David Price pats cup after getting drilled in nuts by Joe Mauer line drive (vid/GIF)

Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price pitched a gem of a game against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night, going the distance while striking out 12 in a 7-3 victory. But the hero of the night may have been Price’s protective cup, which certainly helped prevent egregious, sack-busting damage to Price’s gems so he could […] The post David Price pats cup after getting drilled in nuts...
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WATCH: David Price takes line drive to the nuts

David Price, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, took a hard hit liner off the bat of Minnesota Twins’ Joe Mauer right to the junk.
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David Price's cup saves him from Joe Mauer's line drive (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price was fortunate that he was wearing a cup during Tuesday night's start against Minnesota, as it likely saved him from serious injury after being hit in the groin with a line drive.In the top of the fourth inning, Twins batter Joe Mauer reached first base on an infield single after hitting Price in the groin with a line drive. However, Price was...
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David Price Reminds The World Why Baseball Players Wear Cups

Joe Mauer ripped a laser off of David Price during Tuesday’s game between the Rays and Twins, and it ended up where it shouldn’t have. The line drive up the middle hit David Price squarely in his groin region, and luckily for him he was wearing “protective gear.” The incident happened during the 4th inning with the Rays leading by a score of 5-1. The play happened so fast...
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Twins' Mauer to serve as All-Star Game ambassador

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has played in six All-Star Games during his 11-year career. Regardless of whether he's voted into the game this year, Mauer will add another All-Star appearance to his resume as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador. The Twins will host this year's All-Star Game at Target Field in mid-July, and Mauer will serve as the team'...
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Everybody say ‘awwww’: Joe Mauer’s twin girls make Target Field debut (photos)

The Minnesota Twins may have been swept by the Oakland A’s after losing 6-1 on Thursday at Target Field, but at least first baseman Joe Mauer got to enjoy the pregame festivities and likely pocketed a memory that will last a lifetime. During a pregame ceremony, Mauer was joined on the field by his wife […] The post Everybody say ‘awwww’: Joe Mauer’s twin girls make Target...
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CB Bucknor strikes out Joe Mauer on terrible call off plate (GIF)

Sometimes that CB Bucknor just gets a little overeager while serving as a homeplate umpire. Thursday was one of those days. During the top of the ninth inning in the Minnesota Twins-Chicago White Sox game, Bucknor punched out Joe Mauer on a breaking ball that was well off the plate. Mauer was already struggling entering […]
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Minnesota Twins: Filling Mauer’s shoes

Joe Mauer When 6-time All-Star player Joe Mauer announced that he was moving to first base permanently due to concussion-related issues, it has been debated who will step up and fill his shoes as catcher for the Minnesota Twins. Prospects for the position include Josmil Pinto, Chris Herrmann, Eric Fryer, and Kurt Suzuki. In this article I’ll look at each of the prospects for the...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mauer eager to try hand as full-time first baseman

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Joe Mauer can finally eat lunch. Consider it just one perk of Mauer's position change from catcher to first base, a decision that was made this offseason to keep the face of the Minnesota Twins franchise healthy and in the lineup. Now that Mauer doesn't have to deal with the daily rigors of catching and the extra work that goes into it before games, the...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: 3 Up and 3 Down

Minnesota Twins: 3 Up and 3 DownThe Minnesota Twins have been flat out bad the last three years, a span in which they have lost at least 96 games each season. Their pitching has been awful, a major league low 477 strikeouts for the staff last year, and their hitting has been anemic, they ranked 25th in runs scored and batting average in 2013. The Twins plan to address their pitching...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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