Justin Morneau

Twins Beat A’s 11-1 For 3rd Straight Victory
The Twins won their 3rd straight game 11-1 in Oakland against the Athletics Thursday afternoon. Justin Morneau led the Twins going 3-5 with a 2-run homerun, Trevor Plouffe added a 3-run homerun and Michael Cuddyer went 3-4 with a run scored and 1 RBI for the Twins. Nick Blackburn threw 7 innings w…
Twins Beat Red Sox 3-2; Morneau Returns
Justin Morneau was in the lineup for the first time in an exhibition game for the Twins Friday in their 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Florida. Morneau went 0-2 at the plate and reached on an error. He played first base. Morneau played in the "B" game Tuesday and hit a doub…
Orioles Rout Twins 11-2; Morneau Will Play Friday
Baltimore beat the Twins 11-2 Wednesday afternoon. Francisco Liriano allowed 5 hits and 6 runs in 1 2/3 innings for the Twins and takes the loss. Jim Hoey also got hit hard yesterday by the Orioles. He allowed 3 earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Denard Span had 2 hits for Minnesota and Luke Hughe…
Pirates Beat Twins; Morneau Plays B Game
The Twins lost to Pittsburgh 5-2 in their exhibition game Tuesday afternoon before Justin Morneau saw action in the "B" game against Pittsburgh earlier in the day. Morneau had a double and a homerun in the "B" game. It was the first game action he saw since in sustained a concu…
Twins’ Morneau Arrives At Spring Training
Twins' first baseman Justin Morneau arrived a day early at spring training in Fort Myers, Florida Monday. He spoke the media and says he doesn't expect to play in spring training games right away but expects to be ready for the regular season opener April 1 at Toronto. Morneau suffered a…
Morneau Expected At Fort Myers On Time
The Twins are expecting first baseman Justin Morneau to arrive either today or tomorrow and he will take part in the first full squad workout Tuesday. Morneau hasn't play a game since he suffered a concussion with playing against Toronto in July. General Manager Bill Smith says Morneau has be…
Twins Tell Morneau Not To Come To Twinsfest
The Twins are telling first baseman Justin Morneau to skip this weekend's Twinsfest so he can continue to concentrate on recovering from a concussion that ended his season last year. General Manager Bill Smith says he told Morneau it would be better for him to continue his preparation for spri…