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All-Star Game: Mauer goes 1-1

The National League pounded the American League in the MLB All-Star Game last night, 8-0. Joe Mauer entered the game in the in the 8th inning at first base, and singled to center in his only at-bat.
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The National League pounded the American League in the MLB All-Star Game last night, 8-0. Joe Mauer entered the game in the in the 8th inning at first base, and singled to center in his only at-bat.

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