Charlie Morton

Charles Alfred Morton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 235 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)
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Braves 2008-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed (team option), 3 yrs/$21M (14-16) & 17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 5.010, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Proformance [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 4 8 .333 6.15 16 15 0 0 0 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 2 0 2 345 68 1.621 9.6 1.1 4.9 5.8 1.17
2009 25 PIT NL 5 9 .357 4.55 18 18 0 1 1 0 97.0 102 49 49 7 40 0 62 5 0 4 416 92 1.464 9.5 0.6 3.7 5.8 1.55
2010 26 PIT NL 2 12 .143 7.57 17 17 0 0 0 0 79.2 112 79 67 15 26 3 59 7 1 5 382 53 1.732 12.7 1.7 2.9 6.7 2.27
2011 27 PIT NL 10 10 .500 3.83 29 29 0 2 1 0 171.2 186 82 73 6 77 5 110 13 1 9 769 97 1.532 9.8 0.3 4.0 5.8 1.43
2012 28 PIT NL 2 6 .250 4.65 9 9 0 0 0 0 50.1 62 30 26 5 11 1 25 2 0 4 223 81 1.450 11.1 0.9 2.0 4.5 2.27
2013 29 PIT NL 7 4 .636 3.26 20 20 0 0 0 0 116.0 113 51 42 6 36 1 85 16 0 5 493 108 1.284 8.8 0.5 2.8 6.6 2.36
2014 30 PIT NL 0 1 .000 3.32 3 3 0 0 0 0 19.0 18 9 7 2 5 0 14 2 0 1 80 113 1.211 8.5 0.9 2.4 6.6 2.80
7 Yrs 30 50 .375 4.66 112 111 0 3 2 0 608.1 673 356 315 50 236 12 403 47 2 30 2708 83 1.494 10.0 0.7 3.5 6.0 1.71
162 Game Avg. 9 15 .375 4.66 34 34 0 1 1 0 185 205 109 96 15 72 4 123 14 1 9 826 83 1.494 10.0 0.7 3.5 6.0 1.71
PIT (6 yrs) 26 42 .382 4.45 96 96 0 3 2 0 533.2 593 300 264 41 195 10 355 45 2 28 2363 86 1.477 10.0 0.7 3.3 6.0 1.82
ATL (1 yr) 4 8 .333 6.15 16 15 0 0 0 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 2 0 2 345 68 1.621 9.6 1.1 4.9 5.8 1.17

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 74.2 16 15 56 6.75 4.69 0.20 0.17 98.1 4.58 -18 -1.6 .7 -0.0 -1.0 -12 .398 .490
2009 25 PIT NL 97.0 18 18 49 4.55 4.33 0.16 0.17 102.2 4.44 -1 -0.1 -0.1 0.6 7 .492 .499
2010 26 PIT NL 79.2 17 17 79 8.92 4.55 -0.56 0.17 99.6 5.27 -33 -2.9 -0.1 -2.3 -26 .329 .482 $422,500
2011 27 PIT NL 171.2 29 29 82 4.30 4.24 -0.20 0.16 100.7 4.63 5 0.6 -0.1 1.9 20 .520 .503 $441,000
2012 28 PIT NL 50.1 9 9 30 5.36 4.28 -0.06 0.16 89.4 4.03 -8 -0.8 -0.0 -0.4 -3 .413 .495 $2,445,000
2013 29 PIT NL 116.0 20 20 51 3.96 4.06 0.40 0.16 94.5 3.61 -4 -0.4 -0.1 0.5 5 .478 .497 $2,000,000
2014 30 PIT NL 19.0 3 3 9 4.26 3.46 -0.01 0.14 102.8 3.71 -0 -0.0 -0.0 0.1 0 .485 .500 $4,000,000
7 Seasons 608.1 112 111 356 5.27 4.30 -0.01 0.16 98.5 4.40 -59 -5.4 .7 -0.4 -0.6 -9 .452 .496 $9,308,500
PIT (6 yrs) 533.2 96 96 300 5.06 4.24 -0.04 0.16 98.5 4.38 -41 -3.8 -0.4 0.4 3 .461 .497 $9,308,500
ATL (1 yr) 74.2 16 15 56 6.75 4.69 0.20 0.17 98.1 4.58 -18 -1.6 .7 -0.0 -1.0 -12 .398 .490

