Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the spring and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Saturday. Mauer hit a two-run drive to right field. The three-time AL batting champion has spent extra time working off a tee with hitting coach Tom Brunansky.
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Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins homered for the second straight day and the Phillies cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Joe Mauer drove in the game’s first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday. Mauer, who also flied out twice, is batting .250 through five spring games after making the full-time switch to first base.
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Cole Hamels had another shaky outing, giving up six runs in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia.
Joe Nathan had his first poor outing as he recovers from elbow surgery, giving up six runs while getting one out in the Minnesota Twins split squad’s 6-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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