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Pneumonia knocks Mauer out for the season

Joe Mauer will miss the final 14-games of the season with a mild case of pneumonia. The announcement came before the Twins Friday night game against Cleveland. In all, Mauer played in 82-games and finished with career lows in nearly every offensive category.
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Joe Mauer will miss the final 14-games of the season with a mild case of pneumonia. The announcement came before the Twins Friday night game against Cleveland. In all, Mauer played in 82-games and finished with career lows in nearly every offensive category.

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