Baldelli era begins for Twins with Buxton-Sano priority

Baseball 02/07/19, 13:04

The retirement of Joe Mauer freed up an annual $23 million allocation from Minnesota's payroll and the free agent market remains wide open with spring training just a week away.Now, though, is not the time for the Twins to spend. Derek Falvey and Thad Levine of the front office are ...

Twins to retire Mauer’s No 7 jersey next season

Sports 12/18/18, 14:30

The Minnesota Twins will retire Joe Mauer's No. 7 jersey next season, moving swiftly to honor the six-time All-Star who retired after a 15-year major league career.The Twins surprised Mauer with the announcement while he was being celebrated at an all-student assembly at his alma mater Cretin-Derham Hall High School ...

Twins claim slugging 1B CJ Cron off waivers from Rays

Baseball 11/26/18, 14:55

The Minnesota Twins have claimed first baseman C.J. Cron off waivers from Tampa Bay, adding an accomplished replacement for the retired Joe Mauer.Cron batted .253 with 28 doubles, 30 home runs, 74 RBIs and an .816 on-base-plus-slugging percentage in a career-best 2018 season for the Rays, who designated the 28-year-old ...

For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn’t goodbye

Baseball 11/12/18, 17:21

Joe Mauer is leaving the playing field after a 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins.Mauer formalized his goodbye to the game on Monday at a news conference packed with people he's close to.Joe Mauer wipes away tears during his retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, ...

Report: Twins’ Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

Sports 11/09/18, 19:33

Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer has decided to retire after 15 seasons.The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Friday that Mauer has taken out an ad in its Sunday paper to announce his retirement. The newspaper reported that Mauer, who missed significant time this season with a concussion, says in the ad ...

As Mauer mulls retirement, Twins bound for big roster change

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:22

The final afternoon of the regular season for the Minnesota Twins was filled with cheers, chills and even a few tears as a lively crowd at Target Field was treated to a meaningful and memorable game .Too bad for the Twins and their fans the playoffs weren't at stake.They had ...

Mauer doubles, catches in emotional likely finale with Twins

Sports 09/30/18, 21:50

Joe Mauer isn't sure if Sunday marked the end of his time with the Minnesota Twins. Just in case, though, the regular season finale turned into a farewell befitting his remarkable career with his hometown team.Mauer doubled in his final at-bat, received one more pitch as catcher, and then walked ...

Mauer, Gibson lead Twins to 8-3 win over White Sox

Baseball 09/29/18, 22:45

Joe Mauer reached base three times and Kyle Gibson capped a season of improvement with six quality innings in the Minnesota Twins' 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.Mauer had two hits and scored twice in what could be his final homestand after a 15-year career in ...

Is this the end? Mauer savors last Twins series of season

Baseball 09/28/18, 21:53

As Joe Mauer drove to the ballpark for a doubleheader to kick off the last series of the season for the Minnesota Twins, the finality of the weekend dawned on him a little deeper than usual.These games against the Chicago White Sox aren't necessarily going to be the last of ...

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