ANAHEIM -- Twins first baseman Justin Morneau underwent baseline
testing for his mild concussion-like symptoms on Saturday, and the
results showed he's making good progress, according to Twins
trainer Rick McWane.
Morneau, who suffered his concussion while trying to break up a double
play on July 7 last year, started experiencing symptoms after diving
for a ground ball on Sunday and hasn't played since.
He originally had a concussion test on Monday, which showed he was
mildly below baseline, and this test showed he's almost back to where
he needs to be to return.
"He had improvement, but I wouldn't say it's back to normal," McWane
said. "The reports that I got say that he's going in the right
"The test he takes is just one tool we use to evaluate the
concussion. So it's really more up to the doctor to determine when his
scores are appropriate. But again, it's one tool, and we also have to
go with how he feels. So once the doctors feel he's ready to return,
we submit that request to the league to approve it. But we're not at