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Twins Minor Leaguer Draws 50-Game Drug Suspension

A minor league player in the Minnesota Twins’ organization has been suspended for 50 games without pay after a positive test for a banned stimulant. Catcher Alex Real was suspended Tuesday by the commissioner’s office. The 21-year-old Real was drafted by the Twins in June.

11/11/2014

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Mauer Gives Catching Advice To Giants’ Posey

Minnesota Twins catcher-turned-first baseman Joe Mauer has some advice for Giants All-Star Buster Posey: play catcher as long as you can, and enjoy doing it. Minnesota is making a rare visit to San Francisco this week for an interleague series that began Friday night.

05/23/2014

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AP Source: Twins Agree To Deal With Kurt Suzuki

The Minnesota Twins have found a replacement for Joe Mauer at catcher. The Twins and catcher Kurt Suzuki agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract on Friday, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press.

12/20/2013

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Twins Announce Joe Mauer Moving To First Base

The Minnesota Twins made a significant announcement involving star catcher Joe Mauer on Monday about his future with the team. Twins officials announced that Mauer will no longer catch for the team and instead will take over full-time duties at first base starting next season.

11/11/2013

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Joe Mauer Set On Returning This Season

Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer has not considered sitting out the rest of the season to let his concussion heal. Mauer said he’s feeling better, 10 days after he got hit in the facemask with a foul tip behind the plate.

08/29/2013

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Joe Mauer Recovering From Concussion

Minnesota Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer has been given permission by a concussion specialist to begin a light exercise program. Mauer was placed on baseball’s seven-day concussion list earlier this week after he became dizzy during his pregame routine. The Twins sent him back to Minnesota from Detroit, and the 2009 AL MVP visited a specialist at the Mayo Clinic on Friday. “They were satisfied with where he’s at,” Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said.

08/23/2013

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Twins C Mauer Out This Weekend To Be With Family

The Minnesota Twins will be without All-Star catcher Joe Mauer until Tuesday.

07/26/2013

The better hitter in the MIAC this year is a first year hailing from northern LA, and his .462 average earned him National Rookie of the Year honors. (credit: Carleton College Sports Information/Oliver Bohlman)

Beyond Bounds: No Typo Here — This MIAC Rookie Hit .462

How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.

05/31/2013

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Mauer Back In Twins Lineup At First Base

Catcher Joe Mauer was back in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup on Saturday, but at a different position. Mauer played first base and batted third for the second game of an interleague series against the Cincinnati Reds. Mauer was out of the lineup for the last four games because of a bruised right thigh.

06/23/2012

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Mauer Back In Twins Lineup … At 1st Base

Catcher Joe Mauer played first base and batted third for the second game of an interleague series against the Cincinnati Reds. Mauer was out of the lineup for the last four games because of a bruised right thigh.

06/23/2012

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Twins Agree To Terms With Catcher Doumit

The Minnesota Twins have reached a $3 million, one-year deal with former Pirates catcher Ryan Doumit.

11/23/2011

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Agent: Ryan Doumit Gets 1-Year Deal With Twins

The Minnesota Twins and versatile catcher Ryan Doumit agreed Friday a one-year, $3 million contract.

11/18/2011

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C Joe Mauer Out Of Twins Lineup At Cleveland

Catcher Joe Mauer is out of the Minnesota Twins lineup as expected.

08/14/2011

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All-Star Catcher Mauer Excited To Return To Twins

Joe Mauer has returned to Minnesota.

06/16/2011

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Mauer Catches Again, Tired But Says He ‘Felt Good’

Joe Mauer is back to crouching behind the plate, a bit tired but committed to being a catcher.

06/02/2011

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