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Joe Mauer set on returning

Updated: August 29, 2013, 3:44 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer has not considered sitting out the rest of the season to let his concussion heal.

Mauer said he's feeling better, 10 days after he got hit in the facemask with a foul tip behind the plate. The six-time All-Star acknowledged he's not concerned about catching again this year, just simply returning to the field sometime in September.

"Just trying to get back to playing," Mauer said Thursday. "Yesterday, I got to walk on the field, which ...

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