Sports News

MLB Baseball
Scoreboard|Postseason|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

Rays, P Morton reach 2-year, $30M deal

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays are perfectly comfortable putting relief pitchers on the mound to begin games. But the chance to add an All-Star to their patchwork rotation, that was too good to pass up.

Coming off a career-high 30 starts, Charlie Morton reached a $30 million, two-year contract with the Rays, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been officially announced.

Read More...

AL Pitcher Strikeouts
Rank Name K
1 J. Verlander, Hou290
2 G. Cole, Hou276
3 C. Sale, Bos237
4 C. Carrasco, Cle231
5 C. Kluber, Cle222
6t T. Bauer, Cle221
6t B. Snell, TB221
8 L. Severino, NYY220
9 J. Paxton, Sea208
10 M. Clevinger, Cle207
View Full Leaderboard
 
NL Pitcher Strikeouts
Rank Name K
1 M. Scherzer, Was300
2 J. deGrom, NYM269
3 P. Corbin, Ari246
4 G. Márquez, Col230
5 A. Nola, Phi224
6 M. Foltynewicz, Atl202
7 Z. Greinke, Ari199
8 N. Pivetta, Phi188
9 Z. Godley, Ari185
10 J. Gray, Col183
View Full Leaderboard

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.