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Twinkie Town Oct 23, 2014
Twins notes: 40-man roster, manager poll, Jesse on the radio

Twins notes: 40-man roster, manager poll, Jesse on the radio

Me fail English? That's unpossible! Twins sell Kris Johnson to Japanese Central League I almost missed this news in in the last 12 hours, but in addition to the Twins declining the option on Jared Burton they've also sold lefty Kris Johnson to a Japanese league. Johnson was, ultimately, half of the return for Justin Morneau, along with Alex Presley. Johnson made three spot starts for the Twins this year: one in May and two more in July on either side of the All-Star break. He finished with a 4.73 ERA in 13.1 innings, including 12 strikeouts but nine walks and a dangerous 17 hits. It was a...

Twinsights: Kris Johnson's rights sold to Japanese team

You can close the book on the August 2013 deal that sent Justin Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to a source, the Twins sold the rights to left-hander Kris Johnson to the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Japanese Central League. Johnson, who turned 30 last Tuesday, went 0-1 with a 4.73 earned run average in three starts for the Twins this season. The Twins will receive a sum in the "mid six figures" for Johnson's rights, the source said. Johnson came over from the Pirates last offseason  in a one-for-one deal for reliever Duke Welker, who later underwent Tommy […] The post...
FanBlog: Astros Sep 30, 2014

Jose Altuve added to MLB team for series in Japan

Jose Altuve has been named to the MLB All-Star team that will tour Japan in Novemeber, MLB and the MLBPA announced. Altuve, the AL batting champion, was added to the team along with NL batting champ Justin Morneau of the Rockies and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Players previously announced for the team are Robinson […]

Harper play showcase in Japan

After whatever happens with the Nationals in the MLB playoffs this October, outfielder Bryce Harper will keep playing, as the two-time All-Star has decided to travel to Japan as part of a showcase series. Harper will join MLB players Jose Altuve and Justin Morneau on a roster that already includes Yasiel Puig, Robinson Cano, Albert…

Bryce Harper to play for MLB all-star team in Japan in November

Bryce Harper was added to an MLB all-star team that will tour and play in Japan in mid-November, the league announced Tuesday afternoon. Harper joins Jose Altuve of the Astros and Justin Morneau of the Rockies as additions, joining a team that already included Baltimore’s Adam Jones, Seattle’s Robinson Cano, Anaheim’s Albert Pujols and Los Angeles’ Yasiel Puig. […]
Denver Post Sep 29, 2014
Rockies' Justin Morneau clinches NL batting title

Rockies' Justin Morneau clinches NL batting title

Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has clinched the National League batting title, finishing the season with a .319 average.
Denver Post Sep 27, 2014

NL batting leader Justin Morneau out of Rockies lineup vs. Dodgers

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau is leading the race for the NL batting title entering the final two games of the season.

NL batting leader Justin Morneau out of Rockies lineup vs. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES -- Justin Morneau's slim lead in the National League batting title is safe for now, which is a big part of the reason why the Rockies' first baseman is not in the starting lineup for Saturday night's game against the Dodgers. Asked if he would consider sitting Morneau in Sunday's season finale should […]
Denver Post Sep 27, 2014
Justin Morneau regains lead in NL batting race, but Rockies fall

Justin Morneau regains lead in NL batting race, but Rockies fall

The Rockies are already searching for next year. Searching for starting pitchers and relievers, in particular.
Denver Post Sep 26, 2014
Rockies' Justin Morneau battling to win his first batting title

Rockies' Justin Morneau battling to win his first batting title

Down the stretch they come in a tight batting race that could very well be decided on the final day of the season.

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