Latest Charlie Morton News

Braves bring back RHP Morton for $20 million, decline $9 million option for OF Rosario

Nov. 06, 2023 18:02 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves exercised a $20 million option for pitcher Charlie Morton on Monday, bolstering a shaky rotation for the NL East champions, but they declined a $9 million option for outfielder Eddie Rosario. The return of Morton, who went 14-12 with a 3.64 ERA,...

MLB-leading Braves are dealing with an ailing rotation as the playoffs loom

Sep. 25, 2023 15:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball's best team has some major pitching concerns heading into the final week of the regular season. Two of Atlanta's key starters — Max Fried and Charlie Morton — have landed on the injured list in recent days, raising questions about just who'll be...

Braves RHP Charlie Morton goes on IL with finger issue, making him ineligible for NLDS

Sep. 24, 2023 13:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves took another blow to their injury-plagued rotation, placing right-hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day injured list Sunday. The move means the 14-game winner won't be eligible to pitch in the NL Division Series. The 39-year-old Morton left his...

Ronald Acuna Jr. joins exclusive 40-40 club, Morton leaves game in 1st as Braves beat Nationals 9-6

Sep. 22, 2023 23:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. joined the exclusive 40-40 club, pitcher Charlie Morton left the game in the first inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 9-6 on Friday night. With the win, Atlanta moves four games ahead of the Dodgers for the top seed in the...

Chisholm hits grand slam for 2nd straight game, Marlins rout Braves 16-2 to sweep series

Sep. 17, 2023 23:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a grand slam for the second consecutive game and the Miami Marlins routed the Atlanta Braves 16-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the NL East champions. Jorge Soler, Jake Burger and Nick Fortes also went deep, and Luis Arraez had...