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Mauer back; Hanson, Buchholz hurt

Updated: June 17, 2011, 4:40 PM ET
By Stephania Bell

Joe Mauer does not have Lyme disease.

That was one of the questions the Minnesota Twins catcher answered Thursday when he addressed the media. There have been numerous questions about the nature of Mauer's extended illness and his recovery since he went on the disabled list in April. According to the Minnesota Star-Tribune, the decision to talk to the media was made in order to prevent Mauer's Friday return from becoming a distraction for the team. While Mauer wouldn't go so far as ...

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