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By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Minnesota Twins are expected to get catcher Joe Mauer back soon.
He could be back on Tuesday. He has been affected by back spasms.
Previously, Twin manager Ron Gardenhire said Mauer would be available to play this afternoon, as he met with the media this morning. But then, later said Mauer would receive another day of rest after missing six straight games with these spasms.
If he does return on Tuesday, he would return against the Cleveland Indians.
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