World Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v Tampa Bay Rays - Game Three

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - Charlie Morton #50 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers the pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Game Three of the 2020 MLB World Series at Globe Life Field on October 23, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Atlanta Braves added another quality arm to their pitching rotation by signing right-handed starter Charlie Morton.

Morton started his career in 2002 when he was drafted by the Braves. He made his major league debut in 2008 before moving to the Pittsburgh Pirates. He later played for the Houston Astros and last two seasons played for the Tampa Bay Rays.

With the Rays in 2019, Morton went 16-6 while throwing 194.2 innings and posted an ERA of 3.05 with 240 strikeouts and an All-Star appearance. In the 2020 COVID-19 shortened season, Morton went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA in 38 innings pitched.

According to's Mark Feinsand, Morton's deal will be for one season at $15 million. In his 13 year career, Morton is 93-89 with a 4.08 ERA over 1,439.1 innings pitched.

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