Recently, Minnesota Twin’s first baseman Justin Morneau dropped hints that if his concussion-like symptoms come back, he’s not going to continue playing baseball, according to Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
“Well, I don’t think there will be a career if it’s something I’m dealing with,’’ Morneau said. “That’s the reality of the whole thing. I’m obviously not going to continue to mess around with this if it continues to be a problem. There comes a point where you can only torture yourself for so long.”
This would spell certain doom for the Twins franchise if Morneau indeed decides that the ailment is too much for him to keep playing. Obviously, you hopes for the best of health for him, but on the business side they would be losing a ton of production for a team that doesn’t produce a ton of offense. Over the course of his nine-year career, Morneau has hit .281/.353/.499 and was the AL MVP in 2006 when he hit .321 with 34 home runs and 130 RBI. Read More