Found September 12, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Joe Mauer
TEAMS: Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins' catcher Joe Mauer, who has been out with a concussion since August 19, had to shut down his workout on Wednesday morning due to concussion-like symptoms. As reported by Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com, the setback was the first for Mauer since he suffered the concussion.  He took batting practice on the field over the past weekend and worked out inside the past two days.  General manager Terry Ryan was concerned that Mauer had to shut down early on Wednesday. He didn't have a good day," Ryan said. "It's a concern more than frustration. You've got to feel for the guy. He just didn't feel good today so we sent him home. This wasn't a good day and I don't want to hide that at all. So he's home and hopefully he comes back tomorrow feeling better and he'll get back on track here." With the Twins 19 1/2 games out in the American League Central, there is no rush to get Mauer back. But there is always concern when dealing with concussions.  The Twins would be best to rest Mauer the remainder of the season, even if he feels ready to play in the near future. This season, Mauer is batting .324 with 11 home runs and 47 runs batted in.  He has batted over .300 six times in his career and has 1,414 hits.  Mauer also has 105 home runs, 634 rbi's and 282 doubles in his ten year career.
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