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Twins great Joe Mauer
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June 16, 2019 - 6:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eighteen years after the Minnesota Twins took Joe Mauer with the first overall draft pick, the hometown star with the textbook left-handed swing was still having a hard time realizing his place among the franchise's all-time greats. As Mauer's jersey number formally joined the...
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Here come the fans
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June 11, 2019 - 5:29 am
The weather is warm. The team is winning. And it's easier to get into and out of Target Field. Three reasons to believe the Twins' homestand will bring large crowds to downtown Minneapolis. In fact, the Twins have already announced sellouts of more than 39,000 for games Saturday and Sunday against...
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Joe Mauer wears number 7
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January 08, 2019 - 9:15 am
The date is set. The Twins will officially retire Joe Mauer's uniform number 7 on Saturday, June 15th before the team's night game at Target Field against the Kansas City Royals. Further details about the event are not finalized, although the Twins will be giving out special caps the with number 7...
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Ice castle at the winter carnival
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January 07, 2019 - 8:02 am
Twins all-time great Joe Mauer isn't having trouble finding things to do since his retirement. The St. Paul native has been named Grand Marshal for the King Boreas Grand Day Parade during the city's historic Winter Carnival. The parade is on Saturday, January 26th. They'll step off at 2:00 p.m...
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Mauer and Field
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September 27, 2018 - 5:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It looked like a sure triple play. A double play, at least. In the end, the Detroit Tigers got just one out from it, and the Twins made them pay. Johnny Field homered twice, Jorge Polanco hit a bases-loaded triple and the Twins beat the Tigers 11-4 on Wednesday night. The game...
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Joe Mauer passes Carew
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August 25, 2018 - 6:20 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Joe Mauer gave Twins fans another thrill at Target Field during Friday night's 7-1 loss to Oakland. Mauer singled off Oakland's Sean Manaea in the fifth for his 2,086th career hit, moving him past Rod Carew for second-most hits in club history behind Kirby Puckett's 2,304. The...
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Joe Mauer hits his third homer of 2018
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August 18, 2018 - 6:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Joe Mauer disagreed with two called strikes by Laz Diaz and offered as much objection as the mild-mannered veteran will provide by looking back at the plate umpire following the second one that forced a full count. Mauer, pinch-hitting in the seventh inning, shook off the...
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Joe Mauer
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August 02, 2018 - 4:38 am
By DAVE CAMPBELL= AP Sports Writer= MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 while taking a shutout into the eighth inning, winning his fourth straight start since returning from the disabled list to carry the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Brad...
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Joe Mauer hits his third homer of 2018
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July 14, 2018 - 5:56 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Manager Paul Molitor said the Twins' recent 1-8 road trip was one of the worst he's experienced in a long career in baseball. He's feeling much better about their home stand. Joe Mauer homered and drove in four runs, and the Twins held on for a 11-8 win against the Tampa Bay Rays...
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