The Star-Tribune reports that Doug Mientkiewicz (1B) Min confirmed yesterday that he could be out until after the All-Star break due to his bruised wrist.
The twinkies previously said they would bring up Morneau if Doug's injury will keep him down after the break.
The Kris Benson to the Mets rumor is alive again.
The Pirates now seem more interested in Ty Wigginton who was offered in exchange for Benson in talks before. It could be that Wigginton's hot hitting as of late (.325 with 5 HR over his last 10 games) may have softened Pirate GM Dave Littlefield's position. Jul. 9 - 9:31 am et
Source: Star Ledger
Once Wiggy is gone - up comes Wright!