Brandon Morrow

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/205
  • Age: 32


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Brandon Morrow MLB Career Stats

254 45-43 4.16 784.2 796 1.35

Brandon Morrow Bio

  • Full Name: Brandon John Morrow
  • Pronunciation: MORE-oh
  • Born: 7/26/1984 in Santa Rosa, CA
  • Draft: 2006, Seattle Mariners, 1st rd. (5th overall)
  • College: California
  • Debut: 4/3/2007
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MLB Career Stats 45 43 4.16 254 113 16 784.2 796 1.35


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March 30, 2017 at 6:11 AM ET

McCarthy nabs rotation spot as Dodgers trim roster

Brandon McCarthy battled back from Tommy John surgery and a case of the yips to reclaim his spot in the starting rotation, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced on Wednesday.

January 26, 2017 at 4:35 PM ET

Morrow joins Dodgers on Minor League deal

With set-up man Joe Blanton a free agent, the Dodgers on Wednesday signed right-hander Brandon Morrow to a Minor League contract, with an invitation to Major League Spring Training and a chance to win a bullpen job, according to a baseball source.


Brandon Morrow Leaderboards

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2011 .500 23rd in AL


Season SO Rank
2010 178 13th in AL
2011 203 7th in AL


Season SV Rank
2008 10 18th in AL
2009 6 19th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
2011 1.29 18th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2010 1 20th in AL
2012 3 5th in AL


Season SHO Rank
2010 1 3rd in AL
2012 3 2nd in AL


Season HLD Rank
2007 18 12th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2011 10.19 1st in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2011 2.94 17th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2010 66 21st in AL
2011 69 11th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2011 21 21st in AL

Brandon Morrow Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 14, 2017 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
January 26, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Brandon Morrow to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2016 RHP Brandon Morrow elected free agency.
August 29, 2016 San Diego Padres activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the paternity list.
August 26, 2016 San Diego Padres placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the paternity list.
August 13, 2016 San Diego Padres selected the contract of RHP Brandon Morrow from El Paso Chihuahuas.
July 14, 2016 El Paso Chihuahuas activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the 7-day disabled list.
June 30, 2016 El Paso Chihuahuas sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to AZL Padres.
June 15, 2016 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas from Padres Ext. Spring Training.
May 13, 2016 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to Padres Ext. Spring Training from El Paso Chihuahuas.
May 2, 2016 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas from San Antonio Missions.
April 21, 2016 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to San Antonio Missions from Lake Elsinore Storm.
April 6, 2016 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm from El Paso Chihuahuas.
December 19, 2015 RHP Brandon Morrow assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas.
December 14, 2015 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Brandon Morrow to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2015 RHP Brandon Morrow elected free agency.
July 25, 2015 San Diego Padres sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to El Paso Chihuahuas.
June 24, 2015 San Diego Padres transferred RHP Brandon Morrow from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right shoulder inflammation.
June 2, 2015 San Diego Padres sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to San Antonio Missions.
May 5, 2015 San Diego Padres placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 3, 2015. Right shoulder inflammation.
December 19, 2014 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Brandon Morrow.
November 1, 2014 RHP Brandon Morrow elected free agency.
September 2, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the 60-day disabled list.
August 30, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
August 27, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
May 3, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 60-day disabled list. Torn tendon sheath in his right index finger
October 31, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the 60-day disabled list.
August 1, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays transferred RHP Brandon Morrow from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Entrapped radial nerve in his right forearm.
June 17, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
June 1, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list. Right forearm strain.
August 25, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the 60-day disabled list.
August 8, 2012 Dunedin Blue Jays sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
July 29, 2012 Brandon Morrow assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays.
July 17, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays transferred RHP Brandon Morrow from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 12, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list. Left oblique strain.
April 21, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the 15-day disabled list.
April 7, 2011 sent RHP Brandon Morrow on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
March 30, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2011. Right forearm inflammation.
December 23, 2009 Toronto Blue Jays Traded RHP Brandon League to Seattle Mariners; Lansing Lugnuts Traded RF Johermyn Chavez to Clinton LumberKings and Seattle Mariners Traded RHP Brandon Morrow to Toronto Blue Jays.
September 9, 2009 Seattle Mariners recalled Brandon Morrow from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 11, 2009 Seattle Mariners optioned Brandon Morrow to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 9, 2009 Seattle Mariners activated RHP Brandon Morrow from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2009 Seattle Mariners placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 24, 2009. Right biceps tendinitis.

