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Brandon Morrow

Brandon John Morrow (born July 26, 1984 in Santa Rosa, California) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major ... More »Brandon John Morrow (born July 26, 1984 in Santa Rosa, California) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball . Morrow has four primary pitches, a fastball, slider, circle change and a spiked curveball combination. He can throw for a high velocity, often getting into the mid to high-90's with his fastball. On August 8, 2010, Morrow pitched a complete game one hitter with 17 strikeouts, coming within one out of a no-hitter. Morrow attended Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park, California. As a senior he was 9-2 with a 0.61 ERA and had 84 strikeouts in 63 innings. He earned first-team all-league, first-team All-Redwood Empire, first-team All-North Coast Section and second-team all-state honors. He competed for the California All-Stars at the 2002 Sunbelt Classic in McAlester, Oklahoma. He majored in American studies. He was selected by the Anaheim Angels in the 40th round, 1200th overall, in the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft.... [ Wikipedia ]

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 3

Brandon Morrow is in his eighth big league season, and yet he's never put it all together in the same one. Back in 2010 and 2011, he struck out over 10.0 per nine but had ERAs of 4.49 and 4.72. Then in 2012, his ERA dropped to 2.96, but his K rate fell, too, to 7.8 per, and he missed ...

3 Keys for Toronto Blue Jays Taking Upcoming Series vs. Minnesota Twins

Brandon Morrow will start Game 1 of this series while R.A. Dickey will start Game 2. Before the season started, Dickey and Morrow were both expected to be the front-line starters in Toronto’s rotation. Dickey was the Opening Day starter and was widely acknowledged as the team’s ...

Brandon Morrow strikes out nine, Blue Jays win second straight over Astros

Brandon Morrow strikes out nine, Blue Jays win second straight over Astros Melky Cabrera extended his season-long hit streak to nine games and Brett Lawrie busted out of his slump as the Jays beat Houston 7-3. Brandon Morrow showed glimpses of his potential on Wednesday night...

Lawrie homers as Blue Jays beat Astros 7-3

TORONTO — Blue Jays manager John Gibbons thought Brandon Morrow "had that look about him" as he faced the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. For the first time in almost 11 months, it was the look of a winner. Brett Lawrie hit a two-run homer, Morrow pitched six solid innings and ...

Morrow's 'A' game propels Jays to victory

Brandon Morrow of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch in the first inning during MLB game action against the Houston Astros on April 9, 2014 at Rogers Centre. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images/AFP) Brandon Morrow brought his ‘A’ game on Wednesday. For the most part, the Houston ...

Injured Janssen with team in Toronto

Dickey, Drew Hutchison, Brandon Morrow, and Dustin McGowan are all averaging less than six innings per start, while Mark Buehrle (4-0) is averaging seven innings per outing. "You want guys to go deeper into games, but if they start to lose it or tire, because of pitches or whatever it ...

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 3 Starts And Sits

Players I would start instead: Yordano Ventura, Ervin Santana, Brandon Morrow A slimmer Sandoval hasn’t kicked off his walk year in grand fashion. Though there’s plenty of reasons to expect that will change, he’s got his work cut out for him this week. He starts at home, where he’s been ...

SS Asdrubal Cabrera plays role in Cleveland Indians' victory: DMan's Report, Game 18, Sunday

He thoroughly frustrated Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow and Loup. 1. Fastball at knees, called strike. 2. Slider up, ball. 3. Slider up, ball. 4. Fastball away, ball. 5. Fastball inside, foul. 6. Fastball away, foul. (Catcher Josh Thole wanted it inside. ) 7. Fastball inside and ...

Blue Jays sweep dreams dashed by Indians: Griffin

With Brandon Morrow able to complete just five-plus innings, it was up to the resurrected bullpen to finish the job. The Jays pen has worked more innings now than any other in the majors. On this day, left-hander Aaron Loup entered for Morrow and allowed three walks, followed by a ...

Murphy delivers for Indians in 6-4 win

Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Brandon Morrow in the second inning of a baseball game on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Cleveland. Toronto Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie, right, talks with Toronto Blue ...

Toronto vs Minnesota

The Blue Jays will send out Brandon Morrow (1-1, 5.73), who earned his first win Wednesday against Houston. The right-hander gave up three runs over six innings and struck out nine in a 7-3 victory. Morrow is 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA in two starts against Minnesota, with the most ...

Wintry weather postpones Jays-Twins; twinbill set

Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow had trouble gripping the ball and didn't finish the fourth inning. He escaped with only two runs allowed. "I didn't feel helpless. I was still trying on every pitch. But nothing was working," Morrow said. Third baseman Brett Lawrie didn't let the ...

Toronto Blue Jays (7-6) at Minnesota Twins (6-6), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

Toronto counters with Brandon Morrow, who'll look for a second straight win. Morrow picked up his first victory of 2014 on Wednesday against Houston, when he struck out nine and gave up three runs in six innings of a 7-3 triumph. He's won both decisions in two career starts ...

Houston Astros (3-5) at Toronto Blue Jays (4-4), 7:07 p.m. (ET)

" Toronto, meanwhile, will counter with right-hander Brandon Morrow, who lost to Tampa Bay his first time out. Morrow surrendered four runs and seven hits in five innings of that one. "It was just one of those things where you think you threw better than the end results," Morrow ...

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Cleveland Indians

They may need to rely on their relievers Sunday if Brandon Morrow (1-1, 5.52 ERA) pitches like he did Tuesday. The right-hander threw 98 pitches in a season-low 3 2-3 innings, giving up two runs and four hits in a 9-3 win at Minnesota. Morrow walked four batters after issuing a total of ...

Murphy Delivers for Indians in 6-4 Win

Brandon Morrow allowed three runs and was pulled after Nick Swisher's leadoff single in the sixth. Loup got Jason Kipnis on a fielder's choice. After Kipnis was caught stealing, Loup walked Carlos Santana, Brantley and Asdrubal Cabrera to fill the bases. Murphy's liner past third bounced ...

Buehrle Dominates, Blue Jays Blank Indians 5-0

The series ends Sunday when Toronto's Brandon Morrow (1-1) faces Carlos Carrasco (0-2)...

Davis' Throwing Error Sends Twins Over Royals

RHP Phil Hughes will look for his first win in a Twins uniform against RHP Brandon Morrow (1-1, 5.73)...

Lawrie Homers as Blue Jays Beat Astros 7-3

TORONTO — Brett Lawrie hit a two-run homer, Brandon Morrow won for the first time in almost 11 months and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 7-3 on Wednesday night. Alex Presley hit a two-run homer for the Astros, who have lost six of seven following a 2-0 start. Morrow (1-1)...

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