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Larry Brown Sports Nov 1, 2017

Charlie Morton narrowly avoids harm from broken bat to escape jam (Video)

Houston Astros pitcher Charlie Morton narrowly avoided a nasty blow from a shattered bat as he escaped a jam in the sixth inning of Game 7 of the World Series. Morton was pitching in relief with two on and two out protecting a 5-1 Astros lead when Corey Seager hit a broken bat grounder to...Read More
Washington Times Oct 27, 2017

Meat of the matter: Charlie Morton doesn't own steak house

HOUSTON (AP) - Charlie Morton addressed a meaty matter before his World Series debut: No, he does not own Morton's The Steakhouse. During the AL Championship Series, someone added to his Wikipedia page that the family of the Houston Astros pitcher owned the chain of about 75 restaurants. That was ...
Lookout Landing Oct 23, 2017
The Astros, the Mariners, and the Death of the Fastball

The Astros, the Mariners, and the Death of the Fastball

The Mariners could learn something from their division rivals. In Game Seven of the American League Championship Series, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch called on Lance McCullers in the sixth inning to relieve starter Charlie Morton. In his four inning outing, McCullers threw his curveball over 75% of the time, and finished the game with 28 straight breaking balls. He completely shut down a potent Yankees lineup and paved the way for the Astros second World Series appearance. McCullers is known to have a limited repertoire—a 94 mph fastball, a good changeup, and that tight bender—but...

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