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A.J. MorrisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2016-2016
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PositionsP-202Position when DraftedRHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAnthony Joseph Morris
Height6-2Weight176BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 1,1986 [31.228]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolHumble (Humble,TX)
CollegeKansas State University (Manhattan,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (112th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$270,000Signing ScoutsKerrick Jackson
MLB DebutMay 24,2016 [29.174]
OrganizationsPIT [2] WAS [2] CHN [2] CIN [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID24137Retrosheet IDmorra002MLBAM ID571963
Pitch Repertoire Cutter (50.52%) -- Slider (33.33%) -- Fastball (13.54%) -- Curveball (1.56%) -- Changeup (1.04%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 89.06
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts39Walks61Hittable45SO/BB56vsPower45Hitting11Durability58Team.506Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Kansas StateBig12NCAA-1Fr30S/R20423.7819514000050.0503221425295101.509.000.724.505.221.16.667-
2008Kansas StateBig12NCAA-1So30ST21446.0414122000053.2683936218311001.6011.400.343.025.201.72.500-
2009Kansas StateBig12NCAA-1Jr30ST221412.09161605000116.09835274301009001.107.580.312.327.743.33.933-
2009Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-ST22000.0022000005.0000004000--------7.200.00--
2009Hagerstown SunsSALAwas-ST22043.82880000037.244231628361101.3810.510.481.918.604.50.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0043.3710100000042.244231628401101.229.280.421.698.445.00.000-
2010Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-ST23003.21440000014.095511102000.715.790.640.646.4310.00--
2010Potomac NationalsCaroA+was10S/R23533.88231211005272.0674331427613001.318.380.503.387.632.26.625-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0533.77271611005286.0764836528715001.217.950.522.937.432.54.625-
2012Daytona CubsFSLA+chn30Rel25522.24390390020752.0361713115426000.976.190.172.587.222.80.714-
2013Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn30S/R26424.75311021003072.0745038435536001.519.250.504.386.631.51.667-
2014Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit46Rel27002.5740400007.04221170000.715.141.291.299.007.00--
2014Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit43Rel27000.0010100101.0000001000--------9.000.00--
2014Altoona CurveEastAApit50S/R27511.981495001059.0481713418401001.127.320.612.756.102.22.833-
2014Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit18ST27244.54770110037.2462019211285001.5110.990.482.636.692.55.333-
2014Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor--S/R0752.922616101120104.2983934730766001.228.430.602.586.542.53.583-
2015Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit30Rel28532.4444341009384.2763123322725001.168.080.322.347.653.27.625-
2016Louisville BatsILAAAcin32S/R29023.9618612001038.2462417511324001.4710.711.162.567.452.91.000-
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin62Rel29006.30707003010.09772890001.708.101.807.208.101.13-6.35
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.30707003010.09772890001.708.101.807.208.101.13-3.20
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter26213.3119561134114012478.04502321772714938633101.258.420.512.797.222.59.553-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter793.3069165311103159.01687559104413214001.329.390.562.467.383.00.438-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter933.504519260040131.01226751853937001.348.380.553.646.391.75.750-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1053.1663125100269125.010360445421049001.167.400.363.027.472.48.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter043.82880000037.244231628361101.3810.510.481.918.604.50.000-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter002.421064000026.0137722212000.584.500.690.697.2710.50--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2273.444933165000219.121610684107316015101.318.840.412.996.552.19.759-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.30707003010.09772890001.708.101.807.208.101.13--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings006.30154015400660220.0198154154441761980001.708.101.807.208.101.13-3.20
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12103.3189286100185220.020610681126817715001.258.420.512.797.222.59.545-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Roswell InvadersPecosInd--24318315224048021419140000.265.450.458.908388111.300.193.337.41212.6117.121.363.6020.7536.36
2012Roswell InvadersPecosInd--2560215468019144300152731810.372.407.526.93311324242.396.154.223.3966.2011.161.801.6553.7530.00
2013Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn30p26217100000003401000.000.300.000.3000011.000.000.429.20727.2736.361.330.000.000.00
2014Rio Grande Valley WhitewiuntdInd-27514110002002210100.071.222.071.2931018.077.000.143.16611.1111.111.000.000.000.00
2014Altoona CurveEastAApit50p2766121001000300000.333.333.500.833316.667.167.167.3630.0050.000.000.000.0050.00
2014Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit18p2746110011000301000.167.167.667.834417.000.500.500.3560.0042.860.0014.296.00100.00
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1012231012000601000.250.250.583.8337213.400.333.333.3590.0046.150.007.6912.0066.67
2015Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit30p28132000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2016Louisville BatsILAAAcin32p2971000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin62p2971000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter71000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter51223310120031202000.136.240.318.5587227.222.182.318.00011.1144.444.003.7022.0066.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter249110011000501000.111.111.444.5554110.000.333.333.0000.0050.000.0010.009.00100.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2713221001003701000.154.313.231.5443117.333.077.308.00017.6541.182.330.000.0050.00
