View Full Version : Pirates’ Morton shows right stuff

06-23-2013, 09:56 AM
It's quite enough to do the dirty work. One shouldn't have to talk about it.

Good, then, for Pirates starter Charlie Morton that a day after his memorable start in Cincinnati, he still didn't admit to intentionally plunking Shin-Soo Choo on his first pitch.

Morton, slated to start Sunday in Anaheim, played coy when the topic arose.

“I gotta work 'em inside,” he said.

That's OK. The rest of us knew. His teammates knew. And the Cincinnati Reds certainly knew that Morton was answering for Aroldis Chapman shaving Neil Walker's chin a night earlier.

This was a simple act of baseball justice, understood on both sides.............

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