Tag Archives: Joe Mauer

Quote: Joe Mauer Gives Jesus Montero Advice

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Via Joe Brescia of the NY Times: “Too big. Not quick enough. I heard everything under the sun,” Joe Mauer said about the same criticisms he received that Jesus Montero is receiving now. “My advice to him is try and learn as much as you can,” Mauer said. “He’s lucky he has Jorge Posada, ...

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Yankees Chapter of the BBA Announces AL Hitter of the Year Ballot

Today we unveil the last Baseball Bloggers Alliance ballot, this time it is the Stan Musial Award given to the best hitter in the league. Naming the award after Musial makes sense as he was one of the best hitters in baseball history. A 20-time All-Star and a three-time MVP, Musial finished his career with 3,630 ...

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Hit and Run: St Patricks Day Edition

Good morning and Happy St. Patrick's Day BBD readers. When I was just a bit younger I often worked in the service industries in various bars and restaurants where St. Patrick's Day was just another work day. I didn't celebrate or get drunk in any way because it's a busy day when I was relied ...

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The Possibility of Mauer in Pinstripes

Now, you may be thinking it's more than a stretch to see the Yankees trading for any big name players this season, especially Joe Mauer. However, the possibility of seeing Mauer in pinstripes isn't as unlikely as you might think. Reality: Mauer is coming off his MVP season and with the Twins entering brand new Target ...

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Dealing For Halladay Could Mean Bidding War for Mauer

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Probably for the past year or two fans have been looking toward the 2010/11 offseason when Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer would become a free agent. Some salavated over the possibility of adding Mauer, some cringed at the possible price tag, a few Yankees fans shrugged it off. The fans in the final group didn't shrug ...

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Mauer Heads MVP Discussion

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The 2009 AL Most Valuable Player Award is being announced today at 2 p.m. Anthony DiComo of MLB.com wrote an article yesterday that implied Derek Jeter has the best chance to win the award besides the heavy favorite Joe Mauer. That surprised me, as I have thought all along that Mark Teixeira has the best ...

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MLB Admits to Blown Call

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Before Mark Teixeira ended the game in the bottom of the 11th, the Minnesota Twins had a golden opportunity stolen away from when left field umpire Phil Cuzzi cost Joe Mauer a lead-off double as he called a clearly fair ball foul. Melky just missed a fair ball that was incorrectly ruled foul. “The left field umpire ...

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Video of Joe Mauer Stealing Signs

I’m entering this as further evidence that Joe Mauer and not Mark Teixeira, I don’t enjoy writing this, should be the 2009 AL MVP. In this video Mauer is on second base after a double and is clearly stealing signs from the Tiger’s catcher and relaying them to Minnesota’s Jason Kubel. This video does kind of ...

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