RP - PHI
The Phillies blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning on Wednesday, losing to the Cubs, 7-5. Adam Morgan gave up a walk off grand slam to Jason Heyward. For Morgan, he allowed two earned runs on one hit and a walk in 1/3 of an inning.
Morgan is 0-2 over his last three outings, allowing five hits and three earned runs in one inning. His ERA has elevated from 1.76 to 3.45 for the season. Control has been an issue, giving up 10 walks in 15 2/3 innings.
Adam Morgan threw 2/3 of an inning in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Braves. He struck out one and issued a walk. He was not part of the decision, but Morgan has done the job all season, posting an ERA of 2.79 in 14 appearances.
Clearly a situational pitcher, Morgan has logged only 9 2/3 innings in 14 appearances. He's allowed a large number of base runners, seven hits and eight walks, but has struck out 12. Morgan has also surrendered only one home run, in the first game of the season.
The Phillies improved to 6-5 following a 4-3 win over the Reds on Wednesday. Adam Morgan relieved Nick Pivetta after seven and threw a scoreless eighth, allowing one hit. His solid outing earned him his fourth hold of the season.
Morgan has done a decent job in his seven appearances this season. He's allowed three runs on four hits over six innings, striking out six. On a negative, Morgan has walked four, however two of them were in a single appearance.
Adam Morgan relieved Nick Pivetta in the sixth inning on Thursday. He retired four batters without allowing a base runner, striking out one. Morgan earned his third hold in the process, as the Phillies won, 5-0.
Morgan has been excellent after a poor first game. He's not allowed a hit or walk, while striking out four over the last 2 2/3 innings.
The Phillies evened their record to 1-1 following a 5-4 win over the Braves on Friday. The bullpen was solid, allowing just a run in seven innings. Adam Morgan was part of the mix, striking out two in an inning without allowing a base runner.
Morgan threw 14 pitches, nine of them for strikes. After the poor outing in the season opener, Morgan now has an ERA of 10.80, but has struck out three in just 1 2/3 innings.