MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – We know he’s pretty good on a baseball diamond, but how will Joe Mauer do with a 7-10 split?

Mauer hosted the Lanes For Friendship, a fundraiser for the Highland Friendship Club.

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The group provides teenagers and adults with disabilities a chance to establish friendships with others.

This is the 8th year of the event, and Mauer said it gets more rewarding each year.

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“It’s a lot of fun to see the same faces year in and year out,” Mauer said. “To see a lot of the kids and young adults–how much they’ve changed physically, their social skills.”

He said he’s a little rusty at bowling, and he wasn’t confident he’s the best one on the lane.

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He brought some other Twins with him, including pitcher Glen Perkins and the team’s new manager, Paul Molitor.