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JUSTIN MORNEAU RUMORS

Rockies' Justin Morneau battling to win his first batting title

Down the stretch they come in a tight batting race that could very well be decided on the final day of the season. Entering baseball's final weekend, Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau trails Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison in the race for the National League batting title. Harrison, batting .319, went 3-for-5 in Atlanta on Thursday night to overtake Morneau...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Justin Morneau exits with intercostal soreness

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, whose .315 batting average currently ranks second in the Nationals League, left Friday's 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning with "left-side intercostal soreness" according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. He was replaced by Ben Paulsen.Morneau, whose full line is .315/.359/.485 (OPS+ 121)...
Via MLB Injury News
September 13, 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'...
Via Rockies Review
May 19, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Morneau signs with Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies have inked first baseman Justin Morneau to a 2-year $13 million contract. In today’s game with the huge dollar contracts being thrown around, this represents a solid value move by the Rockies. Morneau is coming off a season where he batted .259/.323/.411 with 17 homers and 77 RBI. Considering the New York Mets paid $7 million for Chris Young who hit .200, ...
Via FF Locker Room
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: 10 thoughts after sweep of Rangers

(Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug; opening image credit idahostatesman) 1.  This could be the sweep that locks in a playoff spot for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and saves their September.  After being swept and knocked out of first place by the St. Louis Cardinals- and heading to Arlington with a slumping rotation to face a high-powered Texas Rangers’ offense- the potential was easily...
Via isportsweb.com
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Notebook: Introducing Justin Morneau

Justin Morneau is here. The first baseman arrived in Pittsburgh at approximately 7:50 last night and made it into the Pirates’ dugout sometime between the fifth and sixth inning. “I knew what the score was. I checked the score when I landed,” Morneau said. “We were listening to it on the radio on the way in.” When he arrived at the moment, Morneau arrived to an image that...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Let’s look at the market for Justin Morneau

The Twins aren’t going to the post season again this year. The Twins have been open about their intent to move fixture Justin Morneau. Angry fans are ready to seem him traded, because it’s going to “free up payroll” or something. Morneau is a popular player that will be tough to let go. With the attention to the farm system that the internet has allowed, there will be extra...
Via The Rhino and Compass
July 21, 2013  |  1 Comment
JUSTIN TIME

Morneau ignored after ending homer drought

Your browser does not support iframes.It had been a long time since Twins slugger Justin Morneau rounded the bases up until Wednesday night.Morneau hadn't homered since April 28, so when he blasted one against the White Sox, he was extremely happy.However, Morneau returned to the dugout after hitting his homer with none of his teammates there to congratulate him. Instead, they...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 20, 2013  |  1 Comment
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