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Recently, Minnesota Twin’s first baseman Justin Morneau dropped hints that if his concussion-like symptoms comeback, he’s not going to continue playing baseball, according to Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “Well, I don’t think there will be a career if it’s something I’m dealing with,’’ Morneau said. “That’s the reality of the whole thing. I’m
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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.
Morneau has missed 174 games the last two seasons because of a concussion and injuries to his shoulder, neck, wrist and foot.
Justin Morneau is healthy and ready to go for the Minnesota Twins. But he knows there are no guarantees that the concussion issues of the last two seasons are over.
Morneau says he'll fully participate during the team's first full-squad workout on Friday. He says he's been working out without any problems, but will ease into practice early in spring training.
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau will join the team for its first workout Friday and is not expected to face any health restrictions.
Morneau has had each of his last two seasons derailed by injuries, appearing in 150 games over that span.
The 2006 American League MVP was limited to 69 games last season, batting .227 with four homers and 30 RBIs.
He underwent surgery...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Morneau arrived at spring training for the Minnesota Twins hopeful that his concussion issues are finally behind him. However, the former AL MVP isn't making any guarantees because he knows he doesn't have many more treatment and recovery periods left in him.
Morneau has missed 174 games over the past two seasons, mostly because of concussions...
The Minnesota Twins are facing the harsh reality that they may be without the services of former MVP Justin Morneau, and it may not be just for the short term. The Twins’ first baseman told reporters that the same concussion symptoms that have been plaguing him for the past few seasons may be enough to force him to contemplate retirement.
” Well, I don’t think...
Twins first baseman Justin Morneau made his first appearance at big league camp on Thursday, and he is expected to participate in the club's first official workout on Friday.
Justin Morneau went through a full roster workout on the Twins' first full practice at spring training. Before practice he told the media although he's feeling well now, his persistent concussion symptoms could keep him out of the game if they return.
Justin Morneau spoke on Friday morning in Fort Myers, and if you get past the usual optimism that every athlete offers when dealing with injuries, the news was not good.
Justin Morneau arrived at spring training for the Minnesota Twins hopeful that his concussion issues are finally behind him. However, the former AL MVP isn't making any guarantees because he knows he doesn't have many more treatment and recovery periods l
FORT MYERS, FLA. (AP) - The optimism that permeates most big league players when they start spring training wasn't quite there for Justin Morneau on Friday. There certainly wasn't pessimism, either, for the former AL MVP who is coming off another injury-plagued season.At this point in the Minnesota Twins first ...
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The concussion has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in sports over the last few years. Much of the focus remains on heavy-contact sports like football and hockey — and rightfully so, given the myriad of injuries we seem to hear about on a weekly basis from these sports. This article from The Classical, for example, details the struggles Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James...
One day before official team workouts begin, the Minnesota Twins welcomed first baseman Justin Morneau, who arrived to camp Thursday. Things will start to get interesting Friday when position players join the pitchers and catchers in full-team workouts. In all, Minnesota will have 67 players in Fort Myers, Fla., this year for spring training.FOXSportsNorth.com will track reports...
Spring training has officially arrived. With each year comes it’s own brand of drama and intrigue. Let’s take a look at the stories that are casting the biggest shadow over the start of "America’s Favorite Pastime.” Please click the link to see which five stories are impacting