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2014-07-10 16:24:15

Sale, Rizzo Win 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored By Experian NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The creative campaigns are over. Twitter voting ended in a furious rally. And at the end of the four-day online voting program, it is Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs who were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian. Sale and Rizzo earned the final two AL and NL All-Star...

2014-07-10 08:33:50

RIZZO JOINS SALE AT THE TOP; TWEETS COUNT AT 10AM ET NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As was announced by @MLB at 7 p.m. ET last night, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo passed Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and the two now are locked in a virtual tie, just ahead of Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, as Rizzo holds a slim lead (<2%) in the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian. Rizzo's fellow 'Windy City' resident Chris Sale of...

2014-07-09 12:26:39

MORNEAU, SALE MAINTAIN SLIGHT ADVANTAGES ENTERING FINAL TWO DAYS NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With two days of online voting in the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote) now in the books, early leaders Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox continue to maintain their respective slight advantages with tomorrow's Twitter vote on the horizon. Voting is held exclusively on MLB.com, the official website of...

2014-07-08 12:26:42

Club Alliances, Campaigning In Full Swing; Morneau, Sale Hold Early Leads; MLB.com Data Map Shows How NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club alliances have formalized. T-shirts have been printed. Voting parties are scheduled. Teammates are campaigning. All collectively setting the stage for a wild, and always unpredictable, three-day dash to the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote) as tens of millions of online votes will be added to the more...

2010-07-01 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With only 12 hours left for online fan voting through the 2010 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot Sponsored by Sprint, several player races remain up-for-grabs after further tightening over the past three days of exclusive online balloting at MLB.com as well as the 30 Club sites. Fan voting continues until tonight's 11:59 p.m. (EDT) deadline. Which player will emerge from the triumvirate of American League first basemen competing for the starting slot? Based on...

2010-04-05 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As MLB's elite players turn to more advanced methods of getting and staying on top of their game, more and more players are turning to Power Plate® and Acceleration Training to give them the competitive edge. Justin Morneau and Dustin Pedroia, the 2006 and 2008 American League MVP's, have attributed their success in part to Power Plate workouts. "Using the Power Plate has really improved my overall strength and conditioning. I...

2009-09-15 12:14:50

Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau has a stress fracture in his back and will miss the remainder of the 2009 season, the team said Tuesday. Morneau, the 2006 American League Most Valuable Player, was leading the Twins with 30 home runs and 100 RBI, but has been hobbled by injuries recently. He was hitting .274, but had only batted .173 (21 for 121, with 4 home runs and 17 runs batted in) since Aug. 1. You can play through the pain if you feel like you're helping the team or doing...

2009-09-09 21:25:21

Justin Morneau broke an eighth-inning tie with a home run Wednesday and Carl Pavano outpitched Roy Halladay to bring Minnesota a 4-1 decision over Toronto. Pavano (12-11) allowed a run on six hits and struck out five in 7 1/3 innings to get the best of the ace of the Toronto staff. Halladay (14-9) pitched his seventh complete game of the season, striking out nine. He was touched for three runs over the final two innings, however, and lost for the fourth time in his last five decisions....

2009-09-07 18:39:26

Joe Mauer was 3-for-5 with two RBI Monday to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Justin Morneau and Denard Span each had an RBI and scored a run for Minnesota, which moved within 6 1/2 games of American Central Division-leading Detroit. The Tigers were idle Monday. Jeff Manship, who was making only his second big league start, gave up three runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. Jesse Crain (5-4) earned the win after working a perfect 1 1/3 innings in relief...

2009-08-22 22:34:27

Jason Kubel had three RBI Saturday, pacing the Minnesota Twins' 8-7 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Michael Cuddyer added a home run and two RBI, and Orlando Cabrera had two hits and scored two run for the Twins, who have won four of their last five games. Brian Duensing (1-1) got the first win of his major-league career after allowing two runs on six hits in five innings. David DeJesus, Miguel Olivo and Yuniesky Betancourt each drove in two runs for the Royals, who have lost three...


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