Video Vault: Mauer's amazing tag of Yankee Brett Gardner (2009)

With the next game Joe Mauer catches, it will mark the most games that any player in Twins history has stepped behind the plate for the club. Joe's absolute behind-the-plate highlight? We got it right here...
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It might go down as the best play Joe Mauer has made behind the plate. Check out his diving tag of the Yankees' Brett Gardner in this 2009 thriller:

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