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MLB Injury News:
While Minnesota Twins 1B/DH Justin Morneau is open to signing
a contract extension, he also understands that he could be entering his final
year with the team that drafted him, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX
Morneau is entering the final year of his current contract,
which will pay him $14 million. The 31-year-old told Morosi that he has
interest in remaining with the Twins beyond 2013, and he’s potentially willing
to discuss a contract extension during the regular season.
However, Morneau is also aware that he could become a
valuable trade chip this summer. If he’s able to return to something resembling
his previous form and the Twins’ struggles continue, he will be one of the most
coveted hitters available at the deadline. Rather than extend him, Minnesota
could elect to trade the slugger in order to help expedite their rebuilding
Morneau has been hampered by injuries, specifically
concussions, which limited him to 150 games ...
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