Brandon John Morrow Bio Info

Brandon John Morrow… he and his wife, Lilly, reside in Scottsdale, Arizona... graduated from Rancho Cotate High School (CA) in June, 2002…earned first-team all-league, first-team All-Redwood Empire, first-team All-North Coast Section and second-team All-State honors during his senior season…competed for the California All-Stars at the 2002 Sunbelt Classic in McAlester, Oklahoma… Attended the University of California, Berkeley where he was one of 10 semifinalists for the Roger Clemens Award as the nation's top collegiate pitcher during his junior season in 2006… named first-team All-Pac-10, going 7-4 with a 2.05 ERA (2nd in Pac-10) as a junior… named a Cape Cod League All-Star in the summer of 2005 for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox… diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 18 and is active in the community as an advocate for people living with the disease.


Made 13 appearances, six starts, for the Toronto Blue Jays after missing the majority of the season with a finger injury...Missed 107 games after he was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/3 and transferred to the 60-day disabled list the following day with a torn tendon sheath in his right hand...Pitched to a 1-3 record with a 5.67 ERA (21 ER, 33.1 IP) and 30 strikeouts against 18 walks in his 13 Major League appearances… his seven games out of the bullpen were his first since making 16 relief appearances in the 2009 season…his 33.1 innings pitched were the fewest of his career...Posted a 1-2 record with a 5.93 ERA (18 ER, 27.1 IP) and 26 strikeouts against 17 walks while limiting the opposition to a .286 batting average in his six starts…in his seven relief appearances, went 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA (3 ER, 6.0 IP) and four strikeouts against one walk while limiting the opposition to a .292 batting average...Made three rehab appearances out of the bullpen between Single-A Dunedin (1) and Triple-A Buffalo (2), pitching to a combined 0-0 record with a 2.70 ERA (1 ER, 3.1 IP) with two strikeouts and no walks.


Season was cut short due to right forearm strain and was originally placed on the disabled list June 1...Was later diagnosed with an entrapped radial nerve in his forearm in July and transferred to the 60-day disabled list on August 1...It was the 4th season in the last five and the 3rd consecutive with at least one DL stint. Made 10 starts in 2013...The 10 appearances represented the fewest of his career, along with his 54.1 innings. Allowed 12 home runs for a 1.99 per nine total the highest on the club (min 50.0IP) ... Allowed multi-home runs in five of his 10 games...Surrendered only three in 21 contests in 2012. Five of his 10 starts were less than six innings…Club lost his first four starts, but rebounded to win four of his last six contests.

