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.
Joe Mauer a no-go in nightcap Thursday
The Twins are resting veteran Joe Mauer in the nightcap of their Thursday doubleheader in Cleveland.Minnesota Twins give Paul Konerko first of AL Central salutes
Joe Mauer, Glen Perkins and Ron Gardenhire present bottle of wine and charitable donation for White Sox captain before his last game in Minnesota If teams like the Cubs and Yankees want to salute Konerko, that's really cool, but the other clubs with no connection to him didn't have to manufacture one for the sake of fitting in. It started with the Minnesota Twins, as Joe Mauer, Glen Perkins and ...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.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 ...Gardy thinks Mauer pressed for All-Star spot
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire offered up a new theory on Friday on why Joe Mauer uncharacteristically struggled in the first half of the season.Paul Konerko grand slam the residue of design
The defining moment of Paul Konerko's career ? at least in the eyes of many of his former teammates ? was a dramatic grand slam in the 2005 World Series that helped propel the White Sox to victory in Game 2 and subsequently their first championship in 88 years.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: 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.
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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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