Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 5/12/12
MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Twins designated hitter Justin Morneau, who has been on the disabled list with a sore right wrist since May 6, took about 25 swings off a tee on Saturday as part of his rehabilitation process. Morneau said he did not feel discomfort during the swings. Although he and manager Ron Gardenhire have not set a specific return date, the 2006 AL MVP said he plans to travel on the Twins' upcoming road trip to Detroit, Milwaukee and Chicago. After sitting out since May 1, Morneau is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday for the Twins' first game in Cleveland, and he said he's hopeful to return then if his progress continues."We've taken this much time, so there's no sense in rushing through it and then taking steps backward and missing more time," Morneau said.The 30-year-old designated hitter, who is batting .230 with four home runs and nine RBI, said he'll continue to increase his work in the next few days. After receiving a cortisone shot on Tues...
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