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October 25, 2014

Report: Red Sox offered to pick up Mauer’s entire salary

The Boston Red Sox covet St. Paul native Joe Mauer so much, they reportedly offered to pay his entire salary had the Twins agreed to trade the All-Star catcher.

According to the TwinkieTown blog, journalist Peter Gammons broke the story on MLB.com.

The Twins, at this point, have turned down the offer. Mauer is set to make $23 million per year through 2018.