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JOE MAUER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twins Injury Update: Joe Mauer, Ricky Nolasco

The Minnesota Twins entered Monday night's game against the Cleveland Indians in last place in the American League Central with a record of 44-53. The offense has been solid at 11th in the league in runs scored, but the main problem for the Twins has been a pitching staff that is 27th in the league in ERA. Two key members of the team, Joe Mauer and Ricky Nolasco, are improving...
Via MLB Injury News
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injured Mauer takes small steps towards returning to Twins

It was only a game of soft-toss in the infield, followed by fielding a few ground balls, including a handful while on his knees. But for the Twins and their injured first baseman, Joe Mauer’s light workout Saturday was an excellent sign. “At least he’s [doing] baseball activity,” General Manager Terry Ryan said. “Let’s wait and see what he comes in feeling like tomorrow...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hirsute Twins fan is back after swapping No. 7 for No. 2

Two years ago, a Twins fan created a rather unique Joe Mauer jersey when he shaved the Minnesota catcher's name and No. 7 into his back hair at a game in Kansas City. It appears he's back -- no pun intended -- and he's got a new jersey. A fan was spotted at Friday's game in Denver between the Mariners and Twins with the name "DOZIER" shaved into his upper...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Still sore, Mauer unsure of recovery timetable

First baseman Joe Mauer is making progress with his strained right oblique, but he is not expected to be ready to return to action right after the All-Star break, Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said Thursday. Mauer has been on the DL since July 2, and he is eligible to return once the All-Star break ends, on July 18. Mauer has been getting treatment on his oblique at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Joe Mauer not expected back after break

The Minnesota Twins enter a weekend series against the Colorado Rockies coming off a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. The win improved the Twins to 42-49 on the season. The Twins are trying to overcome a pitching staff that is 26th in the league in ERA. It will not get any easier for the Twins without first baseman Joe Mauer, who has been out since the beginning of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mauer criticized by his honest grandfather Jake

Joe Mauer is struggling through his worst season as a pro, and even his own family members are being critical of him. Mauer’s grandfather, Jake, a former baseball player himself and someone who has guided and been a fan of his grandson forever, understands the frustration of the team’s fans. Joe is the team’s highest-paid […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Joe Mauer’s grandfather is ripping Twins star over slump

Jake Mauer, the grandfather of Minnesota Twins homegrown star Joe Mauer, recently sat down for an interview with a Twin Cities blogger and admitted that he doesn’t blame the team’s fans for booing his grandson for a season-long slump. Grandpa Jake, something of a local celebrity, told David Shama’s Minnesota Sports Headlines that fans have […] The post Even Joe Mauer’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Mauer injured, out of All-Star Break

Joe Mauer As the Minnesota Twins season continues to spiral downward, even more injuries must be dealt with. This time, it was to a “potential” All-Star. By now, most everyone knows that first baseman Joe Mauer has been placed on the disabled list with a right oblique strain that will keep him out for at least 15 days, if not more. With the injury, it also means that Mauer is...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Mauer strains oblique muscle

MINNEAPOLIS -- Just when Twins first baseman Joe Mauer started heating up at the plate, he may miss some time with an injury. Mauer left Tuesday's game with a right oblique strain and will be evaluated further on Wednesday. The injury occurred in the fourth inning when Mauer lined a two-run double down the left field line. He grabbed his side after reaching second base but remained...
Via Fox Sports North
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mauer looking like old self again at plate

MINNEAPOLIS -- There was a time earlier this season when Joe Mauer -- the former MVP, the face of the Minnesota Twins franchise, and the hometown kid -- was booed by the local fans. As the team struggled to score runs, Mauer was not producing at the plate the way fans had grown accustomed to seeing from the three-time batting champ. After a solid homestand against the White Sox that...
Via Fox Sports North
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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