Tag Archives: Joe Mauer

The 2017 Twins Turkey of the Year

It was a good year for the Minnesota Twins, an amazing 26 game improvement from their 103 loss season in 2016 and they even made an abbreviated one game trek to the playoffs, their first taste of postseason action since … Continue reading

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Should Phil Hughes be part of the Twins pitching staff in 2018?

Phil Hughes will start his fifth year in Minnesota in 2018 and he makes about $13.2 million a season, the third highest on the team as it stands today behind Joe Mauer and his $23 million deal and Ervin Santana … Continue reading

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Byron Buxton and Brian Dozier win Gold Gloves

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton and second baseman Brian Dozier have been named recipients of the 2017 American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their respective defensive positions. This marks the first time that either player has earned the award. The only other Twins … Continue reading

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Twins clinch their first ever wild card spot

After losing at Cleveland to the Indians 4-2, the Twins retreated to the clubhouse to watch the Angels play the White Sox in Chicago because an Angels loss and the Twins could celebrate their first playoff appearance since 2010 which … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Zack Granite

Rock solid inning for Twins rookie Zack Granite bookended the scoring for the Twins in their eight-run eighth-inning rally against the Tigers yesterday. The Twins rookie pinch-ran for Joe Mauer and scored the game-tying run for Minnesota, then he blasted his first major-league … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Joe Mauer

Mauer leads the majors in hits since mid-August   Joe Mauer, who went 3 for 4 in the Twins’ 12–1 rout of the Tigers in Detroit yesterday, has hit .401 with a major-league-high total of 55 hits since August 17, … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Twins crush Kansas City Royals 17-0

Twins take turns battering Royals The top half of the Twins’ lineup struck early and often in Minnesota’s 17–0 victory over the Royals. The first five batters in the Twins lineup––Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer, Byron Buxton, Jorge Polanco, and Eduardo Escobar––each finished with multiple … Continue reading

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It was a bad beat, maybe one of the worst ever

Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park last night. The home run … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Joe Mauer

Three-hit game for Mauer Joe Mauer rapped out three hits in the Twins’ win over the Brewers yesterday. It was the 162nd three-hit game of Mauer’s career, third most for any Twins player since the franchise moved to Minnesota from Washington … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Brian Dozier

Dozier hits 8th-inning HR off Cody Allen, extends streak at Progressive   Brian Dozier’s eighth-inning solo homer off Cody Allen put the Twins on top to stay in their 4-2 win in Cleveland. Entering Saturday, the Twins had only two … Continue reading

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