MLB: Justin Morneau takes batting practice

Discussion in 'Pro Sports' started by RING4CY, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. MNclone

    MNclone Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2006
    Production Engineer
    Burnsville, MN
    This is good news. I will be shocked if he plays in another game this year though.
    It is tough to sit for 3 months and instantly be ready for full speed gameplay.
    At this point, I'm just hoping that his career isn't over.
  2. Steve

    Steve Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Might be true, but the question will come down to how fast that he can get his timing back against live pitching. It's not like that he hasn't swung a bat until today, but rather a situation where he worked out with the team today. He has been hitting off a tee and taking BP on his own for most of the time that he has been out. I'm guessing that the plan is to have him available as a bat off the bench in the ACLS and then back in the lineup if they advance to the WS.
  3. jdoggivjc

    jdoggivjc Well-Known Member

    Sep 27, 2006
    Publications Manager
    Macomb, MI
    If nothing else, I'm just glad his headaches are beginning to clear up. I've had migraines before - I couldn't imagine having them every single day for 3 months.
  4. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2008
    Des Moines, IA
    The way the Twins look right now, Justin coming back to play is number 48 on the list of 50 things they need to fix.

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