First baseman/outfielder Michael Morse recognized how poorly he had performed at the plate during the season's first two months with the Miami Marlins. Morse, 33, has now been traded six times and has been around both leagues in his 11-year major league career. He viewed his trade to the Pirates like hitting the lotto. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Morse recently.
August 7, 2015
For all of the crazy ways the San Francisco Giants scored runs during the NLCS, perhaps their most surprising runs were saved for last. Travis Ishikawa, who had only 81 at-bats during the regular season for the Giants, blasted a walk-off, three-run homerun to push the Giants into the 2014 World Series.
October 16, 2014
Kendrys Morales headlines the possible attractive pieces that Seattle could offer in a trade. But on the morning of Major League Baseball's non-waiver deadline, all is quiet in Seattle, and the Mariners seem focused on making a statement and a positive step in 2013 above all else.
July 31, 2013
Although the Washington Nationals are a first-place club, they've done it thus far without the help of slugger Mike Morse, who hit .303 with 31 home runs last season. But the 30-year-old is set to begin his rehab stint and return to Washington.
May 29, 2012
Of all the problems the Mariners have had in recent years, and all they questions they will have to address over the offseason, figuring out what to do with Mike Morse wasn't supposed to be one of them. Not this soon, at least. Morse, who started 2005 in Tacoma, figured to need at least a year of seasoning in Triple-A before being called up to the majors.
October 1, 2005