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Adam Morgan | Starting Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/27/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Adam Morgan pitched well in Friday's loss to the Braves, tossing seven innings of two-run ball in the low-scoring defeat.
Morgan served up solo homers to Jonny Gomes and Juan Uribe to account for the entirety of the damage against him, but it was enough to hand him the loss. He also struck out five and walked two. This was just Morgan's second start of the season. In an interesting twist, all three runs he's allowed over his 12 2/3 innings have come on solo home runs. He'll take on the Dodgers next time he toes the rubber. Jul 3 - 10:26 PM

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Adam Morgan, making his major league debut, gave up only one run in 5 2/3 innings to earn the win on Sunday against the Cardinals.

The Phillies' starting rotation has recently been hampered by injuries, so Morgan got the call despite posting a 4.74 ERA with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. He managed to hold the Cardinals to six hits and a pair of walks while striking out six on the afternoon. Morgan may stick around until Chad Billingsley returns, but fantasy owners should ignore him anyway. Morgan is on schedule to face the Nationals in a home start next weekend.
Jun 21 - 4:37 PM

Phillies recalled LHP Adam Morgan from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Morgan will make his major league debut on Sunday versus the Cardinals. The 25-year-old holds a 4.74 ERA with just 33 strikeouts over 68 1/3 innings at Lehigh Valley this season and can be avoided in fantasy leagues.
Jun 21 - 10:52 AM

Phillies pitching prospect Adam Morgan will be called up to make his major league debut on Sunday.

Morgan, 25, used to be a pretty decent prospect for the Phils but fell off the radar after being plagued by shoulder issues the last couple years. He's stayed healthy in 2015 but hasn't posted good numbers at Triple-A Lehigh Valley with a 4.74 ERA and just 33 strikeouts over 68 1/3 innings. Fantasy owners should steer clear.
Jun 19 - 3:06 PM

Adam Morgan notched the win in relief after throwing two scoreless innings as the Phillies edged the Orioles 1-0 on Monday.

The 25-year-old Morgan missed last season after rotator cuff surgery, though he did return to post a 6.61 ERA in 16 1/3 innings in the Arizona Fall League. He's going to need to head to Triple-A to open this year, but as hard up as the Phillies could be for starting pitching, he might get a look at some point. He wouldn't be a very good bet for fantasy purposes.
Mar 9 - 4:04 PM

Phillies prospect Adam Morgan (shoulder) has been cleared to pitch in the Arizona Fall League.

Morgan underwent surgery last January to repair a tear in his left rotator cuff and wound up missing the entire 2014 season, but he's been making appearances in instructional league games over the past couple of weeks and should be 100 percent in Phillies camp next spring. The 24-year-old southpaw owns a 3.25 ERA and 269 strikeouts in 290 2/3 career minor league innings.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 09:51:00 AM

Phillies top prospect Adam Morgan (shoulder) will be sidelined until at least August after undergoing surgery to repair a small tear in his rotator cuff.

The 23-year-old and third round selection from the 2011 draft sustained the injury in late-May, and missed the remainder of the season. The initial diagnosis was that Morgan wouldn't require surgery, and the injury would heal simply with rest and rehab, but after resuming his throwing program this offseason it was still bothersome. For fantasy purposes, it looks as though 2014 will be another lost season for the talented southpaw.
Source: MLB.com
Fri, Jan 10, 2014 08:18:00 PM

Phillies prospect left-hander Adam Morgan (shoulder) will not require surgery.

Good news for the Phillies. Morgan was limited to 18 starts this season between rookie ball and Triple-A Lehigh Valley due to a small tear in his rotator cuff. However, doctors believe that the injury will heal with rest. The 23-year-old is expected to resume a throwing program in December.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 05:24:00 PM

Adam Morgan has a small tear in his rotator cuff that will sideline him for at least three weeks.

Morgan will not throw for three weeks, with the team deciding between giving him a platelet-rich plasma injection or cortisone injection in the next week. It's a tough break for the 23-year-old, as he is considered one of the Phillies' top prospects. The left-hander is 1-4 with a 4.97 ERA through eight starts at Triple-A Lehigh Valley this year.
Fri, May 31, 2013 11:03:00 PM

Phillies pitching prospect Adam Morgan was scratched from Tuesday's start with Triple-A Lehigh Valley due to a shoulder issue.

It's not clear at this point how serious the ailment is. Morgan was recently under consideration for a call-up, but obviously that's not going to happen anytime soon now.
Mon, May 20, 2013 09:07:00 PM

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro said Adam Morgan and Tyler Cloyd are the top candidates to make a start Friday in place of Roy Halladay (shoulder).

Amaro is also considering help outside the organization, but the Phillies will look internally initially. Cloyd pitched pretty decently in six starts for the Phils last season, but Morgan has more upside. The left-hander holds a 3.89 ERA with 26 strikeouts over 34 2/3 Triple-A innings this season.
Mon, May 6, 2013 08:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Cameron Rupp
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Chase Utley
2Andres Blanco
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
2Cesar Hernandez
LF1Cody Asche
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Ben Revere
2Domonic Brown
3Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Aaron Harang
3Jerome Williams
4Chad Billingsley
5Sean O'Sullivan
6Kevin Correia
7Adam Morgan
8Cliff Lee
9Jonathan Pettibone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Ken Giles
3Justin De Fratus
4Jeanmar Gomez
5Mario Hollands
6Luis Garcia
7Elvis Araujo
8Jake Diekman