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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 continued his assault on Phillies pitching, going 3-for-3 in Sunday's win.
Morse entered the weekend series at home in a bit of a slump, but Phillies pitching woke him up. He hit a three-run home run on Friday, then doubled twice and tripled on Saturday. All three of his hits on Sunday were singles. Morse is now slashing .286/.341/.487 with 16 home runs and 56 RBI. Aug 17 - 7:03 PM

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Mike Morse hit a three-run homer off Cole Hamels and walked before being removed from Friday's game.

Gregor Blanco replaced Morse after a walk in the sixth and remained in left field. The homer was Morse's first since July 29 and third since June 5. He probably has another power surge left in him this season, but he's a hard guy to recommend in mixed leagues after being so useless for months.
Aug 16 - 1:58 AM

Michael Morse is back in the Giants' lineup Tuesday.

Morse sat out Sunday's game due to an ingrown toenail. He's hitting just .240/.296/.240 so far this month.
Aug 12 - 6:54 PM

Michael Morse was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to an ingrown toenail.

He should be fine in a day or two. Gregor Blanco is taking Morse's spot in left field.
Aug 10 - 12:50 PM

Michael Morse is out of the Giants' lineup Tuesday for the second straight game.

He isn't injured, but rather manager Bruce Bochy felt it would be good for the struggling Morse to have a couple days off in a row in order to recharge the batteries. Morse is batting just .214/.267/.286 with a 16/2 K/BB ratio over his last 12 games. He'll be back in there Wednesday.
Aug 5 - 7:36 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

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