In Latest Loss, Charlie Morton Sees Improvement
Biertempfel, Rob, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Charlie Morton threw more fastballs yesterday afternoon than he did in his previous start. He fired plenty of first-pitch strikes, too.
That's proof, Morton said, he's a different pitcher than he was at the start of the season.
Yet the results were the same. Morton failed to make it out of the fourth inning, as the Washington Nationals ripped the Pirates, 8- 1, at PNC Park.
"It was a lot different today, although I'd like to see better results," Morton said. "I did a better job of pitching. My tempo was better. Location was better. It was a lot different than it was the last time."
Morton (1-11) worked 3 2/3 innings, allowing six runs and …
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