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Morneau powers Twins past Tigers

August 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT Justin Morneau showed contending teams who may want to make a deal for him he’s still got it, hitting a two-run homer and a two-run double before finishing with a season-high four hits to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Tuesday night. Continue Reading

Twins hang on to beat Yankees

April 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Justin Morneau hit two mammoth homers and Jason Marquis won his Minnesota debut with his healthy daughter in the stands, sending the Twins to a 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

Morneau at 1st for 1st time this year

April 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Justin Morneau found out he was being dropped to fifth in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup, allowing AL Player of the Week Josh Willingham to fit between him and Joe Mauer, and made a suggestion: He wanted to play first base for the first time this season. Continue Reading

Twins’ Morneau at 1st base for 1st time this year

April 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Justin Morneau found out he was being dropped to fifth in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup, allowing AL Player of the Week Josh Willingham to fit between him and Joe Mauer, and made a suggestion: He wanted to play first base for the first time this season.
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Morneau lifts Twins over Phillies

March 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Designated hitter is working out just fine for Justin Morneau.
The question that is lingering after yet another strong showing at the plate this time a 3-for-4 performance with a two-run home run in an 11-7 win over the Phillies on Wednesday is just how much more Morneau will play there. Continue Reading

Morneau on the mend

February 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Justin Morneau isn’t going to sugarcoat his concerns over recurring concussions and how they could affect his playing career.
All the former AL MVP can do to quell the nerves of Minnesota Twins fans is go about his daily workouts like the old Justin Morneau, and he’s doing a pretty good job of that so far in spring training. Continue Reading

Morneau reports for Twins spring training

February 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Justin Morneau has reported for duty for Minnesota Twins spring training. The slugger visited the team’s spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday, one day before the team is scheduled to hold its first full-squad workout. Continue Reading

TWINS: Morneau ‘hopeful’ he’ll be fully healthy in 2012

January 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Justin Morneau’s latest recovery is “right on schedule” for him to start this season at first base for the Minnesota Twins. The former American League MVP, been beset by all kinds of injuries the last two years, said on Friday night he’s “hopeful” he’ll be fully healthy in 2012. Continue Reading

TWINS: Morneau struggles to find 2011 positives

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former American League MVP Justin Morneau was limited to 69 games because of a variety of injuries, from nerve damage in his left arm to a concussion that knocked him out of the final 29 games. He has had surgery three times — to repair a bulging disk that was causing pain and weakness up and down his left arm, to remove a cyst in his left knee, and to clean bone spurs out of his right foot. Continue Reading

Mauer, Morneau will end season on Twins DL

September 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former MVPs Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau are officially on the Minnesota Twins’ disabled list. Continue Reading