The Twins gave Joe Mauer a break from playing the field on Sunday. Mauer will start at DH for the 14th time this year and third time in the last seven games. Regular third baseman Trevor Plouffe moves across the diamond to first base to replace Mauer in the field. Plouffe gets his ninth start there. Regular DH Miguel Sano moves to third base for the sixth time this year.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer went 0 for 3 with a walk in Friday's loss to Seattle. Mauer's hitless day snapped an 11-game hitting streak. He hit .295 with .726 OPS over the streak.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer went 1 for 4 with a walk and a run scored in Tuesday's loss to Pittsburgh. Mauer's single extended his hitting streak to nine games. He's hitting .324 over the streak.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer isn't in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Yankees. Mauer has started 81 games at first this season, including the last 11. Trevor Plouffe moves across the diamond from third base to replace him, starting at first for the fifth time this year. Eduardo Escobar replaces Plouffe at third, starting there for the first time since June 3.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer went 2 for 3 with a double and a RBI in Saturday's loss to the Athletics. Mauer is hitting .348 with 16 hits, three doubles, two home runs and four RBI over his last 11 games.
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