Justin Morneau's long road back

Eight months later, Twins first baseman is still asking himself, "How do I feel?"

Originally Published: March 18, 2011
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- He's back. Finally.

Back on a baseball field. Back where he belongs. Back where the mere sight of Justin Morneau makes all the Minnesota Twins around him breathe in the soothing spring air just a little easier.

"You know what?" his teammate, Jim Thome, said. "I feel excited when I'm out there on deck and I hear them announce his name."

But if there's one thing we've learned from the long, strange saga of Morneau, in the eight months since a ...

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