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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
September 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Former MVPs Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau are officially on the Minnesota Twins’ disabled list. Continue Reading
September 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
In 12 starts since his call-up from Class AA New Britain on Sept. 6, Chris Parmelee had committed only two errors – not bad for a rookie in the midst of a late-season promotion to the majors. Concerns about Justin Morneau’s health for next season have created added interest in Parmelee’s defensive development. Continue Reading