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Charlie Morton

Charles Alfred Morton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: November 12, 1983 in Flemington, NJ
High School: Joel Barlow HS (Redding , CT)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 3rd round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed June 19, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 14, 2008 (Age 24.215, 16,950th in MLB history)   vs. LAA 6.0 IP, 5 H, 4 SO, 1 BB, 3 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2008 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Braves 2008-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 3 yrs/$21M (14-16) & 17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 6.010, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Proformance [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 16 20 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 .059 .059 .118 .176 -55 2 0 0 3 0 0 1
2009 25 PIT NL 18 33 31 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 .129 .129 .129 .258 -31 4 0 0 2 0 0 1
2010 26 PIT NL 17 28 26 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 .038 .038 .038 .077 -79 1 1 0 2 0 0 1
2011 27 PIT NL 29 64 50 0 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 29 .080 .094 .140 .234 -35 7 0 0 11 2 0 1
2012 28 PIT NL 9 15 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 2 0 0 /1
2013 29 PIT NL 20 38 36 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .139 .139 .139 .278 -21 5 0 0 2 0 0 1
2014 30 PIT NL 26 49 40 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 21 .050 .073 .050 .123 -64 2 2 0 8 0 0 1
2015 31 PIT NL 7 16 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .091 .167 .091 .258 -25 1 0 0 4 0 0 /1
8 Yrs 142 263 224 3 18 4 0 0 6 0 1 3 116 .080 .092 .098 .190 -47 22 3 0 34 2 0
162 Game Avg. 162 300 256 3 21 5 0 0 7 0 1 3 132 .080 .092 .098 .190 -47 25 3 0 39 2 0
PIT (7 yrs) 126 243 207 3 17 3 0 0 6 0 0 3 107 .082 .094 .097 .191 -47 20 3 0 31 2 0
ATL (1 yr) 16 20 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 .059 .059 .118 .176 -55 2 0 0 3 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 16 20 -4 -1 0 0 3 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .484 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
2009 25 PIT NL 18 33 -5 -0 0 0 5 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .497 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1
2010 26 PIT NL 17 28 -7 -0 -0 0 4 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .480 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $422,500 1
2011 27 PIT NL 29 64 -10 -0 0 0 8 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -2 $441,000 1
2012 28 PIT NL 9 15 -4 -0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .479 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $2,445,000 /1
2013 29 PIT NL 20 38 -6 -0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 $2,000,000 1
2014 30 PIT NL 23 49 -10 -0 -0 0 7 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .483 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -4 $4,000,000 1
2015 31 PIT NL 7 16 -2 -0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $8,000,000 /1
8 Seasons 139 263 -49 -2 -0 0 36 -14 -1.6 0 -14 -1.6 .489 .499 -1.6 -0.0 -14 $17,308,500
PIT (7 yrs) 123 243 -44 -1 -0 0 33 -12 -1.3 0 -12 -1.3 .489 .499 -1.4 -0.0 -12 $17,308,500
ATL (1 yr) 16 20 -4 -1 0 0 3 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .484 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2008 24 ATL NL 20 20 0 0.0 106 .125 .059 .265 .059 .336 .118 .423 .176 .759 -55 .000 -3.8 -0.4 .059 .000 .059
2009 25 PIT NL 33 29 1 0.9 105 .250 .129 .263 .129 .336 .129 .418 .258 .755 -31 .046 -5.9 -0.6 .148 .000 .000
2010 26 PIT NL 28 28 0 0.0 101 .125 .038 .260 .038 .329 .038 .409 .077 .738 -79 .000 -6.5 -0.7 .038 .000 .000
2011 27 PIT NL 64 59 1 0.5 94 .174 .080 .253 .094 .320 .140 .394 .234 .714 -35 .016 -8.9 -0.9 .174 .080 .060
2012 28 PIT NL 15 15 0 0.0 97 .000 .000 .255 .000 .320 .000 .405 .000 .724 -100 .000 -3.5 -0.4 .000 .000 .000
2013 29 PIT NL 38 33 1 0.8 92 .200 .139 .252 .139 .316 .139 .392 .278 .708 -21 .046 -5.8 -0.6 .161 .000 .000
2014 30 PIT NL 49 48 0 0.0 93 .105 .050 .254 .073 .318 .050 .392 .123 .710 -64 .000 -8.8 -0.9 .075 .025 .000
2015 31 PIT NL 16 14 0 0.0 96 .167 .091 .258 .167 .319 .091 .401 .258 .720 -25 .000 -1.9 -0.2 .200 .091 .000
8 Yrs 263 246 3 0.3 97 .164 .080 .257 .092 .323 .098 .402 .190 .725 -47 .008 -45.2 -4.6 .114 .027 .018
162 Game Avg. 300 281 3 0.3 97 .164 .080 .257 .092 .323 .098 .402 .190 .725 -47 .008 -45.2 -4.6 .114 .027 .018
PIT (7 yrs) 243 226 3 0.4 96 .167 .082 .256 .094 .322 .097 .400 .191 .722 -47 .010 -41.4 -4.2 .119 .029 .014
ATL (1 yr) 20 20 0 0.0 106 .125 .059 .265 .059 .336 .118 .423 .176 .759 -55 -3.8 -0.4 .059 .000 .059

