Rockies activate Justin Morneau from DL

The Rockies activated first baseman Justin Morneau from the 60-day disabled list on Friday. Morneau had been out since mid-May with a concu sion and aneck injury.”The goal all along was to get healthy, get back out there and finish the year,” Morneau said, perThe Denver Post. “I honestly didn’t know it was going to take as long as it did, so that was a little frustrating, but I’m happy to be able to go back out there and help Corey Kluber Jersey this team and hopefully finish strong.”MORE: MLB’s worst contracts | Red Sox expect Pedroia back next weekMorneausuffered a concu sion and whiplash while diving for a ground ball against the Angels on May 13and has been out since.He also mi sed significant time in 2010 and 2011 with head injuries.Morneau, 34, has a $9 million mutual option on his contractfor next season, and despite playing just 27 games this year, he has no plans of shutting down his career after the season.”As of right now , I’m playing with the goal to continue playing, and continuing my career,” he saidvia The Denver Post.” I just want to go out there and continue to enjoy it every day.”

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