Justin Morneau didn't play on Sunday, but the interruption of his rehab stint was due to league schedules, not a setback.
With the International League heading into its break with the big leaguers, Sunday was a travel day for Morneau, who will continue to get at-bats with the Birmingham Barons while the Knights are idle (Charlotte will be anything but dormant, as BB&T Park is hosting the league's All-Star Game).
Morneau, who said he thought he'd need at least 30 plate appearances, accumulated 19 over six games with Charlotte. The results aren't anything to write home about -- .118/.211/.235 with a triple, walk and four strikeouts -- but since he's effectively starting spring training against players in midseason form, a slow start is to be expected.
That said, the New York Post already has an alternative for the White Sox is Morneau can't make it all the way back:
CLEVELAND — The White Sox will be in the market for a DH if Justin Morneau doesn’t produce when he joins the club sometime after the All-Star break.
If that’s the case, Carlos Beltran could be a fit for a team that fancies itself as a contender for the AL Central title but is in dire need of production from the DH spot.
Sunday's box scores will appear below shortly, and look for a review of Carson Fulmer's Futures Game appearance later this morning.