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Joe Mauer out with back spasms

Updated: May 5, 2014, 5:23 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer will miss at least one game with lower back spasms.

Mauer was taken out of Sunday's win against Baltimore in the third inning when his back tightened. Manager Ron Gardenhire said Monday that Mauer has improved, but the team wants to give its star some extra rest.

Gardenhire said Mauer has been receiving treatment and the team does not believe the injury is serious.

A six-time All-Star catcher who moved to first base ...

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