Charlie Morton will be sidelined for the next 6-8 months after undergoing surgery on Friday to repair the labrum in his right hip.
Charlie Morton will have a consultation with Dr. Thomas Byrd before deciding whether to undergo sports hernia surgery.
Pirates placed RHP Charlie Morton on the 60-day disabled list with a sports hernia.
Charlie Morton (sports hernia) has been scratched from Sunday's start against the Brewers.
Charlie Morton returned to the Pirates' rotation and hurled five shutout innings in Tuesday's 4-0 defeat of the Red Sox.
Charlie Morton (sports hernia) will rejoin the Pirates' rotation on Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Charlie Morton (sports hernia) threw a five-inning, 86-pitch simulated game Tuesday.
Charlie Morton (sports hernia) threw a 76-pitch simulated game Tuesday.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Friday that Charlie Morton (sports hernia) didn't feel any improvement during his rehab start Thursday.
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.