Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:50:58 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer extended his hitting streak to 14 games Tuesday, Aug. 12.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:42:53 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) has been activated from the disabled list, and he's in the starting lineup batting third and playing first base Monday, Aug. 11.
Fantasy Tip: Activate Mauer from your DL spot and get him back into your daily and weekly lineups ASAP.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:55:54 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) collected two hits in a rehab game for Class A Cedar Rapids Saturday, Aug. 9. He is expected to join the parent club Monday, Aug. 11, as they begin a series against the Houston Astros.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:55:26 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) was back in the lineup for a minor-league rehab game with Class A Cedar Rapids Friday, Aug. 8, after a scheduled day off Thursday, Aug. 7. He finished 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.
Fantasy Tip: It is still uncertain exactly when Mauer will return to big-league action, but at least this game appears to be a positive step forward. Fantasy owners should be patient and keep him reserved until he is officially activated and able to prove his health in a game or two without any setbacks.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:59:28 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) had the day off Thursday, Aug. 7, after going 1-for-6 in his first two rehab starts for Single-A Cedar Rapids. There is no timetable for Mauer's return from the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Mauer's slow and cautious return from his oblique strain continues. If he doesn't have any setbacks, it's possible that he'll rejoin the Twins sometime next week. Stay tuned.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:09:54 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) is scheduled to play first base for Single-A Cedar Rapids Wednesday, Aug. 6. The team plans to have Mauer rejoin the team Monday, Aug. 12.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:10:05 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) is doubtful to join the team against the Oakland Athletics on the road, according to manager Ron Gardenhire. It looks likelier that Mauer will return against the Houston Astros early next week.
Fantasy Tip: With Kennys Vargas joining the team likely for the rest of the season, perhaps the Twinkies use Mauer primarily as their designated hitter when he returns. If that's the case, it may cut some at-bats from Josh Willingham.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:13:28 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment next week.
Fantasy Tip: Keep Mauer reserved in all formats until he has been activated from the disabled list and proven that he can stay healthy for a few games.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:41:53 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) was able to take batting practice in the cage Wednesday, July 30, and no issues were reported.
Fantasy Tip: Mauer is slowly making progress in his recovery, but fantasy owners need to be patient. Keep him reserved in all fantasy leagues until he is officially activated from the 15-day disabled list and able to prove his health in a full game or two without any setbacks. The exact timetable of when that will be is still up in the air.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:04:49 -0700
Minnesota Twins C Joe Mauer (oblique) will take live batting practice in the cages this week.
Fantasy Tip: This is a step in the right direction for Mauer returning to the team soon. However, the Twins will likely continue to be cautious with Mauer. Expect him to go on a short rehab assignment before he's activated.