Pirates sign Morton to extension

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a contract extension with starter Charlie Morton.

The three-year, $21 million deal includes a club option for 2017, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

In his return from June 2012 Tommy John surgery, Morton went 7-4 with a 3.26 ERA across 20 starts in 2013.

The right-hander is 30-49 with a 4.70 ERA over 109 career games with the Braves and Pirates.

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