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Twins GM remains confident in Mauer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Once one of the game's great hitters, Joe Mauer hasn't been the same force in the batter's box for two years now. Mauer is coming off one of the worst offensive seasons of his career, but Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan believes he can return to being a difference-maker at the plate. "I don't want to put limits on Joe Mauer, but I certainly think he can...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins GM: Mauer can be a .300 hitter again, will play 1B

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says he believes Joe Mauer can return to .300 hitting after one of the worst offensive seasons of his career. Ryan addressed the media on Tuesday after the Twins wrapped up the season. He says Mauer will remain the first baseman going into the 2016 season after Mauer hit a career-worst .265 and struck out a career-high...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mauer on Twins win over Indians

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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mauer: The Minnesota Twins MVP

Joe Mauer does not put up numbers that his $23 million salary suggest he should, but make no mistake, the three time American League batting champion is still the most valuable player on the Minnesota Twins, who find themselves playing meaningful September baseball for the first time since 2010. The 2014 season was a disaster as Mauer made the switch to first base full time. He slashed...
Via Baseball Essential
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Joe Mauer’s grandfather is ripping Twins star over slump

Jake Mauer, the grandfather of Minnesota Twins homegrown star Joe Mauer, recently sat down for an interview with a Twin Cities blogger and admitted that he doesn’t blame the team’s fans for booing his grandson for a season-long slump. Grandpa Jake, something of a local celebrity, told David Shama’s Minnesota Sports Headlines that fans have […] The post Even Joe Mauer’s...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Mauer strains oblique muscle

MINNEAPOLIS -- Just when Twins first baseman Joe Mauer started heating up at the plate, he may miss some time with an injury. Mauer left Tuesday's game with a right oblique strain and will be evaluated further on Wednesday. The injury occurred in the fourth inning when Mauer lined a two-run double down the left field line. He grabbed his side after reaching second base but remained...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

What Should the Minnesota Twins do with Joe Mauer?

Joe Mauer has quickly become one of the most overpaid players in Major League Baseball if you measure value and production to salary. The 2012 American League MVP, three time batting champion and three time Gold Glove winner is easily having  his worst season of his career. What do the Minnesota Twins do with him? The easy answer most fans, especially those in Minnesota, will be...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Mauer hot contender for All-Star Break

Joe Mauer In less than three months, the Minnesota Twins will be hosting the All-Star Break at Target Field. The ballots were officially released on Friday, and for the first time in his career, Joe Mauer is listed as a potential player for first base. However, Mauer is facing tough competition this year for the All-Star spot, with other contenders being Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit...
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 11, 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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