MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau took part in live batting practice on Monday as he continues to test his sore left wrist.
After taking about 30-40 swings on the field, Morneau said everything felt good with his wrist. The injury put him on the 15-day disabled list on May 5, although the move is retroactive to May 1.
"It's getting better still," Morneau said of the pain in his wrist. "Whether it'll be gone completely, I don't know. I'm hopeful. As long as I'm able to swing the way I want to swing, it's all that matters. It's what we can deal with."
Morneau is eligible to come off the disabled list on Wednesday, the first day of the Twins' two-game series in Detroit. Neither Morneau nor manager Ron Gardenhire are sure exactly what day Morneau may return to action, however, although he appears close to getting back into the lineup.
"We haven't really discussed that yet," Morneau said. "Today was just the first step in getting out there, swinging and taking...