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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...

2009-08-20 21:47:56

The Minnesota Twins have sent first baseman Justin Morneau back to Minneapolis from Arlington, Texas, to be examined by a specialist for an inner-ear infection. The all-star slugger had been plagued by spells of dizziness while the Twins were in Arlington facing the Texas Rangers this week. The dizziness likely comes from lingering effects of a right inner-ear infection Morneau first noticed Aug. 9 when the Twins were in Detroit, the team said on its Web site late Thursday. He was given new...

2009-07-26 18:23:40

Minnesota's Justin Morneau ripped two home runs Sunday and the Twins buried the Los Angeles Angels 10-1, ending their eight-game winning streak. Morneau drove in three runs. He leads the American League in homers (26) and RBI (82). Denard Span had a two-run home run and four RBI and Nick Punto drove in three runs for the Twins, who ended a four-game skid. Winner Anthony Swarzak (3-3) worked 6 2/3 innings, allowing a run and four hits. Kendry Morales homered for the Angels. Loser Ervin...

2009-07-22 19:21:07

Rajai Davis had two hits and four RBI Wednesday, propelling Oakland's 16-1 rout of the Minnesota Twins. The 16 runs were a single-game high for the Athletics this season. They scored 12 of the game's first 13 runs, thanks to outbursts of five in the first inning and seven in the second. Scott Hairston had three hits -- one a three-run homer. Matt Holliday had three hits and one RBI. Orlando Cabrera had two hits and two RBI. Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run single, while Mark Ellis added one RBI for...

2009-07-18 22:57:59

Scott Baker allowed one run in eight innings and Michael Cuddyer had a homer and two RBI Saturday to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 win over Texas. Cuddyer also scored twice for the Twins, who have won 12 of their last 17 road games. Justin Morneau and Carlos Gomez each drove in a run for Minnesota. Baker (8-7) improved to 4-0 in his last five road starts, allowing six hits and two walks with eight strikeouts. Joe Nathan earned his 25th save of the season. Nelson Cruz homered for Texas'...