Left fielder Josh Willingham was out of the Minnesota Twins' starting lineup due to his troublesome right knee, but manager Ron Gardenhire expects to have him back in the field as soon as Monday against the Yankees, reports La Velle Neal of the Star Tribune.
Willingham appeared as a pinch-hitter on Sunday against the Royals and delivered an RBI double.
The Twins have every reason to show Willingham is healthy because he is valuable trade bait. ESPN.com’s Jim Bowden puts the odds of Willingham being traded at 50 percent:
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