Joe Mauer

National League Beats The American League 8-0
The National League downed the American League 8-0 Tuesday night in the All Star game in Kansas City. The National League scored 5 runs in the 1st inning off Justin Verlander. Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants was 2-3 with a 2-run homerun to earn MVP honors. Matt Cain of the Giants threw …
Twins Outscore Tigers 8-6
The Twins defeated the Tigers 8-6 Tuesday night to win their 5th straight game. The Twins scored 5 runs in the 3rd inning before Detroit tied the game with 3 runs in the 4th. Minnesota broke the tie with a sacrifice fly from Ryan Doumit in the 7th inning. Joe Mauer added a solo homerun in the 9th…
Mauer Chosen As Lone Twins’ All Star
The American and National League All Stars were chosen Sunday and the lone Twins' representative is catcher Joe Mauer. Mauer was picked by Texas Manager Ron Washington to backup Texas catcher Mike Napoli. Mauer is batting .325 with 4 homeruns and 36 RBIs this season. He leads the American Le…
Twins, Willingham Down Reds 4-3
The Twins came from behind Sunday afternoon to beat the Reds 4-3. Josh Willingham hit a 2-run homerun off Aroldis Chapman in the 9th inning to turn a 3-2 deficit to a 4-3 lead. Trevor Plouffe hit a solo homerun and Joe Mauer was 2-4 with a run scored for Minnesota. Scott Diamond threw 8 innings w…
Reds Blank Twins; Mauer Returns
The Twins lost 6-0 in Cincinnati to the Reds Saturday afternoon. Johnny Cueto threw 7 shutout innings with 3 hits allowed and 9 strikeouts for the win for the Reds. Brian Duensing made the start for the Twins and allowed 4 hits and 4 earned runs in 3 innings to take the loss. The start was the fi…
Twins Beat Brewers In 15 Innings
The Twins downed Milwaukee 5-4 in 15 innings Sunday. Denard Span had the game-winning RBI single in the 15th inning to win in. Span was 4-8 with a run and 1 RBI on the day. Joe Mauer was 3-4 with 2 RBIs but left the game early with a bruised right quadriceps. Jame Carroll was 4-7 with 2 runs and…
Twins, Mauer Pound Cubs 11-3
The Twins defeated the Chicago Cubs 11-3 Saturday afternoon behind Joe Mauer. Mauer had missed 4 games with a thumb injury but in his first game back was 3-4 with a run scored and 2 RBIs. Trevor Plouffe had another solid game going 2-4 with his 9th homerun of the season. Justin Morneau went 2-2 w…
Twins, Mauer Beat Cleveland 7-4
The Twins downed Cleveland 7-4 Saturday night behind solid performances from Trevor Plouffe and Joe Mauer. Mauer was 3-5 with a 2-run homerun and 3 RBIs on the night and Plouffe was 2-4 with a solo homerun and 3 RBIs on the night. Ben Revere and Denard Span each added 2 hits and Revere scored 2 ru…
White Sox Beat, DeVries Twins 11-8
The White Sox beat the Twins 11-8 Wednesday night in the rubber game of the 3-game series. Alejandro De Aza hit a grand slam homerun off Brian Duensing to break the game wide open. Justin Morneau was 3-5 with 2 homeruns and 3 RBIs and Joe Mauer went 2-4 with a homerun and 2 runs scored. Morneau h…

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