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
2013 29 PIT NL NLDS L STL 0 1 .000 3.18 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 24 1.235 4.8 1.6 6.4 6.4 1.00
1 NLDS 0 1 .000 3.18 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 24 1.235 4.8 1.6 6.4 6.4 1.00

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2008 24 ATL NL 16 345 293 56 80 20 3 9 7 2 41 48 .273 .362 .454 .816 .296 133 2 2 5 4 2 4
2009 25 PIT NL 18 416 369 49 102 17 5 7 9 4 40 62 .276 .354 .407 .761 .316 150 13 5 1 1 0 0
2010 26 PIT NL 17 382 337 79 112 17 1 15 12 2 26 59 .332 .386 .522 .908 .361 176 5 7 6 6 3 8
2011 27 PIT NL 29 769 661 82 186 32 5 6 16 6 77 110 .281 .365 .372 .737 .327 246 25 13 12 6 5 9
2012 28 PIT NL 9 223 203 30 62 12 3 5 4 0 11 25 .305 .344 .468 .812 .326 95 7 2 5 2 1 5
2013 29 PIT NL 20 493 433 51 113 18 0 6 11 6 36 85 .261 .339 .344 .683 .311 149 15 16 6 2 1 3
2014 30 PIT NL 3 80 71 9 18 3 0 2 0 0 5 14 .254 .316 .380 .697 .286 27 3 2 1 1 0 3
7 Yrs 112 2708 2367 356 673 119 17 50 59 20 236 403 .284 .358 .412 .770 .322 976 70 47 36 22 12 32
162 Game Avg. 34 826 722 109 205 36 5 15 18 6 72 123 .284 .358 .412 .770 .322 298 21 14 11 7 4 10
MLB Averages .258 .325 .406 .731 .298

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2008 24 ATL NL -17.1 -1.6 357 -1.3 5.4 -6.7 .98 -1.1 -0.3 -18.9 -1.8 0.96 -13.1 0 0 1
2009 25 PIT NL -2.3 -0.2 432 -0.0 7.2 -7.3 .97 -0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.95 -1.3 0 0 0
2010 26 PIT NL -33.9 -3.1 405 -3.3 4.9 -8.2 .93 -2.4 -1.2 -41.7 -3.7 1.05 -26.9 0 0 0
2011 27 PIT NL -3.3 -0.3 803 -0.6 14.0 -14.6 1.10 -1.0 0.5 -4.4 -0.5 1.03 -10.6 0 0 0
2012 28 PIT NL -5.9 -0.6 232 -0.9 3.8 -4.7 1.03 -1.1 0.2 -7.1 -0.7 1.01 -11.2 0 0 0
2013 29 PIT NL 1.0 0.1 514 0.2 9.0 -8.8 1.07 -0.2 0.4 -2.9 -0.3 0.97 -2.3 0 0 0
2014 30 PIT NL 0.3 0.0 82 -0.0 1.5 -1.6 1.08 -0.0 0.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.97 -0.7 0 0 0
7 Yrs -61.1 -5.7 2825 -6.0 45.9 -51.8 1.03 -6.0 0.2 -75.4 -7.0 1.00 -66.1 0 0 1

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2008 24 ATL NL 16 15 4 8 3 1 3 6 9 .400 1 1 0 0 6 40% 42.7 70 12 13 4 1 7 4.3 4.0 4.8 88 5 5 5 0 111
2009 25 PIT NL 18 18 5 9 4 0 2 7 11 .389 0 1 1 1 8 44% 48.5 84 -3 5 3 0 12 3.4 3.3 5.4 89 2 10 6 0 119
2010 26 PIT NL 17 17 2 12 3 0 4 2 15 .118 0 1 0 0 7 41% 37.9 64 13 10 3 0 8 2.5 3.3 4.7 84 6 8 3 0 109
2011 27 PIT NL 29 29 10 10 9 3 2 13 16 .448 4 4 2 1 15 52% 49.1 80 16 19 7 0 16 3.6 3.9 5.9 94 1 20 8 0 115
2012 28 PIT NL 9 9 2 6 1 0 1 2 7 .222 0 0 0 0 3 33% 45.2 62 28 1 0 0 6 2.6 3.0 5.6 88 2 6 1 0 101
2013 29 PIT NL 20 20 7 4 9 2 0 12 8 .600 3 2 0 0 10 50% 53.0 80 21 11 0 0 8 3.4 4.2 5.8 86 3 15 2 0 104
2014 30 PIT NL 3 3 0 1 2 0 1 2 1 .667 2 0 0 0 2 67% 54.0 69 40 0 0 0 2 3.2 4.0 6.3 93 0 2 1 0 101
7 Yrs 112 111 30 50 31 6 13 44 67 .396 10 9 3 2 51 46% 47 84 -3 59 17 1 59 3.4 3.7 5.5 89 19 66 26 0 119
MLB Averages .500 51% 51 101 -13 4.4 4.5 5.9 96

