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Morel, Brent モレル (もれる)
Orix Buffaloes | #4 | INF
Born: 04/20/1987 (age 30)
Height: 185cm
Weight: 100kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: N/A
History: カリフォルニア州立工科大-ホワイトソックス-パイレーツ-3Aナッシュビル
Roster Changes: removed 06/01/2016, added 06/11/2016, removed 07/02/2016, added 07/12/2016, removed 08/28/2016
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[6/30/2017] Brent Morel hurts right side

Brent Morel got the start at third and batted fifth for Orix against Seibu at MetLife Dome on June 30. He hurt his right side during his at bat in the first inning and was removed on defense in the bottom-half of the inning. The Orix Buffaloes are expected to take him off the active roster on July 1.

Source: Sports Hochi 6/30/2017, Nikkan Sports 6/30/2017

[UPDATE 7/1 @ 9:40pm]

Morel was examined at a hospital in Osaka and diagnosed with a strain in his right transverse abdominal muscle. He was taken off the active roster today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/1/2017

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[5/27/2017] Brent Morel leaves game with right knee pain

Brent Morel got the start at third base and batted fifth against the Chiba Lotte Marines at ZOZO Marine today. He did not remain the starting line-up for very long; he was replaced on defense as a precaution in the bottom of the first because of pain in his right knee.

Source: Daily Sports 5/27/2017

[UPDATE 5/28 @ 11:11pm]

Morel was examined at a hospital in Chiba on May 27 and diagnosed with inflammation in his right knee.

Source: Sanspo 5/28/2017

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[3/3/2017] Brent Morel fractures right index finger

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that Brent Morel fractured his right index finger. He suffered the injury during fielding practices on March 2. He was taken to a hospital in Kobe and diagnosed with a fracture in the distal phalanx of his right index finger. The finger will be immobilized for about a month.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2017, Sports Hochi 3/3/2017, Daily Sports 3/3/2017

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[12/13/2016] Orix Buffaloes sign Brandon Dickson and Brent Morel to new contracts

The Orix Buffaloes announced that they signed Brandon Dickson and Brent Morel to new contracts for the 2017 season. No other information is currently known.

Source: Orix annoucement

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[11/2/2016] Orix Buffaloes and Brent Morel reach agreement for 2017 season

The media learned on November 1 that the Orix Buffaloes and Brent Morel reached an agreement for the 2017 season. Someone connected to the team told reporters that Morel agreed to take a large cut in salary to stay (he made 750,000 US dollars this year).

Source: Sponichi 11/2/2016

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[5/3/2016] Tony Blanco waiting in the wings

The Buffaloes are having Tony Blanco prepare for possible playing time at first base. Brian Bogusevic and Brent Morel could lose their spots on the active roster to Blanco if they do not start producing.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/3/2016

2016 Stats

Player Lvl G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SO BB IBB HBP SH SF SB CS DP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Morel, Brent Ichi-gun 25 104 88 8 20 2 0 1 25 10 29 11 0 2 0 3 1 0 1 .227 .317 .284 .601
Bogusevic, Brian Ichi-gun 25 86 78 8 18 5 0 1 26 10 25 5 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 .231 .302 .333 .636
Blanco, Tony Ni-gun 12 48 36 3 9 2 0 1 14 6 13 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .250 .417 .389 .806
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