FACTS/FLUKES: Mauer, Guthrie, Kipnis, Janssen, Sierra

Return to form is well played, Mauer … When Joe Mauer (C, MIN) signed his mega-contract in the spring of 2010, it looked like he’d be a mainstay behind the plate for years to come. But knee issues sidelined him for two months of 2011, giving Twins’ fans a scary look at life without him. While the Twins aren’t doing much winning this year, Mauer looks like he’s healthy.

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