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Justin Morneau plays in game

Updated: March 11, 2011, 7:11 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- This was one thing Justin Morneau didn't expect, he said, in his first at-bat in a scheduled game in eight months: Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester throwing him consecutive curveballs, the second called for a third strike.

"I was surprised," said the Minnesota Twins first baseman. "I should have hit the first one. He probably knew I was taking. I don't think he usually doubles up on his curveball, from what I remember."

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