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Twins Rumors: Morneau Drawing Interest from Dodgers, Blue Jays, Giants

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Apr 14, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Minnesota Twins designated hitter Justin Morneau (33) hits a single in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Target Field. The Rangers won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE
Apr 14, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Minnesota Twins designated hitter Justin Morneau (33) hits a single in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Target Field. The Rangers won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

As the trade deadline looms near, Minnesota Twins first baseman/designated hitter Justin Morneau drawing interest from the Los Angeles Dodgers, Toronto Blue Jays and San Francisco Giants, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

At least the Dodgers, Blue Jays and Giants appear to have some interest in Twins first baseman Justin Morneau, who is making a nice comeback this year.

While Morneau has not been mentioned on the rumor mill until now, Heyman indicates that the Twins have "more appetite" to trade Morneau away rather than Josh Willingham and Denard Span.

The 31-year-old Morneau, whose post-concussive syndromes sidelined him most of the past two seasons, is having a quality comeback season. His .260/.322/.457 batting line is not quite up to his career norms, but is stellar considering the severity of his injury.

Morneau is in the fifth year of a six-year contract that will see him make $14 million this season and the next.

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Which team should take a chance on Morneau?

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