Charles Alfred Morton IV (born November 12, 1983) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Atlanta Braves (MLB). He is 6 ft 4 in (195.0 cm) tall.
Morton was drafted in the third round of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft by the Atlanta Braves. He’s also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, Houston Astros, and Tampa Bay Rays, among others. Morton won the World Series in 2017 and 2021, as well as being an All-Star in 2018 and 2019.
Morton was drafted 95th overall in the third round of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft by the Atlanta Braves. He began his professional career with the GCL Braves in 2002, where he was 1–7. In 2003, he was a 2–5 player for the Danville Braves.
The Rome Braves were his team for the 2004 and 2005 seasons. He pitched for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in 2006, going 6–7. He has a 4–6 record for the Mississippi Braves in 2007.
Morton was placed on the disabled list on August 10, 2020, due to inflammation in his right shoulder. Morton concluded the 2020 season with a 4.74 ERA in 38 innings pitched.
Morton faced his previous team, the Houston Astros, in game 7 of the American League Championship Series. He extended his record with his fourth triumph in a winner-take-all playoff game.