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5/15/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: Indians outfielder Nyjer Morgan has been moved to the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Morgan exited Wednesday's game with a sprained knee. He's hit .341 in 15 appearances this season.
5/11/2014 8:45:00 PM
Description: Cleveland center fielder Njyer Morgan slammed three hits in Sunday's win against the Rays.
Insight: Morgan's solo shot in the eighth was his 12th career homer. He could see more at bats if Michael Bourn continues to struggle (.244, 0 HR, 7 RBI in 78 at bats).
4/15/2014 3:37:00 PM
Description: Indians outfielder Nyjer Morgan has been sent to the minors to make room for Michael Bourn.
Insight: Morgan played well in his nine games, batting .348 with four runs, four RBI and three stolen bases. He figures to get another chance at the major league level before the year is over.
4/12/2014 10:54:00 AM
Description: Indians outfielder Nyjer Morgan is back in the lineup for Saturday.
Insight: Morgan is batting .389 this season through his first eight games, but hasn't played since Wednesday.
3/24/2014 2:15:00 PM
Description: The Indians will keep outfielder Nyjer Morgan on the team when they head north, according to beat reporter Jordan Bastian.
Insight: Morgan won't start, but can back up all three outfield position. He stole 42 bases in 2009, but hasn't topped 15 the past two seasons due to lack of at-bats which should be the problem in 2014 as well. He has very little fantasy value.
1/14/2014 7:43:00 PM
Description: The Indians have reached terms on a minor league deal with former Nationals and Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan. SOURCE: Jerry Crasnick, ESPN
Insight: Morgan last played in the major leagues in 2012 when he hit .239 with three homers and 16 RBI in 122 games for Milwaukee. He's not going to be an everyday player in Cleveland.
1/5/2014 9:09:00 PM
Description: Former Nationals and Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan is hoping to return to the big leagues. SOURCE: ESPN
Insight: Morgan spent last season in Japan. If he does sign with a team in MLB it will probably be on a minor league deal. Morgan doesn't have much power (11 HR in 1,912 career at bats) but his speed can be an asset (117 career stolen bases).
1/24/2013 9:55:00 AM
Description: Nyjer Morgan is headed to Japan. The former Brewers outfielder has inked a one-year, $1.6 million deal to play for the DeNa BayStars.
Insight: The 5-foot-10 Morgan is probably best known for charging the mound and fighting former Marlins starter Chris Volstad, who stands at 6-foot-8. He also famously threw a temper tantrum in center field that led to an inside the park home run. Last year in Milwaukee he hit just .239 with three homers in 289 at bats.
6/3/2012 6:16:00 PM
Description: Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and a stolen base against the Pirates on Sunday.
Insight: Morgan has surprisingly homered in two straight games, but that likely didn't help many fantasy owners -- Morgan is owned in just four percent of Yahoo! fantasy leagues. He does have seven steals on the season, but his OPS under .600 makes him unownable.
5/1/2012 8:13:00 PM
Description: Nyjer Morgan won't start Tuesday night against the Padres.
Insight: Morgan failed to record a single RBI in the month of April. Plus he hit only .182. None of that is helpful for fantasy.
4/25/2012 10:45:00 AM
Description: Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan isn't in the starting lineup against lefty J.A. Happ. Morgan is a career .201 hitter against southpaws and a .305 hitter against righthanders. Carlos Gomez will make the start in center field
Insight: Morgan is off to a slow start, but did go 3-for-5 on Tuesday night to raise his average to .170. His primary fantasy value is as a base stealer, but you can't steal first.
4/23/2012 4:55:00 PM
Description: Nyjer Morgan isn't starting against the Astros tonight.
Insight: Norichika Aoki (.333, 1 HR, 2 RBIs) is starting in Morgan's place. Morgan hasn't provided much in fantasy this season (.119, 0 HRs).
4/19/2012 11:23:00 AM
Description: Nyjer Morgan has had plenty of success against Aaron Harang. Morgan is hitting .462 in his career against the Dodgers righthander.
Insight: Maybe facing Harang will get Morgan out of the recent slump he has been in (hitless in his last 12 at bats).
5/6/2011 8:19:00 AM
Description: Nyjer Morgan broke his finger while trying to bunt in Thursday's game, he will be placed on the 15 day DL. Source: Associated Press
Insight: Nyjer just came off the DL and now he'll be out another few weeks, stash him if you have a DL spot.
3/27/2011 1:31:00 PM
Description: Nyjer Morgan has been traded to the Brewers for Cutter Dykstra. SOURCE: USA TODAY
Insight: He should be part of a CF platoon with Carlos Gomez. Both players are very similar. Morgan can get on base slightly better but Gomez is the better defender and has a better head on his shoulders. Neither player is useful in mixed leagues.
3/27/2011 12:02:00 PM
Description: Morgan has been traded to the Brewers.
Insight: The two sides apparently grew to dislike each other, with the Nats reportedly looking to trade Morgan for some time and the player saying he expected to be elsewhere by opening day. In Milwaukee, Morgan is expected to share time in center with Carlos Gomez. Neither player looks like a big fantasy help, though each at least bring speed. (
3/25/2011 5:53:00 PM
Description: Nyjer Morgan expects to be traded by opening day. SOURCE: MLB
Insight: The Brewers are rumored to be interested and he would be a good platoon partner with Carlos Gomez. Mixed league owners likely don't want Morgan in drafts this weekend.
2/14/2011 9:04:00 PM
Description: The Washington Post reports that Morgan says he was "immature" last year and is ready to turn things around this season.
Insight: Morgan saw a .050-point tumble in on-base percentage, .054 in average and .124 in OPS between 2009 and 2010. He even stole eight fewer bases despite playing 16 more games and seeing 40 more at bats. His speed will get him drafted in most normal-sized roto leagues, so let's hope he's right about fixing his attitude. (
2/14/2011 4:48:00 PM
Description: Nyjer Morgan is going to be more selective on the base paths this season. SOURCE: WASHINGTON POST
Insight: He stole 34 bases last year but was caught 17 times. Morgan has the potential for 30+ steals this season but his head will dictate his playing time and success a lot more than his legs will.
10/4/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Morgan went 1-for-5 with a double and a walk on Sunday against the Mets.
Insight: Morgan ends the year batting .253 with 17 doubles and 24 RBI in 136 games. He also stole 34 bases, good for third in the National League. (

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