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Michael Morse | Outfielder

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/22/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Michael Morse was 3-for-4 with an RBI single and two runs scored against the Marlins on Friday.
Two of his hits were doubles. He had just two extra-base hits over his previous eight games. Morse has faded in a big way since mid-June, so fantasy owners will have to hope that the All-Star break has rejuvenated him for a big finish. Jul 18 - 10:35 PM

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Michael Morse returned to action on Friday, going 0-for-4 with a strikeout in a losing effort against the Reds.

Morse was battling an illness that caused him to miss Thursday's contest. He's enjoying a terrific season in San Francisco, hitting .281/.334/.510 with 13 homers and 44 RBI in his first 78 games.
Jun 28 - 4:28 AM

Michael Morse was scratched from Thursday's lineup due to illness.

He should be ready to roll in a day or two. Adam Duvall is taking Morse's spot at first base in what will be his first career start.
Jun 26 - 7:25 PM

Michael Morse is back in the Giants' lineup Monday.

Morse missed just one start after exiting Saturday's contest with back stiffness. The 32-year-old sports a nice .286/.342/.524 batting line with 13 homers and 44 RBI across 73 games this season.
Jun 23 - 6:24 PM

Michael Morse (back) is not in the Giants' lineup Sunday.

Morse left Saturday's game with back tightness. The club is calling him day-to-day, so for now it doesn't appear a DL stint is under consideration. Tyler Colvin is in left field Sunday.
Jun 22 - 1:39 PM

Mike Morse left Saturday's game with back tightness, the Giants confirmed.

Consider him day-to-day. If he can't play Sunday, then the Giants will probably use Buster Posey at first base and Hector Sanchez behind the plate.
Jun 22 - 12:40 AM

Michael Morse was pulled from Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks with an apparent back injury.

Joaquin Arias replaced him at first base. Morse was 1-for-3 with a strikeout before departing. He is batting .286/.342/.524 with 13 home runs and 44 RBI.
Jun 21 - 11:44 PM

Michael Morse went 2-for-4 with a double in Wednesday's loss to the Nationals.

This was Morse's first multi-hit game of the month. He entered batting just .156 in June, which is why his average had plummeted from .295 on May 31 to just .274 coming into this evening. Morse is a career .281 hitter. He's now slashing .279/.331/.543 with 13 homers and 42 RBI over 219 at-bats.
Jun 12 - 2:04 AM

Mike Morse slugged a two-run homer in the Giants' 6-1 victory over the Reds on Thursday afternoon.

Morse's two-run shot in the top of the second inning put the Giants ahead for good. He also homered in San Francisco's win on Wednesday versus the Reds and is now batting .286/.340/.577 with 13 home runs and 41 RBI in 59 games for the 39-21 Giants. That's a 35-homer and 111-RBI pace.
Jun 5 - 3:36 PM

Michael Morse went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's win over the Reds.

Morse's sixth-inning blast off of Tony Cingrani put the Giants on the board and it turned out to be important as the Giants held on for a one-run victory. Morse has been the Giants' best hitter thus far, with 12 homers and 39 RBI, as well as a .288/.343/.571 slash line.
Jun 4 - 10:27 PM

Michael Morse (foot) is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Reds.

Morse sat out Sunday's game after fouling a ball off his foot on Saturday, but he's good to go after Monday's scheduled off-day. The 32-year-old has proven to be an excellent addition for the Giants, batting .295 with 11 home runs and .925 OPS over 56 games.
Jun 3 - 3:00 PM

Michael Morse was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a sore foot.

Morse fouled a pitch off the foot during Saturday's game and remains sore a day later. He seems likely to be ready to return to action on Tuesday following an off day Monday. Joaquin Arias replaced Morse at first base Sunday.
Jun 1 - 12:46 PM

Mike Morse went 2-for-4 with a two-run double and a solo home run in Thursday's win over the Cardinals.

Morse's second inning solo home run off of Jaime Garcia tied the game at 1-1, and his eighth-inning double gave the Giants a 6-4 lead. Morse, now playing at first base for the injured Brandon Belt, has been potent with the bat for the Giants, slashing .290/.345/.568 with 11 home runs and 37 RBI.
May 29 - 11:28 PM

Mike Morse went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Cubs.

Morse has five extra-base hits over his last five games. The veteran outfielder is 15-for-39 (.385) with a home run and nine RBI over his last 12 contests. He's proven to be a sound and reasonable investment for the Giants, batting .285 and ranking seventh in the NL with 10 homers, fifth with 34 RBI and seventh with a .547 slugging percentage.
May 28 - 1:06 AM

Mike Morse went 3-for-3 -- all doubles -- and had four RBI in Sunday's 8-1 win over the Twins.

Morse doubled off starter Ricky Nolasco twice, including a three-run double in the fifth inning to break the game open. He also victimized reliever Matt Guerrier. Morse has thrived as a run producer in the middle of the Giants' lineup this year, as he's among the National League leaders in RBI, home runs and slugging percentage this year. Sunday's performance gives him 33 RBI on the year.
May 25 - 8:46 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Hector Sanchez
1B1Brandon Belt
2Adam Duvall
3Travis Ishikawa
2B1Marco Scutaro
2Joe Panik
3Dan Uggla
4Tony Abreu
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Ehire Adrianza
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Joaquin Arias
LF1Michael Morse
2Gregor Blanco
CF1Angel Pagan
RF1Hunter Pence
2Tyler Colvin
3Juan Perez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Matt Cain
3Tim Hudson
4Tim Lincecum
5Ryan Vogelsong
6Jake Peavy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Santiago Casilla
2Jeremy Affeldt
3Sergio Romo
4Javier Lopez
5Jean Machi
6J.C. Gutierrez
7George Kontos
8Yusmeiro Petit