It's a big summer at Target Field this year with the All-Star Game activities and today the Minnesota Twins made a big announcement regarding Joe Mauer. Also getting in on the action are Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Paul Molitor and Tony Oliva.
On the same day British royalty announced the name of their newborn, some of Minnesota's own royalty announced some exciting birth news. Minnesota native and Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer and his wife Maddie announced the birth of twin baby girls earlier today (Wednesday).
Now this is more like it! Gardy has said the Twins just need to start swinging the bats. The Minnesota Twins trailed 6-0 before their bats woke to rally past the Angels 10-9. The Twins pounded out 20 hits, including home runs from Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau and Josh Willingham to overcome a shaky …
This will be the lost year for the Minnesota Twins, with hopes to get back on track next season. That is especially true for Joe Mauer. What a year it has been for the hometown hero with all the problems so perhaps this is a fitting development.