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Joe Mauer re-signing with the Twins is good news for baseball
No one could argue that Joe Mauer made any kind of sacrifice by signing an eight-year contract with the Twins worth $184 million. Unborn generations of his descendants are now financially secure.
He gets to remain in the organization that nurtured him and gets to play in a new park that's situated only a few miles from his childhood home. But Mauer probably left about a hundred million dollars on the table.
If he'd become a free agent at the end of this season -- ...
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