Morgan, 25, was the Phillies' 3rd round draft selection in 2011 out of Alabama. The six-foot-one 195-pounder has a 0-6 record along with a 4.74 ERA and a .298 batting average against in 13 starts for the Triple-A IronPigs this season. He missed all of the 2014 regular season following shoulder surgery.LHP Adam Morgan will start for the Phillies this Sunday vs STL. A corresponding roster move will be made on Sunday morning.— Meghan Montemurro (@M_Montemurro) June 19, 2015
The right-handed Williams left his start on Tuesday with a left hamstring strain and was placed on the disabled list as a result. In 14 starts for the Phillies this season, the 33-year-old sports a 3-7 record along with a 6.43 ERA.
Earlier this season, Phillies Nation profiled Morgan on television. Check out the media player below for that segment.
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