Joe Mauer

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…
Angels Beat Twins, Liriano 8-3
The Twins lost 8-3 at home to the Los Angeles Angels Monday night in the first game of a 3-game series. Francisco Liriano allowed 5 hits, 3 walks and 4 earned runs in 5 innings to take the loss and drop to 0-5. Liriano's ERA is 9.45 this season. Manager Ron Gardenhire isn't happy with L…
Twins Lose to Royals Friday; Rained Out Saturday
The Twins lost 7-6 to Kansas City Friday night to extend their losing streak to 6 games and drop their record to an American League worst 5-15 record. Kansas City scored 2 runs in the 8th inning to break a 5-all tie and Minnesota managed just 1 run in the 8th inning and came up short. Alexi Casill…
Red Sox Edge Twins 7-6
The Twins lost 7-6 at home to the Boston Red Sox Wednesday night despite a feverish comeback. Minnesota fell behind 7-1 before scoring 5 runs in the 6th inning to cut the lead to 7-6. Sean Burroughs grounded into a double-play to end the inning and end the rally. Joe Mauer went 2-5 at the plate w…
Twins Beat Yankees 7-3
The Twins won 7-3 in the Bronx against the Yankees Monday night in the first game of a 4-game series. Minnesota scored 2 runs in the 1st inning, 2 in the 5th and 2 more in the 8th. The New York Yankees hit back to back homeruns off Carl Pavano in the first inning before Pavano settled down. Pavan…
Orioles Rout Twins 11-1
The Twins lost 11-1 to Baltimore in Fort Myers, Florida Thursday afternoon. Carl Pavano threw 4 innings with 8 hits and 6 earned runs to take the loss. Joe Mauer was 2-3 with 1 RBI and Justin Morneau was 0-3. Minnesota is 12-9 this spring.
Twins Lose Exhibition Game 8-2
The Twins lost 8-2 in exhibition play to Toronto Tuesday afternoon in Fort Myers, Florida. Francisco Liriano threw 3 innings with 4 earned runs allowed to take the loss. Alex Burnett was roughed up too. He allowed 4 earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Joe Mauer was 2-3 with a run scored and Trevor …
Twins’ Pitchers and Catchers Report Saturday
Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Fort Myers, Florida Saturday with the full squad required to report by Thursday February 23. Twins General Manager Terry Ryan says first baseman Justin Morneau and catcher Joe Mauer are both healthy. Ryan also says he expects the group of starting…
Twins’ Mauer Says He Couldn’t Play
Twins' catcher Joe Mauer spoke to the media Monday afternoon and says pneumonia caused the premature end to his season. He insisted that the illness was too much for him to play with and he would have if he could have. Mauer played just 82 games this season and hit .287 with 3 homeruns and 30 …

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