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Morgan Exciting Prospect

Nyjer Morgan

Nyjer Morgan is all about excitement. "That's what the game is all about," the 26-year-old Morgan said. "The game is fun and I love having fun on the field. More than anything, I like bringing excitement to the game and making things exciting for my team."

A left-handed hitting leadoff man, Morgan was Pittsburgh's 33rd-round selection in the 2002 first-year player draft out of Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College. Since then, Morgan has gradually climbed the Pirates' farm system and earned a spot on the club's 40-man roster this winter. "I was just happy to know they like me enough," an energetic Morgan said. "I'm just so enthused to get started... Recommended Stories