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Mauer Running Away With Batting Title

Mauer is batting .389 on the season.

In this edition of Twins Inside Pitch, Joe Mauer goes 5-5 to run his total to 9-10 in the Dodgers series, the Twins sent Johan Santana to the hill on Wednesday in search of a sweep, Justin Morneau continues to get base hits, and Francisco Liriano makes his own case for the All-Star Game.

The All-Star campaign for Joe Mauer has hit fever pitch, but it's still not as hot as the 23-year-old catcher himself. On the day that Major League Baseball's latest release of voting results showed Mauer had climbed from fifth to third in A.L. catcher voting, manager Ron Gardenhire said he had placed a call to White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, the A.L. All-Star manager, to lobby on Mauer's...

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