Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 5/1/12
The Minnesota Twins not only lost Monday's game to the Los Angeles Angels, but they also lost first baseman Justin Morneau to a wrist injury for at least a few games. Morneau left Monday's game after just two at-bats with a sore left wrist. Sean Burroughs replaced him in the seventh inning as the Twins' designated hitter. It's the same wrist that gave Morneau problems during the 2011 season. He had surgery on the wrist in late September to stabilize a tendon in the back of the wrist. Morneau had to be in a cast for six weeks following that surgery. Morneau said Monday that the tendon in his wrist didn't feel loose, but did feel sore and painful. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire didn't provide many details to reporters about Morneau's wrist after the game, but said that Morneau will fly back to Minneapolis on Tuesday to see Dr. Thomas Varecka, a hand and wrist specialist in the Twin Cities whom Morneau has seen before. After the game, Morneau was hoping it wasn't a major issue and sa...
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