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Blue Jays' second baseman John McDonald, right, collides with Justin Morneau of the Twins at second base after Michael Cuddyer hit into a fielder's choice during the eight inning July 7 in Toronto. (Associated Press)

Morneau placed on DL with concussion


By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hoping to use the All-Star break as a slump-busting springboard, the Minnesota Twins must start the second half without Justin Morneau.

The big-swinging first baseman missed his fourth straight game on Thursday with a concussion and was placed on the 15-day disabled list after the 8-7 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

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