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Morton Starts Off Strong

STATEN ISLAND, NY - After being sent to Extended Spring Training and overcoming an injury, Taylor Morton returned to the Staten Island Yankees and didn't disappoint in his season debut against the Brooklyn Cyclones. He revealed his improvement in strength and command during his six shutout innings, and pitching coach Carlos Chantres admits that for this young prospect, "the sky's the limit."

"I went into offseason trying to gain a little weight but the main goal was to get stronger, stay healthy and overall to get into better shape," Morton said. "I got a nutritionist, I eat a little healthier and I worked out a lot. Overall I'm getting stronger." During Spring Training, Staten Island pitching coach Carlos Chantres noticed Morton's commitment to improvement and to the sport...

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