List: Five worst-hitting pitchers

Updated: July 24, 2014, 12:58 PM ET

Even the most staunch advocates of the designated hitter might pause when Aaron Harang steps to the plate. The Atlanta Braves right-hander, who starts Thursday night against Miami, is close to an automatic out with a bat in his hands. For his career, Harang has an adjusted OPS of minus-45 to go with an .091 batting average.

Surprisingly, though, he's not the worst-hitting pitcher among active players. That dubious honor goes to the Pirates' Charlie Morton, one of the five offensively ...

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