Charlie Morton retired his final 11 batters over seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates maintained the best record in the majors with a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
Joe Kelly and the St. Louis Cardinals averted a five-game sweep at Pittsburgh, ending a season-worst seven-game losing streak by routing the Pirates 13-0 Thursday night in a matchup between the NL’s top two teams.
Michael McKenry had a career-best four hits and drove in two runs, Neil Walker and Garrett Jones each added two RBIs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Saturday night.
Jordy Mercer’s single up the middle off Germen Gonzalez drove home Andrew McCutchen with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates past the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.
Charlie Morton took it upon himself on Tuesday to stand up for his teammates and bean Reds leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo in the bottom of the first inning, but to hear it, Morton claims it was not on purpose.
Pass the collection plate. Let’s raise the funds for a Charlie Morton statue.
Pirates color commentator and former pitcher Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for another edition of his weekly segment, “Walk on Wednesday.”
Matt Cain allowed two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 on Thursday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed ace A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf and filled his roster spot by activating right-hander Charlie Morton, who returns to the majors almost a year to the day after having Tommy John surgery.
Charlie Morton underwent Tommy John surgery in June and has been working hard to regain his form during his recovery process.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves Sunday, claiming Drew Sutton off waivers and recalling pitcher Bryan Morris from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton may be done for the season, as he’s facing possible Tommy John surgery because of an injured elbow.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with elbow inflammation.
Searage chats with the guys about the health of Charlie Morton among other issues facing the Pirates pitching staff.
(93-7 The FAN) — After stringing together four straight wins to climb back to .500 on the season, the Pirates managed just four hits against Cincinnati in an 8-1 loss at PNC Park.