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.
Mauer drives in a run as Twins-Phillies tie
Joe Mauer drove in the game's first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday. Mauer, who also flied out twice, is batting .250 through five spring games after making the full-time switch to first base. The Phillies fell to 2-8-1 this spring, among the worst records in the majors. A two-base throwing error ...Twins' Joe Mauer transitioning to first base
Joe Mauer has played just 56 of his career 977 games at first base. / Craig Lassig, AP It happened on Wednesday night, a ground ball to his right. Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer didn't have to dive, but he did have to get there or a run would have scored.Over/Under C: Does a move to 1B move the meter on Mauer?
Joe Mauer, who will retain catcher eligibility despite moving to first base full-time, overall draft position in 12-team mixed leagues 49.5. Also include your 5x5 projection. Brandon ? UNDER. I'm happy to be the bullish one in regards to Mauer. In '12, he was a top 50 fantasy hitter with a line of .319/10/85/81/8. Playing [...]Fantasy Roundtable: Joe Mauer
Visit ESPN.com for the complete story.Over/under: Joe Mauer's batting average
OK, I'm back from vacation, all rested up for the next eight months of non-stop blogging and baseball watching. Jayson Stark has a piece up on Joe Mauer and his move to first base, a move the Twins made in the hope it will get Mauer's bat in the lineup 150 games every season and minimize the time he misses with injuries or days off needed from catching. The other potential benefit: Will Mauer ...Mauer, Suzuki likely to talk catcher with Twins
Joe Mauer insists he has put away his catcher's gear for good after a season-ending concussion last August. That doesn't mean the newly converted Minnesota Twins first baseman won't keep an eye on the position he held for most of the past decade. Likely successor Kurt Suzuki, formerly of the Oakland A's and Washington Nationals, is one locker away, giving Mauer ample opportunity this spring to ...Mauer happy with first day at first base
Joe Mauer made his Grapefruit League debut against the Red Sox on Saturday, and the newly converted first baseman was happy with the way it went.Mauer drives in a run, Twins-Phillies tie
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Joe Mauer drove in the game's first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday. Mauer, who also flied out twice, is batting .Tom Powers: Will commotion-free spring training lead to big season for Joe Mauer?
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Shhhh, hear that? Listen to what is emanating from the area near Joe Mauer's locker.Souhan: Twins need an everyday Joe in lineup
Now that Joe Mauer's value will not be determined by him being one of the best-hitting catchers in baseball history, his value will be determined almost exclusively by his offensive production.
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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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