All-Star catcher Joe Mauer is not going to be activated from the seven-day concussion list when the Minnesota Twins begin a homestand next week.
"The doctors advised him to lay low and rest right now," Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said Saturday. "That's the best thing for him. He'll come in Tuesday, and we'll go from there."
It was originally thought Mauer would report to Target Field and possibly begin an exercise program on Saturday, but now it is being pushed back until at least Tuesday, the day he is eligible to come off the concussion disabled list.
Mauer was placed on the concussion list earlier this week after he became dizzy during his pregame routine. The Twins sent him back to Minnesota from Detroit, and the 2009 AL MVP visited a specialist at the Mayo Clinic on Friday.
Antony said doctors didn't see anything unusual in Mauer's test results.
"They just felt it would be best for him to stay at home and take it ...