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Can’t catch a break: Mauer’s upsetting season continues with trip to DL

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Just when Joe Mauer starts to heat up at the plate, something seems to slow him down. The six-time All Star was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday after straining his right oblique Tuesday night.
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Can’t catch a break: Mauer’s upsetting season continues with trip to DL

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Just when Joe Mauer starts to heat up at the plate, something seems to slow him down. The six-time All Star was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday after straining his right oblique Tuesday night.
It’s been an insanely fru…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Report: Twins put Mauer on revocable trade waivers

August 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Fox Sports is reporting that the Minnesota Twins have placed All-Star catcher Joe Mauer on trade waivers. Continue Reading

Joe Mauer’s Monster shot packs drama as Twins get another comeback win

August 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Joe Mauer had just hit a two-out, three-run home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 6-4 victory in the ninth inning in historic Fenway Park. So why, he wondered, was the first question he got about the pitch he took to bring the count full? Continue Reading

Catcher Mauer back in Twins lineup at first base

June 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Catcher Joe Mauer is back in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup, but at a different position. Mauer is playing first base and batting third for the second game of their series against the Cincinnati Reds. Mauer was out of the lineup for the last four games because of a bruised right thigh. Continue Reading

TWINS: Catcher Joe Mauer eager to put last season behind him

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Joe Mauer hasn’t been entirely healthy since midway through the 2010 season, when the Minnesota Twins last won the American League Central. He played through a bad knee down the stretch, ultimately having surgery that December. His slow recovery dragged into spring training last year and, in a very real sense, ruined his 2011 season. Continue Reading

Mauer ready from Day 1 of Twins’ spring training

February 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

For most of his baseball life, Joe Mauer has been anything but normal.
The Twins catcher has been a star since he was a teenager growing up in St. Paul and that didn’t stop in his first six seasons in the big leagues. He was a four-time All-Star, three-time batting champion and the AL MVP in 2009. Continue Reading

Mauer says he’s ready from Day 1 of spring training

February 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Joe Mauer says he plans to hit the ground running at spring training this year. That means he is taking a far different approach from a quiet spring last season that preceded the worst baseball year of his career. Continue Reading

Mauer is healthy and looking forward to spring training

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer says he is “healthy and happy” and ready to begin preparations for spring training. Continue Reading

Injury double-standard? One plays for Vikings, the other for Twins

November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Joe Mauer and Adrian Peterson. Big sports stars forced to deal with injuries and big contracts — but not necessarily the same reactions from fans. Continue Reading