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Joe Mauer misses fourth straight

Updated: May 9, 2014, 1:01 AM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer missed his fourth straight game Thursday with lower-back spasms, and manager Ron Gardenhire said the six-time All-Star could go on the disabled list.

Mauer played catch and hit off a batting tee Wednesday, but it's unclear when he'll be able to play.

The Twins played short-handed throughout their four-game series with the Cleveland Indians, and their lack of depth became a bigger problem when outfielder Sam Fuld was placed ...

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