So far, Twins like what they see of top pick Mauer
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins wouldn't have used the top pick in last summer's draft to take Joe Mauer if they weren't sold on the teen-ager.
But his conduct since then has left the biggest impression on the team.
"He came into the Metrodome and we put him in a batting
practice group," said manager Ron Gardenhire. "It was a situation
where he could have been intimidated pretty well. But he came out
and didn't try to hit home runs, didn't try to hit the baggy. He
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