Pirates' Morton to DL with hip inflammation
08/17/2014 1:03 PM
08/17/2014 1:11 PM
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed right- hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with right hip inflammation.
Morton, 30, has made 25 starts for Pittsburgh this season, going 5-12 with a 3.84 earned run average .
The Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis to fill the roster spot. Morel played in nine games during two earlier stints with Pittsburgh this year.
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