Twins Beat Red Sox 3-2; Morneau Returns
Justin Morneau was in the lineup for the first time in an exhibition game for the Twins Friday in their 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Florida. Morneau went 0-2 at the plate and reached on an error. He played first base. Morneau played in the “B” game Tuesday and hit a double and a homerun. The Twins scored all 3 of their runs in the 5th inning off Jonathan Paplebon. Denard Span, Jason Repko and Jeff Bailey each drove in a run for the Twins and Jason Kubel added 2 hits. Minnesota is 7-6 this spring and will play the St. Louis Cardinals today at 12:05, pregame on WJON at 12:00.