2012 Was one of only four AL pitchers to post an ERA below 3.00 with a minimum of 120 IP (Price, Verlander, Weaver)... Won 10 or more games for the third consecutive season...Was removed from his start on June 11 with an oblique strain and was kept out until Aug. 25... Was 7-4 with a 3.01 ERA in 13 starts prior to being hurt and 3-3 with a 2.87 ERA in eight starts after...In the 10 games he won was dominant, allowing just seven earned runs in 92.2 IP for 0.68 ERA... Held opponents to a .168 average in those contests...Posted three shutouts ranking 2nd in the AL (Hernandez-5) despite making only 21 starts... The three shutouts were the most by a Blue Jay since Roy Halladay had four in 2009... Tied Jared Weaver for the AL lead with a .214 opponents average (min 120 IP)... Has a 23.2 scoreless innings streak from April 23-May 9 which was the longest for any AL starter in 2012...Was more dominant as the game progressed with hitters batting .240 the first time through the order and .201 after that... Since 2007 has posted a .231 opponent's average which ranks 4th in the AL (min 2400 AB)...Tossed a season high 119 picthes on June 6 recording his 3rd shutout... Had his shortest start of his career lasting just 0.2 IP, giving up 6 ER in a 14-3 loss... Made five starts during the day, going 3-0 with a 0.26 ERA, allowing just one run in 34 innings...Held left-handed hitters to a .188 average. 2011 In his second full season as a starter made a career high 30 starts, second on the club... Posted career highs in wins (11), starts (30), innings pitched (179.1) and strikeouts (203)... A SLIGHT DELAY: Did not make his first start until April 23... Was shut down after his March 18 spring start with forearm tightness, returning after three rehab starts for Dunedin... STRIKEOUT LEADER: Was one of seven AL hurlers to post 200+ strikeouts (203)... Led the league with 10.19 strikeouts per nine innings, more than a full strikeout higher than second place finisher Michael Pineda (9.11)... Posted four games of 10+ strikeouts, including a season high 12 on Aug. 17 at SEA... TOUGH TO HIT: Finished with a .237 opponents average ranking 14th in the AL... Since his debut in 2007, only CJ Wilson (.228), David Price (.228) & Justin Verlander (.229) have a lower opponents average than Morrow (.235) in the AL... SUMMER SWOON: From July 4 through Sept. 14, made 14 starts, posting a 5.83 ERA, including 16 home runs allowed in 83.1 innings... In the last five of those starts, allowed opponents to hit .321, allowing 27 runs in 25.1 innings for a 9.47 ERA, with 10 home runs allowed... FINISH STRONG: In his final three starts allowed only two runs... Won two of the contests and posted a 0.86 ERA, allowing only 11 hits in 21.0 innings... Had a team season high of 18 scoreless innings Sept. 18-28... REVERSAL OF TREND: In 2010 was 8-1 with a 2.74 ERA at home and 2-6, 6.72 on the road... In 2011 posted a 5-8 with a 6.31 ERA at home and 6-3 with a 3.07 ERA on the road... INTERLEAGUER: In four starts vs. NL opponents, posted a 2-0 record with a 2.70 ERA, only Ricky Romero has a lower ERA vs. NL opponents... NOTABLE PERFORMANCES: Won five straight decisions from June 18-July 20... Lost three straight starts for the first time in his career from Aug. 23-Sept. 2 and four straight decisions from Aug. 23-Sept. 13... Took the loss on Aug. 6 at BAL, his first road loss, despite being perfect through five innings... Allowed a career high 11 hits, Aug. 23 vs. KC. 2010 In his first full season as a starter, made 26 starts for the Blue Jays... K-MACHINE: At the time of his final start, ranked 5th in the AL in strikeouts and led the league with a 10.95 strikeouts per nine inning total... Did not qualify as he did not aquire the necessary innings... Had he qualified it would have represented the highest strikeout per nine inning total in franchise history (Clemens,10.84 - 1998)... WELCOME TO K-MART: Aug. 8 vs. TB was the 1st