Pirates' Morton to DL with hip inflammation

Published 08/17 2014 11:58AM

Updated 08/17 2014 11:58AM

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed right- hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with right hip inflammation.

Morton, 30, has made 25 starts for Pittsburgh this season, going 5-12 with a 3.84 earned run average .

The Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis to fill the roster spot. Morel played in nine games during two earlier stints with Pittsburgh this year.

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