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 29 PIT NL NLDS STL L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2008 24 ATL NL 20 0.0% 45.0% 0.0% 5.0% 100% 1.9 0.60 1.50 40% 18% 0.0% 20%
2009 25 PIT NL 33 0.0% 45.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 2.1 31.0 1.67 2.25 48% 17% 0.0% 33%
2010 26 PIT NL 28 0.0% 64.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 1.4 0.75 1.50 29% 10% 0.0% 0%
2011 27 PIT NL 64 0.0% 45.3% 1.6% 4.7% 75% 29.00 1.7 25.0 0.40 1.23 36% 15% 0.0% 7%
2012 28 PIT NL 15 0.0% 53.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6 0.25 0.75 33% 0% 0.0% 50%
2013 29 PIT NL 38 0.0% 29.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 3.3 36.0 0.85 1.44 66% 30% 0.0% 8%
2014 30 PIT NL 49 0.0% 42.9% 2.0% 0.0% 0% 21.00 1.9 40.0 2.50 4.40 39% 4% 0.0% 50%
2015 31 PIT NL 16 0.0% 31.3% 6.3% 0.0% 0% 5.00 2.2 11.0 4.00 3.50 38% 0% 0.0% 0%
8 Yrs 263 0.0% 44.1% 1.1% 1.5% 22% 38.67 1.9 37.3 0.92 1.82 42% 14% 0.0% 17%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.0% 8.2% 7.6% 33% 2.32 4.7 35.3 8.3 0.82 1.09 69% 21% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2008 24 ATL NL -3.8 -0.4 21 -0.4 0.1 -0.5 .84 -0.5 0.0 -4.5 -0.4 0.84 -5.2 0
2009 25 PIT NL -5.9 -0.6 34 -0.4 0.2 -0.6 .94 -0.5 0.0 -4.6 -0.5 0.94 -5.3 0
2010 26 PIT NL -6.5 -0.7 28 -0.8 0.0 -0.8 1.08 -0.7 -0.1 -9.2 -0.9 1.08 -7.7 0
2011 27 PIT NL -8.9 -0.9 65 -0.9 0.3 -1.2 .93 -1.0 0.1 -11.0 -1.2 0.98 -10.6 0
2012 28 PIT NL -3.5 -0.4 15 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 .81 -0.4 -0.0 -3.1 -0.3 0.80 -3.8 0
2013 29 PIT NL -5.8 -0.6 38 -0.5 0.2 -0.7 .92 -0.6 0.1 -7.1 -0.8 0.98 -6.4 0
2014 30 PIT NL -8.8 -0.9 49 -1.0 0.2 -1.2 1.07 -0.9 -0.0 -11.1 -1.2 1.15 -9.7 0
2015 31 PIT NL -1.9 -0.2 16 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 .98 -0.2 0.1 -3.2 -0.3 1.19 -2.5 0
8 Yrs -45.2 -4.6 266 -4.5 1.0 -5.5 .96 -4.9 0.2 -53.8 -5.6 1.01 -51.3 0

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2008 24 ATL NL 0 0 0% 0 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 25 PIT NL 1 0 25% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
2010 26 PIT NL 0 0 0% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 27 PIT NL 1 0 0% 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 28 PIT NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 PIT NL 0 0 20% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 30 PIT NL 0 0 33% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 31 PIT NL 0 0 0% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Yrs 2 0 14% 26 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0% 3 3 0 2 2 0 1 1 0

