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#8 Matt Morgan, C

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Position: C
Date of Birth: 01/27/1996
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 200 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Thorsby, Alabama

Biography:

Matt Morgan is in his second season with the ThunderBolts and seventh as a professional in 2023. He signed as a free agent on July 12, 2022 after beginning the '22 season and playing 27 games with the Cleburne Railroaders of the American Association. He was the primary catcher for the Bolts down the stretch, appearing in 34 games and hitting five home runs.

Morgan's pro career began in 2014, when he was a fourth round selection of the Toronto Blue Jays in the Amateur Entry Draft. He spent five seasons in the Blue Jays' system, appearing in 177 total games. He was a career .150 hitter with a .256 on-base percentage and nine home runs while playing at four different levels. He peaked at Class A Lansing in both 2017 and 2018. Prior to his time with the Blue Jays, he attended Thorsby High School in Thorsby, Alabama.

Career Statistics »

Year League Club GP AVG AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB SO
2022 American Association Cleburne 27 .145 76 11 12 2 2 2 6 9 1 36
2022 Frontier Windy City 34 .223 121 27 15 2 0 5 22 14 0 53
2018 Midwest Lansing 35 .150 113 17 15 3 0 1 8 17 1 44
2017 Northwest Vancouver 30 .141 92 13 13 3 1 2 8 12 1 42
2017 Midwest Lansing 1 .250 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2016 Appalachian Bluefield 36 .179 112 20 13 3 0 3 8 21 1 45
2015 Appalachian Bluefield 36 .185 119 22 7 8 0 2 10 11 0 52
2014 Gulf Coast GCL Blue Jays 39 .092 119 11 8 2 0 1 7 14 0 56
Thunderbolts »
0 Jonathan Waite C
8 Matt Morgan C
15 Peyton Isaacson C
2 Brynn Martinez IF
0 Carson Matthews IF
6 Jake Boone IF
0 Jordan Hovey IF
0 Junior Martina IF
0 Will Riley IF
34 Bren Spillane OF
0 Chris Baker OF
19 Dan Robinson OF
0 Jordan Wiley OF
0 Paul Coumoulos OF
0 Willie Carter OF
0 Adrien Reese P
0 Antonio Saldana P
43 Austin Marozas P
0 Brendan Smith P
28 Daniel Kight P
20 Garrett Christman P
0 Henry Omana P
0 Ian McMahon P
22 Justin Miller P
14 Kenny Mathews P
29 Layne Schnitz-Paxton P
0 Taylor Sugg P
0 Daryl Myers IF
0 Cal Djuraskovic P
0 Stetson Woods P

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