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Friday, June 10, 2016

White Sox sign Justin Morneau to contract for rest of 2016

The Chicago White Sox have signed former Twins first baseman Justin Morneau, the 2006 American league MVP, to a contract that will pay him $1 million for the rest of the season.

Morneau is being placed on the 15-day disabled list as he continues to recover from an elbow injury.

The news was first reported by CSN Chicago. Here is the website’s report.

During his 11 years with the Twins, Morneau hit 15 home runs in 64 games at U.S. Cellular Field along with a ,271 average at the Chicago ballpark.

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said he anticipates Morneau starting in the minors on a rehab assignment and being able to join the White Sox ion mid-to-late July.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 10, 2016 at 08:43 AM | 19 comment(s)
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