 85 6 98 8.8 2.8 0.5 6.6 0% .306 1.28 3.57 3.26 100 4.61 110.5 0.5
2014 PIT MLB 26 26 157.3 6 12 0 143 57 126 9 101 8.2 3.3 0.5 7.2 0% .295 1.27 3.69 3.72 103 4.24 104.0 1.1
2015 PIT MLB 23 23 129.0 9 9 0 137 41 96 13 92 9.6 2.9 0.9 6.7 0% .309 1.38 4.21 4.81 102 5.07 118.3 0.0
2016 PHI MLB 4 4 17.3 1 1 0 15 8 19 1 89 7.8 4.2 0.5 9.9 66% .326 1.33 3.12 4.15 87 3.11 68.7 0.4
2017 HOU MLB 25 25 146.7 14 7 0 125 50 163 14 101 7.7 3.1 0.9 10.0 53% .295 1.19 3.45 3.62 91 3.92 83.5 2.7
2018 HOU MLB 30 30 167.0 15 3 0 130 64 201 18 97 7.0 3.4 1.0 10.8 49% .284 1.16 3.62 3.13 94 3.68 82.2 3.1
2019 TBA MLB 20 20 118.7 11 2 0 86 37 148 9 99 6.5 2.8 0.7 11.2 51% .280 1.04 2.78 2.35 74 2.61 53.7 4.1
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2003 DNV Rk APL 14 13 54.0 2 5 0 65 25 46 3 10.8 4.2 0.5 7.7 0% .363 1.67 4.00 4.67 0 0.00 0.0
2004 ROM A SAL 27 18 116.7 7 9 2 140 67 102 7 10.8 5.2 0.5 7.9 0% .355 1.77 4.41 4.86 0 0.00 0.0
2005 ROM A SAL 26 22 124.7 5 9 1 124 62 86 7 79 8.9 4.5 0.5 6.2 0% -.692 1.49 4.50 5.20 111 5.53 109.0
2006 MYR A+ CRL 30 14 100.1 6 7 2 116 54 75 14 95 10.4 4.9 1.3 6.7 0% .320 1.70 5.22 5.39 116 5.93 124.5
2007 MIS AA SOU 41 6 79.7 4 6 0 80 37 67 3 89 9.0 4.2 0.3 7.6 0% .325 1.47 3.81 4.29 97 4.88 100.2
2007 PEJ Wnt AFL 6 5 21.0 4 1 0 15 8 20 2 6.4 3.4 0.9 8.6 0% .250 1.10 4.01 2.57 0 0.00 0.0
2008 ATL MLB NL 16 15 74.7 4 8 0 80 41 48 9 98 9.6 4.9 1.1 5.8 0% .290 1.62 5.11 6.15 119 6.74 143.7
2008 GWN AAA INT 13 12 79.0 5 2 0 51 27 72 0 5.8 3.1 0.0 8.2 0% .242 0.99 2.59 2.05 0 0.00 0.0
2009 PIT MLB NL 18 18 97.0 5 9 0 102 40 62 7 98 9.5 3.7 0.6 5.8 0% .315 1.46 4.10 4.55 101 5.27 113.0
2009 GWN AAA INT 10 10 64.7 7 2 0 52 16 55 3 104 7.2 2.2 0.4 7.7 0% .275 1.05 2.88 2.50 80 3.06 64.3
2009 IND AAA INT 1 1 7.0 0 0 0 4 1 7 0 98 5.1 1.3 0.0 9.0 0% .250 0.71 2.00 0.00 76 5.36 112.8
2010 PIT MLB NL 17 17 79.7 2 12 0 112 26 59 15 91 12.7 2.9 1.7 6.7 0% .353 1.73 5.31 7.57 104 5.66 127.9
2010 IND AAA INT 14 14 80.0 4 4 0 83 30 53 6 109 9.3 3.4 0.7 6.0 0% .301 1.41 4.29 3.83 0 0.00 0.0
2010 azu Wnt DWL 3 3 15.0 0 1 0 11 2 14 1 6.6 1.2 0.6 8.4 0% .250 0.87 2.49 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2011 PIT MLB NL 29 29 171.7 10 10 0 186 77 110 6 98 9.8 4.0 0.3 5.8 0% .320 1.53 3.73 3.83 105 5.22 121.3
2012 PIT MLB NL 9 9 50.3 2 6 0 62 11 25 5 93 11.1 2.0 0.9 4.5 0% .317 1.45 4.20 4.65 100 3.82 87.5
2012 IND AAA INT 1 1 7.7 0 0 0 6 1 8 0 120 7.0 1.2 0.0 9.4 0% .300 0.91 1.46 1.17 73 3.55 73.9
2013 PIT MLB NL 20 20 116.0 7 4 0 113 36 85 6 98 8.8 2.8 0.5 6.6 0% .306 1.28 3.57 3.26 100 4.61 110.5
2013 BRD A+ FSL 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 101 9.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 0% .222 1.00 7.24 6.00 105 4.10 89.1
2013 ALT AA EAS 4 4 18.7 1 1 0 10 6 11 2 95 4.8 2.9 1.0 5.3 0% .154 0.86 4.49 2.41 107 2.45 53.2
2013 IND AAA INT 4 4 19.0 0 1 0 16 10 12 1 101 7.6 4.7 0.5 5.7 0% .250 1.37 4.36 3.79 111 4.44 96.4
