Twins

Twins To Place Morneau On DL With Sore Left Wrist

View Comments
(credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

(credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Minnesota Twins
Upcoming Games

Buy Twins Tickets Full Schedule
Monday Apr 13
vs. Royals
Wednesday Apr 15
vs. Royals
Thursday Apr 16
vs. Royals
Twins Central
Shop for Twins Gear
Buy Twins Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Nine Twin Cities Cops Attend Funeral Of Slain New York Officer
  2. 4 Things To Know For Dec. 28, 2014
  3. Cops: Alcohol May Be A Factor In Maple Grove Crash
  4. Wis. Man Keeps Christmas Tree Up For Decades
  5. Cold Spring 15-Year-Old Is World Champion At Racquetball

SEATTLE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will place designated hitter Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore left wrist.

Morneau complained of pain Monday in the wrist he had surgically repaired last October. He returned to Minneapolis on Tuesday to have a MRI exam, which showed no structural damage. He rejoined the team Wednesday, but has not played since.

Morneau has received a variety of treatments to help reduce the pain, but they haven’t worked.

He is expected to meet with Twins specialist Dr. Tom Varecka when the team returns to Minnesota. The Twins will not add a player to the roster until Monday.

Morneau’s stint on the disabled list will be retroactive to May 1.

The 2006 MVP is hitting .230 with four home runs and nine RBIs.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,589 other followers