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2008 24 ATL NL 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .982 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6.0 36
1 Yr 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .982 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6.0 36

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2008 24 ATL NL 345 55% 2.6% 13.9% 11.9% 9.3% 40% 1.04 1.64 70% 14% 8.4% 11% 68 2 3%
2009 25 PIT NL 416 50% 1.7% 14.9% 9.6% 7.0% 28% 1.00 1.27 72% 17% 5.5% 15% 84 13 15%
2010 26 PIT NL 382 58% 3.9% 15.5% 6.8% 8.6% 30% 0.88 1.21 70% 22% 10.7% 7% 86 5 6%
2011 27 PIT NL 769 56% 0.8% 14.3% 10.0% 5.6% 23% 1.50 2.53 72% 19% 3.0% 9% 167 25 15%
2012 28 PIT NL 223 49% 2.2% 11.2% 4.9% 9.0% 32% 1.30 1.93 78% 15% 6.7% 3% 43 7 16%
2013 29 PIT NL 493 53% 1.2% 17.2% 7.3% 4.9% 21% 1.78 2.74 70% 19% 5.4% 10% 100 15 15%
2014 30 PIT NL 80 46% 2.5% 17.5% 6.3% 6.3% 28% 1.08 1.69 70% 24% 8.3% 8% 17 3 18%
7 Yrs 2708 54% 1.9% 14.9% 8.7% 6.9% 28% 1.25 1.88 71% 18% 6.4% 10% 565 70 12%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 18.7% 8.4% 7.6% 33% 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

