Charlie Morton

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Atlanta Braves Starting Pitcher Age: 39-220d Exp: 14.01 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#95 overall), 2002 College: Joel Barlow HS Agent(s): Andrew Lowenthal (Jet Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Charlie Morton signed a 1 year / $20,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $20,000,000. In 2023, Morton will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.

    2023-2024

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2023 Contract details by year 39 14.010 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($20,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 40 Club $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($40,000,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 41 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024 club option includes no buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2023

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2021-2021 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2019-2021 Free Agent

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2018 Free Agent

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2014-2016 Arbitration Extension

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2013-2013 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2012-2012 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,445,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,445,000
    Free Agent:

    2011-2011 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $441,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $441,000
    Free Agent:

    2010-2010 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $422,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $422,500
    Free Agent:

    2009-2009 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $405,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $405,000
    Free Agent:

    2008-2008 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $390,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $390,000
    Free Agent:

    2002-2002Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $415,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $415,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $415,000 - $415,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $219,508 - - $219,508
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $422,500 - - $422,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $441,000 - - $441,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,445,000 - - $2,445,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $1,875,000 $8,875,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $1,875,000 $8,875,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (2ND) $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,555,556 - - $5,555,556
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (16 seasons)
    $116,488,564 $415,000 $3,750,000 $120,653,564
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    $136,488,564 $415,000 $3,750,000 $140,653,564
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $55,219,508 $415,000 - $55,634,508
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,713,500 - - $17,713,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $17,750,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,555,556 - - $20,555,556
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Sep 30 2022Signed a 1 year $20 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL), including a $20M option for 2024
    Sep 6 2021Signed a 1 year $20 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
    Nov 24 2020Signed a 1 year $15 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Oct 30 2020Tampa Bay (TB) declined a $15 million option for 2021
    Dec 12 2018Signed a 2 year $30 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB), including a vesting option for 2021
    Nov 16 2016Signed a 2 year $14 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Nov 3 2016Philadelphia (PHI) declined a $9.5M club option for 2017
    Dec 12 2015Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for David Whitehead
    Dec 11 2013Signed a 3 year $21 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Dec 1 2012Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jan 16 2012Signed a 1 year $2.445 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 3 2011Signed a 1 year $441k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 2 2010Signed a 1 year $422k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 3 2009Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Atlanta (ATL) as part of a 3-team trade: Atlanta (ATL) traded Gorkys Hernandez to Los Angeles (LAA); Atlanta (ATL) traded Jeff Locke to Pittsburgh (PIT); Pittsburgh (PIT) traded Nate McLouth to Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 2 2009Signed a 1 year $405k contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 14 2008Contract purchased by Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 15 2002Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 4 2002Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 3 (#95 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Charlie Morton, and the financial implications.

  • 2023 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Charlie Morton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2023 ATL 12 12 69.1 71 32 30 30 77 8 5 6 0 3.89 1.457 1.12
    2022 ATL 31 31 172.0 149 85 83 63 205 28 9 6 0 4.34 1.233 1.7
    2021 ATL 34 33 185.2 136 77 69 58 216 16 14 6 0 3.35 1.045 4.08
    2020 TB 9 9 38.0 43 21 20 10 42 4 2 2 0 4.74 1.395 0.14
    2019 TB 33 33 194.2 154 71 66 57 240 15 16 6 0 3.05 1.084 4.91
    2018 HOU 30 30 167.0 130 63 58 64 201 18 15 3 0 3.13 1.162 3.41
    2017 HOU 25 25 146.2 125 65 59 50 163 14 14 7 0 3.62 1.193 1.94
    2016 PHI 4 4 17.1 15 8 8 8 19 1 1 1 0 4.15 1.327 0.3
    2015 PIT 23 23 129.0 137 77 69 41 96 13 9 9 0 4.81 1.38 -0.8
    2014 PIT 26 26 157.1 143 76 65 57 126 9 6 12 0 3.72 1.271 0.4
    2013 PIT 20 20 116.0 113 51 42 36 85 6 7 4 0 3.26 1.284 0.57
    2012 PIT 9 9 50.1 62 30 26 11 25 5 2 6 0 4.65 1.45 -0.27
    2011 PIT 29 29 171.2 186 82 73 77 110 6 10 10 0 3.83 1.532 1.89
    2010 PIT 17 17 79.2 112 79 67 26 59 15 2 12 0 7.57 1.732 -2.32
    2009 PIT 18 18 97.0 102 49 49 40 62 7 5 9 0 4.55 1.464 0.62
    2008 ATL 16 15 74.2 80 56 51 41 48 9 4 8 0 6.15 1.621 -1.04
    Totals 336 334 1866.1 1,758 922 835 669 1,774 174 121 107 0 4.03 1.300 16.65
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