Phillies Acquire Charlie Morton
The Philadelphia Phillies acquire Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton.
The Phillies’ winter of stockpiling pitching depth continued today with the acquisition of starting pitcher Charlie Morton from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Morton is a 32-year-old veteran back-of-the-rotation starter most famous in Philadelphia for his dead-on Roy Halladay impression.Charlie Morton had a 4.81 era in 129 innings in 2015. Morton will provide the Phillies with solid back end of the rotation depth. Probably a filler until the farm is Major League ready.
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