Charlie Morton (sports hernia) struck out six while allowing two runs over four innings in his first rehab start with Double-A Altoona on Thursday.
Charlie Morton (hip) will begin a rehab assignment at Double-A Altoona on Thursday.
Charlie Morton's injury designation has been changed from right hip inflammation to a sports hernia.
Pirates placed RHP Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 16, with right hip inflammation.
Charlie Morton was tagged for five runs over three innings in a loss to the Nationals on Friday.
Charlie Morton allowed five runs over five innings in a loss to the Padres on Sunday.
Charlie Morton held the Marlins to one run over seven innings on Tuesday, but was the unfortunate recipient of a no-decision.
Charlie Morton allowed four runs on nine hits over five innings in Wednesday's no-decision against the Giants.
Charlie Morton allowed four runs over six-plus innings Friday in a loss to the Rockies.
Charlie Morton limited the Cardinals to one hit over seven innings in a no-decision Monday.
Charlie Morton improved to 5-9, allowing one run over six innings as the Pirates defeated the D'Backs 5-1 on Wednesday.
Charlie Morton struck out a career-high 11 but took a loss versus the Rays Wednesday, allowing three runs -- two earned -- over seven innings.
Charlie Morton allowed six runs over six innings Friday in a loss to the Cubs.
Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of one-run ball and struck out seven in a victory over the Cubs on Monday.