Denard Span sat out Saturday’s game because he is battling a sore neck. Justin Morneau also sat out the game due to the pinched nerve in his back and also a sore wrist. Morneau may also sit out sundays game to get added rest.
Joe Mauer: He will begin a rehab stint in Class A Fort Myers on Sunday. He will be the DH in his first game for the Miracle. This is a good sign that he is progressing toward his return.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka: He will also begin a rehab stint in Class A Fort Myers starting on Monday.
Fransisco Liriano: He pitched a bullpen session on Saturday and said he didn’t feel 100 percent but also said that pitchers rarely do. He said he expects to pitch in his next scheduled start on Tuesday.
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