He's a man with an eight-year, $184 million contract. And if you're calculating along at home, trying to figure out what's left of Joe Mauer's historic deal with the Minnesota Twins, we can sum it up succinctly for you:
All eight years of it.
Minus the past 2½ weeks.
So that's a lot of time. And that's a lot of paychecks. And that's 184 million extremely persuasive reasons the Twins have to make darned sure they get the most they can possibly get from every ...