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JUSTIN MORNEAU RUMORS

The Rockies save their worst for last

It wasn’t losing a game in Chicago when the Cubs had to have a catcher pitch in the 16th inning. It wasn’t base-running blunders that made the hosts on SportsCenter chuckle on multiple nights. It wasn’t a bases-clearing wild pitch that seemed to crystallize the team’s lackadaisical attitude. It wasn’t even misspelling the name of their star player on the back of a t-shirt...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies expect first baseman Justin Morneau to return soon to lineup

Justin Morneau's quest for the National League batting title is on hold for a couple of days. The Rockies first baseman injured his left side Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals and was not in the lineup Saturday. The initial diagnosis was an intercostal injury (strained muscles in the rib cage), which can be painful and debilitating for a baseball player. However...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Tommy Kahnle, Justin Morneau, DJ LeMahieu

The Colorado Rockies placed right-hander Tommy Kahnle on the 15-day DL on Saturday, as tweeted by Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Kahnle has a shoulder strain and was replaced on the roster by Brooks Brown. Meanwhile, both Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu were set to be given the day off on Saturday because of nagging injuries, before the Rockies-Reds contest was postponed...
Via MLB Injury News
August 17, 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

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
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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