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  1. Minnesota Twins rumored to be pursuing backup catching optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Twinkie Talk

    ... hitting starting catcher Jason Castro . Garver also has the flexibility to play some games at first base on Joe Mauer 's off days. He was also given some opportunities to try to learn the corner outfield spots in the minors, but there didn't appear ...

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  2. Minnesota Twins make changes to the minor league staff, Jake Mauer to leave the organizationRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | Twinkie Talk

    ... of which just seems very un-Minnesotan. The Mauer name is entrenched as part of Minnesota culture at this point. Joe Mauer has clearly been a cornerstone player for the Twins for a little more than a decade. Even with his struggle with concussions ...

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  3. Minnesota Twins free agent profile J.D. MartinezRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Twinkie Talk

    ... that the Twins really could really use a right-handed power bat to platoon with Eddie Rosario , Max Kepler , and Joe Mauer against lefties. In a scenario where the Twins sign Martinez, he is not going to become the platoon to one of those three ...

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  4. Mauer 'disappointed' that international bonus space is a baseball termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Twinkie Town

    Twins first baseman Joe Mauer followed this week's hot stove maneuverings with interest, and not all of it was baseball-related. "All the guys on TV kept talking about Minnesota and international bonus space, and I was getting pretty excited," said the Twins first baseman.

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  5. Shuffling continues in Twins' minor-league systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | TwinCities

    Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer talks with his brother and Cedar Rapids Kernels manager Jake Mauer during batting practice at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Mike Quade will voluntarily leave his post as Triple-A Rochester manager after three years with the Red Wings, according to multiple people with direct knowledge.

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  6. Power Ranking the Twinsa Free Agency OptionsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 30 | KXXR-FM Minneapolis

    ... his OPS+ was 102 and wRC+ 107. He's considered a capable defender at first base, and can mix-and-match there with Joe Mauer as the latter enters the final year of his deal. Santana would be an ideal fit atop the Twins order - and any order, really - ...

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  7. Twins likely to tender all 6 arb-eligible playersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Minnesota Twins

    ... with nine homers and 45 RBIs in 119 games. He had the second-highest on-base percentage on the team behind Joe Mauer but didn't offer much power for a corner outfielder/DH. Robbie Grossman cracks a two-run single to center field to extend the Twins' ...

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  8. Minnesota Twins ByungHo Park Returning to KoreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Call to the Pen

    ... to the KBO on a one year deal worth $1.4 Million. The timing of Park's return to Korea is interesting. Although Joe Mauer is entrenched at first, Park seemingly had a chance to play into a role as the Twins designated hitter. Kennys Vargas has not ...

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  9. Report: Park returning to play in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Minnesota Twins

    ... spring and looked to be the favorite, but he was left off the roster with Robbie Grossman serving as DH. With Joe Mauer , Miguel Sano , Kennys Vargas and Grossman still on the roster and the Twins looking for another right-handed bat, Park didn't ...

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  10. Let's talk about Daniel PalkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | South Side Sox

    ... the balance toward outfield play with the Diamondbacks before a trade sent him to the Minnesota organization. With Joe Mauer and Kennys Vargas 1-2 on the organizational depth chart, Palka has played only three games at first base the last two years. ...

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  11. With new payroll flexibility, Twins might be ready to unpinch their penniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Star Tribune

    He's only been in Minnesota for a year, but Thad Levine knows the history. Levine knows the Twins never have spent enough to land a top-tier free agent, never have given any player other than Joe Mauer coming off an MVP year a contract worth nine figures and never have paid a player other than Mauer more than Ervin Santana's $13.5 million salary.

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  12. 5 reasons why Hosmer is drawing interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Major League Baseball

    ... batting average, MLB first basemen, 2017 1. Joey Votto: .320 2. Eric Hosmer: .318 3. Freddie Freeman : .307 4. Joe Mauer : .305 5. Jose Abreu : .304 2. The advanced metrics look good, too It's not just his slash line and other traditional stats that ...

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  13. The Minnesota Twins Need to Commit to Winning Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Twinkie Talk

    ... 2018 season, but only $24 million committed for the 2019 season. A lot of that is due to getting out from under Joe Mauer 's $23 million a year at the end of 2018. This is where it gets crazy. For the 2020 season, the Twins have ZERO dollars in ...

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  14. Paul Molitor Wins 2017 AL Manager of Year AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | BleacherReport

    ... back burner as best as I could." Offensively, Minnesota received typically strong seasons from Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer, a breakout year from Eddie Rosario and Byron Buxton finally showed signs of living up to the hype as a top prospect as the ...

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  15. MLB Hot Stove Rumors: The Twins could be after Darvish, Arrieta and other pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | CBS Sports

    Coming off a surprise 85-win campaign in 2017 and a spot in the AL Wild Card Game, the Twins likely have designs on contention again in 2018. They have an impressive young core of Byron Buxton , Miguel Sano , and Jose Berrios , and that's in addition to useful veteran returnees like Brian Dozier , Joe Mauer , and Ervin Santana .

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  16. Molitor's '17 work worthy of Al Moy AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Minnesota Twins

    ... leadership. Molitor, with his stoicism and even-keel nature, set the tone for the club, and veterans such as Joe Mauer , Brian Dozier , Ervin Santana , Castro, Belisle and Gimenez carried that down to the younger players. "What was so impressive ...

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  17. Reusse: Grant's credo about durability remains true todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... out of the lineup at the insistence of his managers. Since 2014, he has played in 620 of the Twins' 648 games. Joe Mauer is second on the team with 553 games. Fifty years ago, Bud Grant came down from Winnipeg to coach the Vikings and soon was ...

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  18. No, the Twins aren't going to sign an Ace this offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Twinkie Town

    ... him at four years, $100 million. Both estimates have Arrieta getting $25 million per year, which is even more than Joe Mauer is paid per year - a.k.a. kinda spendy. How much would Lynn or Cobb cost, though? Heyman thinks Cobb could get a five-year, ...

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  19. Minnesota Twins Daily Morning Dip: Twins, Defensive Stalwarts?Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Twinkie Talk

    ... Players of the Year. The Twins could have as many as four players get recognized in the positional awards, as 1B Joe Mauer , 2B Brian Dozier , CF Byron Buxton , and P Kyle Gibson are all highly regarded defenders. One player in the entire major ...

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  20. Two Twins Win Gold Glove AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... and center fielder Torii Hunter each took home the award. It is the first Gold Glove for anyone on the Twins since Joe Mauer won at catcher in 2010.

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