Originally written May 01, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
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Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau left Monday's game against the Angels with a sore left wrist. He was replaced in the seventh inning as the Twins' designated hitter by Sean Burroughs.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.Prior to exiting Monday's game, Morneau was 0-for-2. He grounded out to first base to lead off the second inning and struck out swinging against Angels starter C.J. Wilson in the fourth inning. Burroughs entered the on-deck circle for Morneau in the sixth inning but was left on deck after Josh Willingham popped out for the final out. Burroughs, batting for Morneau, led off the seventh inning with a groundout to first.After appearing in just 69 games during the 2011 seasons with numerous injuries including his wrist Morneau had played in all but two...
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