Twins catcher Joe Mauer will be only player to represent Minnesota at the 2012 All-Star game in Kansas City. Mauer was named a reserve catcher backing up starter Mike Napoli from Texas. The St. Paul native is batting .325 with four homers and 36 RBI after an injury-filled season last year. Teammate Josh Willingham will not make the trip despite being one of the Twins' most productive hitters this season.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
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Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
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Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
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U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
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Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home
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Mauer third among AL catchers in All-Star voting
The first All-Star voting update came Tuesday and Joe Mauer was in third place among American League catchers. The Twins' catcher trails Mike Napoli of the Rangers and Matt Wieters of the Orioles. He is the only Twins player ranked near the top of any position.
Mauer still 2nd among AL catchers in All-Star voting
Joe Mauer is putting a bit of distance between himself and Baltimore's Matt Wieters in the American League catcher's race. But he's still way behind Texas backstop Mike Napoli for the top spot in the All-Star balloting.
Willingham likely Twins only All-Star
Josh Willingham is on pace to set career highs in home runs and RBI. He hit 28 homers and drove in 98 runs with Oakland last year. His performance as the Twins best, and most clutch hitter will likely earn him a trip to the All-Star Game. All-Star rosters will be announced July 1st.
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