JOSH MORGAN

JOSH MORGAN

HOMETOWN: Corona, CA

DATE OF BIRTH: November 16, 1995

POSITION: Shortstop / Catcher

TEAM: Texas Rangers Minor League System

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2017, Morgan launched 21 doubles, three triples and six home runs, batting .270 in 106 games with High-A Down East
  • Morgan spent the 2016 season with High-A High Desert in the California League, and batted .300 with seven home runs, 19 doubles and 64 RBIs
  • Morgan was tabbed “Best Strike-Zone Discipline” among Rangers prospects by Baseball America in 2014
  • Morgan was selected in the third round of 2014 MLB Draft and hit .322 in his first professional season
  • In four minor league seasons, Morgan has a career batting average of .291

AWARDS:

  • MiLB.com Organization All-Star (2017)
  • Mid-Season All-Star (2015)
  • Post-Season All-Star (2014)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Morgan hosts several camps to mentor and coach young players on the “Rock Stars” inner city travel team
  • He also enjoys spending time giving back to his church

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

LATEST POSTS

Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/17
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) was named the 2018 PawSox MVP, and is the top hitter in the International League (.325)
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in doubles (24) and ranks second in homers (14) and RBI (48)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .340 in the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA in three starts since being promoted to AAA
Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) has a 2.25 ERA and his holding opponents to a .208 average in his last 4 appearances
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has five extra base hits and a .818 OPS in his last 11 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .333 with a .874 OPS in August
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .357 in his last 12 games
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has 2 doubles, 2 homers and 9 RBI in his last 6 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/10 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .419 with a 1.004 OPS in his last 22 games D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in home runs (14) and doubles (24), and ranks second in RBI (47) Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .409 in his current 5-game hitting streak
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) struck out 7 batters in 5 innings and earned his first win in AAA on Thursday
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .364 with 2 HR and 2 doubles in his 5-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) has reached base safely in 27 of the last 28 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 6-game hitting streak, batting .500 (10-for-20)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/13
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (6-for-11) over the last 5 games
Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .282 with 4 extra base hits in 10 games since being promoted to AAA
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats with 9 home runs and 18 doubles, and ranks second with 30 RBI
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 7-for-17 (.412) over his last 5 games
Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has hit safely in 16 of the last 17 games, batting .333 with 14 RBI in that stretch
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .325 in his last 12 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has a current 9-game hitting streak, batting .314 with an .829 OPS in that span
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/6 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the International League in hits, and ranks in the top 15 in doubles, RBI and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) has reached base safely in 10 straight games with 4 HR and 15 RBI in that stretch D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .379 in his current 7-game hit streak, and ranks 9th in the International League in home runs Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .333 over his last 13 games, and has reached base safely in 16 straight games Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .333 in 6 games since being promoted to AAA Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 9-game hitting streak, batting .333 with 7 RBI in that stretch Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, WHIP, innings pitched and strikeouts
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/8 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (12-for-22) in his current 5-game hitting streak with 4 2B’s and 2 HR’s D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in RBI (16) and doubles (13), and ranks second in HR (4) and hits (43) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) leads the 51s in OBP (.350), hits (35) and doubles (15) Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has reached base safely in 9 of the last 10 games, batting .294 in that stretch Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .400 (24-for-60) over the last 18 games with 7 extra base hits Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 5-game hitting streak and leads the Curve with a .321 average Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .333 (12-for-36) over the last 9 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/1 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 10 straight games and leads the PawSox with a .299 batting average D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .400 with 3 doubles and a home run in his current 6-game hitting streak Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .364 (8-for-22) over his last 7 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 7-game hitting streak, batting .480 (12-for-25) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has 5 hits in his last 14 at bats (.357) Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.65 ERA over his last 3 starts, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, innings, and strikeouts Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .389 during a current 5-game hitting streak
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/25 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks third in the International League with 50 hits Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .318 with 8 extra base hits and 12 RBI over his last 23 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is 6-for-16 (.375) with 2 doubles in his last 6 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .390 with 4 home runs and 16 RBI in the month of May Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has reached base safely in 14 of the 15 games he’s played in, including each of the last 10 Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has allowed 2 earned runs or less in 5 of 8 starts this season, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA and WHIP
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/18 Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .385 over his last 7 games with 9 RBI Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .400 in his current 5-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 8-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .545 (18-for-33) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has hit safely in four straight games since returning from the Disabled List Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in innings (39.1), strikeouts (36) and games started (7) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 14 of the last 15 games
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• Rusney Castillo led the Pawtucket Red Sox in batting (.314), doubles (22) and stolen bases (14).

• Mike Shawaryn finished 9th among all players in minor league baseball with 169 strikeouts. He went 8-7 with a 3.81 ERA in 134 innings at Greenville (A) and Salem (High-A).

• Jason Martin hit .278 with 18 home runs and 35 doubles in 125 games between Class A and AA.

• Marcus Wilson batted .295 with 21 doubles, 9 homers and 54 RBI with Class A Kane County, ranking in the top three on the team in each of those catecories.

• Catcher Jacob Nottingham had 21 doubles and 9 home runs for Class AA Biloxi, and was promoted to Class AAA Colorado Springs for the playoffs.

• Dustin Peterson hit 17 doubles and had 78 hits in 87 games with the AAA Gwinnett Braves.

• D.J. Peterson hit 16 home runs with 63 RBI playing with the AAA affiliates of the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox.

• After being promoted to High-A Bradenton in July Stephen Alemais batted .317 with 32 hits and 20 RBI in 30 games.

• Josh Morgan hit .270 with 30 extra base hits for High-A Down East, finishing strong by batting .375 over the final 14 games of the season.

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Josh Morgan is batting .370 during his current 7-game hitting streak

Over his last two starts, Mike Shawaryn has a 3.00 ERA while recording 13 strikeouts in 12 innings

 DJ Peterson has reached base safely in 12 of 15 games during the month of August

In his last 9 games, Stephen Alemais is batting .382 with 10 RBI

Marcus Wilson has reached base safely in 15 straight games, posting a .370 average and a .460 OBP in that stretch

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