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Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

Posted on: September 24, 2010 2:15 pm
 
Justin Morneau Justin Morneau is unlikely to return to the Twins in time for the regular season, and the postseason is doubtful as well.

"I don't see how it can possibly happen for him," manager Ron Gardenhire told Phil Mackey of ESPN 1500 . Morneau suffered a concussion earlier this season, last playing July 7 of a season shaping up to be MVP-caliber.

In 348 plate appearances, Morneau had 18 home runs and a .345/.437/.618 line anchoring the middle of the Twins' order.

Gardenhire did say Morneau has been improving as of late, but time is simply running out.

The Twins have moved forward by slotting Michael Cuddyer in first base, shifting from right field. Jason Kubel and Delmon Young have seen increased playing time in the outfield as well while Jim Thome adds to his Hall of Fame career by receiving the bulk of starts at designated hitter.

-- Evan Brunell

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Comments

Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:33 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

Thank you gooberpile.  Finally someone on here who makes sense.



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:32 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

Larson--I'm still here. Your wife IS comforting me. HA!



Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:31 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

comfort me.




Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:31 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

If I could hit major league pitching, and especially if I was getting paid that much money you bet I would be in there right now.  I woulda been in there in august.  Glad my sports opinion could ruin your evening lol.  I didn't know you were so thin skinned.  Go to bed, tell the wife, maybe she'll comfort you.  I know mine will.



Since: Jan 17, 2010
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:29 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

Why doesn't he put on the David Wright Great Gazoo oversized helmet and slide feet first and play? What is this guy going to live in a plastic bubble for the rest of his life?



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:26 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

LARSON-your rants and comments are amongst the dumbest I have evert read. Are you really that big an idiot or do you just type those ignorant words and think you are actually making sense? Morneau may never play again. You don't know to what extent he is injured. Neither do I. I do know that Morneau would rather be on the field than sitting in the dugout.
I would pay a lot of coin to see YOU stand in the batters box with a half scrambled brain and face a major league fastball or curve or slider.

What I don't think you understand is what a CONCUSSION actually is and what the side efeects are.

I am turning you off now, because your lunacy has done enough damage to my evening.

IDIOT!!



Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:23 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

If you wanna call me an idiot, spell CONCUSSION right IDIOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:18 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

and yeah if you are strong enough, lift correctly, stretch correctly, prepare correctly, swing correctly, are careful/not reckless in how you do things, tough enough, and are smart then you won't have season ending injuries like a ruptured disk, concussion, or anything.  You will be fine.  You will be like Cal Ripken, or Brett Favre.  Those men are tough sobs.  I respect them.  And no I will not "stop talking."  but you can.  anytime now.  idiot.  I bet you also believe in pitch counts.  LOL!  Get a pair man.  Seriously.  Go vote for Obama.  And I don't care how many of you don't agree with what I'm saying, I'm not changing how I feel about anything.  Because of that you all have to act like crazy school children and try to web bully me.  Ooooooh lol!  Either accept my OPINION as it is, or talk about it like a mature adult.  Obviously something that not many people are on this site.  One guy threatened to give me a concussion.  LOL!  Try it.



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:15 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

brilliant, just brilliant. I think you came back too early from YOUR concusion. IDIOT!



Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2010 9:04 pm
 

Morneau unlikely to play again in 2010

You are all idiots.  Go vote for Obama when he runs for reelection and bring down this country.  Idiots.  All of you. 


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