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 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2008 24 ATL NL 346 1355 3.92 810 60.1% 26.0% 14.1% 28.5% 31.4% 74.0% 1.5% 44.5% 81.0% 55.5% 5.5% 19 11 19.4% 67 36 5 12 35 25.0% 6 6 -1 0 0
2009 25 PIT NL 416 1599 3.84 956 59.8% 22.7% 13.1% 31.9% 32.3% 77.3% 0.0% 46.2% 83.1% 51.9% 7.7% 32 16 23.3% 97 67 3 17 44 27.4% 10 16 0 0 0
2010 26 PIT NL 382 1432 3.75 902 63.5% 26.7% 14.2% 26.9% 32.2% 73.3% 2.3% 46.5% 80.6% 55.8% 4.5% 17 10 23.8% 91 55 5 19 40 32.2% 9 4 0 0 0
2011 27 PIT NL 771 2736 3.55 1684 61.9% 24.3% 13.8% 28.0% 33.8% 75.7% 1.6% 46.9% 81.7% 55.0% 7.1% 55 21 23.6% 182 111 16 18 91 16.4% 23 30 -2 0 0
2012 28 PIT NL 223 795 3.57 517 65.4% 24.4% 12.0% 27.9% 35.8% 75.6% 1.4% 49.4% 84.1% 61.4% 3.1% 7 6 13.9% 31 17 2 4 21 16.0% 2 0 0 0 0
2013 29 PIT NL 494 1715 3.47 1085 63.4% 28.5% 14.4% 24.3% 32.8% 71.5% 0.6% 45.4% 79.9% 58.7% 4.5% 22 15 21.5% 106 58 6 19 65 22.4% 19 6 -1 0 0
2014 30 PIT NL 80 280 3.50 191 68.2% 27.7% 12.6% 28.8% 30.9% 72.3% 0.0% 49.3% 82.6% 66.3% 2.5% 2 1 35.0% 28 19 4 4 10 28.6% 3 1 0 0 0
7 Yrs 2712 9912 3.65 6145 62.3% 25.5% 13.7% 27.9% 32.9% 74.5% 1.2% 46.4% 81.6% 56.2% 5.7% 154 80 22.2% 602 363 41 93 306 23.1% 72 63 -4 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.4% 27.8% 15.2% 27.1% 29.9% 72.2% 1.5% 45.7% 78.9% 59.1% 4.9% 23.1% 24.5%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2008 24 ATL NL 345 80 9 2 9 1 7 3 6 7 2 19 14 1 74% 4 2 1 138 7 2 78% 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 0
2009 25 PIT NL 416 102 15 2 7 0 9 0 7 3 4 25 14 3 56% 0 4 1 154 9 4 69% 9 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 6 0
2010 26 PIT NL 382 112 12 1 15 1 21 7 8 3 12 40 22 4 55% 8 5 1 138 12 2 86% 11 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 18 0
2011 27 PIT NL 769 186 23 1 6 0 18 1 5 2 4 54 31 11 57% 9 9 2 325 16 6 73% 14 6 2 0 0 0 2 1 19 0
2012 28 PIT NL 223 62 8 2 5 0 3 5 0 3 2 13 7 0 54% 5 4 0 90 4 0 100% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2013 29 PIT NL 493 113 23 2 6 0 14 3 3 2 4 30 18 3 60% 3 5 0 175 11 6 65% 11 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2014 30 PIT NL 80 18 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 2 1 67% 3 1 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
7 Yrs 2708 673 93 11 50 2 72 21 29 20 30 184 108 23 59% 32 30 5 1050 59 20 75% 55 18 4 2 0 0 6 3 67 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB ERA+
2008 24 4 8 .333 6.15 16 15 0 0 0 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 2 0 2 345 68 1.621 9.6 1.1 4.9 5.8 1.17 68
2009 25 9 17 .346 5.24 34 33 0 1 1 0 171.2 182 105 100 16 81 2 110 7 0 6 761 80 1.532 9.5 0.8 4.2 5.8 1.36 80
2010 26 11 29 .275 5.98 51 50 0 1 1 0 251.1 294 184 167 31 107 5 169 14 1 11 1143 69 1.595 10.5 1.1 3.8 6.1 1.58 69
2011 27 21 39 .350 5.11 80 79 0 3 2 0 423.0 480 266 240 37 184 10 279 27 2 20 1912 78 1.570 10.2 0.8 3.9 5.9 1.52 78
2012 28 23 45 .338 5.06 89 88 0 3 2 0 473.1 542 296 266 42 195 11 304 29 2 24 2135 78 1.557 10.3 0.8 3.7 5.8 1.56 78
2013 29 30 49 .380 4.70 109 108 0 3 2 0 589.1 655 347 308 48 231 12 389 45 2 29 2628 82 1.503 10.0 0.7 3.5 5.9 1.68 82
2014 30 30 50 .375 4.66 112 111 0 3 2 0 608.1 673 356 315 50 236 12 403 47 2 30 2708 83 1.494 10.0 0.7 3.5 6.0 1.71 83

Neutralized Pitching

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 W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB HR/9 Gact
2008 24 3 5 .375 6.00 75.0 80 56 50 9 41 48 2 1.613 9.6 4.9 5.8 1.17 1.1 16
2009 25 5 6 .455 4.08 97.0 105 49 44 7 41 62 5 1.505 9.7 3.8 5.8 1.51 0.6 18
2010 26 3 6 .333 8.21 80.0 114 81 73 15 26 59 7 1.750 12.8 2.9 6.6 2.27 1.7 17
2011 27 9 10 .474 4.29 172.0 201 91 82 6 83 110 14 1.651 10.5 4.3 5.8 1.33 0.3 29
2012 28 2 4 .333 5.58 50.0 67 34 31 5 12 25 2 1.580 12.1 2.2 4.5 2.08 0.9 9
2013 29 6 7 .462 4.19 116.0 128 60 54 7 41 85 18 1.457 9.9 3.2 6.6 2.07 0.5 20
2014 30 1 1 .500 4.26 19.0 19 10 9 2 5 14 2 1.263 9.0 2.4 6.6 2.80 0.9 3
7 Yrs 29 39 .426 5.07 609.0 714 381 343 51 249 403 50 1.581 10.6 6.0 1.62 0.8 112



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Started s c a p y
2014 ML  3 (5th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2011 NL  2 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2009 NL  1 (6th)
2011 NL  1 (6th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2011 NL  77 (7th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2011 NL  0.315 (1st)

Losses s c a p y
2010 NL  12 (9th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2011 NL  9 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2011 NL  13 (3rd)
2013 NL  16 (1st)
2014 NL  2 (3rd)
Active  47 (44th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 4 (2049), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 1 (2039), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (3276th), -1.9 career WAR/-1.9 7yr-peak WAR/-1.9 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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