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9631262103231853023148181910.330.411.487.89815232371.358.157.250.0008.3612.941.552.1639.0031.07
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter71000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162230000000002300000.000.000.000.0000023.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162701010303600103806000.136.240.318.55822686.222.182.318.00011.1144.444.003.7022.0066.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas22P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.6
2009Hagerstown Suns SALAwas22P8--361-109.9001.13------8100.06.0
2010Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas23P4--12--331.0000.75------4100.07.1
2010Potomac Nationals CaroA+was23P23--8124-2420.8330.87------23100.016.5
2012Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn25P39--66-112121.0000.31------39100.029.3
2013Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn26P31--1092-2119.9050.61------31100.022.5
2014Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit27P4---2--221.0000.50------4100.06.7
2014Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit27P1---------------1100.00.7
2014Altoona Curve EastAApit27P14--47--11111.0000.79------14100.09.9
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit27P7--361-109.9001.29------7100.04.9
2015Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28P44--157212422.9170.50------44100.030.6
2016Louisville Bats ILAAAcin29P18--12--331.0000.17------18100.012.5
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P7-10-3--331.0000.430.30-----7100.04.3
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7-10-3--331.0000.430.30-----70.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P69--1915313734.9190.49------690.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P45--14162-3230.9380.67------450.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P63--1418413632.8890.51------630.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--361-109.9001.13------80.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P10--15--661.0000.60------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas222----------
2009Hagerstown Suns SALAwas228----------
2010Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas234----------
2010Potomac Nationals CaroA+was2323----------
2012Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2539----------
2013Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2631----------
2014Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit274----------
2014Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit271----------
2014Altoona Curve EastAApit2714----------
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit277----------
2015Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2844----------
2016Louisville Bats ILAAAcin2918----------
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin297----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0030300202.1000013000.480.000.003.8611.573.000.00.000
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29202.63817002213.21354289201.598.561.325.275.931.133.291.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs202.2511110004216.013542912201.387.311.135.066.751.332.811.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2923000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs43000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20091st Team College All-American (SP) ... Big 12 Conference All-Conference (SP) ... Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-11-07PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.341  
2016-09-01PCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and outrighted to minors29.274Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-09-01PCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab29.274Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-08-03PCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL29.245Team Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-06-16PCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right shoulder29.197Team Roster on 2016-06-16
2016-05-23PCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.173Team Roster on 2016-05-23
2016-04-07PCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)29.127Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-01-14PCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.044Team Roster on 2016-01-14
2015-11-17PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.351  
2014-08-21PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)27.263Team Roster on 2014-08-21
2014-08-14PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)27.256Team Roster on 2014-08-14
2014-08-09PPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bradenton (A+)27.251Team Roster on 2014-08-09
2014-07-26PPittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.237Team Roster on 2014-07-26
2014-06-27PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.208Team Roster on 2014-06-27
2014-06-12PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)27.193Team Roster on 2014-06-12
2014-04-12PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)27.132Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-12PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-Minors--Drafted from Cubs by Pirates in AAA phase of Rule V draft27.011Team Roster on 2013-12-12
2013-04-07PChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)26.127Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2012-06-11PChicago CubsDaytona (A+)-Minors--25.192Team Roster on 2012-06-11
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-01-19TradeTraded by Nationals with Graham Hicks and Michael Burgess to Cubs for Tom Gorzelanny 
2009-06-21ContractSigned by Nationals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Washington Nationals-22270,000-------270,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (4th round - 112th overall)
2016Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll29507,500-77127-3,498,245507,500777,5002016-01-14 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red