|Sep. 30 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET14:54 ET18:54 GMT2:54 11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST2:24 PM VEN22:54 UAE1:54 PM CT-Houston's Jose Altuve and Colorado's Justin Morneau, the two league batting champions, will be on the roster for the Major League Baseball all-star postseason tour of Japan.
Analysis: Washington's Bryce Harper also was added Tuesday for the trip, which includes a five-game series against Japan's national team from Nov. 12-18 that will be preceded and followed by exhibition games.
|Sep. 18 12:01 PM PT1:01 PM MT2:01 PM CT3:01 PM ET15:01 ET19:01 GMT3:01 12:01 PM MST2:01 PM EST2:31 PM VEN23:01 UAE2:01 PM CT-Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Morneau had three hits and a sacrifice fly, raising his average to .320 and leaping over Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison for the NL batting lead. He hit a three-run homer and a two-run single in the opening inning Wednesday.
|Sep. 13 11:09 PM PT12:09 AM MT1:09 AM CT2:09 AM ET2:09 ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST1:39 AM VEN10:09 UAE1:09 AM CT-Morneau was taken out before the bottom of the sixth with left intercostal soreness on Friday.
Analysis: Morneau is day to day.
|Sep. 7 4:34 PM PT5:34 PM MT6:34 PM CT7:34 PM ET19:34 ET23:34 GMT7:34 4:34 PM MST6:34 PM EST7:04 PM VEN3:34 UAE (+1)6:34 PM CT-Morneau went 4 for 6 with his 15th home run in Saturday's 7-6, 12-inning win over San Diego.
Analysis: Morneau is vying for the NL batting title with a .314 average.
|Aug. 26 10:29 AM PT11:29 AM MT12:29 PM CT1:29 PM ET13:29 ET17:29 GMT1:29 10:29 AM MST12:29 PM EST12:59 PM VEN21:29 UAE12:29 PM CT-Morneau continued his run at the NL batting title by going 2 for 3 in Monday's 3-2 win at San Francisco.
Analysis: Morneau entered Tuesday's action leading the NL with a .317 average - six points ahead of Philadelphia's Ben Revere.
|Aug. 17 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET0:55 ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST12:25 AM VEN8:55 UAE11:55 PM CT-Morneau returned Tuesday for Colorado.
Analysis: Morneau missed Sunday's DH with Cincinnati due to a neck problem.
|Aug. 7 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Morneau was 3 for 4 and scored two runs in a 13-4 win over the Cubs on Wednesday.
Analysis: Morneau is 13 for 37 over his last nine games.
|July 21 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET18:34 ET22:34 GMT6:34 3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST6:04 PM VEN2:34 UAE (+1)5:34 PM CT-The Colorado Rockies have activated Morneau and left-handed pitcher Boone Logan from the disabled list.
Analysis: After being out with a neck strain, Morneau was batting fifth in Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.
|July 14 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET19:06 ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST6:36 PM VEN3:06 UAE (+1)6:06 PM CT-The choice for the final spot on the National League home run derby squad was easy for captain Troy Tulowitzki. Morneau, his Colorado teammate, had the chance to go back to his baseball home in Minnesota.
Analysis: Morneau missed out on the NL All-Star team, despite a renaissance season with 13 homers, 60 RBIs and a .312 batting average in his first 89 games for the Rockies. But as a former home run derby champion and a four-time All-Star with the Twins before a concussion derailed his career, Morneau seemed destined to be at the festivities this week at Target Field, in some form.
|July 7 1:04 PM PT2:04 PM MT3:04 PM CT4:04 PM ET16:04 ET20:04 GMT4:04 1:04 PM MST3:04 PM EST3:34 PM VEN0:04 UAE (+1)3:04 PM CT-Morneau went 2 for 4 on Sunday.
Analysis: Morneau has been impressive with an .866 OPS.
|July 4 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Morneau continued his torrid stretch in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers, going 2 for 4 with his second triple of the season.
