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MLB: Minnesota 2, Washington 1

MINNEAPOLIS, June 17 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning Tuesday to give the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 inter-league victory over the Washington Nationals.
Ortiz, Red Sox dominate AL All-Star voting

Ortiz, Red Sox dominate AL All-Star voting

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Boston's David Ortiz leads all vote getters and four of his teammates lead their positions in balloting for starting spots on the American League All-Star team.

MLB: Minnesota 8, Cleveland 5

CLEVELAND, June 11 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel hit a two-run homer in a five-run third inning Wednesday and Minnesota held on to defeat Cleveland 8-5.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Baltimore 5

MINNEAPOLIS, June 4 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel tripled in the tying run in the sixth and produced the go-ahead score moments later in the Minnesota Twins' 7-5 comeback victory over Baltimore.

MLB: Baltimore 5, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, June 4 (UPI) -- Adam Jones went 2-for-3 with two RBI Tuesday, sparking the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

MLB: Minnesota 6, N.Y. Yankees 5

MINNEAPOLIS, June 2 (UPI) -- Delmon Young had three RBI doubles Monday, carrying the Minnesota Twins to a 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Minnesota 5, Kansas City 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 29 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey went the distance Thursday, scattering six hits to pace Minnesota's 5-1 win over struggling Kansas City.

MLB: Minnesota 11, Texas 4

MINNEAPOLIS, May 21 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Glen Perkins got his first major league victory and the Twins had 13 hits Tuesday in an 11-4 victory over the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Texas 6 (12 innings)

MINNEAPOLIS, May 20 (UPI) -- Howie Clark drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 12th Monday night to give the Minnesota Twins a 7-6 win over Texas.
MLB: Chi. White Sox 6, Minnesota 2

MLB: Chi. White Sox 6, Minnesota 2

CHICAGO, May 8 (UPI) -- Jose Uribe blasted a key two-run homer Thursday to help the Chicago White Sox rally past Minnesota 6-2.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota 1

CHICAGO, May 6 (UPI) -- Gavin Floyd took a no-hitter into the ninth inning and Jermaine Dye homered and had two RBI Tuesday in a 7-1 Chicago White Sox victory over Minnesota.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Detroit 6

MINNEAPOLIS, May 4 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer and Nick Punto each drove in two runs for the Minnesota Twins, who edged Detroit 7-6 Sunday for their fifth win in a row.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Detroit 1

MINNEAPOLIS, May 3 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe and Michael Cuddyer each drove in two runs Saturday to boost the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Minnesota 12, Texas 6

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 27 (UPI) -- Michael Cuddyer hit a three-run homer and scored three times Saturday when the Minnesota Twins clubbed the Texas Rangers 12-6.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 5

MINNEAPOLIS, April 17 (UPI) -- Mike Lamb delivered the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly Wednesday, giving Minnesota a 6-5 win over Tampa Bay.
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Minnesota Twins Joe Mauer hits a double in the third inning against the New York Yankees in game 1 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium in New York City on October 7, 2009. UPI/John Angelillo
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Joseph Patrick Mauer (born April 19, 1983) is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Minnesota Twins. He is the only catcher in Major League history to win three batting titles. He has also won three consecutive Gold Glove awards (2008–2010), and the 2009 AL MVP award.

Mauer played football, basketball, and baseball for Saint Paul's Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders, the high school of Paul Molitor, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. In his senior year he became the only athlete ever to be selected as the USA Today High School Player of the Year in two sports (football in 2000 as a quarterback and baseball in 2001 as a catcher).

In December 2009, Sports Illustrated magazine included Mauer in its article on ten "signature" moments in U.S. high-school sports in the 2000–2009 decade, referring to his selection by the Minnesota Twins as the first pick in the 2001 amateur draft.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Joe Mauer."
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