Everything I have is from my garage. From his career-defining 2011 season with the Washington Nationals, when he hit 31 home runs and finished fourth in the National League in slugging percentage, Morses career has been a winding path. The Nationals traded him in January 2013 to the Seattle Mariners, who spun him off to Baltimore seven months later. From 2014 to 2015, he cycled through the Giants, Marlins, Dodgers (for one day) and Pirates organizations, struggling with various injuries along the way. The Pirates released him two weeks into the 2016 season, and no one else picked him up. When I got home from playing, I stayed in shape. I was still hitting, Morse said. I said, Someones got to pick me up. And then it got to be June, and Im like, Whats going on? I told my agents Im not going to Triple-A. That backfired on me.
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