Charlie Morton Reinventing Himself
Biertempfel, Rob, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
CHICAGO -- With nine starts under his belt, Charlie Morton's revamped delivery and reborn sinker will no longer catch teams by surprise.
Word gets around after a pitcher makes significant changes for the better, and Morton is no exception. Every hitter now can study plenty of video of the "new and improved" Pirates right-hander.
"Consistency is going to be his biggest challenge," manager Clint Hurdle said. "We'll see where the season takes him. There'll be more challenges along the way."
Morton will have to adapt and at times tweak his approach the rest of the season. He already has made one alteration, junking his circle-changeup for a split-fingered …
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