Report: Joe Mauer clears waivers

Joe Mauer has cleared waivers, according to Fox Sports. The Twins shocked the world by placing Mauer on revocable waivers late Tuesday night, but according to baseball insiders, it's not a huge surprise for almost every player to be placed on waivers.
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