pitcher to record 17 strikeouts in a game since Johan Santana with MIN on Aug. 19, 2007 vs. TEX (17-SO)...Became just the 4th pitcher since 1954 to record at least 17 strikeouts when tossing a CG-1 hitter... The 17 strikeouts ranks 2nd on the all-time Club list in a single game one shy of Roger Clemens' 18 on Aug. 25, 1998 vs. KC... Followed the 17-K game with his 2nd highest career total (12) vs. NYY, Aug. 23... OH SO CLOSE: On that same day, Aug. 8 vs. TB, carried a no-hitter into the 9th inning with two outs before giving up a single to Evan Longoria...Became the 6th pitcher (9th time) in franchise history to lose a no-hit bid in the 9th (previous: Dustin McGowan on June 24, 2007 vs. COL)... AT HOME IN TORONTO: Made 13 starts at Rogers Centre, posting an 8-1 record with a 2.74 ERA, including only 24 walks in 82 innings... On the road was 2-6 with a 6.72 ERA, adding 48 walks in 64.1 IP... PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Was voted by the Toronto chapter of the BBWAA as the Blue Jays Player-of-the-Month for June, registering a 1.91 ERA in five starts... MEET MR. MOLINA: Made 20 of his 27 starts with Jose Molina as his battery mate... In those starts, posted an 8-4 record with a 3.29 ERA... In the other seven starts, went 2-3 with a 8.81 ERA... FINISH LINE: From July 17 to his penultimate start on Aug. 28, recorded a 5-0 mark with a 2.91 ERA, holding opponents to a .196 average and adding 63 strikeouts in 43.1 innings. 2009 Began season as the closer and converted first six save opportunities to begin the season, April 9-May 10... Had 1.29 ERA (1 ER, 7.0 IP) in first 7 relief appearances... Went 0-3 with six saves and a 6.38 ERA (13 ER, 18.1 IP) in 16 relief appearances and 2-1, 3.68 ERA (21 ER, 51.1 IP) in 10 starts... DISABLED: On 15-day disabled list with biceps tendintis in right arm, April 24-May 9... Allowed eight earned runs in 3.2 innings in first games off the DL... Blew back-toback saves May 13-14 in Texas and was moved out of closer role... Pitched out of the pen in non-closer role, May 18-June 9 (0-0, 3.60)... INTO THE ROTATION: Moved into the starting rotation and made six starts June 13-July 10 (0-1, 4.55)... Loss on July 10 vs. Texas snapped string of 11 consecutive no-decisions (starting and relieving)... Went 0-0, 3.86 ERA (14 ER, 32.2 IP) with 17 walks and 32 strikeouts during this stretch from May 18-July 5... Recorded 1st win of the season, Sept. 12 at Texas... BIG DAY: Earned win #2 in final start of the season on Sept. 30 vs. Oakland; allowed only one hit in 8.0 shutout innings, while walking two and striking out a career-high nine batters... Retired 23 of the first 24 batters faced... 8.0 innings also set a career-high... Limited opponents to a .248 (66x266) avg, including a .212 (25-118) clip vs. RH batters... Optioned to Tacoma July 11 and recalled back to Seattle on Sept. 9... Won five of six starts with Rainiers, Aug. 3-29, going 5-0 with 1.93 ERA... During this stretch, limited opponents to a .204 (23-113) average with 11 walks and 22 strikeouts... Tossed his first complete game shutout with the Rainiers on Aug. 15 in a 4-0 win over Iowa... Allowed only four hits in 9.0 shutout innings... Struck out two, walked one and threw 59 of 96 pitches for strikes... Went 3-1, 1.82 ERA (6 ER, 29.2 IP) in 5 starts at Cheney Stadium, compared to 2-2, 5.86 ERA (16 ER, 25.1 IP) in five starts on the road. 2008 Saw action as a reliever (40 games) and starter (5 games) in his second season in the Majors...combined to go 3-4 with 10 saves and a 3.34 ERA (24 ER, 64.2 IP)...In 40 relief appearances, went 1-2 with 10 saves and a 1.47 ERA (6 ER, 36.2 IP)...relief ERA ranked 2nd-lowest in club history (min. 30.0 IP), trailing only J.J. Putz (1.38 in 2007)...Held opponents to a .143 average as a reliever (18x126), T2nd-lowest in club history (min. 30.0 IP)...also averaged 11.54 K/9.0 IP, 6th-highest in club history as a reliever...overall, held