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.
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: Mauer felt pressure to make All-Star Game, Gardenhire says
BALTIMORE -- Now it can be told. For the first time Friday, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire shared his theory that Joe Mauer's alarmingly slowGardenhire: All-Star pressure got to Mauer
Ron Gardenhire believes Minnesota native Joe Mauer so wanted to play in this summer's All-Star Game at Target Field, he pressed at the plate. Mauer, though, doesn't buy it.Twins in-state trio sad to see Midway Stadium go
The team?s three in-state players recalled it as a fun place. ?It?s part of my childhood,? Joe Mauer said.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.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.Twins' Mauer, Nolasco set to begin rehab stints next week
CHICAGO (AP) Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer and starter Ricky Nolasco are scheduled to begin minor league rehab stints next week.Twins 4, Astros 2
Joe Mauer made his return from the disabled list a triumphant one, extending his long-delayed hitting streak while also driving in the winning run in the ninth inning of the Minnesota Twins' 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night at Minute Maid Park. His RBI single off Astros right-hander Josh Fields (2-5) plated left fielder Jordan Schafer, with second baseman Brian Dozier scoring from ...Twins-Astros Preview
Joe Mauer's return was likely too late to help the Minnesota Twins avoid another disappointing finish, but he certainly provided a spark to their lineup.Minnesota Twins: Ailing Joe Mauer has 16-game hitting streak
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is playing hurt -- and in the process, he extended his hitting streak to 16 games, matching a career high, before going 0 for 3 with a walk Saturday night.
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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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