Justin Morneau "doesn't feel any pain" in his wrist, according to general manager Terry Ryan. The first-baseman is expected to start swinging a bat again on Saturday and will likely join the Twins for an eight game road trip when he's eligible to come off the disabled list May 16.
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Morneau looks ready for Wednesday return
Justin Morneau is eligible to come off the disabled list Wednesday and it's looking more and more like he'll be in the lineup when the Twins play the Tigers that night. The first-baseman took live batting practice for the first time in two weeks before Monday's game and says he's "optimistic" he'll be in the lineup soon.
Morneau will swing a bat Saturday if he feels up to it
Justin Morneau is scheduled to swing a bat Saturday before the Twins play the Blue Jays, but he'll only do so if his wrist feels good. Manager Ron Gardenhire says, "We're going to let him tell us when he's ready. He's going to grab a bat, and if it feels OK, he's going to start taking some swings."
Morneau regaining confidence in his surgically repaired wrist
Justin Morneau's spring training batting average is .100, but he's not concerned by his struggles at the plate. Instead, he's focused on regaining confidence in his surgically repaired wrist. Morneau says his wrist is feeling better and he's starting to "let it fly" and hit some balls hard again.
Spring Training: Morneau set to play back-to-back games
It was a double off the wall for Justin Morneau today in a “B” game against the Red Sox. The Twins’ first baseman will be in the lineup again tomorrow against Tampa Bay, his first back-to-back games of the spring.
Justin Morneau set to return Wednesday
The Twins plan to activate Justin Morneau from the disabled list before Wednesday's game against the Tigers. He's been out with a sore left wrist, but feels good enough to get back in the lineup. He'll also start at first base, according to Ron Gardenhire.
Morneau isn't ready to play
The Twins are still without Justin Morneau as he continues to recover from a wrist injury. Ron Gardenhire is away from the team for the weekend series in Seattle, but acting manager Scott Ullger reiterated that Morneau won't play in a game until his wrist is ready.
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