Michael Thomas Morgan
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: October 8, 1959 in Tulare, CA
High School: Valley HS (Las Vegas, NV) by the Drafted Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 11, 1978 (Age 18)
vs. BAL 9.0 IP, 10 H, 0 SO, 5 BB, 2 ER, L Teams (by GP): Diamondbacks/Dodgers/Cubs/Mariners/Reds/... 1978-2002 Final Game: September 2, 2002 (Age 42)
vs. LAD 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- February 2014
2/9 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #106 FRED McGRIFF: McGRIFF COULD SWING THE LUMBER.ONE OF TAMPA'S FINEST PLAYERS.DEFINING THE PLAYERIt's a shame Fred McGriff is known as much for ... News -- January 2014
1/2 XN Sports: Greg Maddux: The Smartest Man in Baseball Set to Get His Due: Greg Maddux displayed classic, old-school baseball, which any discerning pundit craves in a sanitized era mandated by nervous, ... News -- December 2013
12/28 Cans of Cool: The Keltner List: Fred McGriff: The next installment is one of the more overlooked players of the last 30 years, Fred McGriff. Thank you, Crime Dog, for a lot ... News -- November 2013
11/18 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: Minnesota Twins Offseason Extravaganza: 1997: State of the Team1997 Record: 68-94, 4th in the AL Central1997 Overview: 1996 looked like a step in the right direction, ...
11/5 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #74 MIKE DEVEREAUX: NEVER WON A GOLD GLOVE BUT SHOULD HAVE.THE L.A. CASTOFF FOUND A HOME IN BALTIMORE.DEFINING THE PLAYERMike Devereaux was a mostly ... News -- October 2013
10/14 Pinstripe Birthday Blog: October 8 – Happy Birthday Mike Morgan: When you charted out Mike Morgan’s big league career it looked like a Vasco de Gama expedition. It began and almost ended ...
10/8 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game Four ALDS Thread – Red Sox vs. Rays – Red Sox Lead 2-1: First Pitch – 8:37PM – TBS Jake Peavy (12-5, 4.17) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (12-10, 5.17) Notes: If anyone tells you that because ... News -- September 2013
9/25 Fungoes.net: Wacha in ace company with near-miss no-hitter: With his dazzling performance Tuesday night in which he commanded 26 outs before permitting a hit – the fourth ninth-inning ... News -- July 2013
7/30 Tomahawk Take: Braves Acquire Scott Downs: As most will know the Braves traded Cory Rasmus to the Angels for veteran lefty reliever Scott Downs. In a related move the Braves ...
7/23 Walk-Off Walk: Trade Targets: Scott Downs, Michael Gonzalez: A couple more lefties that have been tied to Braves rumors, or at least the left-hand reliever market.Scott DownsHard to believe, ...
7/10 Down with Goldy: The Best Rule 5 Picks of All Time: I've been pretty impressed with Ryan Pressly this year. He has a sub 3.00 ERA in more than 40 innings pitched in middle ... News -- June 2013
6/20 We Talk Fantasy Sports: Chris Davis Chasing 73: In 1998 Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa took sports fans by storm, going back and forth, trying to break the MLB single season home ...
6/6 Tomahawk Take: Morning Chop: Braves 6/6: CBS Sports Teheran flirts with no-no as Braves cap sweep with shutout Julio Teheran realized he was working on a no-hitter ... News -- May 2013
5/7 Kings of Kauffman: Late Breakout: After his performance over the weekend, Jeremy Guthrie is looking like a different pitcher than he has been in the past. He ... News -- April 2013
4/16 Macho-Row.com: On this day in 1993: Phillies 1, Cubs 3 :
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies going from worst to first and winning the National League ... News -- February 2013
2/26 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Carpenter, Lohse and Dave Duncan’s impactComparing ERAs of St. Louis Cardinals pitchers with and without Dave Duncan as pitching coach. ...
2/7 Billy-Ball.com: Sen. Ted Cruz Tops Mike Morgan’s Record: It can’t be easy starting your career with an 0-11 record but Texas Senator Ted Cruz has done it with pride. According to ...
2/7 Billy-Ball.com: Pitchers Who Toiled For At Least 10 Teams: Showing Octavio Dotel some love. Rk Player From To Tm 1 Octavio Dotel 13 1999 2012 NYM-HOU-OAK-NYY-ATL-KCR-CHW-PIT-LAD-COL-STL-TOR-DET ... News -- July 2012
7/16 High Heat Stats: Have bat (or glove, or arm), will travel: As the dog days of summer approach, a lighter bit of trivia for you. No heavy analysis here, just some idle fun with the Play ... News -- February 2012
2/23 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Oswalt, Wilson, Dotel, International Draft: Here's the latest from around the league on a historic day, as Ryan Braun became the first player to successfully appeal a banned ...
2/22 High Heat Stats: Normalized strikeout rates for the top 200 pitchers of all time: I found a straightforward way to redo the normalized strikeout rate study. Check out my previous post on the subject for the rationale. ...
2/13 High Heat Stats: More complete games than wins?! (It’s not only possible–it used to be commonplace): Back in the old days of baseball, pitchers complete most games that they finished. In 1904, for example, 88% of games started ... News -- December 2011
12/25 High Heat Stats: Most career PITCHING WAR by number of franchises played for: Earlier today, Andy took a look at the batting/fielding leaders in WAR categorized by number of franchises played for. Here ...
12/25 High Heat Stats: Most career WAR by number of franchises played for: All totals are 1901-present and for batters onlyHere is the most career WAR for players who played for the given number of franchises:1 ... News -- October 2011
10/2 B-R Blog: Franchise leaders for possible World Series opponents: Once the two teams for this year's World Series are determined, there will be a small bit of attention paid to some player ... News -- August 2011
8/11 11th and Washington: From ND to MLB: Craig Counsell: The hit came just in time. Forty-five at-bats is a long time to go 0-fer -- especially when you're coming off the bench. For a ... News -- July 2011
7/30 B-R Blog: Derek Holland has 4 shutouts and a 4.14 ERA: Derek Holland shut out the Blue Jays in Toronto Saturday, his 4th shutout of the year and 3rd in his last 5 starts. He threw just ... News -- June 2011
6/6 The Captain's Blog: Early Returns: MLB Draftees Who Have Jumped Right Into the Big Leagues: Once conducted in relative obscurity, the MLB Rule IV draft has gained increased exposure over the last few years. However, because ... News -- April 2011
4/20 B-R Blog: One Time All-Stars, Most Seasons Without 20 Wins Or Saves: Of all the pitchers to once make an All-Star team, who has the most seasons where he did not win or save 20 games? Here's the ... News -- March 2011
3/2 The Writer's Journey: Trip to the card shop…and the antique mall: I’m slowly getting my Reds cards organized and slipping the cards into binders. I was dangerously low on Ultra Pro pages, ... News -- August 2010
8/10 B-R Blog: 8+ ER in 8+ IP: In looking at my recent Josh Beckett post I noticed he had a start last year allowing 8 earned runs while pitching 8 innings. ... News -- July 2010
7/23 MLBTradeRumors: Jack Of All Trades: Fred McGriff: What do you think of when you hear Fred McGriff's name? For me, the answer is Terry McGriff, whose baseball card I often pulled ...