2014 PIT MLB NL 26 26 157.3 6 12 0 143 57 126 9 101 8.2 3.3 0.5 7.2 0% .295 1.27 3.69 3.72 103 4.24 104.0
2014 ALT AA EAS 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 4 1 6 0 98 9.0 2.3 0.0 13.5 0% .400 1.25 1.10 4.50 66 3.18 67.3
2015 PIT MLB NL 23 23 129.0 9 9 0 137 41 96 13 92 9.6 2.9 0.9 6.7 0% .309 1.38 4.21 4.81 102 5.07 118.3
2015 ALT AA EAS 1 1 7.0 1 0 0 2 2 5 0 84 2.6 2.6 0.0 6.4 0% .118 0.57 2.70 0.00 92 2.52 55.4
2015 IND AAA INT 2 2 13.3 1 1 0 13 4 17 0 94 8.8 2.7 0.0 11.5 0% .371 1.28 1.50 2.03 60 3.21 70.4
2016 PHI MLB NL 4 4 17.3 1 1 0 15 8 19 1 89 7.8 4.2 0.5 9.9 66% .326 1.33 3.12 4.15 87 3.11 68.7
2017 HOU MLB AL 25 25 146.7 14 7 0 125 50 163 14 101 7.7 3.1 0.9 10.0 53% .295 1.19 3.45 3.62 91 3.92 83.5
2017 CCH AA TEX 1 1 4.3 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 81 2.1 4.2 0.0 10.4 30% .100 0.69 2.39 0.00 91 2.49 53.0
2017 FRE AAA PCL 2 2 6.0 0 1 0 4 2 3 1 100 6.0 3.0 1.5 4.5 71% .188 1.00 5.89 1.50 119 4.31 91.7
2018 HOU MLB AL 30 30 167.0 15 3 0 130 64 201 18 97 7.0 3.4 1.0 10.8 49% .284 1.16 3.62 3.13 94 3.68 82.2
2019 TBA MLB AL 20 20 118.7 11 2 0 86 37 148 9 99 6.5 2.8 0.7 11.2 51% .280 1.04 2.78 2.35 74 2.61 53.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 1306 0.5123 0.4280 0.8122 0.6248 0.2214 0.8517 0.6950 0.1878
2009 1589 0.5186 0.4512 0.8285 0.6371 0.2510 0.8686 0.7188 0.1715
2010 1413 0.5046 0.4501 0.8019 0.6157 0.2814 0.8838 0.6193 0.1981
2011 2740 0.4573 0.4511 0.8172 0.6185 0.3100 0.8826 0.7072 0.1828
2012 791 0.5322 0.4779 0.8360 0.6033 0.3351 0.9055 0.6935 0.1640
2013 1707 0.4452 0.4388 0.7997 0.5895 0.3178 0.8973 0.6545 0.2003
2014 2476 0.4592 0.4229 0.8042 0.5655 0.3017 0.9098 0.6361 0.1958
2015 1970 0.4508 0.4619 0.8077 0.6126 0.3383 0.9026 0.6667 0.1923
2016 276 0.4384 0.4130 0.6842 0.5455 0.3097 0.8182 0.5000 0.3158
2017 2344 0.4740 0.4428 0.7408 0.5941 0.3066 0.8515 0.5476 0.2592
2018 2686 0.4818 0.4434 0.7120 0.5997 0.2981 0.8247 0.5012 0.2880
2019 1882 0.5112 0.4687 0.6961 0.6060 0.3250 0.8113 0.4716 0.3039
Career211800.47940.44650.77930.60330.30090.86880.61720.2207

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-17 - 60-DL - - Left Hip Surgery Labrum 2014-09-26
2014-08-16 2014-09-16 15-DL 31 27 Left Sports Hernia -
2013-09-09 2013-09-13 DTD 4 4 Left Foot Plantar Fasciitis - -
2013-03-22 2013-06-13 15-DL 83 65 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-06-14 -
2012-05-30 2012-10-04 60-DL 127 113 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-06-14 -
2012-03-26 2012-04-14 15-DL 19 7 Left Hip Recovery From Surgery Labrum 2011-10-10 -
2011-10-10 2011-10-10 Off 0 0 Left Hip Surgery Labrum 2011-10-10 -
2011-09-05 2011-09-14 DTD 9 8 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2011-06-21 2011-07-01 DTD 10 8 General Medical Fatigue -
