An American baseball catcher, Joe Mauer earned fame as a member of the Minnesota Twins
. An exceptional athlete, Mauer excels both at the plate and behind it. Mauer finished the 2006 regular season with a .347 batting average, becoming the first-ever American League catcher to win the crown and the first catcher to claim the title since Ernie Lombardi in 1942 with the Boston Braves.
Twins avoid sweep as Joe Mauer's four RBIs lead win over Orioles
BALTIMORE -- That nagging left shoulder injury, the one that has limited Joe Mauer to designated hitter duties the past four days?Recap: Mauer and Hughes Lead The Way, Twins Win 6-4
Phil Hughes was Phil Hughes. Despite DHing for the 4th straight day, Joe Mauer had a great day at the plate going 3-4 and drove in four. After five scoreless innings, Minnesota would get on the board in the sixth when Danny Santana and Brian Dozier stroked back-back one-out singles.Mauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4
BALTIMORE (AP) Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.Mauer leads Twins' victory
Joe Mauer served as the designated hitter in the Minnesota Twins' series against the Baltimore Orioles to give his sore left shoulder some rest. After the final game of the series, Mauer said he was feeling much better, especially after Minnesota finally managed a much-needed victory. Mauer had four RBIs and hit a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning as the Twins rallied past the Orioles ...Twins: Ailing Joe Mauer at DH for third straight day
BALTIMORE -- Joe Mauer spent a third straight game at designated hitter with what Twins manager Ron Gardenhire termed minor soreness in his left (non-throwing) shoulder.Mauer Has 4 RBIs to Head Twins Over Orioles, 6-4
Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.Batter-by-batter: The Minnesota Twins nine-run sixth inning
Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer, left, scores on Trevor Plouffe fielder's choice as Detroit Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday, right, tries to get the wide throw from third baseman Nick Castellanos allowing Twins' Kennys Vargas to score on an error by Castellanos in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Minneapolis.Mauer drives in four to back Hughes' solid outing
Phil Hughes continued his recent run of success and Joe Mauer added four RBIs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth to lead the Twins to a 6-4 win over the Orioles on Monday afternoon at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.Minnesota Twins: Joe Mauer doesn't start for first time since DL return
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Twins first baseman Joe Mauer was not in Thursday's starting lineup, marking the first time that has happened since he returned Aug. 11 from a six-week stint on the disabled list.Twins fight back to avoid sweep
Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.
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Joe was a highly touted quarterback coming out of high school, and was expected to accept a scholarship to play QB at Florida State before being swayed by his hometown team, the Minnesota Twins.
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