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“He’s not as young as he used to be,” Gardenhire said of the 32-year-old Morneau. “He is never going to say, ‘I can’t play.’ ”
Combined with the scheduled off day Monday, Gardenhire said he hopes Morneau is refreshed in time for the two-game series against Miami that begins Tuesday.
Outfielder Wilkin Ramirez, while on a minor league rehabilitation assignment at Class A Fort Myers, came down with concussion symptoms after diving for a ball and was removed from the game.
“They will re-evaluate him and check him out,” assistant general manager Rob Antony said.
• Class AA New Britain righthander Trevor May was named Twins minor league player of the week after tossing 7⅔ scoreless innings Tuesday. In 14 starts, May is 6-3 with a 3.56 ERA for the Rock Cats. He had a 1.80 ERA over his past three starts before taking a 4-3 loss Sunday against Akron.
• Aaron Hicks will join Rochester on Monday to start his rehabilitation assignment, but he’s not scheduled to play until Tuesday, at Indianapolis.
• Actor Kevin Costner, in Cleveland filming a movie, worked out with the Indians before the game.
|Miami - D. Phelps||6:05 PM|
|Washington - J. Zimmermann|
|NY Yankees - C. Whitley||6:07 PM|
|Toronto - R. Dickey|
|Philadelphia - A. Harang||6:10 PM|
|Atlanta - A. Wood|
|Tampa Bay - J. Odorizzi||6:10 PM|
|Boston - C. Buchholz|
|Los Angeles - C. Kershaw||6:20 PM|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wood||7:10 PM|
|St. Louis - C. Martinez|
|Oakland - J. Hahn||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - P. Hughes|
|Texas - R. Detwiler||7:10 PM|
|Houston - D. Keuchel|
|Arizona - J. Collmenter||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - T. Matzek|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - M. Shoemaker|
|San Diego - T. Ross||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - M. Bumgarner|
|LA Clippers||8:30 PM|
|NY Rangers||6:30 PM|