2010-05-28 2010-07-02 15-DL 35 31 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2009-06-21 2009-06-28 DTD 7 6 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2009-06-11 2009-06-20 DTD 9 8 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-03-27 2009-04-12 15-DL 16 5 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-02-24 2009-03-27 Camp 31 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2008-09-03 2008-09-21 DTD 18 16 Right Shoulder Soreness Under Shoulder Blade -
2008-06-25 2008-07-01 DTD 6 4 General Medical Respiratory Flu -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2021 TBA $
2020 TBA $15,000,000
2019 TBA $15,000,000
2018 HOU $7,000,000
2017 HOU $7,000,000
2016 PHI $8,000,000
2015 PIT $8,000,000
2014 PIT $4,000,000
2013 PIT $2,000,000
2012 PIT $2,445,000
2011 PIT $441,000
2010 PIT $422,500
2009 PIT $405,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$39,713,500
2019Current$15,000,000
11 yrPvs + Cur$54,713,500
1 yrFuture$15,000,000
12 yrTotal$69,713,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 10 dJet Sports2 years/$30M (2019-20), 2021 option

Details
  • 2 years/$30M (2019-20), plus 2021 option. Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/12/18. 19:$15M, 20:$15M, 21: vesting option. 2021 option valued between $15M (less than 30 days on disabled list in 2019-20 combined), $10M (31-90 days), $5M (91-150 days), $3M (151-200 days), $1M (200 or more days on DL in 2019-20). Assignment bonus: $1M if traded during 2019 season. $0.5M if traded after 2019 season.
  • 2 years/$14M (2017-18). Signed by Houston as a free agent 11/16/16. 17:$7M, 18:$7M. Annual performance bonuses: $0.625M each for 12, 20, 25, 30 starts.
  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16), plus 2017 option. Signed extension with Pittsburgh 12/11/13. 14:$4M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M, 17:$9.5M club option ($1M buyout). If traded, 2017 becomes mutual option (Morton forfeits buyout if he declines). May earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses. Philadelphia declined 2017 option 11/16.
  • 1 year/$2M (2013). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.445M (2012). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.441M (2011). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2010). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/07. Re-signed 2/29/08.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2002 (3-95). $0.415M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 4.6 2.7 0 11 11 76.5 56 28 83 6 .265 1.09 2.64 2.96 16.5 1.8
80o 4.5 2.9 0 11 11 71.6 56 27 78 6 .276 1.16 2.95 3.3 14.2 1.5
70o 4.4 3 0 11 11 68.2 55 27 74 6 .284 1.21 3.18 3.55 12.5 1.4
60o 4.4 3.1 0 11 11 65.3 55 27 71 6 .291 1.25 3.37 3.77 11.1 1.2
50o 4.3 3.2 0 11 11 62.7 54 27 68 6 .297 1.29 3.55 3.97 9.8 1.1
40o 4.2 3.3 0 11 11 60.1 53 26 65 6 .304 1.33 3.74 4.18 8.4 0.9
30o 4.1 3.4 0 11 11 57.4 53 26 62 6 .311 1.37 3.93 4.4 6.9 0.7
20o 4 3.6 0 11 11 54.2 52 25 59 6 .319 1.42 4.17 4.66 5.2 0.6
10o 3.9 3.8 0 11 11 49.9 50 25 54 5 .330 1.50 4.50 5.03 2.7 0.3
Weighted Mean4.33.20111162.65426686.2961.283.543.959.91.1

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