|Jan. 24 5:07 AM PT6:07 AM MT7:07 AM CT8:07 AM ET8:07 ET13:07 GMT21:07 CST6:07 AM MST8:07 AM EST8:37 AM VEN17:07 UAE7:07 AM CT-Morgan has signed with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of Japan's Central League.
Analysis: The team says the 32-year-old Morgan will join the BayStars on a one-year-deal worth $1.6 million. Morgan has a .280 batting average, 130 RBIs and 117 stolen bases over six seasons in the major leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers. He hit .304 while helping Milwaukee win the National League Central in 2011, but slumped to .239 last season as the Brewers failed to make the playoffs.
|Nov. 2 5:38 PM PT6:38 PM MT7:38 PM CT8:38 PM ET20:38 ET0:38 GMT8:38 CST5:38 PM MST7:38 PM EST8:08 PM VEN4:38 UAE (+1)6:38 PM CT-Morgan declined his minor league assignment and elected to become a free agent.
Analysis: Morgan was outrighted to Nashville on Thursday. He hit .304 while helping Milwaukee win the NL Central in 2011, but slumped to .239 this year and the Brewers failed to make the playoffs.
|Nov. 1 5:28 PM PT6:28 PM MT7:28 PM CT8:28 PM ET20:28 ET0:28 GMT8:28 CST5:28 PM MST7:28 PM EST7:58 PM VEN4:28 UAE (+1)6:28 PM CT-The Milwaukee Brewers have outrighted outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Nashville.
Analysis: Morgan hit .304 while helping Milwaukee win the NL Central in 2011, but slumped to .239 this year and the Brewers failed to make the playoffs. He is a .280 career hitter over six seasons with Pittsburgh, Washington and Milwaukee.
|Aug. 16 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET17:40 ET21:40 GMT5:40 CST2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST5:10 PM VEN1:40 UAE (+1)4:40 PM CT-Morgan had two hits and three RBIs for the Brewers in Wednesday's 7-6 loss to Colorado.
Analysis: Morgan was 1 for 14 in his previous six games.
|June 1 5:57 PM PT6:57 PM MT7:57 PM CT8:57 PM ET20:57 ET0:57 GMT8:57 CST5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST8:27 PM VEN4:57 UAE (+1)7:57 PM CT-Morgan hit a solo home run in the first inning of Friday night's game against Pittsburgh, snapping his major league record of 138 straight plate appearances without an RBI to start the season.
Analysis: The previous record was 125, by outfielder Herb Adams of the Chicago White Sox in 1950.
|Apr. 18 12:38 PM PT1:38 PM MT2:38 PM CT3:38 PM ET15:38 ET19:38 GMT3:38 CST12:38 PM MST2:38 PM EST3:08 PM VEN23:38 UAE2:38 PM CT-Morgan went 0 for 4 in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Known for his alter ego 'Tony Plush,' Morgan has been known by a different two-word nickname to NL pitchers this season - 'Easy Out.' He's 4 for 32 with no walks and eight strikeouts.
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