|2013 Season (CBSSports.com)||495.00||9.00||.315||79.00||76.00||6.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|Concussion - 7-day DL. Out for the season|
|vs Cleveland||48||16||2|| .418|| .542|| .333|
|vs RHP||324||105||7|| .407|| .472|| .324|
|Last 10 Games|
|Joe Mauer to become full-time first baseman |
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
(11/11/13) According to a team announcement, the Twins will move Joe Mauer from catcher to first base next season.
In light of the concussion Mauer suffered in August, which caused him to miss the final six weeks of the season, the Twins consulted with the Mayo Clinic as to the best course of action. In their official statement, the team announced, "...given the inherent risks of future injury at the catcher position, the organization and Joe determined that it would be in the best interest of both him and the Twins for a position change."
Mauer, who hit .324 in 113 games in 2013, played only eight games at first base. Josmil Pinto is likely to be among the candidates to replace Mauer as the Twins' primary catcher.
|Joe Mauer, Yadier Molina win Silver Slugger awards |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(11/6/13) Twins catcher Joe Mauer and Cardinals cather Yadier Molina were named the Silver Slugger award winners at the catcher position Wednesday.
Mauer's fifth career Silver Slugger awards comes after hitting .324/.404/.476 with 11 home runs and 47 RBI in 445 at-bats. Molina's first career Silver Slugger award comes after hitting .319/.359/.477 with 12 home runs and 80 RBI in 505 at-bats.
|American League Gold Glove finalists announced |
|by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(10/25/13) The finalists for the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove awards were announced on Friday, with three players at each position. The awards honor the league's best defenders, and winners will be announced Oct. 29.
The American League nominees are:
Catcher: Joe Mauer, Minnesota; Salvador Perez, Kansas City; Matt Wieters, Baltimore
First Base: Chris Davis, Baltimore; Eric Hosmer, Kansas City; James Loney, Tampa Bay
Second Base: Robinson Cano, New York, Dustin Pedroia, Boston, Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay
Third Base: Adrian Beltre, Texas; Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay; Manny Machado, Baltimore
Shortstop: Alcides Escobar, Kansas City; Yunel Escobar, Tampa Bay; J.J. Hardy, Baltimore
Left Field: Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland; Andy Dirks, Detroit; Alex Gordon, Kansas City
Center Field: Lorenzo Cain, Kansas City; Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston; Adam Jones, Baltimore
Right Field: Nick Markakis, Baltimore; Josh Reddick, Oakland; Shane Victorino, Boston
Pitcher: Mark Buehrle, Toronto; R.A. Dickey, Toronto; Doug Fister, Detroit
|Joe Mauer symptom free |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(10/22/13) Twins catcher Joe Mauer is now symptom free, according to MLB Network Radio.
Manager Ron Gardenhire confirmed the news. Mauer suffered a concussion August 19, and did not return the rest of the season. As long as things continue to go well, Mauer should be ready to go by spring training.
Mauer hit .324/.404/.476 in 445 at-bats.
|Joe Mauer's season is over |
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
(9/23/13) The Twins are shutting down catcher Joe Mauer for the rest of the 2013 season, according to 1500ESPN Twin Cities. Mauer has been out since Aug. 19 with a concussion.
He finishes the season with a .324 batting average, 11 home runs and 47 RBI.
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