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2008 24 ATL NL 20 25% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 100% 2 0 0% 4 1 25% 12 0 0% 0 0 1 1 100% 0
2009 25 PIT NL 33 36% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 50% 6 0 0% 6 0 0% 17 1 6% 1 1 100% 0 0 0
2010 26 PIT NL 28 14% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 50% 7 1 14% 8 0 0% 27 0 0% 3 0 0% 0 0 0
2011 27 PIT NL 64 16% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 15 11 73% 15 0 0% 21 8 38% 42 2 5% 4 2 50% 5 2 40% 0
2012 28 PIT NL 15 40% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 1 0 0% 3 2 67% 6 0 0% 1 0 0% 1 1 100% 0
2013 29 PIT NL 38 21% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 67% 2 0 0% 3 2 67% 26 1 4% 3 1 33% 1 1 100% 0
2014 30 PIT NL 49 18% 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 8 62% 19 2 11% 17 8 47% 42 1 2% 3 1 33% 3 2 67% 0
2015 31 PIT NL 16 19% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 80% 7 0 0% 7 2 29% 16 1 6% 2 1 50% 0 0 0
8 Yrs 263 22% 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 49 34 69% 59 3 5% 69 23 33% 188 6 3% 17 6 35% 11 7 64% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2008 24 ATL NL 20 61 3.05 48 78.7% 29.2% 33.3% 14.6% 22.9% 70.8% 0.0% 55.7% 52.9% 50.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 2 7 22.2% 0 0 0
2009 25 PIT NL 33 122 3.70 91 74.6% 29.7% 26.4% 24.2% 19.8% 70.3% 0.0% 52.5% 62.5% 15.2% 0.0% 0 0 3.0% 1 1 0.0% 0 0 3 10 20.0% 0 0 0
2010 26 PIT NL 28 100 3.57 82 82.0% 35.4% 25.6% 26.8% 12.2% 64.6% 0.0% 53.0% 60.4% 32.1% 3.6% 1 0 3.6% 1 0 3.6% 1 0 7 10 38.9% 0 0 0
2011 27 PIT NL 64 205 3.20 165 80.5% 23.0% 25.5% 30.9% 20.6% 77.0% 0.0% 62.0% 66.9% 50.0% 0.0% 0 0 6.3% 4 1 1.6% 1 1 3 23 10.3% 0 0 0
2012 28 PIT NL 15 54 3.60 43 79.6% 27.9% 27.9% 27.9% 16.3% 72.1% 0.0% 57.4% 61.3% 20.0% 0.0% 0 0 6.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 0 2 6 25.0% 0 0 0
2013 29 PIT NL 38 135 3.55 103 76.3% 30.1% 18.4% 25.2% 26.2% 69.9% 0.0% 53.3% 73.6% 28.9% 5.3% 2 0 10.5% 4 0 5.3% 2 1 2 9 18.2% 0 0 0
2014 30 PIT NL 49 150 3.06 124 82.7% 25.0% 27.4% 25.8% 21.8% 75.0% 0.0% 62.0% 63.4% 53.1% 0.0% 0 0 4.1% 2 0 0.0% 0 0 4 14 19.0% 0 0 0
2015 31 PIT NL 16 52 3.25 41 78.8% 24.4% 17.1% 34.1% 24.4% 75.6% 0.0% 59.6% 77.4% 43.8% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 3 1 60.0% 0 0 0
8 Yrs 263 879 3.34 697 79.3% 27.5% 25.1% 26.7% 20.7% 72.5% 0.0% 57.5% 65.3% 39.2% 1.1% 3 0 4.9% 13 2 1.5% 4 2 26 80 22.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.5% 27.7% 15.5% 27.1% 29.8% 72.3% 1.5% 45.9% 78.6% 26.9% 4.8% 14.2% 8.6% 24.5%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 24 16 20 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 .059 .059 .118 .176 -55 2 0 0 3 0 0
2009 25 34 53 48 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 24 .104 .104 .125 .229 -39 6 0 0 5 0 0
2010 26 51 81 74 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 42 .081 .081 .095 .176 -53 7 1 0 7 0 0
2011 27 80 145 124 1 10 4 0 0 3 0 1 1 71 .081 .087 .113 .200 -46 14 1 0 18 2 0
2012 28 89 160 137 1 10 4 0 0 3 0 1 1 79 .073 .079 .102 .181 -51 14 1 0 20 2 0
2013 29 109 198 173 2 15 4 0 0 4 0 1 1 90 .087 .091 .110 .201 -45 19 1 0 22 2 0
2014 30 135 247 213 3 17 4 0 0 5 0 1 2 111 .080 .088 .099 .186 -48 21 3 0 30 2 0
2015 31 142 263 224 3 18 4 0 0 6 0 1 3 116 .080 .092 .098 .190 -47 22 3 0 34 2 0

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2008 24 16 20 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 16
2009 25 18 35 33 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 15 .182 .182 .182 .364 1 18
2010 26 17 28 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 17
2011 27 29 65 51 0 5 4 0 0 3 0 1 29 .098 .111 .176 .288 1 29
2012 28 9 15 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 9
2013 29 20 39 37 1 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 .162 .162 .162 .324 1 20
2014 30 26 49 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 .000 .024 .000 .024 0 26
2015 31 7 16 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 7
8 Yrs 142 267 228 3 17 4 0 0 6 0 3 116 .075 .086 .092 .178 3 142
162 Game Avg. 162 305 260 3 19 5 0 0 7 0 3 132 .075 .086 .092 .178 3 142



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