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(Associated Press) Joe Mauer of the Twins hits an RBI single in the 10th inning April 5 against the Yankees in New York.

Mauer still hasn't found comfort zone


By Jon Krawczynski, AP Baseball Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- In his final at-bat against Oakland on Sunday, Joe Mauer ripped a double off the wall in right field.

That has been the exception more than the rule for the Minnesota Twins' All-Star catcher early in the season as he works to find the comfort zone that made him a three-time AL batting champion and earned him an eight-year, $184 million contract extension that kicked in this year.

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