May 18 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET16:59 ET20:59 GMT4:59 CST1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST4:29 PM VEN0:59 UAE (+1)3:59 PM CT-Mauer has returned to the Minnesota Twins lineup after missing one game because of a stiff back. Analysis: Mauer was scratched from Friday night's game against Boston after he woke up with back pain. Manager Ron Gardenhire says Mauer came to Target Field on Saturday feeling much better, and he was put back in the lineup as the designated hitter. The plan is for him to catch the series finale on Sunday. Mauer entered with a 14-game hitting streak and a .349 batting average.
May 17 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 CST3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-Mauer has a stiff back, keeping him out of the lineup for the series opener against Boston. Analysis: Manager Ron Gardenhire said before Friday's game that Mauer woke up in the morning with discomfort. Gardenhire said Mauer could be available to catch in an emergency if Ryan Doumit were also hurt and that he hopes Mauer will be able to play Saturday. Mauer has a 14-game hitting streak, tied for the third-longest of his career. The 30-year-old is batting .446 during the run.
May 16 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 CST12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Mauer extended his hit streak to 14 games by going 3 for 5 with a double in a 9-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Analysis: Mauer, third in the AL with a .349 average, is 25 for 56 (.446) with 11 doubles during his streak.
May 15 10:38 AM PT11:38 AM MT12:38 PM CT1:38 PM ET13:38 ET17:38 GMT1:38 CST10:38 AM MST12:38 PM EST1:08 PM VEN21:38 UAE12:38 PM CT-Mauer extended his hitting streak to 13 games as the Twins lost 4-2 to the White Sox on Tuesday. Analysis: This run came after a five-game hitless streak that surely motivated the superstar to showcase his ability as one of baseball's best hitters.
May 13 11:55 AM PT12:55 PM MT1:55 PM CT2:55 PM ET14:55 ET18:55 GMT2:55 CST11:55 AM MST1:55 PM EST2:25 PM VEN22:55 UAE1:55 PM CT-Mauer was 2 for 3 with a double in Minnesota's 6-0 loss to Baltimore on Sunday. Analysis: Since going hitless in five straight games for the first time in his career, Mauer is hitting .444 with 10 doubles in 11 games.
May 12 11:05 AM PT12:05 PM MT1:05 PM CT2:05 PM ET14:05 ET18:05 GMT2:05 CST11:05 AM MST1:05 PM EST1:35 PM VEN22:05 UAE1:05 PM CT-Mauer had three hits and scored three runs Saturday in an 8-5 victory over the O's. Analysis: Mauer is now 18 for 42 during a 10-game hit streak.
May 11 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 CST1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Mauer had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in two runs during Minnesota's 9-6 loss in 10 innings to Baltimore on Friday night. Analysis: Mauer, batting .320 this season, is 12 for 25 (.480) with eight doubles and four RBIs over the last six games.
May 9 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 CST8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE10:55 AM CT-Mauer had three hits and three runs as the Twins dominated the Red Sox 15-8 on Wednesday. Analysis: Mauer is 11 for 29 during a seven-game run after his unprecedented five-game hitless streak.
May 8 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET14:24 ET18:24 GMT2:24 CST11:24 AM MST1:24 PM EST1:54 PM VEN22:24 UAE1:24 PM CT-Mauer had two hits as the Twins beat the Red Sox 6-1 on Tuesday. Analysis: Mauer is back up to .298 and it won't be long till the superstar is back where he belongs - among baseball's elite hitters.
May 1 11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 CST11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE1:10 PM CT-Mauer was 1 for 4 in Minnesota's 6-1 loss at Detroit on Tuesday. Analysis: Mauer's single against the Tigers snapped an 0-for-21 slump that saw him go without a hit in five consecutive games for the first time in his career.
Apr. 29 2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET17:30 ET21:30 GMT5:30 CST2:30 PM MST4:30 PM EST5:00 PM VEN1:30 UAE (+1)4:30 PM CT-Mauer went 0 for 4 in Sunday's 5-0 win over Texas. Analysis: Mauer has now gone hitless in four straight games for just the second time in his career. He's still batting .302 on the season, though.
Apr. 17 3:15 PM PT4:15 PM MT5:15 PM CT6:15 PM ET18:15 ET22:15 GMT6:15 CST3:15 PM MST5:15 PM EST5:45 PM VEN2:15 UAE (+1)5:15 PM CT-Mauer singled four times and drove in three runs in Minnesota's win over the Angles on Tuesday. Analysis: Mauer is 8 for 10 with a homer and six RBIs in the first two games of the series versus the Angels. He's hitting .462 during a nine-game hitting streak.
Apr. 13 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET0:58 ET4:58 GMT12:58 CST9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST12:28 AM VEN8:58 UAE11:58 PM CT-Mauer had two hits and scored twice in a 16-5 loss to the Mets on Friday. Analysis: Mauer is hitting .302 on the young season.
Mar. 24 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 CST1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)2:42 PM CT-Mauer had a three-run homer and six RBIs and Justin Morneau hit a two-run drive that caromed off a palm tree behind the right-field wall, helping the Minnesota Twins rout the Toronto Blue Jays 14-5 Sunday. Analysis: Mauer homered to center in a four-run first off Dave Bush and hit a three-run double in the fourth that chased Guillermo Moscoso, who also allowed Justin Morneau's homer during the seven-run inning.