• Twins still weighing whether to put Joe Mauer (back spasms) on DL

    ESPN "Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer might not play again before the All-Star break, and the Twins have not ruled out putting him on the disabled list because of back spasms, manager Paul Molitor said. Mauer was not in the starting lineup for Thursday's 6-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles,..." July 07

  • Sixteen years after No. 1 pick, no regrets for Twins or Joe Mauer

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The conference call had begun, and a voice in New York was slowly and deliberately taking roll, making sure each major league team was connected, could hear clearly, and was ready to start. The 2001 MLB draft was about to begin, and the Twins still didn’t have an answer. “Cleveland … ready...." June 04