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Joe Mauer
AVG HR RBI
.276 10 45
Team: MinnesotaHt / Wt: 6-5 / 225 NFBC ADP: 341.15
Position: 1BBorn: 4/19/1983 Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 1st Round by Twins (2001)


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Aug. 25 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET16:41 ET20:41 GMT4:41 1:41 PM MST3:41 PM EST4:11 PM VEN0:41 UAE (+1)3:41 PM CT-Mauer missed his second consecutive game Thursday because of a sore quad initially injured last week while running the bases against the Braves.
Analysis: Mauer, in a 1-for-16 slump, is considered day-to-day and could return as soon as Friday.
Aug. 22 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET12:12 ET16:12 GMT0:12 9:12 AM MST11:12 AM EST11:42 AM VEN20:12 UAE11:12 AM CT-Mauer went 0 for 12 in the Twins' four-game series at Kansas City after grounding out as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning Sunday.
Analysis: Mauer has not gone five straight games without a hit since 2013.
Aug. 17 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET12:30 ET16:30 GMT0:30 9:30 AM MST11:30 AM EST12:00 PM VEN20:30 UAE11:30 AM CT-Mauer homered among his three hits and the Twins beat the Braves 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Mauer is putting up eye-popping numbers away from Minnesota, batting .586 with two homers, six doubles and 10 RBIs in seven road games this month. He is also hitting .324 in his last eight interleague games.
Aug. 15 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET17:50 ET21:50 GMT5:50 2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST5:20 PM VEN1:50 UAE (+1)4:50 PM CT-Mauer finished 2 for 3 with an RBI in Sunday's loss to Kansas City.
Analysis: The three-time AL batting champ is batting .412 with seven doubles and a 1.139 OPS through 13 games in August. Mauer hit just .236 with eight extra-base hits through June and July.
Aug. 5 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET22:32 ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST10:02 PM VEN6:32 UAE (+1)9:32 PM CT-Mauer went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs on Friday to give him at least two hits in all five games this month.
Analysis: He's gone an eye-popping 14 for 22 with a homer, six doubles, a triple and eight RBIs in those five contests, and he's a career .402 hitter in 31 games at Tropicana Field.
Aug. 4 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET21:10 ET1:10 GMT9:10 6:10 PM MST8:10 PM EST8:40 PM VEN5:10 UAE (+1)8:10 PM CT-Mauer stayed hot with two more hits in Thursday's 9-2 loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: Mauer has gone a ridiculous 12 for 18 with five doubles over his last four games.
Aug. 3 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET22:42 ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST10:12 PM VEN6:42 UAE (+1)9:42 PM CT-Red-hot Mauer gave the Twins his second four-hit performance in three days Wednesday. He went 4 for 5 with two doubles, a triple and four RBIs in a 13-5 win.
Analysis: Mauer has gone a ridiculous 10 for 15 with five doubles and six RBIs in this series.
Aug. 1 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Mauer had his first four-hit game of the season and homered in Monday's 12-5 win at Cleveland.
Analysis: Mauer closed July in a 5-for-28 slump (.179) so a big start to the new month was certainly welcome.
July 29 6:45 AM PT7:45 AM MT8:45 AM CT9:45 AM ET9:45 ET13:45 GMT21:45 6:45 AM MST8:45 AM EST9:15 AM VEN17:45 UAE8:45 AM CT-Mauer went 2 for 4 with his third triple of the season and drove in a run Thursday.
Analysis: He's posted back-to-back two-hit games following a 5-for-35 funk in his previous nine contests.
July 8 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Mauer had two hits and scored twice in Thursday's victory in Texas.
Analysis: The aging veteran has shown signs of life this week, going 7 for 13 with four runs scored, after entering in a 1-for-20 slump.
July 7 7:28 AM PT8:28 AM MT9:28 AM CT10:28 AM ET10:28 ET14:28 GMT22:28 7:28 AM MST9:28 AM EST9:58 AM VEN18:28 UAE9:28 AM CT-Mauer matched a season high with three hits in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the A's.
Analysis: Mauer has gone 5 for 8 with two doubles in his past two games after batting .125 with one double over his previous 13.
July 4 5:06 PM PT6:06 PM MT7:06 PM CT8:06 PM ET20:06 ET0:06 GMT8:06 5:06 PM MST7:06 PM EST7:36 PM VEN4:06 UAE (+1)7:06 PM CT-Mauer had his first multi-hit game since June 21 in Monday's 3-1 loss to Oakland.
Analysis: Mauer is 3 for 23 in his last seven games and has gone 15 straight without knocking in a run. Since May 29, he is batting .226 with four extra-base hits in 115 at-bats.
