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Joe Mauer

MLB Star Changing Positions

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins. The Twins annou...

Dads of the Diamond and Fathers of the Fairway

Brad Harrington | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports
Brad Harrington

When it comes to sports in the States, America's "National Pastime" is still considered to be baseball. While American football may have surpassed it ...


AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — Add another near miss in this 2013 baseball season – this time it was Detroit's Anibal Sanchez falling just short of a no-hitter...

Does This Look Like A Playoff Team To You?

AP | Posted 10.15.2012 | Detroit

MINNEAPOLIS — Miguel Cabrera became the first player to reach 100 RBIs this season with a run-scoring single and Doug Fister pitched eight stron...

Tigers Falter In Texas Heat

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Detroit

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton hit his 32nd homer and drove in three runs, Yu Darvish struck out eight and the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tiger...

Another Complete Game For Justin Verlander

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera homered twice and Justin Verlander pitched his fifth complete game to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 o...

Raburn: 'I Don't Think Anybody Is Looking At The Standings'

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 07.03.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers failed at their eighth shot to reach .500 for the first time since mid-May. Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run single during ...

Twins Star Gets Engaged!

Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

Joe Mauer is officially off the market. The Minnesota Twins star proposed to his girlfriend Maddie Bisanz over the weekend in Florida, Lindsay Gue...

Matt Treanor and Joe Mauer Have a Few Things in Common

Ben Berkon | Posted 10.16.2011 | Sports
Ben Berkon

At age 35, Matt Treanor is arguably enjoying his finest campaign in the Major Leagues. The currently DL'd Kansas City Royals catcher has posted an overall .226/.351/.306 line with 3 homeruns, 21 RBI, 24 runs, and 2 stolen bases in 230 plate appearances.

Star Catcher Debuts At First Base

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Joe Mauer made his major league debut at first base in the Minnesota Twins game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Before he...

What to Make of Buster Posey's Injury

Danny Groner | Posted 07.29.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Posey was knocked out by a home-plate collision this week that resulted in a broken leg that will likely sideline him for the remainder of the season. Here's a roundup of what baseball bloggers and columnists have to say.

Joe Mauer Contract: Twins Reach 8-Year Deal With Catcher

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer is staying home. The AL MVP agreed to a $184 million, eight-year contract extension with Minnesota on Sunday that inclu...

Joe Mauer Contract Extension? Twins Reportedly Reach 10-Year Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Joe Mauer has agreed to an 8-year contract with the Minnesota Twins. February 1: WCCO reported this afternoon that Joe Mauer and the Min...

AL Gold Glove Awards: Winners Include Jeter, Mauer, Ichiro

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter sure is stuffing his trophy case this year. The steady Yankees shortstop won his fourth Gold Glove on Tuesday, joining Ne...

Joe Mauer: A $300 Million Dollar Man

Michael Pina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Pina

A $300 million dollar perfect storm is brewing. One that will help the rich get richer and keep the poor mucking around their farm systems.

Blame it All on the Umpires

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

The Alice-in-Wonderland performance of the men in blue has increased demands for instant replay. Baseball purists explode in response that, after all, the game is not football. What are we to do?

Joe Mauer Wins AL MVP

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Joe Mauer sat behind a table on a podium in a conference room at the Metrodome when Justin Morneau shouted out the last question of t...

Breaking News: Barack Obama Wins AL and NL MVP, Other Awards

David Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Parker

In a stunning turn of events, Obama has swept baseball's postseason honors in both leagues, a feat never before accomplished and long considered impossible.

This Week in Magazines: The Bull (Moose) in the Obama China Shop

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Sheila Bair is a Bull Moose in the China shop of the Obama administration's economic team.

White Sox Routed By Twins 20-1

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Joe Mauer hit a grand slam, two doubles and drove in a career-high six runs as the Minnesota Twins routed the White Sox 20-1 Thursday,...