Cody McKinley Morris was born in Columbia, Maryland on November 4, 1996. Morris pitches for the Cleveland Guardians.
Morris was a student at the Fulton High School in Fulton, Maryland.
As a high school student, he was picked in the 32nd round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft by the Baltimore Orioles, but he did not sign and instead played collegiate baseball at the University of South Carolina.
The Cleveland Indians selected Morris in the seventh round of the 2018 MLB draft.
Morris debuted in the NHL in 2019 with the Lake County Captains and Lynchburg Hillcats. He finished 7-4 with a 4.35 ERA and 111 strikeouts in 89 innings between the two teams in 21 games (twenty starts).
In 2020, he did not play in any minor league game because the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic. He began his career with the Akron RubberDucks before being promoted to the Columbus Clippers in 2021.
Between the two organizations, he appeared in 15 games (14 starts), finishing 2-2 with a 1.62 ERA and 93 strikeouts in 61 innings.
Morris was added to the Cleveland Guardians’ 40-man roster on November 19, 2021
How Long Is Cody Morris Contract?
Cody Morris’s contact with the Guardian is for a year. Cody Morris agreed to terms with the Cleveland Guardians that will pay him $700,000 over the course of one year and include a guarantee of the same amount.