opponents to a .174 average (40x230), 5th-lowest in club history (min. 50.0 IP)...Made first Major League start in 101st career appearance, Sept. 5 vs. New York...allowed one hit, one run and struck out 9 in 7.2 the Yankees through 7.2 innings, becoming the first player in more than 40 years to take a no-hitter that far into a game in his first career start...Boston's Billy Rohr went 8.2 innings without allowing a hit on Opening Day in 1967 at Yankee Stadium (4/14/67)...joins Juan Marichal (1960), Rudy May (1965) and Steve Woodward (1997) as the only players since 1900 to pitch at least 7.2 innings, allow one hit and strike out at least 8 in their first ML start...In 5 starts, went 2-2, 5.79 (18 ER, 28.0 IP) with 28 strikeouts and 19 walks...averaged 9.0 K/9.0 IP, recording at least 5 strikeouts in 3 of 5 starts...Notched first career save June 11 at Toronto...entered game after J.J. Putz left with an elbow injury and recorded two strikeouts and a flyout to secure 2-1 victory...Held opponents to a .036 batting average (2x55) with 23 strikeouts in 17-game stretch from May 27-July 9...recorded career-high 17.2 consecutive scoreless innings during stretch, the longest streak by a Mariners pitcher in 2008...Allowed a pair of walk-off HRs: May 12 at Texas (R. Vazquez) and July 12 at Kansas City (D. DeJesus)...Recorded a 3.09 ERA (4 ER/11.2 IP) in 12 save opportunities...was 8-for-8 in save opportunities to open the season...Recorded saves in back-to-back games June 26-27 at San Diego & July 4-5 vs. Detroit...Missed 5G (back spasms) June 20-24 (at ATL & at NYM)...returned June 25 at NYM, tossing 1-2-3 9th inning...Optioned to Tacoma (AAA) on Aug. 5 to begin transition to become a starting pitcher...made 5 starts for the Rainiers, going 1-1 with a 3.37 ERA (7 ER, 18.2 IP) striking out 23 and not giving up a home run...held opposing batters to .179 batting average (12x67)...struck out 10 in 4.2 IP in 4th minor league start at Portland (4.2,2,2,2,1,10)...Opened the season at West Tennessee (AA)...appeared in 6 games for the Diamond Jaxx (7.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 6 BB, 8 K)...recalled from minors on April 17 (Bedard DL) and made season debut that night at Oakland (1.0,0,0,0,0,1)... 2007 Made MLB debut April 3 vs. Oakland with 1.0 scoreless IP...became the 3rd player from the 2006 draft class to pitch in the Majors (Andrew Miller, DET; Joe Smith, NYM)...became just the 7th player in Mariners history to make his ML debut the year after he was drafted...went 3-4, 4.12 (29 ER, 63.1 IP) in 60 appearances...struck out 66 and walked 50...held opposing hitters to a .243 (56x230) batting average, including .221 (31x140) vs. right-handed batters...set club rookie record with 18 holds, breaking old record of 13 set by Ed Vande Berg in 1982...4th-most appearances by a rookie reliever in club history (60) and 5th-most strikeouts (66)...among AL rookie relievers, ranked 2nd in strikeouts (66), 3rd in appearances (60) and 4th in ERA (4.12)...earned first ML win April 23 at Texas, allowing one hit in career-high 3.1 IP...recorded 18.2 consecutive scoreless innings April 20-June 8...during streak went 2-0 while holding opposing batters to a .103 (6x58) average...also recorded scoreless streak of 17.0 IP over 15 outings July 17-Aug. 24 (23 strikeouts/7 walks)...started his career 3-0, 1.80 (5 ER, 25.0 IP) through June 13 (first 22 appearances)...over final 38 appearances, went 0-4, 5.63 (24 ER, 38.1 IP)...held opponents scoreless in 44 of 60 outings...made the big league club out of spring training after going 0-1, 1.08 (1 ER/8.1 IP) in 6 Cactus League appearances. 2006 Began pro career with Peoria, appearing in seven games, four starts... Limited opponents to a .227 average (10-44), including a .158 clip vs. lefties... Tossed seven consecutive scoreless innings to start his career from July 5-Aug. 2... Transferred to Inland Empire on Aug. 31, appearing in one game.