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Brent Morel | Third Baseman

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/21/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Cal Poly
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Pirates recalled INF Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Morel has struggled mightily in his brief time with the Buccos this season, slashing a paltry/.143/.182/.190. He will function as extra infield depth for the remainder of the season, but holds no fantasy value. Aug 30 - 1:38 PM

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Pirates optioned 3B Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis.

He's clearing room for Gerrit Cole's return from the DL. Morel has hit only .143/.182/.190 during his brief time in the majors this season. He'll be back when rosters expand.
Aug 20 - 3:14 PM

Pirates recalled 3B Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Morel has managed three hits in 16 at-bats in the majors this season. He'll be used in a bench role.
Aug 17 - 12:51 PM

Pirates optioned 3B Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Morel has managed three hits in 16 at-bats in the majors this season. He's being replaced on the roster by Jayson Nix.
Aug 3 - 11:22 AM

Pirates recalled 3B Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Morel was recalled to take the spot of Starling Marte, who hit the disabled list with a concussion. Morel is hitting .246/.318/.342 and will serve as infield depth for the Pirates.
Jul 23 - 7:15 PM

Pirates optioned INF Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Morel drew just one at-bat in his two-day stay with the Bucs. He'll continue serving as organizational depth.
May 12 - 1:17 PM

Pirates recalled INF Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Morel gets the call even though he was hitting just .215/.279/.312 over his first 25 games at Indy. He'll provide infield depth.
May 9 - 1:48 PM

Pirates claimed INF Brent Morel off waivers from the Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays designated Morel for assignment late last week to clear a 40-man roster spot for Liam Hendriks. Morel will now battle for a backup infield job in Pirates camp. He doesn't have a very good shot.
Feb 24 - 3:09 PM

Blue Jays designated 3B Brent Morel for assignment.

The move clears room for the addition of Liam Hendriks, who was claimed off waivers. Morel spent the majority of the 2013 season at Triple-A with the White Sox, hitting .266/.349/.403 with six homers and 54 RBI in 106 games. There's a decent chance he'll clear waivers.
Feb 21 - 1:56 PM

Blue Jays claimed 3B Brent Morel off waivers from the White Sox.

Morel spent the majority of the 2013 season at Triple-A Charlotte, where he hit .266/.349/.403 with six homers and 54 RBI in 106 games. The 26-year-old will function as organizational corner infield depth for the Jays.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 03:38:00 PM

White Sox optioned INF Brent Morel to Triple-A Charlotte.

Morel is batting just .227 (5-for-22) in 11 games with the White Sox this season. He'll continue to provide depth at the Triple-A level.
Sun, Jul 21, 2013 05:04:00 PM

White Sox recalled INF Brent Morel from Triple-A Charlotte.

Morel went 2-for-9 in three games last week with the Pale Hose. He will serve as a utility infielder.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 04:11:00 PM

White Sox optioned INF Brent Morel to Triple-A Charlotte.

Morel is no longer needed now that Conor Gillaspie has returned from the paternity leave list. He served as the 26th man for Friday's doubleheader and went 2-for-9 in three games with the White Sox.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 09:03:00 AM

White Sox recalled INF Brent Morel from Triple-A Charlotte.

Morel will take the roster spot of Conor Gillaspie while he's away on paternity leave. The 26-year-old was batting .280/.373/.436 with five home runs, 40 RBI, and eight stolen bases through 66 games in Triple-A.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 02:48:00 PM

Brent Morel has been placed on the 7-day disabled list with Triple-A Charlotte.

The exact nature of the injury isn't yet clear. Morel was hitting .231/.354/.410 with one home run, six RBI and a .764 OPS over his first 11 games with the Knights this season.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 05:44:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Chris Stewart
3Tony Sanchez
1B1Pedro Alvarez
2Ike Davis
3Gaby Sanchez
2B1Neil Walker
2Chase d'Arnaud
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Clint Barmes
3Justin Sellers
3B1Josh Harrison
2Brent Morel
LF1Starling Marte
2Jose Tabata
CF1Andrew McCutchen
RF1Travis Snider
2Jose Tabata
3Andrew Lambo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Francisco Liriano
2Gerrit Cole
3Charlie Morton
4Edinson Volquez
5Jeff Locke
6Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3Justin Wilson
4Jared Hughes
5John Axford
6Jeanmar Gomez
7Brandon Cumpton
8Stolmy Pimentel
9Casey Sadler
10Bobby LaFromboise
11John Holdzkom