Analysis: Morneau is 17 for 37 during a nine-game hitting streak and is also batting .423 over his last 20 games with 23 RBIs.
|July 3 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Morneau stayed red-hot Wednesday, going 2 for 4 in the loss to Washington.
Analysis: Morneau is hitting .416 over his last 24 games.
|June 25 12:35 PM PT1:35 PM MT2:35 PM CT3:35 PM ET15:35 ET19:35 GMT3:35 12:35 PM MST2:35 PM EST3:05 PM VEN23:35 UAE2:35 PM CT-Morneau hit a three-run homer and drove in a season-high six runs as the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-5 on Tuesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak. He had an RBI single in the first and a two-run single in the seventh that gave Colorado some breathing room.
Analysis: Morneau, now batting .304, is hitting .379 (22 for 58) with three homers and 23 RBIs in his last 15 games.
|June 8 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Morneau collected two hits in Saturday's win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Analysis: He had gone 1 for 23 in his previous six games.
|May 11 2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET17:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST4:30 PM VEN1:00 UAE (+1)4:00 PM CT-Morneau hit a two-run bomb as the Rockies routed the Cincinnati Reds 11-2 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Morneau is hitting .336 with eight jacks.
|May 8 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Justin Morneau has been scratched from the Colorado Rockies' lineup because of a stiff neck.
Analysis: The first baseman had been set to bat sixth Thursday night against the Texas Rangers. Jordan Pacheco, who was in the original lineup at catcher, played first base instead. Michael McKenry was inserted at catcher.
|May 5 11:11 AM PT12:11 PM MT1:11 PM CT2:11 PM ET14:11 ET18:11 GMT2:11 11:11 AM MST1:11 PM EST1:41 PM VEN22:11 UAE1:11 PM CT-Morneau provided all the offense with his seventh homer in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Morneau has been a pleasant surprise for fantasy owners thus far. He's hitting .336 with 25 RBIs in 31 games.
|Apr. 30 1:32 PM PT2:32 PM MT3:32 PM CT4:32 PM ET16:32 ET20:32 GMT4:32 1:32 PM MST3:32 PM EST4:02 PM VEN0:32 UAE (+1)3:32 PM CT-Morneau extended his hitting streak to 13 games in a 5-4 win over Arizona on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Morneau hit an RBI triple and a single in the victory. He's 21 for 53 (.396) during his streak with 19 RBIs. Morneau has six doubles, five homers and an OPS of 1.223 in that run.
|Apr. 29 9:28 AM PT10:28 AM MT11:28 AM CT12:28 PM ET12:28 ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST11:58 AM VEN20:28 UAE11:28 AM CT-Morneau had a two-run homer in an 8-5 win over Arizona on Monday to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.
Analysis: Morneau, batting .351 this season, has gone 19 for 49 (.388) with six doubles, five homers and 18 RBIs during his streak.
|Apr. 28 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Morneau extended his hit streak to 11 games Sunday with a pair of doubles in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Analysis: Morneau, batting .356, is 18 for 45 (.400) during his streak.
|Apr. 24 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Morneau was 2 for 6 with his fifth homer of the season Wednesday against the Giants.
Analysis: All five of Morneau's homers have come over his last 11 games, during which he's slugging an obnoxious .810. He had just two extra-base hits through his previous 10 contests.
|Apr. 21 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Morneau was 2 for 4 with his fourth homer of the season and drove in five runs Sunday against Philadelphia.
Analysis: Morneau has an absurd 12 RBIs in his last five games after totaling three in his first 13 contests. He's slugging .609.
|Apr. 17 5:06 PM PT6:06 PM MT7:06 PM CT8:06 PM ET20:06 ET0:06 GMT8:06 5:06 PM MST7:06 PM EST7:36 PM VEN4:06 UAE (+1)7:06 PM CT-Morneau finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in both of Colorado's runs in a 4-2 loss to San Diego on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Morneau raised his batting average back up to .354 with Wednesday's performance. He was 2 for 14 (.143) in his previous five games.
|Apr. 2 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Morneau had three hits in his second game with Colorado, a 4-3 loss to Miami on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Morneau is 4 for 8 so far for the Rockies.