MLB

Toronto Blue Jays
Career W-L
42-43
 
Career ERA
4.27
Name  Brandon Morrow
Born  7/26/1984
Height  6-3
Weight  210
Number  23
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/6/2014 6:11:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos doesn't think Brandon Morrow will need surgery on his right hand, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com. He suffered a torn tendon sheath on May 2 at Pittsburgh and was placed on the 60-day disabled list.
Insight: If Morrow (5.93 ERA, 1.72 WHIP) doesn't need surgery, he could be back near the All-Star break. The right-hander displayed a lofty ceiling when he struck out 381 batters in 325 1/3 innings in 2010-11 and looked to be reaching it in 2012 when he posted a 2.90 ERA in his first 77 2/3 innings. However, an oblique injury limited him to 124 2/3 innings that year and he threw just 54 1/3 while putting up a 5.63 ERA in 2013. He's now 29 years old.
 
5/4/2014 11:05:00 AM
Description: Toronto starter Brandon Morrow has a torn tendon sheath in his right hand. The team has moved him to the 60-day disabled list.
Insight: That would explain Morrow's dreadful outing Friday against Pittsburgh (5 IP, 11 H, 3 ER). Fantasy owners shouldn't count on having Morrow (1-2, 5.93 ERA) back any time soon.
 
Cold5/3/2014 5:02:00 PM
Description: The Blue Jays have placed right-hander Brandon Morrow on the 15-day DL.
Insight: Morrow is coming off two disastrous outings in a row (7 ER, 11 H, 9 BB allowed in his last 7 2/3 IP) and the team seems to think he's dealing with a finger injury. It's uncertain who will take his place in the starting rotation.
 
7/25/2013 5:13:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow (forearm) will miss six more weeks due to an entrapped radial nerve in his right forearm, according to Jon Morosi of FOXSports.com.
Insight: His season is likely over after Dr. James Andrews made that diagnosis. The right-hander hasn't pitched since leaving a start on May 28 with a sore forearm.
 
7/9/2013 10:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow (forearm) threw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since going on the DL with forearm soreness, according to MLB.com.
Insight: Morrow is still without a timetable for a return. He'll need at least three rehab starts and is doubtful to return before August.
 
7/3/2013 5:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow (forearm) finally is pain free and has started throwing on flat ground, according to the National Post.
Insight: Morrow will to rebuild his arm strength and need at least three rehab starts, so he is unlikely to return to the rotation until August.
 
6/19/2013 4:35:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow's MRI revealed no further damage to his right forearm, but he's shut down from throwing indefinitely, according to Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com.
Insight: Morrow suffered a setback during his rehab start Tuesday. It won't be a surprise if he doesn't return before the All-Star break.
 
6/18/2013 4:31:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow (forearm) suffered a setback during his rehab start Monday, according to Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com.
Insight: His sore forearm will be reevaluated this week. There's no immediate return in sight for Morrow, so Chien-Ming Wang and Esmil Rogers will both hold onto their spots in the rotation.
 
6/1/2013 4:57:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow (forearm) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: The Toronto Sun reported Friday that Morrow was expected to start Sunday despite having a strained right forearm, but the team has opted to play it safe.
 
5/31/2013 2:15:00 PM
Description: Toronto starter Brandon Morrow, who allowed four runs in two innings before leaving tightness in his right forearm, is expected to start on Sunday against San Diego.
Insight: Morrow has only had two or three good outings in 10 starts this season and his numbers are not fantasy worthy (2-3, 5.63 ERA, 1.49 WHIP).
 
5/28/2013 2:20:00 PM
Description: Toronto starter Brandon Morrow allowed four runs (two earned) in two innings before leaving tightness in his right forearm.
Insight: Morrow has only had two or three good outings in 10 starts this season and his numbers are not fantasy worthy (2-3, 5.50 ERA, 1.47 WHIP before Tuesday's start).
 
5/23/2013 10:08:00 PM
Description: Toronto starter Brandon Morrow allowed four runs over his first seven innings Thursday, but the Blue Jays left him in and he allowed two more without getting an out in the eighth.
Insight: Morrow won the game thanks to 12 runs of support, but fantasy owners won't be happy with his six earned runs, 10 hits (3 HR) and a walk in seven innings. He's 2-3 with a 5.50 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP this season.
 
5/18/2013 8:37:00 PM
Description: Toronto starter Brandon Morrow allowed two two-run homers to Robinson Cano and five runs on eight hits overall in five innings Saturday against the Yankees.
Insight: Morrow hadn't started since May 5 due to back and neck tightness. After posting a strong 2.96 ERA in 124 2/3 innings last year, Morrow has regressed to a 5.16 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP in 45 1/3 innings.
 
5/11/2013 7:36:00 PM
Description: Toronto righthander Brandon Morrow was originally scheduled to pitch Sunday versus Boston but instead he'll start Wednesday against the Giants.
Insight: He needs a few extra days to rest his sore neck. Chad Jenkins will make the spot start Sunday at Fenway Park. Sunday will be Jackson's season debut.
 
5/10/2013 8:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow is unlikely to make his next scheduled start Sunday due to lingering stiffness in his neck. SOURCE: Shi Davidi, Sportsnet.ca
Insight: Morrow had his start pushed from Friday to Sunday after his back locked up Tuesday during a bullpen session. The spasm moved up to his neck later that night and is the primary concern at this point. The team won't decide if Morrow can pitch Sunday until that morning.
 
5/9/2013 6:06:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow may be scratched from his next start after his back locked up during a side session Wednesday. SOURCE: MLB Network Radio
Insight: Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said that Morrow's start will probably be moved back from Friday to Sunday, and he could be skipped altogether if his back doesn't improve.
 
5/5/2013 4:25:00 PM
Description: It took him seven starts but Toronto righthander Brandon Morrow finally got his first win of the season Sunday versus Seattle.
Insight: Fantasy owners could have done without the five walks, but aside from that, Sunday was a solid outing for Morrow (8 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 8 K's). Morrow will have a chance to capture his second win Friday night against Boston.
 
4/14/2013 8:23:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow gave up six hits, a walk and two runs in six innings Sunday against the Royals.
Insight: Morrow has two quality starts in three turns this season, but he gave up five runs and nine hits in 3 2/3 innings in the other one.
 
10/3/2012 10:19:00 PM
Description: Toronto righthander Brandon Morrow was dominant in his final start of the season. Morrow allowed just three hits and one run over eight innings of work.
Insight: Morrow walked three and finished with a season-high 11 strikeouts. He'll finish the year with a personal best 2.96 ERA in 21 starts.
 
9/27/2012 11:04:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow won Thursday for the just the second time in seven starts since returning from the DL.
Insight: Morrow (3.09 ERA) missed most of June and August and all of July with an oblique strain. He improved to 9-7 on the season with a dominant effort Thursday against the Yankees, holding New York scoreless on four hits, walking three and striking out three over seven innings.
 

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