Cron is not in Sunday's lineup against the A's.
He is 4-for-19 with one home run in five games since returning from a thumb injury. Ehire Adrianza will start at first base and hit eighth.
Cron went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's victory over Oakland.
In his third game since returning from the injured list due to an inflamed thumb, Cron delivered Minnesota's final run of the game with a 401-foot blast to left field in the eighth inning. The long ball snapped a season-long 12-game power drought for Cron, who is now slashing .265/.324/.502 with 18 homers and 55 RBI in 313 at-bats this season.
Cron was activated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports. He'll start at first base and bat fifth against the Mets.
Cron was sent to the shelf July 6 due to right thumb inflammation, but he was able to return following the 10-day minimum. He's slashing .266/.326/.495 with 17 home runs and 54 RBI over 78 games this season for Minnesota.
Cron (thumb) was on the field Sunday and took part in some baserunning drills, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Since he's dealing with a thumb injury, Cron's activity on the basepaths won't have much bearing on his recovery timeline, but his presence on the field at least suggests the Twins are preparing for a fairly brief absence. Cron is eligible to return from the 10-day injured list Tuesday and could be activated shortly after the minimum of time if he's able to take batting practice without any complications this week.
Cron had been dealing with his thumb injury well prior to being placed on the injured list Saturday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
Speaking to the media Saturday, manager Rocco Baldelli described Cron's injury as more than just typical soreness and stated that the injury had been affecting Cron's swing. While the team is optimistic that he can make "significant progress" in the 10 days he will remain out of action, Baldelli also cautioned that the injury could linger.
Cron (thumb) was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday.
The Twins announced that Cron is dealing with right thumb inflammation. He had been in a deep slump at the dish since his last home run June 22, hitting just .156/.191/.200 across 47 plate appearances. There is no timetable on his return.
Cron is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the A's.
Since his last game with a homer June 22, Cron has gone 5-for-40 (.125 average) with nine strikeouts and zero extra-base hits. This seems like a day to clear his head. Ehire Adrianza will get the start at first base and bat sixth against right-hander Tanner Anderson.
Cron went 3-for-5 with a homer and a pair of RBI in Saturday's win over the Royals.
Cron hit a solo shot off Danny Duffy in the eighth inning for his 17th homer of the season. In the 10th inning, he drove in what would turn out to be the game-winning run on an RBI single. Cron now has a hit in seven straight games, hitting .387 over that stretch.
Cron went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in an 8-7 win over the Royals on Friday.
The first baseman extended his hitting streak to six games with the second-inning blast. Cron is now slashing .306/.368/.548 in June as he marches toward a career-best campaign, and on the season he's slugged 16 homers and 48 RBI in 67 games.
Cron is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Cron started each of the Twins' previous four contests, going 3-for-16 with a home run and three RBI. Ehire Adrianza will enter the starting nine at first base in Cron's stead and bat ninth.
Cron went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run Thursday against the Mariners.
Cron took Tayler Scott deep in the seventh inning to record his 15th homer of the season. He continues to provide power production in bundles, racking up eight extra-base hits and 11 RBI in his past 11 games. For the season, Cron has maintained an impressive .275/.337/.541 line across 246 plate appearances.
Cron is not in the starting lineup Tuesday against Seattle.
Cron has hit .333/.397/.596 over his last 14 contests. He'll get a rest Tuesday, with Marwin Gonzalez playing first base.
Cron isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Indians.
Cron will head to the bench after going 0-for-12 over his last three starts. Marwin Gonzalez gets the nod at first base and is hitting sixth with Cron out of the mix.
Cron went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI on Sunday against the Rays.
Cron delivered a bases-clearing double in the fifth inning to account for all three of his RBI in the contest. While he hasn't homered since May 23, he has at least one extra-base hit in five of his last nine games. The 29-year-old has built on his breakout 2018 campaign, hitting .275/.340/.534 across 215 plate appearances.
Cron is not in Saturday's lineup against the Rays, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
He is hitting .268 with one home run and 13 strikeouts over his last 10 games. Marwin Gonzalez starts at first base, hitting third.
Cron went 2-for-3 with a two-run double in an 8-1 victory over the White Sox on Saturday.
Cron had another big day as the Twins won their fifth straight game, driving in four runs in his first two at-bats against Manny Banuelos. Since May 8, the 29-year-old is hitting .388 with seven homers, raising his batting average 72 points in the process. He's slashing .278/.344/.556 over 169 at-bats this season.
Cron went 5-for-6 with a solo home run, two doubles and three runs scored in Thursday's 16-7 demolition of the Angels.
After failing to collect a hit in the first two games of the series against his former team, Cron went off Thursday with his third game of four or more hits in May. He is slashing .325/.391/.675 for the month with eight homers and 16 RBI and is set up to shine as a key cog in the middle of Minnesota's potent offense.
Cron is not starting Monday against the Angels.
Cron sits after starting 12 straight games, a stretch in which he hit .380 with six home runs. Willians Astudillo gets the call at first base in his absence.
Cron went 3-for-6 with a pair of solo home runs and a two-run double in an 18-4 win over the Mariners on Saturday.
Cron hit homers off starter Wade LeBlanc in the second and third innings and then provided the rest of his offense in the fifth inning to extend the lead to 14-0 at the time. He started as the designated hitter with Nelson Cruz (wrist) out of action. Cron has gone 9-for-17 with three homers, six RBI and seven runs scored in his last four games, boosting his average from .237 to .270 during the run.
Cron went 4-for-5 with a two-run home run and a run scored in the Twins' 11-6 victory over the Mariners on Thursday.
As the Twins exploded for 11 runs, Cron had a big day at the dish, bagging his 10th long ball of the season with a fourth-inning solo shot off Erik Swanson. The big right-hander got off to a slow start to the season, but he's turned it on of late, and his slash line is now up to .259/.323/.504 through 139 at-bats.
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