Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad says he doesn't regret signing Joe Mauer to a $184 million contract, and the deal wasn't why he fired Bill Smith as general manager. Pohlad tells the Pioneer Press he would make the same offer to the St. Paul native if he had to do it all over again.
Mauer doesn't know when he'll return to Twins lineup
After staying relatively healthy all season, the injury bug has bit Joe Mauer again. He's out with a sore quad, and the Star Tribune reports the catcher says he doesn't really know when he'll be back behind the plate.