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No. 7 or No. 2, It’s All the Same for Joe Mauer

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Success on the baseball diamond has its own timetable.

Witness Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire's occasional on-again, off-again experiment batting Joe Mauer in the two-hole.

The recent move has kick-started the Twins' offense, enabling them to halt a six-game slide that had many of the players questioning their choice of profession.

The Twins produced a 20-1 victory Thursday against the Chicago White Sox. Mauer, hitting second in the batting order for the first time this season, contributed a pair of doubles and a grand slam for six RBI.

He also scored three runs as the Twins pounded the White Sox for 20 hits, including homers by Michael Cuddyer, Joe Crede, and Matt Tolbert.

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