June 15 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET11:47 ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST11:17 AM VEN19:47 UAE10:47 AM CT-Mauer went 2 for 5 with a triple in Tuesday's 5-4 road loss to the Angels. He also drove in a run for the third consecutive contest.
Analysis: Mauer is enjoying a nice little stretch at the plate, batting .325 with seven RBIs in his last 10 games.
June 9 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Mauer went 3 for 5 with a homer and three runs scored in the Twins' win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Mauer is batting .345 in his last 15 games to shake off a slow start to the season and already has seven home runs, three shy of his total in 158 games last year.
May 30 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE1:46 PM CT-Mauer homered for a third straight game Sunday.
Analysis: Mauer takes his longball show to the Bay Area to face the A's on Monday.
May 29 12:19 PM PT1:19 PM MT2:19 PM CT3:19 PM ET15:19 ET19:19 GMT3:19 12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST2:49 PM VEN23:19 UAE2:19 PM CT-Mauer went 2 for 4 and homered in a second straight game, delivering a two-run shot in Saturday's win at Seattle.
Analysis: After homering once in his first 37 games, Mauer has four over his last 10. The longtime Twin is 10 for 21 with three homers and six RBIs over a five-game tear.
May 28 5:57 PM PT6:57 PM MT7:57 PM CT8:57 PM ET20:57 ET0:57 GMT8:57 5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST8:27 PM VEN4:57 UAE (+1)7:57 PM CT-Mauer stayed hot with two hits - including a home run - and two RBIs in Friday's win at Seattle.
Analysis: Mauer is 8 for 17 over his last four games and has homered twice during that stretch.
May 24 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Mauer went 3 for 5 with a solo homer in a 10-4 loss to Kansas City on Monday.
Analysis: Mauer, batting .271, was 3 for 28 (.107) in his previous seven games.
May 2 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Mauer went 3 for 4 with an RBI double in Sunday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: The Twins' franchise face has been one of the very few bright spots during the team's dismal start. Mauer is hitting .337 but with only eight RBIs, as he's often been at the plate with no teammates in scoring position.
May 1 10:33 AM PT11:33 AM MT12:33 PM CT1:33 PM ET13:33 ET17:33 GMT1:33 10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST1:03 PM VEN21:33 UAE12:33 PM CT-Mauer went 2 for 4 on Saturday.
Analysis: Mauer only has seven RBIs for a paltry total.
Apr. 18 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Mauer extended his hitting streak to eight games with a 2-for-4 showing on Sunday.
Analysis: He also walked twice and has a .472 on base percentage to go with his .372 batting average through 12 games.
Apr. 11 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Mauer went 3 for 3 in Sunday's 4-3, 10-inning loss at Kansas City.
Analysis: Mauer has gotten off to a strong start, going 8 for 20 with a home run.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2004 Min 35 107 18 33 8 1 6 17 11 14 1 0 .308 .369 .570
2005 Min 131 489 61 144 26 2 9 55 61 64 13 1 .294 .372 .411
2006 Min 140 521 86 181 36 4 13 84 79 54 8 3 .347 .429 .507
2007 Min 109 406 62 119 27 3 7 60 57 51 7 1 .293 .382 .426
2008 Min 146 536 98 176 31 4 9 85 84 50 1 1 .328 .413 .451
2009 Min 138 523 94 191 30 1 28 96 76 63 4 1 .365 .444 .587
2010 Min 137 510 88 167 43 1 9 75 65 53 1 4 .327 .402 .469
2011 Min 82 296 38 85 15 0 3 30 32 38 0 0 .287 .360 .368
2012 Min 147 545 81 174 31 4 10 85 90 88 8 4 .319 .416 .446
2013 Min 113 445 62 144 35 0 11 47 61 89 0 1 .324 .404 .476
2014 Min 120 455 60 126 27 2 4 55 60 96 3 0 .277 .361 .371
2015 Min 158 592 69 157 34 2 10 66 67 112 2 1 .265 .338 .380
2016 Min 117 428 62 118 17 4 10 45 68 80 2 0 .276 .375 .404
Career 1573 5853 879 1815 360 28 129 800 811 852 50 17 .310 .393 .447

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 Min Total 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .182 .250 .182
    LDS 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .182 .250 .182
2009 Min Total 3 12 1 5 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .417 .500 .500
    LDS 3 12 1 5 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .417 .500 .500
2010 Min Total 3 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .250 .308 .250
    LDS 3 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .250 .308 .250
Career 9 35 1 10 1 0 0 1 4 7 0 0 .286 .359 .314


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