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Dickerson, Morneau, Rockies rally for 7 in 9th, beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Corey Dickerson hit a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Justin Morneau delivered a two-run single and the Colorado Rockies rallied for seven runs in the ninth inning Sunday to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3. The Giants finished 84-78, a year after winning 88 games in the regular season and going on to take their third World Series title in five seasons. Colorado...
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Justin Morneau set to return to Rockies this week

Justin Morneau appears to be on his way to taking the field with the Colorado Rockies for the first time since May. The Denver Post reports that the first baseman, who has been sidelined with a concussion and cervical strain since May 14, will be back with the team this week, "likely Thursday to be evaluated." Morneau began a rehab assignment in the minors over the weekend and has...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Morneau set for rehab assignment after concussion

  Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, who's missed most of the season with a neck injury and concussion symptoms, begins a minor-league rehab assignment with the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats on Friday night. Morneau hasn't played since suffering whiplash and a concussion while diving for a ball in Anaheim on May 13. Morneau has a long history of concussions, missing...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Return to Target Field stirs emotions for Morneau

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Nov. 23, 2006 edition of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune showcased a 25-year-old version of Justin Morneau, beaming with youthful exuberance upon winning the American League MVP award. It's difficult to identify one, sterling moment that encapsulated Morneau's meteoric rise to helping personify the modern era of Twins baseball. Maybe it was that late fall day in 2006...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies break losing streak behind Justin Morneau's huge night

Justin Morneau has returned to his MVP form.Justin Morneau has enjoyed his move to the Mile High City.The Coors Field effect might be something that Colorado Rockies fans get sick of hearing about, but if that is what is helping Morneau return to the 2006 form that earned him the American League MVP award, Rockies fans will be willing to hear about it all year long.On Tuesday night...
Via Rockies Review
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Morneau shows depth of Colorado Rockies offense with walk-off home run

Justin Morneau won it for the Rockies on Sunday.One thing is certain, the Colorado Rockies are fun to watch in 2014.Justin Morneau added the latest chapter on Sunday afternoon with a walk-off, two-out, full count two-run blast to center field to give the Rockies the victory and giving them two-of-three in the series against the Padres.The game came on a day when the club didn't get...
Via Rockies Review
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Here She Comes Now Sayin’ Morneau Morneau

Who could have predicted that Justin Morneau would have a career revival after moving to Coors Field? Nearly everybody. Yes, he’s clearly benefitting from his favorable home park, but he’s also hitting well on the road. He appears to be swinging at nearly everything and, fortunately, is hitting it so far. However, this approach isn’t sustainable, even in Coors. I think he...
Via Razzball
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Todd Helton’s replacement

Replacing a legend is tough. Replacing a legend with a former MVP makes the transition easier. 2014 marks the first season in 18 years without Todd Helton at first base wearing the purple and black. While the 2013 season marked the Helton farewell tour, the 2014 seaon marks the beginning of the post Helton era and a new everyday face at first base. That new face is Justin Morneau...
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Colorado Rockies can win the NL West

The Colorado Rockies win the NL West? Opening Day is around the corner and the Colorado Rockies aren’t projected to matter this season. Having finished in last place the last two seasons, the Rockies appear to again be everything that they are. But what if I were to tell you that the Colorado Rockies will enter September of this season fighting for an NL West crown? What if I...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Nutting’s financial commitment again called into question

(Opening image credit pennlive)   I think fans truly want to believe that when the moment is right, owner Bob Nutting will finally invest significant dollars into the Major League payroll of the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Despite years of gifted revenue sharing dollars and lucrative MLB television contracts- and despite promises of “competitive payrolls” after largely taxpayer-financed...
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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