Joe Mauer

Twins Will Be Hurting Without Mauer
The Twins are going to miss Joe Mauer while he's on the disabled list. With Mauer out a combination of Drew Butera and Steve Holm will be the catchers. Neither Butera nor Holm are capable major league hitters and the Twins don't have better hitting option like they did last year. When M…
Twins Place Mauer On DL
The Twins placed catcher Joe Mauer on the 15-day disabled list with leg weakness and called up catcher Steve Holm from triple-A Rochester to replace him on the active roster. Mauer will fly to Baltimore to see a specialist before returning to the Twin Cities to begin rehab.
Twins Rally Past Yankees 5-4 In 10 Innings
The Twins came from down 4-0 to beat the Yankees in New York 5-4 in 10 innings Tuesday night. Minnesota scored 4 runs in the 8th inning to force extra innings when Joe Mauer singled in Denard Span with the go-ahead run in the 10th inning. Delmon Young cleared the bases in the 8th inning with a dou…
Twins Beat Pirates 4-1; Mauer Has 2 Hits
The Twins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Monday afternoon in Bradenton, Florida. Joe Mauer went 2-3 with 1 RBI and both Matt Tolbert and Delmon Young were 2-3. Brian Duensing threw 5 innings with 3 hits and 1 unearned run to get the win and improve to 3-0 this spring. The Twins are 13-10 this sp…
Twins Beat Mets 4-3; Mauer Plays
Twins beat the New York Mets 4-3 in exhibition play in Fort Myers, Florida Wednesday afternoon. Joe Mauer made his exhibition debut and went 1-3 as the designated hitter. Danny Valencia went 2-2 with a run scored, Denard Span hit a solo homerun and Justin Morneau 0-3 playing first base.